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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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Twins Put Rookie Buxton On DL, With Sprained Left Thumb

Rookie center fielder Byron Buxton has been put on the 15-day disabled list by the Minnesota Twins because of a sprained left thumb, and one of baseball’s best prospects will be out for at least a month.

06/26/2015

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Even For ‘Electrifying’ Buxton, There’s A Lot To Learn

Byron Buxton finished his first homestand for Minnesota with quite the challenge in Chicago White Sox ace Chris Sale, the three-time-and-counting All-Star left-hander who will likely appear on the schedule many times in the coming seasons as a division rival of the Twins.

06/25/2015

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Twins Summon Another Top Prospect, Right-Hander Alex Meyer

The Minnesota Twins have promoted another one of their top prospects, right-handed pitcher Alex Meyer. The Twins announced they will recall Meyer from Triple-A Rochester prior to Friday’s game at Milwaukee.

06/25/2015

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Hughes Goes 8 As Twins Beat Sale For 3rd Time, 6-1

Phil Hughes tossed eight strong innings and the Minnesota Twins beat Chris Sale for the third time this season, overcoming 10 more strikeouts by the Chicago White Sox ace in a 6-1 victory Wednesday.

06/24/2015

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Samardzija, White Sox Top Twins 6-2

Jeff Samardzija struck out seven batters in seven innings for just his second win in nine starts on the road this season, and the White Sox beat the Minnesota Twins 6-2 Tuesday to snap a seven-game losing streak away from Chicago.

06/23/2015

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Roots For The Home Team’s Wild Gitigan Salad

Fresh fruits and vegetables are key to a healthy diet. In fact, a recent poll by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota said that more than half of Minnesotans say not being able to get easy access to fresh produce is what keeps them from making healthy choices.

06/23/2015

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Vargas, Twins Cruise To 13-2 Victory Over White Sox

Kennys Vargas went 4 for 4 with a three-run homer and four RBIs, rookie Byron Buxton had three hits in his first time batting leadoff in the majors, and the Minnesota Twins trounced the Chicago White Sox 13-2 on Monday night.

06/22/2015

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Buxton Leading Off For Twins Against White Sox Monday Night

There will be a buzz yet again at Target Field Monday night as the Minnesota Twins host the Chicago White Sox in a series of American League Central Division rivals. Byron Buxton has been moved in the lineup from No. 9 to leading off.

06/22/2015

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Arrieta Pitches Shutout, Fowler Hits Slam, Cubs Beat Twins

Jake Arrieta pitched a four-hitter and Dexter Fowler hit a grand slam, leading the Chicago Cubs over the Minnesota Twins 8-0 on Sunday.

06/21/2015

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Twins Host Inaugural ‘Catch On The Field’

On this Father’s Day weekend, the Minnesota Twins helped create some special memories on the field. The Twins hosted the inaugural Catch on the Field event after Saturday afternoon’s game.

06/20/2015

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Vargas Hits Winning HR With 2 Outs In 9th, Twins Sweep Cards

Slumping Kennys Vargas hit a solo home run with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning Thursday, lifting the Minnesota Twins to a 2-1 victory and a two-game sweep of the St. Louis Cardinals.

06/18/2015

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Twins Blog: ‘Damn Yankees!’

It’s fair to say there’s no love lost between the Minnesota Twins and New York Yankees. However, that rivalry (and hatred) goes well beyond the Twins’ days at the Metrodome and even Met Stadium.

06/18/2015

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Milone, Twins Nip Cardinals 3-1

Tommy Milone gave up one run in seven innings and the Minnesota Twins squeaked out a 3-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday night.

06/17/2015

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Byron Buxton Set To Make Target Field Debut With Twins

A near sellout crowd is expected at Target Field in Minneapolis as the Minnesota Twins host the St. Louis Cardinals. It’s largely because the top prospect in the Twins’ organization is making his first game appearance at Target Field.

06/17/2015

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Twins Lose 3-2 To Cardinals Again, Wrap Up 1-4 Trip

For the second straight game, the Minnesota Twins fell just short of success. Consecutive 3-2 losses to the St. Louis Cardinals lessen the heartache of a 1-4 trip, if only somewhat. The Cardinals have the best record in the majors and the Twins remained in striking distance in the AL Central.

06/16/2015

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Lackey, Molina Pace Cardinals’ 3-2 Win Over Twins

Yadier Molina homered for the first time this season and John Lackey worked eight strong innings for the St. Louis Cardinals, who won their fourth in a row with a 3-2 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night.

06/15/2015

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Buxton Scores Winning Run In MLB Debut As Twins Beat Rangers

Byron Buxton went 0 for 4 in his major league debut, but scored the winning run in the ninth inning to lift the Minnesota Twins to a 4-3 victory over the Texas Rangers on Sunday.

06/14/2015

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Twins Place Hicks On 15-Day DL With Right Forearm Strain

The Minnesota Twins announced Sunday that they’ve placed Aaron Hicks on the 15-day disabled list with a right forearm strain, retroactive to June 13.

06/14/2015

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Rangers Hit Impressive HRs, Lewis Finally Beats Twins

Moreland pulled his shot an estimated 409 feet down the right-field line and Gallo then had a 461-foot drive into the upper deck, all in a tiebreaking six-run fourth that put Texas ahead to stay in Colby Lewis’ first career win over the Twins.

06/13/2015

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Top Prospect OF Byron Buxton Set To Join Twins On Sunday

The Twins announced Saturday their plan to select Buxton’s contract from Double-A Chattanooga, and that the outfielder will be in uniform Sunday for the finale of a three-game series in Texas.

06/13/2015

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