Spring Training

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Twins Looking For Leadership After Veterans Leave

There’s a different vibe in the Minnesota Twins clubhouse this spring. Michael Cuddyer, Joe Nathan and Jason Kubel are gone, and the Twins are still adjusting to the loss of the three steadying influences.


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Twins GM Terry Ryan On Opening Spring Training

Twins General Manager Terry Ryan talked about the opening of Spring Training with Dave Lee Tuesday morning.


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Twins’ Zumaya Hurts Elbow In Throwing Session

Joel Zumaya’s comeback bid with the Minnesota Twins took a worrisome turn on Saturday when the reliever ended a throwing session early because of discomfort in his right elbow.


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Morneau Reports For Twins Spring Training

Justin Morneau has reported for duty for Minnesota Twins spring training.


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Twins’ Span Hopes To Put Concussion Behind Him

Denard Span has reported to Minnesota Twins spring training, and the center fielder is ready to see how he feels coming off a year of concussion problems.


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Mauer Ready From Day 1 Of Spring Training

Joe Mauer says he plans to hit the ground running at spring training this year. That means he is taking a far different approach from a quiet spring last season that preceded the worst baseball year of his career.


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Twins Release 2012 Spring Training Schedule

The Minnesota Twins have announced their 2012 Spring Training schedule, which features 17 home games at Hammond Stadium.


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Twins Set Spring Training Attendance Record

The Minnesota Twins have set a new franchise record for attendance at spring training.


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Twins’ Morneau Gets A Hit In Spring Finale

Even though he had an abbreviated spring training while working his way back from a concussion, Minnesota Twins slugger Justin Morneau thinks he will be ready to go on Opening Day in Toronto.


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Twins Blog: Let’s Get This Season Started!

Spring Training is underway and in two weeks, Twins will be back at their new home inside Target Field.


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Twins’ Mauer Gets Hit In First Spring At-Bat

Joe Mauer swung at the second pitch he saw this spring training and ended up with his first hit, and the Minnesota Twins beat Mike Pelfrey and the New York Mets 4-3 Wednesday.


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Twins 1B Morneau Goes 0 For 2 In Spring Debut

Twins first baseman Justin Morneau took his next step toward being ready for opening day.


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Twins Blog: Anticipation

My legs and arms have finally had a chance to thaw out, and I do apologize to the others at Hammond Stadium for the blinding light.


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Twins Blog: Rainy Spring Training Better Than Winter

You know it’s been a rough winter when a cool, rainy, 65 degree day in Florida can break you out of your winter funk. For much of Thursday, it wasn’t clear if the Twins would even take the field for their scheduled game against the Toronto Blue Jays. But, I didn’t really care.


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Thome Returns To Chase 600th HR, 1st Ring

Jim Thome’s back still aches in the morning, just as it has for the past 10 years or so. The older he gets, the more the Minnesota Twins slugger has to do to get those discs and muscles warmed up and ready for another day on the diamond.


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Jones’ 3 Hits, 3 RBIs Lead Orioles Over Twins 11-2

Adam Jones had three hits and three RBIs, and Mark Reynolds drove in two runs Wednesday to lead a Baltimore Orioles’ split squad over the Minnesota Twins 11-2.


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Morneau In ‘B’ Game For Twins, Hits 3-Run Double

Minnesota Twins star Justin Morneau hit a three-run double in a spring training “B” game on Tuesday, the first time he’s played since a concussion sidelined him in July.


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Twins Blog: (B)ig Game

Today’s Twins Spring Training “B” game in Fort Myers against Pittsburgh is probably as exciting as “B” games are going to get.


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Pavano Pitches Scoreless 3 In Twins’ 2-0 Win

Carl Pavano pitched three scoreless innings for the Minnesota Twins in their 2-0 win over the Baltimore Orioles on Thursday.


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Brian Duensing Gets Spot In Twins’ Rotation

With a rotation spot secured, Brian Duensing tossed two scoreless innings Wednesday to lead the Minnesota Twins to a 4-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates.


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Ortiz Homers As Red Sox Beat Twins, 7-6

David Ortiz hit a three-run homer, and Josh Reddick hit a two-run drive that led the Boston Red Sox over the Minnesota Twins 7-6 Monday in the second of three straight games between the teams.


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Best Eats In Fort Myers For Spring Training

Every year around this time, a few lucky fans ditch the snow and cold for warmth and sunshine — all to support their favorite Twinkies.


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Twins Return Entire Pitching Rotation

The Twins brought back most of their starting line up in pitching — but is that a good thing?


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Nishioka, Casilla Working On Language Barrier

Early in spring training, it is foreseeable that Minnesota Twins manager Ron Gardenhire will watch a pop fly drift toward second base as middle infielders Tsuyoshi Nishioka and Alexi Casilla track it down.


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Twins Blog: Spring Awakening

I feel like I woke up today. My jacket was open on the walk home today. The sunglasses were necessary and I didn’t mind stepping in the foot-deep slush puddle.





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