Spring Training

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Pelfrey Goes 2 Shutout Innings, Twins Beat Red Sox

Mike Pelfrey pitched two scoreless innings in his spring debut after a poor season, and the Minnesota Twins beat the Boston Red Sox 8-2 Friday. Pelfrey allowed one hit. The Twins starter went 5-13 with a 5.19 ERA last year. Mike Napoli got two hits for Boston. David Ortiz and Dustin Pedroia each went 0 for 2.

02/28/2014

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Twins Have Eye Back Home On GM Terry Ryan

While listening to assistant general manager Rob Antony deliver the traditional clubhouse talk on the first day of full-squad workouts, Minnesota Twins reliever Brian Duensing kept thinking of Terry Ryan.

02/25/2014

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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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Mauer, Twins Adjust To His Position Switch

As the Minnesota Twins annual honors were handed out at Target Field, the club’s most valuable player hardly needed his introduction. He has a new title, though, and that’s going to take some getting used to. First baseman Joe Mauer.

02/14/2014

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Buxton, Meyer, Sano Among Twins Spring Invites

The Minnesota Twins will have their three top prospects in camp next month: center fielder Byron Buxton, starting pitcher Alex Meyer and third baseman Miguel Sano. The Twins announced Thursday they invited 23 players not on the 40-man major league roster to spring training this year in Fort Myers, Fla.

01/09/2014

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Best Places To Visit Off Season In The US

New Orleans, Orlando, Maui, Phoenix, and San Francisco are among the best places to visit in the U.S. in the off season.

01/07/2014

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Twins Spring Training Tickets Go On Sale Jan. 11

Single-game tickets for Minnesota Twins spring training games go on sale Jan. 11. Tickets will be available online, by phone, or at the Hammond Stadium box office in Fort Myers, Fla., or the Target Field box office in Minneapolis starting at 8 a.m. Central time that day.

01/03/2014

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Twins To Bring Jason Bartlett To Spring Training

The Minnesota Twins have agreed to terms with former starting shortstop Jason Bartlett on a minor league contract that includes an invitation to spring training.

11/20/2013

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Twins Break Ground On Fla. Spring Training Upgrade

The Minnesota Twins and Lee County have broken ground on $48.5 million in renovations at the team’s spring training complex in Florida.

10/03/2013

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Red Sox Beat Twins 4-2

Felix Doubront pitched six-hit ball for five scoreless innings, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Minnesota Twins 4-2 Saturday in the spring training finale for both teams.

03/30/2013

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Buchholz Sharp In Red Sox Win Over Twins

Clay Buchholz pitched one-hit ball for four scoreless innings, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Minnesota Twins 6-1 Thursday night in the first of three straight games between the teams to end spring training.

03/28/2013

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Markakis Back For O’s, Twins’ Hendriks Hit By Ball

Nick Markakis got a hit in his return to Baltimore’s lineup while Twins pitcher Liam Hendriks exited early after being struck in the hand by a batted ball Tuesday in the Orioles’ 9-4 win over Minnesota.

03/26/2013

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Twins Reassign WBC Star Deduno To Minors

The Minnesota Twins have reassigned World Baseball Classic star Samuel Deduno to minor league camp.

03/26/2013

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Twins Dismiss Yankees 6-1

Robinson Cano rejoined the Yankees from the World Baseball Classic and got New York’s only hit Thursday night in a 6-1 loss to Minnesota Twins on Thursday night.

03/21/2013

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Pelfrey Struggles For Twins In Loss To Red Sox

Mike Pelfrey gave up five runs in two innings as he tries to accelerate his return from Tommy John surgery, and the Minnesota Twins lost to the Boston Red Sox 7-3 Thursday.

03/14/2013

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Twins Option Gibson, Thielbar To AAA Rochester

The Minnesota Twins announced more roster moves Thursday morning as they continue into the heart of spring training down in Florida.

03/14/2013

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Matusz 4 Hitless Innings, O’s Top Twins 9-4

With outings like this, Brian Matusz could regain a job in the Baltimore Orioles’ starting rotation.

03/13/2013

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McCutchen Homers As Pirates Beat Twins 7-4

Andrew McCutchen, Gaby Sanchez and Tony Sanchez hit home runs, leading a Pittsburgh Pirates’ split squad over the Minnesota Twins 7-4 Sunday.

03/11/2013

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Burnett Preps For Opener In 5-4 Loss To Twins

A.J. Burnett prepared for his opening-day start by allowing two runs and two hits in 4 2-3 innings Saturday in the Pittsburgh Pirates’ 5-4 loss to the Minnesota Twins.

03/09/2013

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Napoli’s 3-Run Shot Sends Red Sox Past Twins 12-5

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Mike Napoli hit a three-run homer for Boston, Clay Buchholz overcame leg soreness to pitch three scoreless innings and the Red Sox beat a split squad of Minnesota Twins 12-5 […]

03/07/2013

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Hicks Hits 3 HRs, Twins Beat Phillies 10-6

Aaron Hicks hit three home runs and the Minnesota Twins beat the Philadelphia Phillies 10-6 victory on Thursday.

03/07/2013

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Good Question: ‘Reply All’: Spring Training & Free Credit Reports

The first day of March has many thinking spring thoughts, so let’s start with a question from Daniel about spring training: Why do the Twins train in Ft. Myers?

03/01/2013

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Late Homer Lifts Orioles To 5-3 Win Over Twins

Minnesota’s Josh Willingham opened the Grapefruit League season with two hits, including a two-run homer, though the Baltimore Orioles rallied late for a 5-3 win on Saturday.

02/23/2013

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Twins’ Top Draft Pick In ’08 Now Takes Over Center Field

Unlike the NFL or the NBA, No. 1 draft choices in Major League Baseball often spend years in the minors before getting a shot at the majors.

02/21/2013

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What’s Tom Brunansky ‘The Coach’ Going To Be Like?

The Minnesota Twins employ a field of dreams coaching staff.

02/20/2013

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