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Twins Rookie Slugger Sano, Closer Perkins Out Vs White Sox

The Minnesota Twins are without rookie slugger Miguel Sano and closer Glen Perkins for the game against the Chicago White Sox on Thursday. Sano is dealing with a hamstring injury that doesn’t allow him to run.

17 hours ago

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Sano Storm: Twins Rookie Shows Power, Discipline At Plate

Torii Hunter, Minnesota’s 40-year-old right fielder in his 17th full major league season, was at the plate last week with the bases loaded.

08/31/2015

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Slumping Twins Lose 8-1 To Kluber, Indians

The Minnesota Twins are losing valuable ground in the standings. Phil Hughes lasted just three innings and Minnesota managed just three hits in an 8-1 loss to Corey Kluber and the Cleveland Indians on Sunday.

08/09/2015

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Indians’ Kluber Loses No-Hit Bid In 7th On Mauer Single

Cleveland Indians star Corey Kluber has lost his no-hit bid in the seventh inning on a two-out single by Joe Mauer of the Minnesota Twins.

08/09/2015

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4 Things You Need To Know For July 26, 2015

Here’s a look at the four things you need to know for Sunday, July 26.

07/26/2015

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Brian Dozier Gets His Own Emoji When You Use #VoteDozier

It’s the final push for players hoping to make the All-Star Team. Public voting is open until 3 p.m. Friday, and players are pushing for those numbers. Prior to Friday, all voting has been taking place online or through text message.

07/10/2015

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Second-Place Twins Beat AL Central-Leading Royals, 2-0

Kyle Gibson threw eight innings of four-hit ball, Danny Santana and Eduardo Escobar had RBI triples, and the Minnesota Twins beat the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals 2-0 Thursday night.

07/02/2015

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13 Minnesota Athletes Now On Local Pro Teams

The Minnesota sports fan is a rare breed: One that hopes for the best but expects the worst, yet still somehow still manages to be devastated at the end of the day. But when a Minnesota athlete has a chance to come home and play for a team, we salivate like sharks that smell blood. Especially if it’s a professional athlete.

07/02/2015

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Castro Lifts Cubs Past Twins In 10 Innings

Starlin Castro walked out of Target Field on Friday night with his head hanging following another rough day at shortstop. Less than 24 hours later, he was feeling a lot better.

06/20/2015

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4 Things To Know: Charleston Shooting, Buxton, ‘Grey’ & A New $10 Bill

Here’s a look at the stories you need to know for Thursday.

06/18/2015

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Buy Dad A Piece Of The Metrodome For Father’s Day

Year after year it can be hard to come up with exciting and new gifts for Father’s Day. As the annual holiday to celebrate dad is just around the corner, WCCO’s Ali Lucia is taking a look at unique gifts for dad.

06/15/2015

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Twins Reinstate Rookie Rosario From Paternity List

The Minnesota Twins have reinstated outfielder Eddie Rosario from the paternity list. The move was made before Friday’s game at Texas that opened a three-game series against the Rangers. The Twins announced that Rosario and his wife, Milany, had their third child, Lucas.

06/12/2015

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Sweep, It Is: Gordon, Volquez Guide Royals Past Twins 7-2

Alex Gordon hit a three-run homer, Edinson Volquez struck out six batters over seven innings and the Kansas City Royals beat Minnesota 7-2 on Wednesday to finish the first series sweep this season of the Twins at home.

06/10/2015

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5 Things To Know About Wine, Women And Baseball

Last Friday, the Twins took on the Toronto Blue Jays. The game may have ended in a loss, but for a large group of women attending the night was still a win. That’s because it was Wine, Women and Baseball.

06/03/2015

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Target Field Gets Even Greener

Target Field is taking another step to minimize fan-generated trash.

05/20/2015

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Twins Shut Down After Dozier’s Homer In 8-2 Loss To Indians

Danny Salazar retired 21 straight batters after allowing a home run to start the game, and the Cleveland Indians defeated the Minnesota Twins 8-2 on Sunday.

05/10/2015

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Escobar’s HR Leads Twins’ Balanced 8-5 Win Over Seattle

Minnesota pitcher Trevor May could not avoid a line drive but it could have been worse.

04/26/2015

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Twins Pitcher Stands Out On The Field For Visually-Impaired Mom

When JR Graham made his big league debut this month, what made a special day extra memorable was that his mom, Julie, was there to see it. He makes an extra effort to stand out on the field, because Julie is legally blind.

04/19/2015

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Hunter Homers For Twins In 7-2 Win Over Indians

Torii Hunter hit his first home run for Minnesota since 2007, helping Trevor May and the Twins beat the Cleveland Indians 7-2 Sunday.

04/19/2015

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WCCO Saturday Morning Links & Recap (April 18)

From hockey to baseball to bikes and records, there’s a whole lot going on this weekend, and WCCO Saturday Morning has got you covered!

04/18/2015

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Mike’s Mix: Craft Cocktails At Target Field

Every Friday, Mike Augustyniak picks up a new cocktail recipe from a local mixologist. This week, he headed over to Target Field to check out the best cocktails for this year’s Twins season.

04/18/2015

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Twins Power Their Way Past Royals 8-5 For Series Win

Kennys Vargas and Kurt Suzuki each hit a two-run homer, powering the Minnesota Twins past the Kansas City Royals 8-5 Thursday for their first series win this season.

04/16/2015

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Analysis: Minn. Teams Are The Biggest Losers

Minnesota sports have been in a bad state, and a new analysis pours salt on the wound.

04/15/2015

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Season Couldn’t Have Started Much Worse For Molitor, Twins

The Minnesota Twins have presented new manager Paul Molitor with quite a challenge after his first regular season week in charge.

04/14/2015

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Top 5 Walk-Up Songs For Twins Players – 2015 Edition

Last year we brought you the top 5 walk-up songs for the Minnesota Twins. But just as the roster can change from year to year, so too can these classic call-to-bats. So, in honor of this week’s home opener we decided to take a look at what tunes stayed the same, what changed and what ones are simply the best.

04/14/2015

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