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According to ELIAS – Brian Dozier

Dozier is Mr. Second Half Brian Dozier hit a three-run homer in the second inning off Carson Fulmer in game two of the twinbill in the South Side of Chicago. The Twins managed a split in the doubleheader, winning game two 10-2. Dozier … Continue reading

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1967 AL Pennant Race

    Standings and scores of the baseball wars on August 22, 1967 Make sure you check the Today in Twins History page to see more info on the 1967 AL pennant race. The rest of the stories that I … Continue reading

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Did you know?

Did you know that Tim Melville whose nickname is “Smellville” attended Wentzville (Holt) High school in Wentzville, MO and goes with a Twitter handle of “timelville”? Melville is expected to join the Twins today and start one of two games of their … Continue reading

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According to ELIAS – Eddie Rosario & Bartolo Colon

Rosario hits a grand slam in his second first-inning AB After grounding out as his team’s second batter, Eddie Rosario then capped the Twins’ nine-run first inning with a grand slam as Minnesota went on to rout Arizona, 12–5. Only one other … Continue reading

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Twins Minor League Player of the Week – Hector Lujan

Cedar Rapids Kernels (Low A) right-handed pitcher Hector Lujan has been named Twins minor league Player of the Week. Lujan, 6’3″ and about 230 appeared in three games for the Kernels, pitching 3.0 shutout innings with one hit allowed, no … Continue reading

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According to ELIAS – Jose Berrios

Sweet Berrios poisons D-Backs 23-year-old Jose Berrios defeated Zack Greinke and the Diamondbacks, with the Twins winning the game 5-0. Berrios pitched seven brilliant innings in which he allowed just 2 hits and 1 walk, fanning 7. Berrios is now 11-5 in 18 starts … Continue reading

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Major League Debuts as Minnesota Twins – Mike Trombley

August 19 had one player making his major league debut as a Minnesota Twin. Mike Trombley (P) – August 19, 1992 – Drafted by the Minnesota Twins in the 14th round of the 1989 amateur draft. Debut in Cleveland Stadium … Continue reading

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According to ELIAS – Byron Buxton

Buxton’s own kind of triple double, adding inside-the-park HR   Byron Buxton’s contributions to the Twins’ 10-3 victory yesterday over the visiting Diamondbacks included a double, a triple and an inside-the-park home run. Buxton became only the fifth major-leaguer in … Continue reading

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The 1967 AL Pennant Race – Part 36 – Twins Keep Winning

Box Score Previous 1967 AL Pennant Race blogs can be found here.

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Major League Debuts as Minnesota Twins – Kinney & Fife

Two players today, August 18, that made their big league debuts as Minnesota Twins. Matt Kinney (P) – August 18, 2000 – Traded by the Boston Red Sox with Joe Thomas (minors) and John Barnes to the Minnesota Twins for Orlando … Continue reading

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