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10 Biggest MLB First-Half Surprises

Let’s look at the 10 biggest MLB first-half pleasant and unpleasant surprises.

07/14/2014

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Fantasy Baseball Preview: Relief Pitcher

CBS Local Sports breaks down the top relief pitchers for your fantasy baseball draft.

03/12/2014

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Rangers Slip Past Twins 2-1 In The 9th

Leonys Martin hit a game-winning bases-loaded single with two out in the ninth inning to give the Texas Rangers a 2-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins Saturday night. Alex Rios doubled with one out against losing pitcher Caleb Thielbar (2-2). Two walks and one out later, Martin sent a ground ball past Brian Duensing, the Twins’ third pitcher of the inning, to send Rios home.

08/31/2013

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Edina Approves Early Start To School Year

The Edina School Board has voted unanimously in support of an early start in 2014-2015 school year, which would begin the week before Labor Day.

01/28/2013

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Twins Lose To Rangers 4-3

Nelson Cruz hit an RBI double in the 10th inning to lead the Texas Rangers to a 4-3 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Saturday night, snapping their five-game losing streak.

07/07/2012

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Research Documents Charter Schools’ Growth

A new analysis of Minnesota school data finds charter enrollment nearly quadrupled in the past decade.

06/04/2012

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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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Twins Looking For Leadership After Veterans Leave

There’s a different vibe in the Minnesota Twins clubhouse this spring. Michael Cuddyer, Joe Nathan and Jason Kubel are gone, and the Twins are still adjusting to the loss of the three steadying influences.

02/28/2012

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Twins Looking For Leadership After Veterans Leave

There’s a different vibe in the Minnesota Twins clubhouse this spring.

02/28/2012

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Joe Nathan Makes Himself Home With Rangers

Back-to-back AL championships got the Texas Rangers another prize in veteran Joe Nathan.

11/22/2011

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Rangers Sign Nathan, Move Feliz To Rotation

Joe Nathan and the Texas Rangers have agreed to a two-year contract with a club option for 2014, a move that means closer Neftali Feliz will shift to the starting rotation.

11/21/2011

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Twins Decline 2012 Option On Closer Joe Nathan

Right-hander Joe Nathan will get a $2 million buyout after the Minnesota Twins declined the club option on the closer for the 2012 season.

10/25/2011

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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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Twins Hold On For 7-6 Win Over White Sox

Jason Kubel and Luke Hughes homered during Minnesota’s six-run first inning, and the Twins beat the White Sox 7-6 on Wednesday to snap Chicago’s five-game winning streak.

08/31/2011

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Morneau’s 2-Run Single In 9th Leads Twins

Justin Morneau’s bases-loaded single in the ninth inning gave the Minnesota Twins a 6-5 victory over the first-place Detroit Tigers on Wednesday night.

08/17/2011

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