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The rain dripped off the brim of his cap as Phil Hughes walked off the mound. An hour-plus delay meant the last start of his first season for Minnesota was over. That half-million-dollar bonus stayed one out away. He still earned a nice prize: the major league record for strikeout-to-walk ratio. Hughes struck out five without a walk over eight innings, and the Twins beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 2-1 on Wednesday afternoon.
Minnesota Twins third baseman Trevor Plouffe’s season has ended a few days early, because of a broken left forearm.
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Minnesota Twins first-baseman Joe Mauer was forced out of the game after being struck in the right elbow by a pitch from Arizona Diamondbacks starter Andrew Chafin in the first inning.
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The Minnesota Twins have nominated closer Glen Perkins for the 2014 Roberto Clemente Award. Perkins is one of the 30 club finalists for the annual award, which recognizes the player whose contributions on and off the field best represent the game.
Twin sisters who once lived in Massachusetts have been charged with stealing more than $580,000 from federal, state and local agencies by allegedly providing unlicensed psychological services. The Massachusetts attorney general’s office says neither Nita Guzman nor her sister, Nina Tischer, is licensed to practice psychology in the state.
Rookie T.J. House pitched seven sharp innings, Carlos Santana homered and drove in both runs and the Cleveland Indians completed a doubleheader sweep with a 2-0 win over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday. Santana also homered in the first game, backing another strong performance by Corey Kluber in an 8-2 victory.
The game between the Minnesota Twins and Cleveland Indians scheduled for Wednesday night has been postponed because of rain. The Twins and Indians will play a doubleheader Thursday starting at 12:05 p.m. The game was called off about two hours before it was supposed to begin.
Minnesota starter Trevor May overcame being bombarded by tiny insects on the mound.
The Minnesota Twins will open their season on the road with a three-game stand against the Detroit Tigers followed by three games against the Chicago White Sox. The games against the Tigers will be played on April 6, 8 and 9, and the White Sox series is scheduled for April 10-12.
At the end of their penultimate home stand, the Minnesota Twins left the friendly confines of Target Field with a record of 61-82. With only 19 games remaining in the season, it seems fairly well assured that the Twins will end their fourth straight season with 90+ losses. Speculation and debate over potential organizational change will run rampant. And Twins fans will spend another off-season wondering when their favorite team will manage to climb their way out of baseball’s cellar.
Mike Trout hit his 32nd homer, C.J. Wilson recovered from a slow start and the Los Angeles Angels completed a season sweep of Minnesota by beating the Twins 14-4 on Sunday.
Howie Kendrick, who had three hits and four RBIs, and C.J. Cron also homered for Los Angeles. The AL West leaders had a season-high 19 hits and completed their fifth four-game sweep this season, extending a franchise record.
Albert Pujols homered and hit a tiebreaking, two-run double in the ninth inning for his 2,500th hit, leading the Los Angeles Angels over Minnesota 8-5 Saturday night for their third straight win over the Twins.
Kole Calhoun had three hits and scored four times, sliding into home for the go-ahead run in the 10th inning to give the Los Angeles Angels a 7-6 victory Friday over the Minnesota Twins.
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Pinch-hitter Chris Iannetta’s sacrifice fly in the ninth inning lifted the Los Angeles Angels to a 5-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday night.
John Hines sits in for Dave Lee and finds out about severe weather in Central Minnesota.
Kennys Vargas homered for the second consecutive night and Eduardo Nunez had four hits as the Minnesota Twins defeated the Chicago White Sox 11-4 on Wednesday.