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Twins Release Nishioka After 2 Rough Years

The Minnesota Twins have released Tsuyoshi Nishioka, ending their experiment with the Japanese middle infielder after two rough years. The Twins said Friday that the move came at Nishioka’s request.

09/28/2012

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Twins Send Down Blackburn, Nishioka Will Stay In Rochester

The Minnesota Twins have outrighted right-handed pitcher Nick Blackburn to Triple-A Rochester and infielder Tsuyoshi Nishioka. According to the Twins’ director of communication, the team will make a corresponding roster move to replace Blackburn on Tuesday.

08/20/2012

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Twins Send Struggling Nishioka Back To Triple-A

The Minnesota Twins have sent middle infielder Tsuyoshi Nishioka back to Triple-A Rochester after a rough week in the majors.

08/13/2012

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Twins Bench Nishioka After Rough Series

Minnesota has left struggling middle infielder Tsuyoshi Nishioka on the bench after a rough start to his first stint with the Twins this season.

08/10/2012

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Nishioka’s Miscues Send Twins To Loss In Cleveland

Tsuyoshi Nishioka’s first season with Minnesota was a major disappointment. His second stint with the Twins is off to an even worse start.

08/08/2012

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Indians’ Streak Hits 11 With 7-5 Loss To Twins

The Minnesota Twins couldn’t solve Cleveland Indians starter Corey Kluber. They had no trouble knocking around All-Star closer Chris Perez.

08/07/2012

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Twins Win 14-3, Indians Lose 10th Straight

Justin Morneau homered twice and drove in four runs, Joe Mauer had three RBIs and Ryan Doumit hit a three-run homer to lead the Minnesota Twins to a 14-3 victory over Cleveland on Monday night, the Indians’ 10th straight loss.

08/06/2012

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Twins Recall Tsuyoshi Nishioka From Triple-A

The Minnesota Twins have recallled infielder Tsuyoshi Nishioka from Triple-A Rochester. Nishioka played second base and batted seventh Monday night against the Cleveland Indians. He batted .284 in 84 games at Rochester.

08/06/2012

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Minnesota Twins Option Nishioka To Triple-A

The Minnesota Twins have decided to option infielder Tsuyoshi Nishioka to Triple-A Rochester, according to MLB.com.

03/19/2012

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Minnesota Twins Gear Up For First Spring Training Game

The Minnesota Twins take the field for their first game on Saturday. While it’s only a spring training game, it could be a good indicator for how the team will play this season.

03/03/2012

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Make-Or-Break Season For Twins’ Nishioka

Tsuyoshi Nishioka enters his second spring training in the big leagues knowing a lot is on the line.

02/23/2012

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Twins Scratch Nishioka Because Of Back Spasms

Minnesota Twins shortstop Tsuyoshi Nishioka has been taken out of the team’s lineup because of back spasms.

08/20/2011

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Morneau’s 2-Run Single In 9th Leads Twins

Justin Morneau’s bases-loaded single in the ninth inning gave the Minnesota Twins a 6-5 victory over the first-place Detroit Tigers on Wednesday night.

08/17/2011

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McDonald’s Rare Homer Lifts Red Sox Over Twins

Darnell McDonald hit a two-run homer into the upper deck in left field to help the Boston Red Sox defeat the Minnesota Twins 4-3 on Tuesday night.

08/09/2011

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Valencia Pushes Twins Past Indians Again

Danny Valencia singled home the go-ahead run for the second straight day, this time in the eighth inning, and the Minnesota Twins beat the Cleveland Indians 7-5 in a sloppy game played on another sweltering day at Target Field.

07/20/2011

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Mauer OK At 1st Base, Twins Beat White Sox

Joe Mauer had three hits, drove in two runs and was flawless in his first game at first base as the Minnesota Twins beat the Chicago White Sox 6-2 on Thursday night.

07/07/2011

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Nishioka Eager To Rejoin Twins After Leg Recovery

Tsuyoshi Nishioka’s long-delayed debut in Minnesota has arrived. This time, he’ll play a different part.

06/15/2011

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Morneau Headed To DL For Twins

Just as Joe Mauer and Tsuyoshi Nishioka are getting closer to returning to the Minnesota Twins, Justin Morneau is headed to the disabled list.

06/14/2011

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Twins Nishioka Doesn’t Need Surgery On Broken Leg

Minnesota Twins second baseman Tsuyoshi Nishioka will not need a cast or surgery for his broken left fibula.

04/08/2011

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Twins Blog: Losing To New York

It always hurts a little bit more losing there. Today it hurt a lot.

04/07/2011

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Twins Place Nishioka On 15-Day Disabled List

Twins infielder Tsuyoshi Nishioka has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a fractured left fibula, the team announced.

04/07/2011

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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.

03/11/2011

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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.

02/24/2011

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Twins Confident In Nishioka

The Twins are confident in newly signed Tsuyoshi Nishioka — as long as he stays consistant and can adjust to MLB pitchers.

02/23/2011

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Twins, Nishioka Prepare To Adjust To Each Other

A baker’s dozen of journalists were waiting at the doorway to the Minnesota Twins clubhouse, and for once they weren’t looking for Joe Mauer.

02/22/2011

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