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Colabello, Gibson Lead Twins Past Royals 10-1

Chris Colabello drove in three runs, Kyle Gibson pitched into the seventh inning and the Minnesota Twins beat the Kansas City Royals 10-1 Friday night to end a nine-game home losing streak that dated to last season.

04/11/2014

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Ex-Republic Airlines pilot pleads guilty to threat

A former Republic Airlines pilot has pleaded guilty to threatening to torture and kill the company’s CEO and his family. The U.S. attorney’s office says 37-year-old Matthew Richard Walker, of Faribault, Minn., entered the plea Monday in federal court in Kansas City. Prosecutors said one threatening letter was discovered in August 2012 in the cockpit of an aircraft that was parked at Reagan National Airport in Washington.

02/10/2014

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Steelers Hire Former Viking Assistant As Running Backs Coach

The Pittsburgh Steelers have hired former Minnesota Vikings assistant James Saxon as the team’srunning backs coach.

01/28/2014

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Shields Leads Royals Over Twins

James Shields was sharp for 7 1-3 innings, Alex Gordon had three RBIs, and the Kansas City Royals scored five runs in the eighth inning to beat the Minnesota Twins 6-1 on Tuesday.

08/27/2013

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Royals Top Twins 4-3 For 8th Straight Win

Alex Gordon hit a two-out triple in the seventh inning and then scored the go-ahead run for Kansas City on an error by Minnesota, and the Royals won their eighth straight game with a 4-3 victory over the Twins on Wednesday night.

07/31/2013

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Mauer Returns, But Twins Fall To Royals 7-2

Ervin Santana heard his name bandied about in trade rumors in recent weeks, with yet another season threatening to swirl down the drain in Kansas City.

07/30/2013

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Hosmer Homers, Shields Shines As Royals Beat Twins

Eric Hosmer hit two of Kansas City’s season-high four home runs, James Shields pitched six strong innings to win for first time in 11 starts and the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 9-3 on Friday night.

06/28/2013

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Royals Beat Twins 4-1 To End 11-Game Home Skid

Jeremy Guthrie lasted six shaky innings and the Kansas City bullpen held off the Minnesota Twins the rest of the way Wednesday night, wrapping up a 4-1 victory that ended the Royals’ franchise-record 11-game home losing streak.

06/05/2013

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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 Aiming To Be .500 After Kansas City, Washington

The Twins are traveling. They start a six-game road trip Tuesday night in Kansas City before heading to Washington. And that 10-game losing streak suddenly seems like such a long time ago. They’ve now won seven of their last nine games, and now sit just four games under .500, and four-and-a-half games out of first.

06/03/2013

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Smith Shuts Down Twins As Royals Win

Will Smith pitched seven shutout innings, Eric Hosmer homered and the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 9-1 on Tuesday night.

09/11/2012

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Minn. RollerGirls Ready For Battle Vs. Kansas City

They’re rough, they’re girlie and they’re not Minnesota nice. They’re the Minnesota RollerGirls and on Saturday they’re getting ready for the Great Minnesota Beat Down.

09/08/2012

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Police: St. Paul Man, 20, Killed His Mom, Lit Her On Fire

One day after a St. Paul woman died in an apparent house fire, her 20-year-old son faces a second-degree murder charge for allegedly strangling her and setting her on fire with lighter fluid, authorities say.

09/07/2012

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Doumit Homers From Both Sides, Twins Beat Royals

Ryan Doumit put his name in the Twins’ record book Sunday, accomplishing something no Minnesota player had done in 20 years.

07/22/2012

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Twins’ Morneau Out On Paternity Leave

Justin Morneau was placed on the paternity list Saturday by the Minnesota Twins.

07/21/2012

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