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Twins’ Hicks Lands On DL, Byron Buxton Recalled

Minnesota Twins star prospect Byron Buxton is rejoining the big league squad for its four-game series in Baltimore this weekend. Twins officials made it official after Wednesday’s 4-3 loss to the Yankees, the last of a three-game sweep.

08/19/2015

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Twins Lose 4-3 To Yankees, Get Swept In New York

The fading Minnesota Twins will have to try to reinsert themselves into the AL wild-card race without Aaron Hicks. The center fielder is headed back to the disabled list. Hicks strained his left hamstring trying to run out a grounder in the sixth inning of the Twins’ 4-3 loss to the New York Yankees on Wednesday, their fifth defeat in seven days.

08/19/2015

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Hicks, Sano Lead Twins In Rout Over Rangers, 11-1

Aaron Hicks had four of Minnesota’s 17 hits, Miguel Sano homered twice and Mike Pelfrey picked up his first win since June as the Twins routed the Texas Rangers 11-1 on Wednesday night.

08/12/2015

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Rosario Drives In 3, Leads Twins To 9-5 Win Over Mariners

Eddie Rosario finished a single shy of the cycle and drove in three runs to help the Minnesota Twins snap a four-game skid with a 9-5 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Thursday night.

07/30/2015

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McCutchen, Liriano Lead Pirates Sweep Of Twins With 10-4 Win

Andrew McCutchen hit a home run and turned an RBI single into race around the bases while Minnesota made two errors in a five-run sixth inning, helping Francisco Liriano and the Pittaburgh Pirates beat the Twins 10-4 Wednesday for a two-game sweep.

07/29/2015

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Hunter’s Leadership Has Lifted Twins, And So Have His Homers

Torii Hunter turns 40 this weekend. He’s been bracing for trouble. Not from his body or mind, despite that daunting number for a professional athlete, but from his Minnesota Twins teammates.

07/17/2015

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Santana Returns From Suspension As Twins Fall To Royals 3-2

Eric Hosmer drove in Lorenzo Cain with nobody out in the ninth inning, helping the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 3-2 on Sunday for a split of their four-game series.

07/05/2015

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Mauer Has 2-Run HR Among 4 Hits As Twins Beat Royals 5-3

Joe Mauer hit a two-run homer in his first four-hit game in nearly two years, and the Minnesota Twins beat the Kansas City Royals 5-3 Saturday night.

07/04/2015

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Twins Place Hicks On 15-Day DL With Right Forearm Strain

The Minnesota Twins announced Sunday that they’ve placed Aaron Hicks on the 15-day disabled list with a right forearm strain, retroactive to June 13.

06/14/2015

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Scoring Changes Wipes Out Crucial Twins Error Vs. Rangers

A game-deciding error against Minnesota Twins center fielder Aaron Hicks is now a two-run double for Mitch Moreland of the Texas Rangers. The Rangers announced before Saturday’s game that the official scorer had changed his ruling on the play Friday night.

06/13/2015

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Elvis Has 4 RBIs For Rangers In 6-2 Win Over Slumping Twins

Elvis Andrus had a career-high four RBIs and Texas got the tiebreaking runs on a two-out error by Minnesota center fielder Aaron Hicks as the Rangers beat the Twins 6-2 on Friday night.

06/12/2015

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Twins Recall Outfielder Aaron Hicks From Triple-A

The Minnesota Twins have recalled outfielder Aaron Hicks from Triple-A Rochester and placed outfielder Shane Robinson on the family emergency list. The move was made Tuesday before the Twins began their series in Detroit.

05/12/2015

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Twins Mentorship Program Still Alive With Hunter And Hicks

When the Minnesota Twins brought back Torii Hunter this season, that $10.5 million was earmarked for more than just a reliable power hitter and right fielder. They wanted a leader for this young, struggling team.

