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According to ELIAS – Dozier & no team scores more than 6 runs

Dozier’s late-inning thunder wins it for Twins Brian Dozier hit a two-run, two-out homer as the first batter to face Rays reliever Tommy Hunter in the eighth inning, snapping a 2-2 tie and propelling the Twins to a 5-3 triumph … Continue reading

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Did you know?

I recently bought a book called “Extra Innings Baseball” at an estate sale and it has some interesting facts and stories and I thought I would share a couple of items from the book even though I just started reading … Continue reading

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Just a few notes and thoughts this morning

San Diego Padre (and Minnesota native) left-hander Brad Hand is supposedly on the market. Hand led the NL in appearances in 2016 with 82 pitching 89 plus innings and striking out 111 while giving up just 63 hits and posting … Continue reading

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Major League Debuts as Minnesota Twins – Jason MIller & Brad Thomas

The following players made their major league debut’s as Minnesota Twins on May 26. Jason Miller (P) – May 26, 2007 – Drafted by the Minnesota Twins in the 4th round of the 2000 MLB June Amateur Draft Brad Thomas (P) – May 26, 2001 – Signed as … Continue reading

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Major League Debuts as Minnesota Twins – Rob Radlosky

Only one major league debut as a Minnesota Twins today. Rob Radlosky (P) – May 25, 1999 – Drafted by the Minnesota Twins in the 22nd round of the 1993 amateur draft. Radlosky’s debut was one he would rather forget, first three batters hit a … Continue reading

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According to ELIAS – Kennys Vargas

Orioles lose first home series of the season The Twins scored three first-inning runs, including a two-run single from Kennys Vargas, and never looked back to complete a three-game sweep of the Orioles at Camden Yards yesterday. Entering their series … Continue reading

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Vic Albury, former Minnesota Twins Pitcher passes away at the age of 69

I recently learned that former Minnesota Twins pitcher Vic Albury who was born on May 12, 1947 in Key West, Florida had passed away on April 18, 2017 in Tampa, Florida from a stroke/heart attack at the age of 69. … Continue reading

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According to ELIAS – Ervin Santana

Two-hit shutout for Santana Ervin Santana threw a two-hit shutout for the Twins against the Orioles last night, improving to 7-2 with a 1.80 ERA in ten starts this season. Since the franchise moved to Minnesota in 1961, only two … Continue reading

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Major League Debuts as Minnesota Twins – Cole DeVries and Matt Macri

The following players made their major league debuts as Minnesota Twins on May 24. Cole De Vries (P) – May 24, 2012 – Signed by the Minnesota Twins as an amateur free agent on August 22, 2006. Cole, a Minnesota native was saddled … Continue reading

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Twins Minor League Player of the Week – Chris Paul

Ft. Myers Miracle (High A) 3B/1B/OF Chris Paul was named Twins minor league Player of the Week. In six games for the Miracle, he hit .500 (11-for-22) with four doubles, one home run, six RBI, three walks, seven runs, a … Continue reading

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