Danny Valencia

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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.


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.


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Twins Blog: Searching For #19

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


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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.


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Twins Eek Out Fairly Sloppy Game in Series Opener

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


Twins Work Overtime To Get Win

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) _ Delmon Young finally put an end to a game filled with strong pitching.


Valencia Remains Hot as Twins Surge

Milestones and historic firsts just keep piling up for both the happy Minnesota Twins and the battered Kansas City Royals. Danny Valencia became the first Twins rookie ever to have four hits in back-to-back games, […]


Mauer, Valencia Shine as Twins Rout Royals

Joe Mauer had five hits and a career-best seven RBIs and Danny Valencia went 4 for 4 with a grand slam for his first major league home run, leading Minnesota to a 19-1 rout Monday […]


Young's Hot July Continues; Twins Beat Orioles

BALTIMORE (AP) _ The only thing hotter than the 99 degree temperatures at Camden Yards was Delmon Young’s sizzling bat. Young extended his torrid performance in July by going 4 for 4 with a homer […]


Baker Back to Even After Winning Pitchers' Duel

David Price had no trouble with Joe Mauer and Justin Morneau on Friday night.




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