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Red Sox Acquire 3B Valencia For Minor Leaguer

The Boston Red Sox have acquired third baseman Danny Valencia from the Minnesota Twins for a minor league outfielder.

08/05/2012

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Twins Rally In 9th To Beat White Sox, 7-6

Jamey Caroll’s sacrifice fly in the ninth inning scored Alexi Casilla and the Minnesota Twins won their fourth straight, beating the Chicago White Sox 7-6 Monday night.

07/30/2012

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Twins Move Liriano To Bullpen, Demote Valencia

The struggling Minnesota Twins are shaking things up, moving Francisco Liriano to the bullpen and optioning third baseman Danny Valencia to Triple-A Rochester.

05/09/2012

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Valencia Hits Three-Run Homer For Twins In Win

Danny Valencia hit a three-run homer among his two hits Saturday as the Minnesota Twins broke out of a hitting funk and beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-2.

03/10/2012

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Minnesota Twins Gear Up For First Spring Training Game

The Minnesota Twins take the field for their first game on Saturday. While it’s only a spring training game, it could be a good indicator for how the team will play this season.

03/03/2012

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Valencia, Span Out Of Lineup After Fender Bender

The Minnesota Twins’ injury-ravaged season took yet another bizarre twist when Danny Valencia and Denard Span were held out of the lineup Friday night after being involved in a minor traffic accident.

09/23/2011

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Chen Sharp As Royals Blank Twins 4-0

Bruce Chen pitched eight crisp innings, Alex Gordon homered and the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 4-0 on Tuesday night.

09/13/2011

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Offense Finally Comes Through For Twins

Danny Valencia’s two-run single snapped Minnesota’s 20-inning scoreless streak and rookie Chris Parmelee added a two-run double to help the Twins avoid a sweep with a 5-4 win over the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday night.

09/07/2011

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Baker Pitches 5 Scoreless In Return For Twins

Scott Baker pitched five scoreless innings and the Twins bullpen came through with four solid innings of relief in a 4-1 victory over the Tigers on Saturday, snapping Detroit’s 11-game winning streak over Minnesota.

07/23/2011

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Valencia Pushes Twins Past Indians Again

Danny Valencia singled home the go-ahead run for the second straight day, this time in the eighth inning, and the Minnesota Twins beat the Cleveland Indians 7-5 in a sloppy game played on another sweltering day at Target Field.

07/20/2011

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Valencia’s Big Hit In 9th Lifts Twins Over Indians

Danny Valencia hit a two-run single off closer Chris Perez in the ninth inning, sending the Minnesota Twins to a 2-1 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday night.

07/19/2011

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Thome, Valencia Help Twins Beat Brewers 9-7

Danny Valencia delivered another bases-loaded hit, a two-run single that capped a four-run seventh inning as the Minnesota Twins rallied past the Milwaukee Brewers 9-7 Sunday.

07/03/2011

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Baker’s 10 Ks Lift Twins Over Padres, 1-0

Baker struck out 10 over eight dominant innings and Danny Valencia homered to lift the surging Minnesota Twins to a 1-0 win over the San Diego Padres on Saturday night.

06/18/2011

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Mauer Welcomed Back, Twins Top Padres 6-5

Danny Valencia welcomed Joe Mauer back to Minnesota with a three-run home run in the first inning Friday, and the Twins held on to beat the San Diego Padres 6-5 for their fifth straight win.

06/17/2011

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Pitcher’s Duel Ends In 10th, Twins Top Angels 1-0

Danny Valencia hit a bases-loaded single in the bottom of the 10th inning, lifting the Minnesota Twins to a 1-0 victory over Los Angeles on Saturday night after spot starter Anthony Swarzak held the Angels hitless into the eighth.

05/28/2011

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Valencia’s Single Gives Twins 4-3 Win Over Royals

Danny Valencia hit a bases-loaded single with one out in the 10th inning to lift the Minnesota Twins to a 4-3 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night.

04/12/2011

Ricky Romero #24 of the Toronto Blue Jays delivers the first pitch to Denard Span #2 of the Minnesota Twins during the home opener for the Toronto Blue Jays as they face the Minnesota Twins during their MLB game at the Rogers Centre April 1, 2011 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (credit: Dave Sandford/Getty Images)

Valencia, Span Homer As Twins Top Blue Jays 4-3

Danny Valencia and Denard Span homered, and the Minnesota Twins held on late to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-3 on Sunday, avoiding a three-game sweep.

04/03/2011

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Twins Blog: Searching For #19

Last week I set out to do a little Spring Training shopping.

03/15/2011

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Valencia, Duensing Lead Twins Over Orioles 3-0

Danny Valencia kept showing he might be Minnesota’s long-term solution at third base, putting the Twins ahead early Sunday in a 3-0 win over the Baltimore Orioles.

03/06/2011

Late Rally Helps Twins Win Division Title

No need for a 163rd game in the AL Central division this year. The Minnesota Twins have this baby wrapped up with plenty of time to spare. Denard Span’s RBI-single highlighted a four-run eighth inning […]

09/22/2010

Tigers Stave Off Sweep in Extra Innings

Six lead changes, five ties, four errors, two blown saves, 25 runners left on base and at least four botched double plays. The series finale between the Detroit Tigers and Minnesota Twins was about as […]

09/03/2010

Twins Rookie Serves Up Walk-Off Win

MINNEAPOLIS — Danny Valencia is a rookie who doesn’t lack confidence. Consider the T-shirt the proud University of Miami product was wearing after the game, blaring “The ‘U’ invented swagger” on the front. Minnesota’s up-and-coming […]

09/02/2010

Late Home Run Lifts Rangers to Third Straight Win Against Twins

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) _ Vladimir Guerrero hit a tiebreaking homer and a patchwork bullpen made that hold up over the last three innings, giving the Texas Rangers a 4-3 victory over Minnesota as C.J. Wilson […]

08/25/2010

Combined Shutout Helps Twins to Series Win

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) _ A successful homestand has not made the Minnesota Twins complacent. Scott Baker pitched seven shutout innings, Michael Cuddyer had a bases-loaded double, and the Twins beat the Los Angeles Angels 4-0 Sunday […]

08/23/2010

Twins Eek Out Fairly Sloppy Game in Series Opener

 Carl Pavano wasn’t happy when Drew Butera decided to shave his mustache.

08/13/2010

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