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Albers Dazzles In Debut As Twins Top Royals 7-0

Andrew Albers allowed four hits while pitching into the ninth inning in his major league debut Tuesday night, easily outdueling Royals ace James Shields and leading the Minnesota Twins to a 7-0 victory over Kansas City. The first big leaguer from Saskatchewan in more than 20 years, Albers at one point retired 15 straight.

08/06/2013

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Twins Beat Sabathia, Sloppy Yankees 10-4

Aaron Hicks hit a three-run homer a pitch after shortstop Eduardo Nunez made a two-out throwing error, and the Minnesota Twins took advantage of some Yankees miscues and misfortune to beat CC Sabathia for the first time in six years and end more than a decade of misery in the Bronx with a 10-4 win Sunday.

07/14/2013

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Whalen Leads Lynx Over Shock, 86-75

A fast start on Saturday night ensured that what had been a good week for the Minnesota Lynx would only get better.

07/13/2013

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Dozier Homers As Twins Beat Blue Jays 6-0

Brian Dozier hit a three-run home run, Mike Pelfrey and three relievers combined for a four-hitter and the Minnesota Twins beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-0 on Saturday. Dozier had two hits and four RBIs, connecting off knuckleballer R.A. Dickey for his eighth homer as the Twins snapped a six-game skid and won for just the fourth time in 14 games.

07/06/2013

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Moore Scores 22 In Lynx Win

Maya Moore scored 22 points and Seimone Augustus added 19 to lead the Minnesota Lynx to an easy 99-79 win over the Phoenix Mercury on Thursday night. Lindsay Whalen had 10 assists for the Lynx (2-0), who finished with 30, and Amber Harris added a career high 18 points off the bench.

06/06/2013

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Doumit’s 9th-Inning Walk-Off Triple Gives Twins 5-4 Win

Ryan Doumit’s two-run triple off Tom Wilhelmsen with one out in the ninth inning sent the Minnesota Twins to a 5-4 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Saturday afternoon. This was the third blown save of the season for Wilhelmsen (0-1), all in his last four tries.

06/01/2013

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Hicks Homers Again As Twins Beat Brewers 4-1

Aaron Hicks homered again and made another run-saving catch for Minnesota, helping Samuel Deduno and the Twins beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-1 on Wednesday night.

05/29/2013

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Zucker’s Goal Gives Wild 3-2 Win Over Blackhawks

Jason Zucker scored at 2:15 of overtime to give Minnesota a 3-2 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday, pulling the Wild within 2-1 in the Western Conference quarterfinal series.

05/05/2013

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Diamond Strong As Twins Top Tigers 6-2

Scott Diamond pitched six solid innings, and the Minnesota Twins got to Anibal Sanchez early in a 6-2 win over Detroit on Wednesday that snapped the Tigers’ five-game winning streak.

05/01/2013

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Hicks, Twins Rally To 4-3 Victory Over Orioles

The Minnesota Twins aren’t playing like a team content to muddle through rebuilding.

04/07/2013

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Twins Rally Past Tigers In 9th For 3-2 Win

Eduardo Escobar’s two-run double with one out in the ninth inning lifted the Minnesota Twins to a 3-2 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday.

04/03/2013

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Burnett And Worley Get Loose, Twins Beat Pirates

A.J. Burnett loosened up for his opening day start with three innings Wednesday in the Pittsburgh Pirates’ 7-4 loss to the Minnesota Twins.

03/27/2013

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Pekovic Leads Wolves’ 105-82 Rout Of Pistons

Nikola Pekovic had 18 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 105-82 rout of the Detroit Pistons on Tuesday night.

03/26/2013

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Wild Getting Hot, Cruise Past Red Wings 4-2

The Minnesota Wild have bounced from time zone to time zone — Mountain to Pacific to Eastern — in less than five days. Jet lag hasn’t slowed them any.

03/20/2013

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Wild Get 3 Goals In 2nd Period, Beat Avalanche 5-3

Rookie defenseman Jonas Brodin’s first NHL score highlighted a three-goal second period by the Minnesota Wild in a 5-3 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday night.

03/14/2013

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Hicks Hits 3 HRs, Twins Beat Phillies 10-6

Aaron Hicks hit three home runs and the Minnesota Twins beat the Philadelphia Phillies 10-6 victory on Thursday.

03/07/2013

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Rubio, Wolves Snap Losing Streak With 87-82 Win Over Wizards

Ricky Rubio had 15 points, 11 assists, seven rebounds and six steals to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves to an 87-82 victory over the Washington Wizards on Wednesday night that snapped a six-game losing streak.

03/06/2013

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Koivu, Wild Break Through With 4-2 Win Over Oilers

Mikko Koivu made up for a frustrating stretch without a goal by Minnesota, scoring 9 seconds into the third period to snap a tie and spark the Wild to a 4-2 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Sunday.

03/03/2013

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Minnesota Blows Out Penn State 73-44

Trevor Mbakwe had 13 points and 13 rebounds and Minnesota held Penn State scoreless for the first 11 minutes of the game to cruise to a 73-44 victory on Saturday.

03/02/2013

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Heatley Leads Wild To 4-3 Win Over Coyotes

Dany Heatley scored two goals and the Minnesota Wild used a rare offensive outburst to hold off the Phoenix Coyotes 4-3 Thursday night.

02/28/2013

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Mauer Has 2 Hits, Scores Twice As Twins Beat O’s

As news spread that Joe Mauer and his wife are expecting twins in August, the All-Star catcher had two hits with an RBI, a walk and two runs scored to lead the Minnesota Twins over the Baltimore Orioles 7-1 on Thursday.

02/28/2013

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Rehashing The Gophers’ Monumental Win Over IU

What made the Gophers’ win over No. 1-ranked Indiana all the more stunning was how poorly the Gophers have been playing with back-to-back 20-point plus losses on the road.

02/27/2013

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Wild Grab OT Win Over Calgary

Zach Parise scored 27 seconds into overtime to lift the Minnesota Wild to a 2-1 win over the Calgary Flames on Tuesday night.

02/26/2013

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Timberwolves Net Much-Needed Win, 94-87 Over Philadelphia

Nikola Pekovic had 27 points and tied a career high with 18 rebounds to power the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 94-87 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night.

02/20/2013

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Balanced Timberwolves Dispel Magic 90-75

Luke Ridnour had 19 points and five rebounds, and Greg Stiemsma got the rout started with six straight points to end the third quarter in a 90-75 victory over the Orlando Magic on Wednesday night.

11/07/2012

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