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Major League Debuts as Minnesota Twins – Restovich, Mientkiewicz, Garces, Veselic, Nieson, & Boswell

Major league debuts as Minnesota Twins on September 18th. Michael Restovich (OF) – September 18, 2002 – Drafted by the Minnesota Twins in the 2nd round of the 1997 MLB June Amateur Draft. Started as the Twins right fielder hitting … Continue reading

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According to ELIAS – Eddie Rosario

Twins blessed by Rosario The Twins defeated the Blue Jays 13–7 to salvage a split of a 4-game home series. Eddie Rosario hit two homers, number 25 and 26 of the season. Rosario now has hit 15 home runs in his last … Continue reading

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The 1967 AL Pennant Race – Part 39 – Kline, Boswell, Uhlaender and Oliva

A nice story about Twins reliever Ron Kline who was in his 14th season of big league action and had yet to savor the pleasure of pitching in the post season. Harmon Killebrew steals his first base in five years. … Continue reading

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Major League Debuts as Minnesota Twins – Sears & Raabe

Major league debuts in a Twins uniform on September 17. Todd Sears (1B) – September 17, 2002 – Traded by the Colorado Rockies with cash to the Minnesota Twins for Butch Huskey and Todd Walker on July 15, 2000. Sears was the … Continue reading

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Major League Debuts as Minnesota Twins – Herrmann, Barnes, Rivas & Wolfe

Major league debuts as Minnesota Twins on September 16. Chris Herrmann (C/OF) – September 16, 2012 – Drafted by the Minnesota Twins in the 6th round of the 2009 MLB June Amateur Draft. Debuted at Target Field in a Twins 9-2 … Continue reading

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Major League Debuts as Minnesota Twins – Mota, Romero, Brito, Mitterwald & Snyder

Major league debuts as Minnesota Twins on September 15th.   Danny Mota (P) – September 15, 2000 – Traded by the New York Yankees with Brian Buchanan, Cristian Guzman, Eric Milton and cash to the Minnesota Twins for Chuck Knoblauch on February … Continue reading

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According to ELIAS – Byron Buxton

Another day, another walkoff homer Byron Buxton hit a walkoff home run to beat the Blue Jays last night, one night after Eddie Rosario won a game for the Twins with a walkoff homer. That is the first time since 1970 that the … Continue reading

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Major League Debuts as Minnesota Twins – Espinoza, Stanfield, & Hughes

Major League Debuts as Minnesota Twins on September 14th. Alvaro Espinoza (SS) – September 14, 1984 – Signed as a Free Agent with the Minnesota Twins on March 18, 1982. Entered the game late as a replacement shortstop and had no PA’s … Continue reading

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Major League Debuts as Minnesota Twins – Mijares, Valentin, Perlozzo & Bethea

Major League Debuts as Minnesota Twins on September 13th. Jose Mijares (P) – September 13, 2008 – Signed by the Minnesota Twins as an amateur free agent on March 2, 2002. Debuted at Camden Yards and closed out the 12-2 Twins … Continue reading

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According to ELIAS – Eddie Rosario

Rosario delivers a walk-off homer for the Twins   Eddie Rosario’s home run in the bottom of the tenth inning gave the Twins a 3-1 win over the Padres last night at Target Field. Rosario was just 1-for-18 in extra … Continue reading

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