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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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Twins Blog: No Jinxing!

The WCCO-TV Newsroom is more superstitious than most baseball teams.

05/03/2011

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Pavano To Start Opening Day For Twins

The Minnesota Twins just completed their first full workout of spring training, and manager Ron Gardenhire has already decided who will be his starting pitcher on opening day.

02/23/2011

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Twins’ Liriano Misses Workout With Sore Shoulder

Twins pitcher Francisco Liriano missed Minnesota’s first official workout of the spring Friday because of a sore shoulder that he deemed minor.

02/18/2011

Joe Nathan #36 of the Minnesota Twins pitches against the New York Yankees in Game Two of the ALDS during the 2009 MLB Playoffs at Yankee Stadium on October 9, 2009 in the Bronx borough of New York City.  (credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Twins’ Nathan Keeps Up Elbow-Surgery Comeback

Joe Nathan is moving closer to regaining his closer role with the Minnesota Twins, throwing outside off a mound for the first time since reconstructive right elbow surgery nearly a year ago.

02/16/2011

Joe Nathan #36 of the Minnesota Twins pitches against the New York Yankees in Game Two of the ALDS during the 2009 MLB Playoffs at Yankee Stadium on October 9, 2009 in the Bronx borough of New York City.  (credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Nathan Recovering Well From Tommy John Surgery

The typical setbacks that come during a Tommy John rehabilitation haven’t been there for Joe Nathan.

01/28/2011

Bert Blyleven of the Minnesota Twins stands in the dugout during a game in the 1989 season. (credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Twins Announce Plans To Retire HOF Blyleven’s No. 28

Hall of Famer Bert Blyleven will be the sixth player in Twins history to have his jersey number retired, the team announced late Thursday.

01/27/2011

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - JUNE 30: Kevin Slowey #59 of the Minnesota Twins pitches in the fourth inning against the Detroit Tigers during their game on June 30, 2010 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Twins won 5-1. (credit: Hannah Foslien /Getty Images)

Twins Agree With Slowey On 1-Year, $2.7M Deal

The Minnesota Twins and right-hander Kevin Slowey have come to agreement on a one-year, $2.7 million contract to avoid arbitration.

01/25/2011

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Twins Re-Sign Carl Pavano To 2-Year Contract

Carl Pavano is headed back to the Minnesota Twins with a new $16.5 million, two-year contract.

01/19/2011

Jesse Crain pitches during a Minnesota Twins game on April 30, 2010. (credit: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Crain Finalizes $13M Deal With White Sox

Jesse Crain can’t help it: Pitching for the White Sox is going to be a bit odd for a reliever who has played his entire seven-year career for AL Central rival Minnesota.

12/20/2010

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Liriano Hits Wall As Twins Lose Opener

Francisco Liriano didn’t just hit the wall in the sixth inning, he slammed into it. Then the Minnesota Twins went tumbling to a series-opening loss to their October nemesis.

10/07/2010

Twins Trade Ramos to Nats for Closer Capps

All Star right-hander added to bullpen ahead of trade deadline.

07/30/2010

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