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Major League Debuts as Minnesota Twins – Anthony Slama

Major league debuts as Minnesota Twins on July 21.   Anthony Slama (P) – July 21, 2010 – Drafted by the Minnesota Twins in the 39th round of the 2006 MLB June Amateur Draft. Slama slammed the door on the Indians … Continue reading

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Major League Debuts as Minnesota Twins – Kevin Mulvey

Just the one player with a big league debut as a Minnesota Twins on July 20. Kevin Mulvey (P) – July 20, 2009 – Traded by the New York Mets with Carlos Gomez, Deolis Guerra and Philip Humber to the Minnesota … Continue reading

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The 1967 AL Pennant Race – Part 26 – Twins commit five errors while bullpen falters

The Twins had a 6-4 lead at Municipal Stadium over the last place Kansas City A’s going into the bottom of the 8th inning but the home town A’s plated 5 runs on 4 hits, an error and an IBB … Continue reading

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According to ELIAS – Bartolo Colon

Twins add sexy   Bartolo Colon made his Twins debut on Tuesday night with a start against the Yankees. Minnesota is the 10th major-league team Colon has started for, becoming the fifth pitcher in major-league history to start for 10 different … Continue reading

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Major League Debuts as Minnesota Twins – Diamond, Schullstrom, Goltz and Quilici

July the 18th was a busy day for big league debuts as Twins.   Scott Diamond (P) – July 18, 2011 – Drafted by the Minnesota Twins from the Atlanta Braves in the 2010 rule 5 draft. Took the loss (6-3) … Continue reading

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According to ELIAS – Eduardo Escobar

Twins get one by the Yankees at home   Eduardo Escobar’s go-ahead single in the eighth inning put the Twins up for good, as they defeated the Yankees, 4-2, at Target Field. Since Target Field opened in 2010, Minnesota has … Continue reading

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Some items from The New York Yankees 7/17/17 Game Notes

TWIN KILLING: The Yankees are 10-2 in their last 12 games vs. Minnesota and have won each of the last five series between the clubs…have won 10 consecutive season series vs. the Twins (since 2007) and have won or split 15 … Continue reading

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Major League Debuts as Minnesota Twins – Josh Rabe

Another day and another player making his major league debut as a Minnesota Twin.   Josh Rabe (OF) – July 17, 2006 – Drafted by the Minnesota Twins in the 11th round of the 2000 MLB June Amateur Draft. His big … Continue reading

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Twins Minor League Player of the Week – Tanner English

Ft. Myers Miracle (High A) outfielder (yes, another center-fielder) Tanner English, 24,  was named the Twins Player of the Week ending July 15. The right-handed hitting English hit .450 (9-for-20) with a double, two triples, three home runs and seven RBI … Continue reading

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According to ELIAS – Brian Dozier

Dozier leads off second straight game with home run   Brian Dozier hit a leadoff home run in the Twins’ 4–2 win at Houston last night. It was the second time in a span of less than a year that Dozier … Continue reading

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