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Twins Snap Skid With 3-2 Win Over Tigers

Joe Mauer homered and had three hits, helping the Minnesota Twins snap a 10-game losing streak with a 3-2 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Saturday. Mauer had already earned the ire of Detroit fans when he broke up Anibal Sanchez’s no-hit bid in the ninth inning Friday night. He was booed when came to bat in the first inning Saturday — then booed some more after his solo homer to right field.

05/25/2013

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Gardenhire Earns 64th Career Ejection At Twins’ Game In Detroit

Minnesota Twins manager Ron Gardenhire has been ejected from Saturday’s game at Detroit while arguing a call at second base. The Twins had men on first and second with nobody out in the third inning when Justin Morneau hit a grounder to first baseman Prince Fielder.

05/25/2013

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Mauer Returns To Lineup For Twins

Joe Mauer has returned to the Minnesota Twins lineup after missing one game because of a stiff back. Mauer was scratched from Friday night’s game against Boston after he woke up with back pain. Manager Ron Gardenhire says Mauer came to Target Field on Saturday feeling much better, and he was put back in the lineup as the designated hitter.

05/18/2013

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Mauer, Victorino Out For Red Sox-Twins Opener

Minnesota Twins catcher Joe Mauer was out of the lineup Friday night for the series opener against Boston because of a stiff back.

05/17/2013

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Arcia HR, Lackey Error Boost Twins Over Sox 5-3

Oswaldo Arcia hit a two-run homer and the Minnesota Twins capitalized on a costly throwing error by Boston starter John Lackey to beat the struggling Red Sox 5-3 Thursday night.

05/09/2013

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Florimon’s 3 RBIs Key Twins’ 15-8 Win Over Red Sox

Pedro Florimon had a solo homer and a two-run double in Minnesota’s season-high, seven-run second inning that carried the Twins to a 15-8 rout over the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday night.

05/08/2013

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Buck’s Grand Slam Powers Mets Past Twins 16-5

John Buck kept up his powerful start with a grand slam, his fourth home run in the last four games, and the New York Mets beat the Minnesota Twins 16-5 as snowflakes fell at Target Field on Friday night.

04/12/2013

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Twins Blog: Opening Day Starter Named

On Wednesday, Twins manager Ron Gardenhire confirmed what had long been suspected by Twins pundits, namely that off-season trade acquisition, Vance Worley, would get the start on Opening Day in Minnesota.

03/27/2013

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Twins Beat Rays 6-4

Sure, Desmond Jennings wants to see more pitches per at-bat. Yes, he’d like to take more walks this season. And maybe this is the year he finally masters the bunt.

03/11/2013

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Twins Beat Cardinals 7-0

Lance Lynn allowed four hits in a three-run first inning and Jason Motte gave up a two-run homer in his second straight outing as the St. Louis Cardinals lost to the Minnesota Twins 7-0 Monday.

03/04/2013

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Morneau Homers For Twins In 2-1 Loss To Red Sox

The next time Justin Morneau steps into the batter’s box he’ll be representing Canada in the World Baseball Classic. Morneau homered in his final game with Minnesota before leaving for the WBC, but the Twins lost to the Boston Red Sox 2-1 on Saturday.

03/02/2013

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Twins Counting On New Coaches To Help Turnaround

After their second straight last-place finish, the Minnesota Twins shook up their coaching staff.

02/05/2013

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Twins Hope Top Prospect Hicks Is Next Star In CF

Next in line to start in center field for Minnesota is Aaron Hicks.

01/31/2013

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Last-Place Twins Shakeup Gardenhire’s Staff

The Minnesota Twins have fired five coaches and their head athletic trainer in the wake of a second straight last-place finish in the AL Central.

10/04/2012

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Changes Expected For Last-Place Twins

The Minnesota Twins just finished their second straight season with more than 90 losses. After the first one, the normally patient and loyal owners fired general manager Bill Smith.

10/04/2012

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