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Hughes Goes 7, Suzuki Homers, Twins Top Royals 4-1

Phil Hughes threw seven sharp innings, Kurt Suzuki hit his third homer of the season and the Minnesota Twins beat first-place Kansas City 4-1 on Saturday night to snap the Royals’ three-game winning streak. Hughes (13-8) allowed one run, seven hits and struck out six to outlast hard-throwing rookie Yordano Ventura (9-9), who threw six innings of one-hit ball before the Twins broke through in the seventh.

08/16/2014

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Willingham’s 3 RBIs Vs His Former Team Lead Royals

Josh Willingham returned to Target Field and hit a bases-clearing double in Kansas City’s five-run fourth inning, and the surging Royals hung on to beat the Minnesota Twins 6-5 on Friday night.

08/15/2014

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Nolasco Activated By Twins, Starts Vs Royals

The Minnesota Twins have activated Ricky Nolasco from the disabled list and put him right back into the rotation. Nolasco was starting Friday night against Kansas City. The right-hander started two games and allowed three runs in 9 1-3 innings during a rehabilitation stint at Class A Cedar Rapids.

08/15/2014

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Twins Relieved Buxton Only Has Concussion

The Minnesota Twins are relieved that prized center field prospect Byron Buxton only has a concussion following a violent outfield collision with a teammate. In Buxton’s first game for Double-A New Britain on Wednesday, Buxton suffered a head injury bad enough to knock him unconscious for about 10 minutes. He ran into right fielder Mike Kvasnicka after both of them ran full speed for a fly ball in the fifth inning.

08/14/2014

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Twins Prospect Buxton Taken Off Field In Ambulance

Minnesota Twins star prospect Byron Buxton was taken off the field in an ambulance after an outfield collision Wednesday night in his first game for Double-A New Britain.

08/13/2014

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Mauer Goes Deep As Twins Beat Astros, 3-1

Joe Mauer homered to break a scoreless game in the sixth inning and Kyle Gibson gave up one run in 7 2-3 innings to propel the Minnesota Twins to a 3-1 win over the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park.

08/13/2014

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Pino’s Tough Game Helps Astros Beat Twins 10-4

Chris Carter homered twice and tied a career high with five RBIs to lead the Houston Astros over the Minnesota Twins 10-4 on Tuesday night.

08/12/2014

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Mauer Leads Twins To 4-2 Win Over Astros

Joe Mauer had two hits in his return from the disabled list, including a go-ahead RBI single in the ninth inning, to help the Minnesota Twins to a 4-2 win over the Houston Astros on Monday night.

08/11/2014

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Royals Get Willingham From Twins For Minor Leaguer

The Royals bolstered their offense Monday by acquiring outfielder Josh Willingham from the Minnesota Twins, a move the long-suffering franchise hopes will help them end a playoff drought that stretches back nearly three decades.

08/11/2014

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Twins Beat A’s 6-1, Snap 12-Game Skid Vs. Oakland

Leave it to a pair of former Oakland Athletics to end one of the worst skids the Minnesota Twins have ever had against another club. Kurt Suzuki hit a tiebreaking double and Josh Willingham added two-run homer in the eighth inning, and the Twins snapped a 12-game losing streak to Oakland by beating the A’s 6-1 on Sunday.

08/10/2014

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Twins Lose 12th Straight To Athletics, Trade Correia To LA

On a night Trevor May made a forgettable big league debut, the Minnesota Twins pulled off a major rotation change in a matter of hours.

08/10/2014

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Twins Trade Right-Hander Kevin Correia To Dodgers

The Minnesota Twins traded veteran right-hander Kevin Correia to the Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday night for a player to be named or cash.

08/10/2014

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After Slow Start, Twins Lose 11th Straight To A’s

For six innings Friday night, the Minnesota Twins managed only one hit and sent the minimum to the plate against Scott Kazmir. They made things interesting in the seventh once it was all but too late in a 6-5 loss to the Oakland Athletics, Minnesota’s 11th straight in this suddenly lopsided series.

08/09/2014

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Dozier Nearly Gets Job Done For Twins

Brian Dozier came frustratingly close to getting the Minnesota Twins on the board against Oakland starter Jon Lester on Thursday night. Dozier’s hit a ball in the sixth inning that just curved foul over the left field fence that would have tied the game. Instead he walked and the Twins could not muster much against Lester, who pitched a three-hitter for his fourth career shutout, and the Athletics beat Minnesota 3-0.

08/08/2014

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Good Question: Why Does Minn. Have A Hard Time Holding On To Sports Stars?

With the Timberwolves likely to trade Kevin Love in a couple weeks, Minnesota sports fans are getting a sense of deja vu. Love is the latest in a long list of Minnesota superstars to be traded, or to leave through free agency.

08/07/2014

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2. Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (68-49)

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11. Pittsburgh Pirates (55-49)

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16. New York Yankees (50-47)

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MLB All-Star Game: Home Run Derby

Oakland’s Yoenis Cespedes became the first repeat winner of the All-Star home run derby in 15 years, powering his way past Cincinnati’s Todd Frazier by a whopping 9-1 in the final round Monday night.

6. Los Angeles Dodgers (54-43)

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