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Hughes Holds Twins Close, Indians Break Away For 4-2 win

Danny Salazar matched his career high with 10 strikeouts while pitching into the seventh inning of his season debut, giving the Cleveland Indians a spark in a 4-2 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Saturday.

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WCCO Saturday Morning Links & Recap (April 18)

From hockey to baseball to bikes and records, there’s a whole lot going on this weekend, and WCCO Saturday Morning has got you covered!

16 hours ago

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Twins Place Duensing On 15-Day Disabled List

The Minnesota Twins have placed left-hander Brian Duensing on the 15-day disabled list with a strain of muscles in his rib cage. The Twins announced on Friday Duensing sustained an intercostal strain the day before during his appearance in the ninth inning against the Kansas City Royals. Duensing has been used as the team’s left-handed specialist out of the bullpen.

04/17/2015

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Royals Take 1st Loss As Gibson, Twins Win 3-1

Kansas City became the last team in the majors to lose this season, as Kyle Gibson pitched into the seventh inning and Oswaldo Arcia hit a two-run homer for the Minnesota Twins in a 3-1 victory over the Royals on Wednesday night.

04/15/2015

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Fans Across Minnesota Flock To Target Field For Twins Home Opener

The baseball home opener is a time when Twins fans can dream big. A sold-out crowd filed into Target Field full of excitement Monday afternoon, in anticipation of what this season will bring.

04/13/2015

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At 108, Dedicated Twins Fan Is Young At Heart

Many of the Minnesota Twins most dedicated fans were at Target Field for the opening home game Monday. But there’s one very special fan who watched from her home in Clarksfield. Angela Davis introduces us to a woman who’s been cheering for the Twins for more than 80 seasons.

04/13/2015

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Twins Drop Home Opener To Royals, 12-3

The Twins lost their fourth straight opener, but on a sunny 61-degree day they still packed the place with an over-capacity crowd of 40,123. Minnesota Timberwolves icon Kevin Garnett threw out the ceremonial first pitch to his long-time friend Torii Hunter.

04/13/2015

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Fans Fill Downtown Minneapolis, Target Field For Opening Day

Play ball. Baseball is back at Target Field. Minnesota Twins fans poured into the ballpark early Monday afternoon for the team’s home opener against the Kansas City Royals.

04/13/2015

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Twins Blog: Players Caught Up In Thrill Of Home Opener

Baseball is a unique sport in many ways. When teams in other sports begin their season, it’s a special event. But “Opening Day” and “Home Openers” in baseball seem to rise to another level. Teams break out the bunting, entire squads are introduced to the fans, and the pregame festivities seem to last for hours.

04/13/2015

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4 Things To Know: Marco Rubio Announcement, Spieth Wins Masters & More

From Marco Rubio’s “big announcement” to a 21-year-old winning the 2015 Masters Tournament, here are the four things you need to know for Monday, April 13.

04/13/2015

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4 Things To Do: Twins’ Home Opener At Target Field

Monday is the Home Opener at Target Field as the Twins get ready to host the Kansas City Royals. You can still get in on freebies and fun, even if you’re not going to the game. WCCO This Morning’s Ali Lucia had some other suggestions for things to try this year if you’re at Opening Day.

04/13/2015

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Sale Helps Chicago White Sox Beat Minnesota Twins 6-2

Minnesota dropped to 1-5 under new manager Paul Molitor. Danny Santana had two hits, including an RBI double, and Phil Hughes lasted six innings after getting off to a slow start.

04/12/2015

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Crews Put Finishing Touches On Target Field For Twins Home Opener

The Minnesota Twins are just two days away from their first home game of the season. The team will play the Kansas City Royals in front of a sold-out crowd Monday afternoon. At the dawn of the new season, Target Field awakens from a long winter as workers ready the ball park for nearly 40,000 baseball fans.

04/11/2015

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Twins Squander Four-Run Lead, Lose 5-4

Pinch-hitter J.B. Shuck had a go-ahead RBI single in the eighth inning Saturday to give the Chicago White Sox their first win of the season, 5-4 over the Minnesota Twins.

04/11/2015

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White Sox Get 3 Hits In 6-0 Loss To Twins

The Minnesota Twins picked up their first win under Paul Molitor. Then they had some fun with their first-year manager. Tommy Milone pitched two-hit ball into the eighth inning, and Minnesota beat the White Sox 6-0 Friday in Chicago’s home opener.

04/10/2015

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Twins’ Nolasco Headed To DL Because Of Inflammation In Elbow

Minnesota Twins right-hander Ricky Nolasco is headed to the 15-day disabled list because of inflammation in his pitching elbow. Manager Paul Molitor says the move will likely be made Saturday, with Trevor May getting called up from Triple-A Rochester.

04/10/2015

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Bert Blyleven Apologizes For Calling Detroit ‘Ugly’

Twins broadcaster Bert Blyleven apologized on the air and on Twitter for calling the skyline and city of Detroit “ugly” on the social-media network during the rain delay.

04/10/2015

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Twins End Scoreless Drought At 24 Innings, Swept By Tigers

Shane Greene and the Detroit Tigers set the modern AL record for the longest shutout streak to start a season, extending their string to 24 innings while beating the Minnesota Twins 7-1 on a rainy Thursday.

04/09/2015

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9 Reasons The Minnesota Twins Will Struggle In 2015

Can the Twins be a team that contends for a playoff spot or will it be another long, frustrating summer at Target Field? It’s too early to tell, but most that know the game well don’t have high expectations for the Twins in 2015. Here’s nine reasons why it will probably be another losing season in Minnesota.

04/09/2015

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Tigers Shut Out Twins Again In 11-0 Rout

Anibal Sanchez helped Detroit blank Minnesota for the second straight game, Jose Iglesias had four hits and Alex Avila scored four runs as the Tigers routed the Twins 11-0 Wednesday.

04/08/2015

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Twins Blog: New Food At Target Field

The Twins return to Target Field for their home opener on Monday, April 13. Fans will want to bring their appetites to the game. The team introduced some impressive new foods to its already expansive menu. From adding iconic Twin Cities restaurants to new vegan options, there’s something everyone will enjoy.

04/07/2015

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Hunter Furious With Ump, Molitor’s Twins Lose 4-0 To Tigers

Torii Hunter’s first game back with the Minnesota Twins ended with the outfielder yelling at plate umpire Joe West. Hunter was livid after West ruled he swung at strike three for the final out of Minnesota’s 4-0 loss to the Detroit Tigers on Monday.

04/06/2015

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Twins Take On Tigers In Detroit For Opening Day

It’s Opening Day for the Minnesota Twins! The Twins take on the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park in downtown Detroit. Paul Molitor will walk to home plate as manager for the first time Monday at noon.

04/06/2015

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4 Things To Know: Boston Bombing Trial, NCAA Final & More

Here’s a look at the four things you need to know for Monday, April 6.

04/06/2015

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Twins Release Lineup Card Ahead Of Opening Day

The Minnesota Twins open their regular season at Detroit on Monday, and the team has already been thrown a big curve ball with its roster. Paul Molitor, in his first season as manager, already has released the lineup card for Opening Day. It comes with a few surprises.

04/05/2015

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