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No adjustment period for Zimmermann Jordan Zimmermann allowed one run in seven innings at Minnesota yesterday to improve to 5-0 on the season. Zimmermann, who signed with the Tigers this past offseason after seven seasons with the Nationals, is the … Continue reading

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Miguel Sano hit a walkoff RBI single as the Twins downed the Indians, 6-5. It was the second straight game in which Minnesota won in walkoff fashion, with Oswaldo Arcia ending Monday’s game with a solo homer. It’s been over … Continue reading

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Dusty Baker‘s first win like this one The Nationals defeated the Twins in 16 innings on yesterday after trailing in the ninth and 15th innings. Dusty Baker has won 1,685 games as a major-league manager, but this was his first … Continue reading

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Twins win first road game in 2016 Brian Dozier and Miguel Sano each hit solo home runs as the Twins picked up their first road victory of the season, an 8-1 triumph over the Brewers. Minnesota started the season 0-7 … Continue reading

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Twins and Braves rebound after 0-9 starts The Braves and Twins both improved their records to 3-9 Sunday by completing three-game sweeps of the Marlins and Angels, respectively. Atlanta and Minnesota are the first teams in major-league history to win … Continue reading

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Nunez is 7 for 7 in his two starts this season Eduardo Nunez contributed three hits to the Twins’ first win of the season yesterday and he is 7-for-7 over his two starts this season. Nunez is the first Twins … Continue reading

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The Braves and Twins both lost Thursday, dropping their records to 0-9. It’s only the third time in major-league history that two teams started 0-9 or worse in the same season. It also happened in 1884 when Detroit of the … Continue reading

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The Twins fell to 0-8 when they dropped a 3-0 decision to the White Sox yesterday in which he managed only four hits while striking out nine times. In fact, the Twins are the first major-league team to have more … Continue reading

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MLB – Ventura avenges loss to Twins by eliminating them Yesterday, Yordano Ventura earned his ninth win in his last 10 decisions as the Royals snapped a 1-1 tie with four runs in the seventh inning and went on to … Continue reading

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Twins top Indians with two runs in the ninth The Minnesota Twins scored two runs in the ninth inning to snap a 2-2 tie and register a 4-2 win over the Indians in Cleveland last night. Minnesota has now scored … Continue reading

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Six scoreless innings for Gibson Kyle Gibson pitched six shutouts innings in game one of a scheduled double-header as the Twins beat the Indians. Gibson is 3-5 in his 14 starts since the All-Star break. He has not allowed a … Continue reading

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If only Sano had arrived earlier Miguel Sano drove in the first run of the Twins’ win in Cleveland last night, giving him 51 RBIs this season. Sano, who made his major-league debut on July 2, is the second rookie … Continue reading

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Santana is as good as ever   Ervin Santana, who allowed only one run in seven innings to beat the Tigers on Sunday, is 5-0 with a 1.47 ERA over his last six starts for the Minnesota Twins. Santana has … Continue reading

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Ervin evoking memories of Johan . Ervin Santana came through again for the Twins on Tuesday night, holding the Indians to one run over seven innings and earning well-deserved credit for Minnesota’s 3-1 victory. Santana is now 4-0 with a … Continue reading

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Duffey wins his fourth straight decision Tyler Duffey pitched seven scoreless innings and was the pitcher of decision in the Twins’ 8-1 victory over the Angels. Duffey absorbed a loss to the Blue Jays in his major-league debut on August … Continue reading

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Escobar has found his power stroke Eduardo Escobar homered in the Twins’ win over the White Sox last night, giving him seven homers in his last 22 games, dating back to August 20. Escobar had hit only 13 homers in … Continue reading

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According to ELIAS – David Ortiz hits number 500

David Ortiz joins 500 home run club David Ortiz hit two home runs – the 499th and 500th of his major-league career – to lead the Red Sox to victory over the Rays at Tropicana Field yesterday. Ortiz became the 27th … Continue reading

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Sano launches pinch-hit game-winning homer in 12th inning Miguel Sano is only the second rookie in the last 27 seasons (1989-2015) to hit a pinch-hit game-winning home run in the 12th inning or later. Prior to Sano, the most recent … Continue reading

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Twins rookie is triple threat Eddie Rosario‘s two-run triple in the ninth inning broke a 1-1 tie yesterday and the Twins went on to defeat the Astros, 3-2. Rosario, who made his big-league debut in May, has 11 triples in … Continue reading

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Quite a start for Sano Miguel Sano had three hits, including a game-tying homer in the seventh inning, to help the Twins defeat the White Sox, 8-6. Sano has recorded 52 hits in the first 50 games of his major-league … Continue reading

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Sano is “quickest” to a dozen homers for the Twins Miguel Sano‘s 12th career home run gave the Twins a 7-0 lead against Houston yesterday and they held on for a 7-5 victory. Sano, who has played only 49 games … Continue reading

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Twins score just enough to halt Astros streak Eduardo Nunez homered and drove in a run with a groundout, the Twins scored another run when Torii Hunter was hit by a bases-loaded pitch, and five pitchers combined to blank the … Continue reading

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Sano with 38 RBI in 47 games Miguel Sano, who went 2-for-4 with one RBI in the Twins’ loss to the Rays yesterday has 38 RBI in 47 major-league games. Since the franchise moved to Minnesota in 1961, only one … Continue reading

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Escobar’s hot streak Eduardo Escobar had his first multiple-homer game in the major leagues in the Twins’ win over the Rays last night and over his last seven games he’s knocked seven extra-base hits and scored eight runs. No other … Continue reading

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Sano reaches a dozen homers Miguel Sano hit a three-run home run in the first inning of the Twins’ 11-7 win at Tampa Bay. Sano has now hit 12 home runs in 45 major-league games. That’s the fewest games any … Continue reading

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Twins sweep their season series versus the Orioles The Twins scored an unearned run in the 12th inning that stood up as the game-winner at Camden Yards after Trevor Plouffe knotted the game with a ninth-inning RBI single off Zach … Continue reading

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Twins rally from seventh-inning deficit The Twins scored two runs in the top of the seventh inning to take a 3-2 lead over the Orioles and held on to win by that score at Camden Yards. Minnesota, prior to that … Continue reading

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Late comeback for Twins in Baltimore The Twins trailed 3-1 after seven innings in Baltimore, but the Minnesota Twins scratched across three runs in the eighth to come away with the 4-3 victory. Entering Friday, the Twins had been 2-48 … Continue reading

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Sano hits his 10th homer Twins rookie Miguel Sano hit his 10th home run in Minnesota’s 15-2 win at Baltimore on Thursday. Sano, who made his major-league debut on July 2, is tied with the Astros’ Carlos Correa for the … Continue reading

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Milone gets support from the pen The Twins bullpen threw four scoreless innings yesterday helping Tommy Milone earn a win in his first game back after a stint on the disabled list. Entering Sunday’s action, the Twins’ bullpen had a … Continue reading

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