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Tsuyoshi Nishioka

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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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Twins Introduce New Japanese Infielder Nishioka

The Minnesota Twins gave Japanese infielder Tsuyoshi Nishioka a warm welcome, trying to make Target Field feel a little less foreign.

12/18/2010

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Nishioka, Twins Agree On Contract

Japanese batting champion Tsuyoshi Nishioka and the Minnesota Twins reached preliminary agreement Thursday on a three-year contract worth about $10 million, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press.

12/16/2010

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Hardy Traded To Orioles For Pitchers

Infielders J.J. Hardy and Brendan Harris are Baltimore-bound after being traded to the Orioles by the Minnesota Twins, according to CBS Sports’ Scott Miller.

12/09/2010

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