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Cubs Agree To 1-year Deal With Former Twin Baker

The Chicago Cubs have agreed to a one-year contract with former Minnesota Twins pitcher Scott Baker that guarantees $5.5 million next season.

11/13/2012

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Twins Decline Option On Baker’s Contract For 2013

The Minnesota Twins have declined their $9.25 million option on right-hander Scott Baker’s contract for next season, making him eligible for free agency.

10/29/2012

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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 RHP Baker Has Ligament Replacement Surgery

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

04/17/2012

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Twins Claim Thomas, Option Revere To Triple A

The Minnesota Twins claimed outfielder Clete Thomas off waivers from the Detroit Tigers on Saturday.

04/14/2012

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Twins’ Baker To Have Elbow Surgery, Out For Season

The Minnesota Twins announced at a news conference Wednesday that starting pitcher Scott Baker is out indefinitely with an elbow injury in his pitching arm.

04/11/2012

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Twins Put Baker On DL, Send Marquis To Minors

The Minnesota Twins have placed right-hander Scott Baker on the 15-day disabled list and optioned right-hander Jason Marquis to Double-A New Britain, with neither starter ready in time for the regular season.

04/04/2012

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Brignac Has Two Hits, Leads Rays Over Twins 6-2

Reid Brignac went 2 for 2 with an RBI double in the Tampa Bay Rays’ 6-2 win over the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday.

04/03/2012

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McDonald Allows 10 Runs, 7 Hits, 7 Walks To Twins

James McDonald allowed 10 runs, seven hits and seven walks in just 3 2-3 innings as the Pittsburgh Pirates lost to the Minnesota Twins 11-6 Thursday.

03/29/2012

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Twins’ Baker Roughed Up In Return To Mound

Scott Baker gave up a grand slam to Ben Zobrist and a two-run shot to Elliot Johnson in his return from an injury, and the Minnesota Twins lost to the Tampa Bay Rays 10-4 Monday.

03/26/2012

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Baker Makes Spring Debut, Twins Beat Rays 3-2

Scott Baker pitched two hitless innings in his spring debut as the Minnesota Twins beat the Tamps Bay Rays 3-2 on Tuesday.

03/06/2012

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Twins’ Scott Baker On DL With Elbow Injury

The Minnesota Twins have placed right-hander Scott Baker on the disabled list because of a strained pitching elbow.

08/09/2011

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Rangers Earn Series Split With 4-1 Win Over Twins

Matt Harrison worked into the eighth inning to cap his unbeaten July for AL West-leading Texas and won a pitcher’s duel against Minnesota’s Scott Baker in the Rangers’ 4-1 victory Thursday night.

07/28/2011

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Twins Put RHP Scott Baker On DL With Elbow Strain

One day before a huge home series against division-leading Cleveland, and with a pitching staff already under stress from a brutal stretch of 19 games in 18 days, right-hander Scott Baker told the Minnesota Twins he wouldn’t be able to make his scheduled start in the series opener.

07/17/2011

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Twins’ Pen Picks Up For Baker In 3-2 Win Over Rays

Scott Baker had another impressive start cut short by injury before Glen Perkins bailed out struggling closer Matt Capps in the ninth again to help the Minnesota Twins hang on for a 3-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday night.

07/05/2011

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Baker Leaves Game After 5 With Elbow Strain

Minnesota Twins right-hander Scott Baker left the game against Tampa Bay after five innings because of what the team is calling a mild right elbow strain.

07/05/2011

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Baker Fans 9 As Twins Beat Dodgers 1-0

Scott Baker struck out nine while pitching neatly into the eighth inning and Ben Revere had two hits to help the Minnesota Twins to a 1-0 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday.

06/29/2011

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Baker’s 10 Ks Lift Twins Over Padres, 1-0

Baker struck out 10 over eight dominant innings and Danny Valencia homered to lift the surging Minnesota Twins to a 1-0 win over the San Diego Padres on Saturday night.

06/18/2011

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Casilla, Baker Lead Twins Over Rangers 8-1

Dealing with a depleted lineup, the Minnesota Twins might be starting to take opponents by surprise.

06/11/2011

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Indians Drop Fifth Straight, 6-4 To Twins

They juggled their lineup, held a pregame meeting and came out swinging.

06/06/2011

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Twins Bullpen Blows Big Lead In 6-5 Loss To Angels

The Minnesota Twins lost four middle relievers from last year’s playoff team to free agency and multimillion dollar contracts with other teams. The replacements clearly aren’t ready.

05/28/2011

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Twins Rout Red Sox 9-2

Trevor Plouffe hit his first homer of the season and Scott Baker pitched eight strong innings for the Minnesota Twins, who capitalized on several Boston blunders in a 9-2 win over the Red Sox on Friday night.

05/06/2011

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Twins End Spring With 2-0 Win Over Braves

Brandon Beachy pitched four scoreless innings for Atlanta and Scott Baker was just as strong for the Minnesota Twins in their 2-0 win over the Braves on Wednesday.

03/30/2011

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Preseason: Yankees Lose To Twins With Split-Squad

Yankees closer Mariano Rivera struck out all three batters he faced during his first spring training appearance, New York’s 9-2 loss to a Minnesota Twins spilt-squad on Sunday.

03/13/2011

Twins Avoid Second Straight Sweep with Win in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Delmon Young joined some elite company Wednesday night when he became the fifth Minnesota Twin to hit 20 home runs, 40 doubles and drive in 100 runs in the same […]

09/29/2010

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