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Trevor Plouffe went 2 for 3 and drove in the tying and go-ahead runs as the Minnesota Twins snapped a 10-game home losing streak with a 6-3 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night. Plouffe’s two-run, two-out double in the fifth inning tied the game 3-3, and his bases-loaded sacrifice fly in the seventh made it 4-3 as the Twins won at home for the first time since Aug. 15, avoiding the longest home losing streak since the franchise started in Washington in 1901. The home skid was the Twins’ longest since moving from Washington in 1961. The Senators lost 10 straight home games in 1957.
Jered Weaver outpitched Mike Pelfrey with eight innings of two-hit ball and Albert Pujols drove in the only run, leading the Los Angeles Angels to a 1-0 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday.
Minnesota Twins outfielder Wilkin Ramirez left the game against the Los Angeles Angels in the fifth inning after being hit in the head with a pick-off attempt.
Joe Mauer had a home run among his four hits and drove in three runs for the Minnesota Twins in an 8-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on a cold, windy Monday night that helped send several fly balls to the deepest parts of Target Field.
Minnesota Twins officials stated Monday afternoon that Target Field will be safe for Monday night’s game versus the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in light of the explosions at the Boston Marathon.
The Minnesota Twins had no answer for Los Angeles Angels right-hander Jerome Williams. The Twins managed just three hits against Williams, who retired 18 of his last 19 batters and struck out six in a dominating 4-0 victory on Tuesday night.
Justin Morneau hit a two-run, go-ahead homer in the eighth inning and the Minnesota Twins rallied from six runs down to beat the Los Angeles Angels 10-9 on Thursday.
Jamey Carroll and the Minnesota Twins were in one heck of an offensive slump to start the season and badly in need of a pick-me-up to get them going.
It wasn’t quite the show they were looking for as Twins fans got their first in-person peak at their team Monday at Target Field.
Baseball fans — your wait is now over. The Minnesota Twins return to Target Field today, for their home opener against the Los Angeles Angels.
The Minnesota Twins will begin the 2012 regular season in Baltimore for a three-game weekend series against the Orioles starting April 6.
The end of Carl Pavano’s winless drought came at the wrong time for the Los Angeles Angels.
Facing Dan Haren wasn’t the best way for the Minnesota Twins to keep the momentum going after hitting a season-high five home runs the night before.
Erick Aybar had three hits and three RBIs and Dan Haren picked up his first win since April 17 while leading the Los Angeles Angels to a 6-5 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Sunday.