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Security Checkpoints Installed At Target Field

The Minnesota Twins will begin using walk-through metal detectors at Target Field starting with the team’s home opener on Monday, April 7. It will be a phased-in effort, with all the gates to have the detectors by early May, according to Twins spokesperson Kevin Smith.

03/25/2014

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Rays-Twins Rained Out

The spring training game between the Tampa Bay Rays and Minnesota Twins scheduled for Monday was rained out.

03/24/2014

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Twins Release Matt Guerrier

The Minnesota Twins have granted relief pitcher Matt Guerrier his unconditional release, making the 35-year-old right-hander a free agent. The Twins announced the move Monday. Guerrier was trying to make a comeback from surgery on his right elbow.

03/24/2014

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Twins Announce Schedule For April 7 Home Opener

The Minnesota Twins open the 2014 regular season next week in Chicago, but the team announced Monday its plans for the April 7 home opener against the Oakland Athletics. First pitch, weather permitting, is scheduled for 3:10 p.m. at Target Field. Events will start bright and early with Breakfast on the Plaza from 6 to 9 a.m.

03/24/2014

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Twins Blog: Catching Up With Trevor Plouffe

Earlier this month Peter and I were asked to participate in Fan HQ’s “Rock ‘N’ Jock” expo, a fan-fest of sorts involving local sports, music and art. It was a packed event at the New Hope Cinema Grill. The Twins Blog hosted the Twins Spring Training viewing party.

03/24/2014

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Rollins Homers And Phils Top Twins 5-1

Philadelphia shortstop Jimmy Rollins homered for the second straight day and the Phillies cruised to a 5-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Sunday.

03/23/2014

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Tanaka Not At His Best In Yankees’ Win Over Twins

Masahiro Tanaka struggled a bit in one of his final tuneups for the regular season, allowing three runs while pitching into the sixth inning, but the New York Yankees still beat the Minnesota Twins 5-4 victory Saturday.

03/22/2014

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Nolasco Shelled In Twins’ 9-1 Loss To Mets

Ricky Nolasco allowed seven straight batters to reach in a seven-run first inning for the New York Mets, who beat the Minnesota Twins 9-1 Friday. The Twins’ opening-day starter threw 43 pitches in the inning but he was encouraged that he didn’t become fatigued.

03/21/2014

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Longoria, Ramos Lead Rays To 5-4 Win Over Twins

Evan Longoria hit a two-run double and Cesar Ramos looked sharp on the mound, sending the Tampa Bay Rays to a 5-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday night. Tampa Bay improved to 14-4-2 this spring, the best record in the Grapefruit League. The Rays have allowed 67 runs, fewest in the majors. Ramos, trying to win the fifth spot in the rotation, struck out six in 4 2-3 scoreless innings. He gave up four hits and a walk, throwing 64 pitches before giving way to Grant Balfour.

03/20/2014

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Martinez, Gibson Sharp In Starts

St. Louis’ Carlos Martinez and Minnesota’s Kyle Gibson each enhanced their chances of earning a spot in their team’s rotation with solid outings, and the Cardinals beat the Twins 3-1 on Wednesday.

03/19/2014

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Before Opening Day, Ballparks Rush To Thaw Fields

The Minnesota Twins — who for so long played in the indoor confines of the Metrodome — have been digging out from their own snowy surroundings at Target Field. They at least have until April 7 before they have to play a home game.

03/19/2014

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Rays Rap Worley In 11-3 Win Against Twins

Twins starter Vance Worley allowed 11 hits and seven earned runs in Minnesota’s 11-3 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday night.

03/18/2014

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Rain Washes Out Twins-Orioles Game

The Baltimore Orioles had two games scheduled for Monday — and didn’t play a single inning. Hours after rain canceled Baltimore’s 1 o’clock game against Philadelphia in Clearwater, the 7 p.m. game between the Twins and Orioles was washed out.

03/17/2014

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Nolasco Throws 5 Innings, Twins Beat Marlins 4-2

Ricky Nolasco pitched five solid innings against his former team in the Minnesota Twins’ 4-2 victory over the Miami Marlins on Sunday. Nolasco, likely to start on opening day for the Twins, threw 74 pitches, 48 for strikes, and exited with a 3.27 spring ERA after allowing two runs on seven hits and no walks. The right-hander struck out three.

03/16/2014

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Young Hits 1st Spring HR As Mets And Twins Tie

New York Mets outfielder Chris Young has prided himself on trying to make better contact and not worrying about pulling the ball this spring. He couldn’t help himself Saturday, though. Young went 2 for 3 and hit his first home run of the spring off Scott Diamond in the bottom of the first inning as a Mets’ split squad tied the Minnesota Twins 3-3 in nine innings on Saturday.

03/15/2014

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Baseball Shots Of The Week – April 22, 2014

It’s tough to keep up with all the action in MLB. Here’s your power rankings for the week ending on April 22nd.

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Baseball Shots Of The Week – April 15, 2014

It’s tough to keep up with all the action in MLB. Here’s your power rankings for the week ending on April 15th.

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Baseball Shots Of The Week – April 8, 2014

It’s tough to keep up with all the action in MLB. Here’s your power rankings for the week ending on April 6th.

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Minnesota Twins’ Home Opener 2014

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

8. Kansas City Royals

MLB Power Rankings – April 1, 2014

It’s tough to keep up with all the action in MLB. Here’s your power rankings for opening day.

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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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