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All-Star Pitching Matchup Could Be One To Savor

The starting pitching matchup at the All-Star game — whatever it ends up being — could be one for the ages. Seattle’s Felix Hernandez looks like the front-runner in the American League, with a 10-2 record and a 2.11 ERA.

07/07/2014

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Twins Blog: Waiting Game

Ten years. Two hundred ninety-two games. One thousand ninety-three and two-thirds innings. That’s how long Yohan Pino had to slog his way through the minor leagues before finally getting his shot at the big leagues. And, in an ironic twist few sports other than baseball could provide, he had to wait an extra two hours on Thursday night thanks to a steady rain that delayed the start of the Twins vs. White Sox until 9:16 p.m.

06/20/2014

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New Prague Pitcher Leads Team Through Playoffs

It’s like playoff hockey and goalies, in high school softball a great pitcher can carry you a long way. New Prague has one such phenomenon, Nichole Reed. Reed is almost unhittable.

05/24/2014

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Pelfrey Hopes To Rebound After Bad Year With Twins

Mike Pelfrey hopes to bounce back from a rough first season with the Minnesota Twins. The right-hander began last season less than a year after having Tommy John elbow-ligament replacement surgery and went 5-13 with a 5.17 ERA.

02/22/2014

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12-10-13 Mike Max Sports On The Morning News With Dave Lee

Will Adrian Peterson be able to play on Sunday? Listen to what Mike Max had to say by clicking the link above.

12/10/2013

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12-3 Mike Max Sports On The Morning News With Dave Lee

A couple of Gophers are All Big Ten!

12/03/2013

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Diamond Struggles Again As Blue Jays Beat Twins

Scott Diamond is running out of answers while trying to solve his pitching problems. Todd Redmond threw one-hit ball over five innings for his first major league win and the Toronto Blue Jays hit three home runs off Diamond Sunday to beat the slumping Twins 11-5. “It’s frustrating the way it all worked out again,” said Diamond, who’s allowed eight homers in his past four starts. “I’m really struggling keeping guys in the park.” Diamond (5-8) allowed six runs and eight hits in 4 2-3 innings and matched a career-high with four walks, losing for the fourth time in six starts.

07/07/2013

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Cano, Yankees Rally And Top Twins 10-4

Robinson Cano homered twice and Andy Pettitte broke Whitey Ford’s club record for career strikeouts to help the New York Yankees snap a five-game skid with a 10-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night.

07/01/2013

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Deduno Pitches Twins To 3-1 Victory Over Royals

Samuel Deduno pitched seven sharp innings and one of Justin Morneau’s two doubles drove in Minnesota’s first run, sending the Twins to a 3-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Thursday night.

06/27/2013

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St. Paul Saints’ Manager Recalls Only MLB Win w/ Minn. Twins

It’s at Midway Stadium, across the river from where most baseball memories are made in this metro, where George Tsamis has managed the St. Paul Saints to more than 500 wins.

05/26/2013

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Gopher Ace Windle En Route To MLB?

Every team needs an ace, and the Gopher baseball team relies on Tom Windle, a left-hander who may have a future beyond college.

05/16/2013

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Beyond Bounds: Reigning MIAC Baseball MVP Also Most Valuable Volunteer

What does Bethel’s star senior pitcher Matt Rowley share with Tim Tebow?

02/21/2013

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Twins Have Hope For Future Starting Pitching Surge

The Minnesota Twins have remade their rotation after a rough time on the mound. They’ll have at least three new guys in the five-man group.

02/11/2013

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Twins Avoid Arbitration With Duensing, Butera

The Minnesota Twins have agreed to terms with left-hander Brian Duensing and backup catcher Drew Butera to one-year contracts, ensuring that all of their arbitration-eligible players are signed for 2013.

01/18/2013

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Gophers’ TJ Oakes Drafted In 11th Round

University of Minnesota pitcher TJ Oakes, of Jordan, Minn., was drafted by the Colorado Rockies with the 10th pick in the 11th round (348) in Tuesday’s Major League Baseball Draft.

06/05/2012

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