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Meet Clete Thomas: The Twins’ Surprise Hero

Clete Thomas was the Twins’ hero on Wednesday night. He made his big league debut in 2008 and was then out of the majors for a few years. He had been 1-for-13 in his first five games with the Twins this season.

06/13/2013

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Buxton’s Track To Target Field Speeding Up

On Monday, Twins minor league prospect Byron Buxton put on quite a show. But what about his timeline to the big leagues? It’s getting quicker by the week and Mike Max reports there have been several internal discussions about him moving up in the minor leagues.

06/11/2013

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Byron Buxton’s Promising, But Don’t Forget Adam Brett Walker

The Twins’ future could be the focus soon if this team continues to place last-place baseball. And down in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, there is some hope.

05/21/2013

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Mark Hamburger: Aiming For Big League Return

St. Paul Saints pitcher Mark Hamburger has, perhaps, the best name in baseball. In fact, he was in a YouTube video contest for it. “I lost to Rowdy Hardy, which I don’t really like because Rowdy’s his nickname” Hamburger said. “If I was using nicknames, my nickname is “Cheese.” So if I was “Cheese Hamburger” you know I would’ve won.”

05/18/2013