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Plouffe Grand Slam, Dozier Homer Lead Twins Past AthleticsErvin Santana received the game ball from Joe Mauer after his first win with Minnesota, and he waited months to finally earn it. The Twins' power hitters provided him plenty of support, too.
Twins GM Ryan Disappointed Club Couldn't Sign Pick CodyMinnesota Twins general manager Terry Ryan says the club came "close" to signing Kentucky right-hander Kyle Cody but a deal ultimately didn't come together with the 73rd overall pick in last month's amateur draft.
MLB 5 Best And Worst Surprises From First MonthOne full month of the MLB season is in the books, what are the biggest surprises?
Twins' Rosario Homers On 1st Pitch Of His CareerEddie Rosario homered on the first pitch he saw in his major league career, Eduardo Escobar also homered and had five RBIs and the Minnesota Twins beat the Oakland Athletics 13-0 on Wednesday night.
Twins' Red-Hot Bats Cooled Off By A's Starter ChavezJesse Chavez struck out seven and allowed one unearned run in 7 1-3 innings and the Oakland Athletics snapped Minnesota's five-game winning streak with a 2-1 victory over the Twins on Tuesday night.
Hunter Backs Hughes With 3-Run HR As Twins Top A's, 8-7Torii Hunter's three-run homer broke a sixth-inning tie, giving Phil Hughes his first win and the streaking Minnesota Twins an 8-7 victory Monday night over the Oakland Athletics.
Twins Put Arcia On DL With Hip Flexor Strain, Recall RosarioThe Minnesota Twins have placed left fielder Oswaldo Arcia on the 15-day disabled list due to a strained right hip flexor muscle.
30 Players: Semien Looks To Break Out With A'sWhen you take a look at Marcus Semien’s stats, nothing really jumps out at you, until you get to his on-base percentage. If you were wondering why he was the main target of Athletics GM Billy Beane in the Jeff Samardzija trade, look no further.
Playoff Pinch Hits: Giants' World Series Win Won't Make Them A DynastyThe San Francisco Giants could win a third World Series in five seasons by beating the Kansas City Royals. But it won't make them a dynasty.
Playoff Pinch Hits: It's All Kansas City In The American League PlayoffsThe Royals have a six-game winning streak in the 2014 MLB postseason. And now they head back to Kansas City with a 2-0 lead over the Orioles in the ALCS.
Playoff Pinch Hits: American League Championship Series Is SetThe Baltimore Orioles and Kansas City Royals are both in the ALCS, with unlikely sweeps in their respective ALDS matchups.
Playoff Pinch Hits: American League Wild-Card Tale Of Two UnderdogsThe Kansas City Royals and Oakland Athletics are both small-market teams with big MLB Playoff aspirations.
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