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Doumit, Deduno Lead Twins To 3-0 Win Over Royals

Sam Deduno (2-1) allowed four hits over six-plus innings for the Twins, who have rebounded nicely from a 10-game losing streak to win eight of 10 after a 3-0 win over the Royals Tuesday night. They also managed to exact a little revenge on the Royals, who swept them in early April — a three-game set that seems long ago.

06/05/2013

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Twins Snap Skid With 3-2 Win Over Tigers

Joe Mauer homered and had three hits, helping the Minnesota Twins snap a 10-game losing streak with a 3-2 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Saturday. Mauer had already earned the ire of Detroit fans when he broke up Anibal Sanchez’s no-hit bid in the ninth inning Friday night. He was booed when came to bat in the first inning Saturday — then booed some more after his solo homer to right field.

05/25/2013

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Twins Closer Perkins Has Soreness In Left Side

Minnesota Twins closer Glen Perkins has soreness in his left side, making him unavailable to pitch in the series opener against Baltimore.

05/10/2013

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Arcia HR, Lackey Error Boost Twins Over Sox 5-3

Oswaldo Arcia hit a two-run homer and the Minnesota Twins capitalized on a costly throwing error by Boston starter John Lackey to beat the struggling Red Sox 5-3 Thursday night.

05/09/2013

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Twins’ Perkins Comes Through For Fan In Despair

Twins fans know pitcher Glen Perkins usually comes through with the save of the game. But on Sunday, he came through as a hero for one fan in particular.

04/29/2013

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Glen Perkins Has Come A Long Way With The Twins

Terry Ryan stepped to the podium for a preseason address to the local media and looked across the room at Glen Perkins seated at one of the tables.

02/12/2013

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53-Year-Old Twins Caravan Tradition Rolling Into 50 Communities

The Minnesota Twins are loading onto their buses this week for the annual winter caravan, crisscrossing Twins Territory to visit 50 communities.

01/16/2013

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Twins Blog: TwinsFest, Fifteen’s 5k & The Winter Caravan

Between the Vikings and the Wild, Minnesota sports fans have had their fill of drama and celebration this weekend.

01/07/2013

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Jays Beat Twins, 6-5

Anthony Gose singled home the winning run in the 10th inning as the Toronto Blue Jays rallied to beat the Minnesota Twins 6-5 on Monday night.

10/01/2012

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Twins Beat Indians 3-0

Cole DeVries pitched six scoreless innings to win his third straight start and the Minnesota Twins beat the Cleveland Indians 3-0 on Saturday night.

09/08/2012

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Twins Sweep In Kansas City Doubleheader

Joe Mauer hit a grand slam and Chris Parmelee added a three-run shot and the Minnesota Twins outlasted the Kansas City Royals 8-7 to complete a sweep of a doubleheader Saturday.

09/01/2012

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Morneau Lifts Twins Over Royals 3-1

Cole De Vries likes to face the Kansas City Royals. Justin Morneau drove in two runs and Minnesota rookie De Vries beat the Royals again 3-1 on Saturday in the first game of a doubleheader.

09/01/2012

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Perkins’ Fifteen’s 5K Raises Money For Cystic Fibrosis

Target Field was busy long before today’s Twins game. It was the finish line for a special run, hosted by a Twins pitcher and his wife, and inspired by two very special kids.

08/12/2012

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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 Send Reds To 4th Straight Loss, 5-4

Homer Bailey smashed one of his bats against the wall in the clubhouse tunnel after leaving the game much earlier than desired.

06/22/2012

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Twins’ Perkins Describes Life As A Father

On the mound, Minnesota Twins pitcher Glen Perkins is zoned in — a tough reliever batters don’t want to face. But at home, he’s just dad.

06/17/2012

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Rangers Rally Past Twins 4-3, And Nathan Gets Save

Josh Hamilton’s two-run homer in the eighth capped a three-run inning for the Texas Rangers and set up Joe Nathan for the save against his former team in a 4-3 victory on Sunday over the Twins, their first series sweep in Minnesota since 1999.

04/15/2012

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Wada Struggles As Orioles Lose To Twins 5-0

The Minnesota Twins scored four runs off Japanese left-hander Tsuyoshi Wada and held the Baltimore Orioles hitless until the eighth inning in a 5-0 exhibition victory Tuesday.

03/27/2012

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Perkins Gets $10.3M Over 3 More Years With Twins

Glen Perkins appeared to be on the outs with the Minnesota Twins in 2010, his struggles on the mound compounded by a grievance he filed against the team the previous season.

03/08/2012

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Twins Players Get Interactive With Fans Via Twitter

Twins baseball has become interactive, but not only on the field. It’s also now on the Internet, and it’s taking baseball to a whole new level and making it personal. They’re using the social media network Twitter to get closer to their most passionate fans.

02/11/2012

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Twins Reach 1-Year Deals With Liriano, Perkins

The Minnesota Twins announced Tuesday that they have avoided arbitration and reached agreements on contracts with pitchers Glen Perkins and Francisco Liriano.

01/17/2012

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Inge’s Ninth Inning Homer Lifts Tigers Over Twins

Brandon Inge hit his second game-ending homer of the season, giving the Detroit Tigers a 3-2 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Saturday night.

09/10/2011

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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’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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Mike Max’s News And Notes For July 15, 2011

The NFL lockout could be over by next week, Kim Kardashian is in town with former Gopher Kris Humphries and the Wild is evaluating talent this week.

07/15/2011

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