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According to ELIAS – Miguel Sano and a great come-back win

Twins storm back against Orioles The Twins spotted the Orioles a 5–0 lead last night but came roaring back to win in Baltimore, 14–7. It’s the first time the Twins won a game by at least five runs after trailing … Continue reading

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According to ELIAS

Perez thriving at Target Field Salvador Perez’s two-run home run in the second inning got the Royals off and running in the team’s 6-4 victory in the first game of a doubleheader in Minnesota on Sunday. Perez also went deep … Continue reading

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Major League Debuts as Minnesota Twins – Chris Colabello

Only one player made his major league debut as a Minnesota Twins player on May 22. Chris Colabello (1B) – May 22, 2013 – Signed as a Free Agent with the Minnesota Twins on February 2, 2012 – According to B-R Colabello … Continue reading

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MLB Pension Injustice – Bill Dailey and many others

I wonder how many long-time baseball fans are aware that there are 500 or so former MLB players, being hosed out of pensions by the league and the players’ association. All these men have been getting since 2011 are non … Continue reading

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Major League Debuts as Minnesota Twins – May 21 – Plouffe, Bonser, L Rodriguez, Larkin, Eufemia, Boris & Crider

The following seven players made their major league debuts in a Minnesota Twins uniform over the years on May 21. Trevor Plouffe (SS/2B/OF/3B) – May 21, 2010 – Drafted by the Minnesota Twins in the 1st round (20th) of the 2004 MLB June Amateur … Continue reading

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Major League Debuts as Minnesota Twins – May 20 – Thielbar & Stevens

The following players made their major league debuts wearing a Minnesota Twins uniform on May 20. Caleb Thielbar (P) – May 20, 2013 – Signed as a Free Agent with the Minnesota Twins on August 18, 2011 Dave Stevens (P) – May 20, 1994 – Traded by … Continue reading

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According to ELIAS – Kennys Vargas & Jorge Polano

Twins come back late against Royals The Twins improved to 6–0 against the Royals this season after walking off with a victory over Kansas City last night. Jorge Polanco’s sacrifice fly drove in the winning run for the Twins in … Continue reading

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How the Minnesota Twins can shock MLB

The 2017 June amateur draft is just around the corner and our hometown Minnesota Twins have the first overall pick. Sometimes there is a clear number one choice to take, this is not one of those years. When you have … Continue reading

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According to ELIAS – Jose Berrios

Berrios pitches deep into another victory Jose Berrios allowed two hits over 7.2 innings to earn his second win is as many starts this season as the Twins defeated the Rockies, 2–0, to gain a split of their doubleheader yesterday. … Continue reading

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Major League Debuts as Minnesota Twins – May 19 – Buchanan & Strickland

Brian Buchanan (OF) – May 19, 2000 – Traded by the New York Yankees with Cristian Guzman, Eric Milton, Danny Mota and cash to the Minnesota Twins for Chuck Knoblauch on February 6, 1998.   Jim Strickland (P) – May 19, 1971 – Drafted by the Minnesota Twins from the Los Angeles … Continue reading

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