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Twins Outslug Indians 10-7

Chris Colabello drove in four runs, Brian Dozier scored three times and the Minnesota Twins outslugged the Cleveland Indians 10-7 on Sunday.

04/06/2014

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The Final Countdown To The Twins Home Opener

It looks like the weather will be cooperating as the Minnesota Twins get ready for their home opener at Target Field Monday.

04/06/2014

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Twins Eager To Return Home, Open Against Athletics

Games have already been played for a week all across the majors. The Minnesota Twins, after averaging 97 losses over the past three seasons, could be in for another tough year.

04/06/2014

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Target Field Preps For Twins Home Opener

Warmer weather means spring, and spring means Twins baseball. The team is back at Target Field Monday for the home opener. Crews spent the day Saturday getting the field ready. With the snow being cleared Friday and the grass drying out, they were able to paint all the “Opening Series” logos on the grass Saturday.

04/05/2014

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Twins Beat Indians 7-3 In Gardenhire’s 1,000th Win

Kyle Gibson limited Cleveland to one run in his season debut after Brian Dozier led off the game with a home run, leading Minnesota to a 7-3 win over the Cleveland Indians on Saturday and giving Twins manager Ron Gardenhire his 1,000th career victory.

04/05/2014

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‘There’s No Point’: Minnesotans On Shoveling In April

When Suzanne Born looked outside to see snow on her driveway Friday morning, she skipped the shoveling and went back to bed. “I was born and raised in this state. I’ve lived here all my life, and I know mother nature will take care of this,” said Born, of Golden Valley. “By the time it gets to April, there’s no point in shoveling.”

04/04/2014

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Colabello Has 6 RBIs, Twins Beat White Sox 10-9

Chris Colabello had a career-high six RBIs and doubled twice, Oswaldo Arcia hit a go-ahead triple and the Minnesota Twins avoided a season-opening sweep with a 10-9 comeback win Thursday over the Chicago White Sox.

04/03/2014

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Viola Resting Comfortably After Open-Heart Surgery

Former Minnesota Twins pitcher Frank Viola is resting comfortably after heart surgery. His children, Frank and Kaley, had said on Twitter that the 53-year-old Viola was scheduled for open-heart surgery Wednesday. The pitcher retired as a player following his 1996 season with the Toronto Blue Jays.

04/02/2014

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Even More Specialty Food Items At Target Field This Year

There’s going to be even more delicious food choices at Target Field this year. On Tuesday, the Minnesota Twins and their food partner, Delaware North Companies Sportservice, have announced the addition of a variety of specialty foods for the 2014 season.

04/01/2014

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De Aza Hits 2 HRs As White Sox Beat Twins 5-3

Alejandro De Aza hit two homers, and Jose Abreu had two hits in his major league debut to back Chris Sale and lead the Chicago White Sox to a 5-3 season-opening victory over the Minnesota Twins on Monday.

03/31/2014

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Target Field Ready To Go For Next Week’s Home Opener

After what feels like the longest winter ever, Monday marks a sign that warmer weather is just ahead. It’s Opening Day for Major League Baseball.

03/31/2014

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Twins Place Duensing On Paternity Leave

The Minnesota Twins have placed left-hander Brian Duensing on the paternity list and have recalled right-hander Michael Tonkin from Triple-A Rochester. The moves were announced before Monday’s opener against the Chicago White Sox. Duensing’s wife, Lisa, gave birth to a boy named Boston Matthew Duensing in Omaha. It was the second child for the couple.

03/31/2014

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Blown Fuses Shut Down Twins’ Replays Before Opener

A pair of blown fuses shut down the Minnesota Twins’ replay system before Monday’s season opener at U.S. Cellular Field, and manager Ron Gardenhire hoped it would be fixed by gametime.

03/31/2014

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Willingham Hits 1st HR, Twins Beat Red Sox 7-4

Josh Willingham finally hit his first home run of the spring in Minnesota’s exhibition finale, and the Twins beat the Boston Red Sox 7-4 on Saturday. The game was called because of rain with two outs in the top of the ninth inning. Mike Napoli went 2 for 2 with a home run and three RBIs for the Red Sox. Jake Peavy, making his third Grapefruit League start, gave up one run and three hits in five innings. He walked one and struck out three.

03/29/2014

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Napoli Homers In Red Sox 4-0 Win Over Twins

Mike Napoli hit a solo homer to help the Boston Red Sox defeat the Minnesota Twins 4-0 on Friday. The Red Sox gave Grady Sizemore the day off after telling the oft-injured three-time All-Star that he will be their starting center field on opening day. He has not played in the big leagues since 2011.

03/28/2014

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