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Byron Buxton hit the first pitch of the game for an inside-the-park home run and the Twins went on to defeat the White Sox, 6-3. The only other player who hit an inside-the-park homer to lead off the first inning … Continue reading

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Rodon ties AL record with strikeout streak Carlos Rodon racked up 10 strikeouts in leading the White Sox to a 7-3 victory over the Twins at US Cellular Field yesterday. The Minnesota Twins loss was number 103, the most losses … Continue reading

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Twins bats wake up The Twins defeated the Royals at Kauffman Stadium yesterday, 7-6, ending their streak of 11 straight games scoring three or fewer runs. That was the longest streak of that kind for any major-league team this season, … Continue reading

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Twins put a crooked number on the board Kennys Vargas‘s two-run homer in the sixth inning of the Twins’ 5-2 loss to the Royals ended a dubious streak for Minnesota. Entering that inning, the Twins had gone 106 consecutive innings … Continue reading

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Dozier’s 42 homers for a 100-loss team Nelson Cruz hit a pair of home runs in the Mariners’ 4-3 win as they handed the Twins their 100th loss of the season yeserday. Brian Dozier‘s 42 home runs are the most … Continue reading

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Despite high ERA, Duffey’s getting the wins Tyler Duffey won his ninth game of the season and lowered his ERA to 6.11 in the Twins’ win over the Mariners on Saturday. The only Twins pitcher to finish a season with … Continue reading

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Dozier sets an American League record but has his hitting streak come to an end Brian Dozier hit his 42nd homer of the season, and his 40th as a second baseman, setting an American League record, in the Twins’ afternoon … Continue reading

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Dozier is still hot Brian Dozier had a two-run single in the Twins’ four-run second inning yesterday extending his hitting streak to 19 games. Dozier has 30 hits, 11 home runs and 22 runs batted in during this streak. The … Continue reading

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Polanco first since Gagne Jorge Polanco went 3-for-4 with a home run, four runs batted in and two runs scored in the Twins’ win over the Tigers yesterday. Polanco is the first Twins shortstop with at least three hits, one … Continue reading

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Dozier crushes 40th homer Brian Dozier hit his 40th home run of the season in the Twins 4-2 loss to the Tigers last night at Comerica Park. Dozier could become the eighth player to hit 40 homers in a season … Continue reading

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Twins walkoff Indians again Joe Mauer‘s single in the 12th inning scored Brian Dozier with the winning run for the Twins against the Indians. It was the eighth walkoff win of the season the for the Twins, the most in … Continue reading

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Dozier’s home-run streak ends, settles for tying MLB record Brian Dozier contributed a single, a stolen base and a run scored to the Twins’ victory over the Royals on Wednesday night, but his streak of five straight games with a … Continue reading

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According to ELIAS – 3 home run games

Dozier dazzles in defeat Brian Dozier slammed three homers, his 36th, 37th and 38th of the season in a Labor Day afternoon game at Target Field, though the Royals came away the 11-5 victors in Minneapolis. Dozier has now hit … Continue reading

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Twins blow out White Sox early The Minnesota Twins did all of their scoring in the first three innings of their 11-3 win over the visiting White Sox yesterday. It was the second time this season that Minnesota scored 11 … Continue reading

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Twins rookies highlight five-run inning against Quintana Entering his start against the Twins at Target Field last night, Jose Quintana had limited rookies to a .141 batting average (10 for 71) and only four RBI this season. But a trio … Continue reading

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Dozier: 24 extra-base hits in August Brian Dozier‘s home run last night in Cleveland was his 24th extra-base hit since August 1. That is the highest total in a calendar month in Twins franchise history. He broke the mark set … Continue reading

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Dozier ties franchise record for extra-base hits in a month Brian Dozier‘s first-inning home run on last night was his 23rd extra-base hit this month, tying a Twins franchise record for extra-base hits in a calendar month. Joe Cronin had … Continue reading

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I’m tired of this BS that the Minnesota Twins call professional baseball!

Tigers 8-game winning streak in Minnesota The Tigers beat the Twins Thursday afternoon extending their winning streak in Minnesota to eight games. That matches the longest current road winning streak for any team against a particular opponent. The Yankees have … Continue reading

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Royals allow one run, on Dozier’s homer For the fourth straight game, the Royals allowed only one run, and it came on a solo homer. No other team in major-league history has had a streak like that, allowing only one … Continue reading

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Gibson goes the distance in a Twins win Minnesota’s Kyle Gibson notched the first complete-game win of his major-league career with a 10-3 victory last night over the Braves in Atlanta. It was the first complete-game road win by a … Continue reading

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Kintzler picks up 10th save of season Brandon Kintzler, who turned 32 years old on August 1, picked up his 10th save of the seasonand in his major-league careerin the Twins’ win over the Astros on Monday. Four other active … Continue reading

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Twins have two young sluggers Miguel Sano, age 23, hit two home runs in the Twins’ 6-3 win at Tampa Bay. Sano’s teammate Max Kepler, also 23, has two multi-homer games in 2016. The last pair of Minnesota players, each … Continue reading

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Rosario gives Twins a lead in a pinch Eddie Rosario hit a pinch-hit two-run home run in the seventh inning that turned a 2-1 deficit into a 3-2 lead in the Twins’ victory over the Rays. It was the first … Continue reading

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A one-of-a-kind day for the Indians All four members of the Indians starting infield homered on Thursday against the Twins: first baseman Carlos Santana, second baseman Jason Kipnis, shortstop Francisco Lindor, and third baseman Jose Ramirez. But not only that: … Continue reading

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Twins top three hitters produce in win over the Indians Twins leadoff hitter Brian Dozier had three RBIs and three runs scored, second-place hitter Joe Mauer had four RBIs and two runs scored and third-place hitter Max Kepler scored twice … Continue reading

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Kepler’s power surge continues One day after becoming the first Twins rookie in franchise history to homer three times in a game, Max Kepler cleared the fence one more time in Minnesota’s victory over the Indians last night. Kepler became … Continue reading

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Kepler does something a certain 40-year-old has never done Max Kepler slugged three home runs last night, which may make another active player who began his career with the Twins a little jealous. David Ortiz has hit 528 home runs … Continue reading

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Mauer’s first walkoff RBI since 2007 Joe Mauer drew a walk with the bases full in the last of the 12th inning, allowing the winning run to score as the Twins defeated the White Sox, 2-1 last night. Yes, the … Continue reading

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First month in MLB history with three rookies with eight or more home runs Max Kepler hit a score-tying home run for the Twins in the sixth inning and singled in a run in the seventh inning of Minnesota’s 6-2 … Continue reading

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Hard-luck loss for Santana The Twins’ Ervin Santana allowed just two runs over nine innings but the Braves kept their offense in check as Atlanta prevailed, 2-0. It’s the fifth time over the last three seasons that a Twins starter … Continue reading

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