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Mauer Homers, Nolasco Pitches Twins Past Royals

Joe Mauer hit his first home run of the season and free-agent acquisition Ricky Nolasco earned his first win for the Minnesota Twins in a 7-1 victory Saturday over the Kansas City Royals. A day after getting his first RBI of the year, Mauer drove in three more runs against Kansas City starter James Shields. Brian Dozier had a leadoff homer for Minnesota, which has scored the second-most runs in the American League.

04/12/2014

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Colabello, Gibson Lead Twins Past Royals 10-1

Chris Colabello drove in three runs, Kyle Gibson pitched into the seventh inning and the Minnesota Twins beat the Kansas City Royals 10-1 Friday night to end a nine-game home losing streak that dated to last season.

04/11/2014

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Twins Expect To Put Josh Willingham On 15-Day DL

The Minnesota Twins expect to put left fielder Josh Willingham on the 15-day disabled list Saturday.

04/11/2014

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Gardenhire To Miss 2 Games For Funeral

Manager Ron Gardenhire will miss Minnesota’s games on Friday and Saturday against Kansas City to attend Saturday’s funeral of Michael Hirschbeck in Ohio.

04/11/2014

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Straily, Fuld Lead Athletics Over Twins 6-1

Dan Straily pitched three-hit ball for seven innings and Sam Fuld hit a rare home run to help the Oakland Athletics complete a three-game sweep of the Minnesota Twins with a 6-1 victory Thursday.

04/10/2014

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Twins Place Arcia On DL, Call Up Mastroianni

The Minnesota Twins have placed right fielder Oswaldo Arcia on the 15-day disabled list because of a strained right wrist.

04/09/2014

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Despite Loss, Twins Fans Soak Up The Sun At Target Field

On this warmest day of the season, the seats in the sun were the place to be at Target Field. Sunglasses and shorts were the standard uniform for Twins fans on Wednesday. And even those with a winter-induced pallor weren’t afraid to show off some leg. “I don’t think they’re too bad,” said Twins fan Matt Hall. “I’ve got a good base level going on.”

04/09/2014

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Twins Fall To Norris, Athletics 7-4 In 11th Inning

Phil Hughes picked the Minnesota Twins for the change of scenery. The new home ballpark alone won’t reverse the results of last season. Hughes gave up four runs off four hits and two walks in the first inning of Wednesday’s 7-4 loss to the Oakland Athletics. He needed 40 pitches to get the first out of his poor opening inning at Target Field, damage that a tying rally by the Twins in the ninth couldn’t overcome.

04/09/2014

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Twins Blog: Home Opener

Some folks, especially those from out of state, do not understand how Minnesota can go from a winter storm warning to a beautiful baseball opener in a matter of days. And as we sit and […]

04/09/2014

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‘He’s On Fire Right Now’: Colabello’s Perseverance Paying Off

Chris Colabello, the most dangerous hitter in the American League through the first week of the season, is a guy that wasn’t even drafted. And he never even made the minor leagues until the eighth year of his pro career.

04/08/2014

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Twins To Honor Gardenhire For 1,000th Career Win

The Minnesota Twins plan to honor manager Ron Gardenhire for his 1,000th career victory. The team has scheduled a special pregame ceremony to honor Gardenhire before Wednesday’s 12:10 p.m. game against the Oakland Athletics at Target Field.

04/08/2014

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Twins Fans Enjoy Spring Weather At Home Opener

After a very long winter Twins fans finally got to enjoy some outdoor baseball, and some sun. It was 60 degrees and sunny during first pitch at Monday’s home opener at Target Field. A lot of fans were wearing t-shirts, shorts and shades.

04/07/2014

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A’s Ruin Home Opener For Twins With 8-3 Victory

The Oakland Athletics can win a lot of different ways, as evidenced by their two-year hold on the AL West division title. Yoenis Cespedes proved he can play through a hurting right heel, giving Scott Kazmir and the A’s a spark with a pair of RBIs that helped spoil the Minnesota Twins’ home opener with an 8-3 victory on Monday.

04/07/2014

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‘So Far So Good’: Mauer On Being Full-Time First Baseman

The home opener brought a new season to Target Field on Monday, and it also marked a new era for Joe Mauer.

04/07/2014

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Yankees Trade INF Nunez To Twins For LHP Sulbaran

Eduardo Nunez’s time with the Yankees ended after a decade when the infielder was traded to the Minnesota Twins for left-hander Miguel Sulbaran. The deal was announced Monday. The Twins assigned Nunez to Triple-A Rochester. Signed by the Yankees in 2004, Nunez came up to the major leagues in 2010 and was seen as a possible successor to Derek Jeter at shortstop.

04/07/2014

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Check out some great images of the Minnesota Twins’ home opener!

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Twins Blog: Starkey Mission In Santiago

Over four days in late January, the Starkey Hearing Foundation created miracle after miracle by giving the gift of hearing to hundreds of people, young and old, living in the Dominican Republic.

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Farewell To The Dome: Metrodome Memories

From a Super Bowl to the World Series, countless Vikings highlights and plenty of Twins memories, here’s a look back on some of the great days at the Dome.

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It’s tough to keep up with all the action in MLB. Here’s your recap for the week ending September 30, 2013.

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