02/25/2015

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Twins Stun Tigers In 9th For 4-3 Win

Aaron Hicks hit a two-out RBI single in the ninth inning and the Minnesota Twins rallied for a 4-3 win over the AL Central-leading Detroit Tigers on Tuesday night. After J.D. Martinez hit a three-run home run to give Detroit a 3-2 lead in the top of the ninth, Trevor Plouffe drew a one-out walk against Joe Nathan (4-4) and was replaced by pinch-runner Doug Bernier.

09/16/2014

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Twins Blog: Selling Hope

At the end of their penultimate home stand, the Minnesota Twins left the friendly confines of Target Field with a record of 61-82. With only 19 games remaining in the season, it seems fairly well assured that the Twins will end their fourth straight season with 90+ losses. Speculation and debate over potential organizational change will run rampant. And Twins fans will spend another off-season wondering when their favorite team will manage to climb their way out of baseball’s cellar.

09/07/2014

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Twins To Add Pinto, 7 Others To Roster

The Minnesota Twins intend to add eight players to their roster, including catcher Josmil Pinto and four pitchers.

09/01/2014

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For The Twins’ Hitting Coach, It’s All About The Mental Game

Beating the Texas Rangers and any other team requires the development of young hitters. That’s Tom Brunansky’s job. He’s former Twin turned hitting coach, and he has his hands full.

05/28/2014

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Twins Rally Past Soria, Rangers 4-3

Texas closer Joakim Soria bobbled a slow-bouncing ball hit by Minnesota’s Danny Santana to the left of the mound with two outs and the bases loaded in the ninth inning, allowing the winning run to score in the Twins’ 4-3 victory over the Rangers on Tuesday night. The day began ominously for the Rangers when star pitcher Yu Darvish was scratched from his scheduled start with stiffness in his neck.

05/27/2014

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Hicks Delivers In 10th To Lift Twins Over Red Sox

Aaron Hicks delivered the game-winning single in the bottom of the 10th and Phil Hughes struck out eight in six innings to help the Minnesota Twins beat the Boston Red Sox 4-3 in the series finale on Thursday.

05/15/2014

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Twins Reinstate Hicks From 7-Day DL

The Minnesota Twins have reinstated outfielder Aaron Hicks from the 7-day disabled list. Hicks ended up with a concussion when he crashed into the center-field wall against the Los Angeles Dodgers on May 1.

05/09/2014

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Twins Put Hicks On 7-Day DL With Concussion

The Minnesota Twins have placed center fielder Aaron Hicks on the seven-day disabled list with concussion-like symptoms. The move was made before Friday’s game against Baltimore. Left-handed pitcher Logan Darnell was recalled from Triple-A Rochester to fill the roster spot.

05/02/2014

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Dodgers Complete Sweep Of Twins Behind Puig

After Yasiel Puig carried the Dodgers early, it was little-known Scott Van Slyke and Drew Butera who came up big at the end of a long day. Van Slyke and Butera homered in the 12th inning and Los Angeles held on to beat the Minnesota Twins 4-3 to earn a sweep of the day-night doubleheader on Thursday.

05/02/2014

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04/25/2014

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Hicks Homers, Twins Beat Rays 9-7

Aaron Hicks hit a three-run homer, Kurt Suzuki drove in three runs, and the Minnesota Twins beat the Tampa Bay Rays 9-7 Thursday. Sam Fuld had a pair of run-scoring doubles for the Twins, who won two of three for their first road series win against the Rays since Sept. 4-6, 2006. Minnesota manager Ron Gardenhire moved past Chuck Dressen into sole possession of 59th place on the career victory list with 1,009.

04/24/2014

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Twins Activate OF Ramirez From Disabled List

The Minnesota Twins have reinstated outfielder Wilkin Ramirez from the disabled list after missing 69 games with concussion problems. Ramirez was first put on the disabled list on May 26. He struggled with lingering symptoms for quite a while before beginning a rehab assignment three weeks ago. Ramirez says he sought the counsel of Twins first baseman Justin Morneau, who has a long history with concussions.

08/12/2013

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