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Red Sox-Twins Game Postponed; Doubleheader On Wednesday

The Minnesota Twins game at the Boston Red Sox was postponed on Monday because of wet grounds and a forecast of heavy rain during the day.

06/01/2015

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Twins’ Dozier Learns Spanish To Get To Know Teammates

This season, half of the team’s 40 man roster was born outside the US. Seventeen are native Spanish speakers, mostly from Venezuela and Dominican Republic. Knowing many of his teammates couldn’t speak his language, Dozier took it upon himself to learn theirs.

05/31/2015

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Twins Blog: Homestand Notes

Another homestand for the Minnesota Twins is in the books, and the pattern of home field success continues. This six-gamer saw the Twins accomplish something they hadn’t done since 2006, and afforded them a view of the division they hadn’t had since 2013.

05/31/2015

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Hunter’s Go-Ahead Double Lifts Twins Over Blue Jays 6-5

Trevor Plouffe hit a two-run homer, Torii Hunter had a go-ahead double in the seventh inning and the Minnesota Twins beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-5 on Sunday.

05/31/2015

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Twins’ Nolasco Leaves In 2nd Inning With Ankle Injury

Minnesota’s Ricky Nolasco left his start in the second inning against Toronto on Sunday with a sore right ankle. The team said Nolasco, who started the day 5-1 with a 5.12 ERA, would undergo an MRI.

05/31/2015

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Twins’ Pitching Coach Neil Allen Changing Bullpen’s Mindset

The Twins’ bullpen has been turning things around lately, and that’s in no small part thanks to the pitching coach, Neil Allen.

05/30/2015

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Dozier’s RBI Triple Lifts Twins In 3-2 Win Over Blue Jays

Brian Dozier drove in the tiebreaking run with a triple in the seventh inning, lifting the Minnesota Twins past the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2 on Saturday.

05/30/2015

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Twins Bring Fien Back From DL, Send Tonkin Down

The Minnesota Twins have returned right-hander Casey Fien from his rehab assignment for a strained right shoulder and removed him from the disabled list.

05/29/2015

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Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best Bets

It’s Friday eve and that means WCCO This Morning is Working for the Weekend.

05/28/2015

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Twins Sweep Red Sox, Move Into 1st Place Tie In AL Central

Aaron Hicks homered for the first time in more than a year and the Minnesota Twins extended their winning streak to five games with a 6-4 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday.

05/27/2015

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4 Things To Know From May 27, 2015

Wednesday’s talkers include the location of the special session, Facebook statuses and personality, NASA space station and the Minnesota Twins.

05/27/2015

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Pelfrey Helps Twins Keep Winning, 2-1 Over Red Sox

Mike Pelfrey was sharp for seven innings, Trevor Plouffe and Kurt Suzuki hit back-to-back RBI doubles in the first inning, and the Minnesota Twins held on to beat the Boston Red Sox 2-1 on Tuesday night.

05/26/2015

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Twins Ticket Sales Booming As Team Wins Ballgames

As the Minnesota Twins continue to win, demand for game tickets is growing. And that means those cheap seats you’d hope to score this season may cost a bit more.

05/26/2015

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Nolasco, Plouffe Help Twins Stay Hot In 7-2 Win Over Red Sox

Ricky Nolasco struck out five in 7 2-3 innings and Trevor Plouffe hit a three-run homer to lead the surging Minnesota Twins to a 7-2 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Monday.

05/25/2015

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Dozier Homers Twice, Twins Beat White Sox 8-1

Brian Dozier homered twice and drove in four runs and the Minnesota Twins beat the Chicago White Sox 8-1 on Sunday.

05/24/2015

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Twins’ Eddie Guardado Returns To Minnesota To Jump Start Bullpen

Eddie Guardado sat down with WCCO’s Mike Max in the Twins’ dugout to talk about his approach to coaching, pitching, and he reminisces about the pressure and excitement of his days as a relief pitcher in Minnesota.

05/23/2015

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Hunter, Nuñez Homer In Twins’ 4-3 Win Over White Sox

Hunter homered, Trevor May pitched a career-high seven innings and the Minnesota Twins defeated the Chicago White Sox 4-3 on Saturday.

05/23/2015

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Twins Get Shut Down By Samardzija, Lose 3-2 To White Sox

As he watched from the dugout, Paul Molitor had no desire to grab a bat and step in against Jeff Samardzija. The Hall of Famer had plenty of sympathy for his batters, though. Samardzija fought off a shaky start to pitch three-hit ball over eight innings, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Minnesota Twins 3-2 on Friday night.

05/22/2015

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Twins Reinstate Stauffer After Rehab Assignment

The Minnesota Twins are reinstating right-handed pitcher Tim Stauffer. Stauffer was on the disabled list and missed 19 games with a right intercostal strain. The Twins say Thursday that he’ll be back from his rehab assignment at Triple-A Rochester in time for Friday’s game in Chicago.

05/21/2015

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Target Field Becomes ‘Trash Free’

The Minnesota Twins are off to a good start this season, and now Target Field also has some bragging rights. The Twins say they now have the greenest ballpark in Major League Baseball. This comes after a partnership with a company called Eco Products in the effort to cut down on plastic.

05/20/2015

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Mauer’s Homer Lifts Twins To 4-3 Win Over Pirates In 13

Joe Mauer hit his first home run of the season, a solo shot off Antonio Bastardo in the 13th inning to help the Minnesota Twins to a 4-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday night.

05/20/2015

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Twins Use Big 2nd Inning To Down Pirates 8-5

Brian Dozier got Minnesota started with a home run in the first inning and Trevor Plouffe hit a two-run shot in a six-run second as the Twins built an early 7-0 lead then held on for an 8-5 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night.

05/19/2015

PITTSBURGH, PA - SEPTEMBER 17: Francisco Liriano #47 of the Pittsburgh Pirates pitches in the first inning against the Boston Red Sox during inter-league play at PNC Park on September 17, 2014 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Twins Face Francisco Liriano In Pittsburgh

Francisco Liriano will start for the Pirates when the Minnesota Twins visit Pittsburgh in the interleague series opener. The lefty makes his first start as a Pirate against his former team Tuesday night.

05/19/2015

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Vargas Sent To Triple-A Rochester

The Minnesota Twins have sent designated hitter Kennys Vargas to Triple-A Rochester. On Sunday, he was left out of the starting lineup for the second straight game and was instead a late-inning replacement.

05/18/2015

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