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Twins Collect 16 Hits In 9-5 Win Over Tigers

Torii Hunter’s towering two-run homer into the third deck against his former team highlighted a 16-hit afternoon for Minnesota, and the Twins beat the Detroit Tigers 9-5 on Saturday.

07/11/2015

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Twins’ Brian Dozier Fills Last-Minute Slot On All-Star Roster

Despite falling short in a round of voting Friday, Minnesota Twins second baseman Brian Dozier will play in the All-Star game after all, the MLB announced Saturday afternoon.

07/11/2015

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Dozier’s Homer Caps Seven-Run Ninth, Twins Beat Tigers 8-6

Brian Dozier hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth to cap a seven-run rally and give the Minnesota Twins an 8-6 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Friday night.

07/10/2015

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Twin Cities Commuters Brace For Major Weekend Traffic On I-394

A perfect storm of hellish traffic conditions will be sure to slow down commuters Friday evening.

07/10/2015

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Despite Valiant Effort By Twins Fans, #VoteDozier Falls Short

Despite a last-minute #VoteDozier campaign on Twitter and a feed-consuming effort by Twins Fans, second baseman Brian Dozier took 2nd place in the race for the final spot of the 2015 American League All-Star Team.

07/10/2015

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Kinsler Homers, Price Pitches Tigers To 4-2 Win Over Twins

Ian Kinsler had a leadoff homer, a double and three RBIs to back David Price’s eight innings as the Detroit Tigers beat the Minnesota Twins 4-2 on Thursday night.

07/09/2015

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Herb Carneal Items To Be Auctioned During MLB All-Star Week

Minnesota Twins memorabilia from Hall of Fame broadcaster Herb Carneal will be up for auction during MLB All-Star Week. The collection will include Carneal’s 1987 Twins World Series Championship gold ring valued at $7,500 and his 1965 Twins American League Championship gold ring estimated at $10,000.

07/09/2015

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10 Big All-Star Snubs In Major League Baseball History

It happens every year in Major League Baseball right before the sport takes a break for the All-Star Game. Somebody that deserves to play in the Summer Classic doesn’t get in, while others that might not be as deserving are chosen.

07/09/2015

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Dozier, Twins Finish Sweep Of Orioles With 5-3 Win

Brian Dozier and Joe Mauer hit back-to-back home runs with two outs in the sixth inning, propelling the Minnesota Twins past the Baltimore Orioles 5-3 Wednesday to complete a three-game sweep.

07/08/2015

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Sano Powers Twins Over Orioles, 8-3

Top prospect Miguel Sano demonstrated his power in hitting his first major league homer then showed some patience at the plate by drawing a bases-loaded walk Tuesday night as the Minnesota Twins cruised to an 8-3 win over the Baltimore Orioles.

07/07/2015

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Twins Encourage Fans To Send Brian Dozier To All-Star Game

There’s only one more chance to get Minnesota Twins’ second baseman Brian Dozier to the All-Star Game. He didn’t make the starting or reserve rosters, so his teammates are stepping up, on of all things a bulldozer. The team brought it in to encourage fans to vote for Dozier one final time.

07/07/2015

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Mauer Hosts Lunch For Gillette Children’s Hospital Patients

Minnesota Twins first baseman Joe Mauer hosted a special lunch Tuesday at the ballpark. It was part of the Twins Hope Week. He invited families of kids who are at Gillette Children’s Hospital to a pizza lunch at Target Field.

07/07/2015

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Twins Closer Glen Perkins Gets Surprise Gift After All-Star Selection

Minnesota Twins closer Glen Perkins had quite a night Monday as the team earned a walk-off 4-2 victory over the Baltimore Orioles at Target Field. After being selected for his third straight All-Star Game, his wife surprised him with a Porsche in the parking lot.

07/07/2015

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Dozier’s Two-Run Homer In 10th Lifts Twins Over Orioles 4-2

Brian Dozier’s two-run home run with one out in the 10th inning lifted the Minnesota Twins to a 4-2 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Monday night.

07/06/2015

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Santana Returns From Suspension As Twins Fall To Royals 3-2

Eric Hosmer drove in Lorenzo Cain with nobody out in the ninth inning, helping the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 3-2 on Sunday for a split of their four-game series.

07/05/2015

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Mauer Has 2-Run HR Among 4 Hits As Twins Beat Royals 5-3

Joe Mauer hit a two-run homer in his first four-hit game in nearly two years, and the Minnesota Twins beat the Kansas City Royals 5-3 Saturday night.

07/04/2015

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Twins’ Santana Reinstated From Suspension, Will Start Sunday

Minnesota Twins pitcher Ervin Santana has been reinstated following an 80-game drug suspension and is scheduled to start Sunday against the Kansas City Royals.

07/04/2015

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Cain Has 3 Hits To Lead Royals Over Twins 3-2 In 10 Innings

Lorenzo Cain had three hits and scored the winning run in the 10th inning as the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 3-2 on Friday night to snap a four-game losing stre

07/03/2015

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Twins Put Shane Robinson On Family Emergency Leave

The Minnesota Twins have placed outfielder Shane Robinson on family emergency leave. Robinson traveled to Boston after his infant daughter underwent emergency surgery. Manager Paul Molitor said Friday that Robinson would not return to the team before Sunday.

07/03/2015

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Twins Blog: The Future Is Now, Chapter 2

It’s official. Miguel Sano is a Minnesota Twin. The rumors started Wednesday after Kennys Vargas was demoted to Double-A Chattanooga. They were fueled when MLB.com reported that the corresponding move would be promotion of the prospect ranked second in the Twins system at the beginning of the year. And now the Twins have announced the promotion of Miguel Sano, who will likely make his Major League debut Thursday night in Kansas City.

07/02/2015

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Twins Get Only 4 Hits Off Cueto, Lose To Reds 2-1

Trevor May recovered nicely from the worst start of his career, giving a quality performance. Cincinnati’s Johnny Cueto was even better. Cueto made his best start yet since returning from a sore elbow, allowing four hits in eight innings, and the Reds beat the Minnesota Twins 2-1 on Wednesday to take their interleague series.

07/01/2015

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Twins Fall Behind By 8 Runs Early, Lose To Reds 11-7

The Minnesota Twins knew all about Billy Hamilton’s speed. Nothing they did could slow him — or the rest of the Reds’ lineup, for that matter.

06/29/2015

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Twins’ Rally Comes Up Short, Brewers Hold On For 5-3 Win

Torii Hunter and the Minnesota Twins made it close. Hunter homered during a ninth-inning rally that fell short, and the Twins lost to the Milwaukee Brewers 5-3 Sunday.

06/28/2015

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Hunter Homers Twice As Twins Beat Brewers 5-2

Torii Hunter hit two home runs and Eduardo Escobar had a three-run shot, leading the Minnesota Twins over the Milwaukee Brewers 5-2 Saturday.

06/27/2015

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Twins Lose 10-4 To Lohse On Brewers’ Big 1st Inning

Minnesota Twins starter Trevor May never expected the game to unravel in the first inning. It did. Kyle Lohse became the 14th pitcher in major league history to beat all 30 active franchises after he pitched six effective innings and benefited from Milwaukee’s six-run first inning to get his first win since May 16 as the Brewers beat the Twins 10-4 on Friday night.

06/26/2015

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