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Emerging Twins Ace Diamond Hopes To Heal By Opener

Scott Diamond was the only Minnesota Twins starter who pitched well enough last season to retain his spot in the rotation for this year.

02/13/2013

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Glen Perkins Has Come A Long Way With The Twins

Terry Ryan stepped to the podium for a preseason address to the local media and looked across the room at Glen Perkins seated at one of the tables.

02/12/2013

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Jack Morris Returns To Blue Jays As TV Analyst

Former pitcher Jack Morris is returning to the Toronto Blue Jays as a television analyst.

02/05/2013

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Twins Sign Rich Harden To Minor-League Contract

The Minnesota Twins have signed injury-hampered right-hander Rich Harden to a minor-league contract with an invitation to compete for a spot on the staff in spring training.

12/21/2012

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Twins Trade Ben Revere For Phillies’ Pitchers Worley, May

The Minnesota Twins announced late Thursday morning that they have acquired right-handed pitchers Vance Worley and Trevor May from the Philadelphia Phillies in exchange for outfielder Ben Revere.

12/06/2012

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Twins Will Decline Option On Reliever Matt Capps

The Minnesota Twins say they will decline their $6 million contract option on right-handed reliever Matt Capps, which will make him eligible for free agency.

10/24/2012

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Twins Blog: The Curious Case of Francisco Liriano

Francisco Liriano became a member of the Minnesota Twins organization on Nov. 14, 2003, coming over from the San Francisco Giants in a trade for A.J. Pierzynski.

07/14/2012

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Gardenhire Impressed By Tigers Ace Verlander

Ron Gardenhire continues to be impressed every time he sees Justin Verlander pitch.

07/05/2012

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Twins’ Perkins Describes Life As A Father

On the mound, Minnesota Twins pitcher Glen Perkins is zoned in — a tough reliever batters don’t want to face. But at home, he’s just dad.

06/17/2012

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Starter P.J. Walters Out With Shoulder Pain

Minnesota Twins right-hander P.J. Walters left his start after only 15 pitches with pain and stiffness in his throwing shoulder.

06/13/2012

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Rochester Pitcher Shows Major League Draft Promise

The last Minnesota high school player taken in the first round of the major league draft was Joe Mauer in 2001. That streak might be snapped this year if Rochester pitcher Mitch Brown is projected as a late first round pick in next month’s draft.

05/24/2012

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Baker Preps For Long Recovery From Tommy John

While Scott Baker worked through elbow issues over the past two seasons, the Minnesota Twins right-hander heard the whispers both inside and outside Target Field.

04/27/2012

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Twins To Skip Struggling Liriano’s Next Start

The Minnesota Twins have decided to skip struggling left-hander Francisco Liriano’s next turn and give him eight days to refocus before he starts again.

04/23/2012

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Coon Rapids Pitcher Throws Heat, Loves The Game

Even in a gymnasium taking ground balls at shortstop, Coon Rapids infielder Logan Shore looks so smooth. He makes it look almost effortless to play the game.

04/21/2012

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Twins RHP Baker Has Ligament Replacement Surgery

Minnesota Twins pitcher Scott Baker had elbow-ligament replacement surgery Tuesday.

04/17/2012

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Zumaya Considering Retirement After Latest Injury

Minnesota Twins reliever Joel Zumaya says he is considering retirement after tearing a ligament in his elbow at spring training.

02/27/2012

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Twins Bring Back Closer Capps For 2nd chance

After the kind of season Matt Capps endured as the Minnesota Twins closer, many pitchers would look for a change of scenery in free agency.

02/20/2012

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Former Pitcher Pascual Added To Twins Hall Of Fame

Former pitcher Camilo Pascual has been elected to the Minnesota Twins Hall of Fame, as the 24th member.

01/27/2012

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Zumaya: Throwing 100 MPH Is ‘Overrated’

Joel Zumaya has painfully realized the potential hazard of his natural gift. Being able to throw the ball incredibly hard can come with a price.

01/19/2012

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Twins Agree To Terms With Jason Marquis

Right-hander Jason Marquis has agreed to a one-year, $3 million deal with the Minnesota Twins.

12/22/2011

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Twins Decline To Offer Contract To LHP Mijares

The Minnesota Twins have decided not to offer left-hander Jose Mijares a contract for next season. The decision makes the 27-year-old reliever a free agent.

12/12/2011

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Liriano To 15-Day Disabled List With Left Shoulder Strain

The Minnesota Twins placed left-handed pitcher Francisco Liriano on the 15-day disabled list with a left posterior shoulder strain.

08/25/2011

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Twins’ Slowey Has Abdominal Strain, Headed To DL

Minnesota Twins right-hander Kevin Slowey has a muscle strain in his abdomen that requires at least a week of rest and a likely stint on the disabled list.

05/25/2011

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Gophers’ Freshman Pitcher Making Her Name Known

Gopher pitcher Sara Moulton logs countless hours in the weight room, and it has equated into softball success.

05/09/2011

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Liriano Tosses No-Hitter In Twins Win Over Sox

In his decade-long professional career, Francisco Liriano had never thrown a shutout or even a complete game. Not at any level, not in any league. So much for those old stats. Now, he’s Mr. No-Hitter.

05/03/2011

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