Category Archives: According to Elias

According to ELIAS – Ervin Santana

Santana goes all the way, and loses Ervin Santana went all the way in a losing effort, throwing 117 pitches in the Twins’ 2-1 loss to the Angels at Target Field last night. Santana became only the second big-league pitcher … Continue reading

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According to ELIAS – Byron Buxton

Buxton busts out Byron Buxton’s sixth-inning home run was a highlight in the Twins’ 5–4 win over the Angels. Buxton’s homer snapped his streak of 61 consecutive at-bats without an extra-base hit. That was tied for the second-longest current streak … Continue reading

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According to ELIAS – Max Kepler

Kepler stars in Minnesota’s cleanup role Fourth-place batter Max Kepler went 4-for-4 with a home run in the Twins’ 9–5 home win over the Angels yesterday. It had been almost exactly eight years since a Minnesota cleanup hitter went 4-for-4 or better, … Continue reading

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According to ELIAS – Jason Vargas & Ervin Santana

Vargas, 6-0 in June, wins 12th and evokes Saberhagen A much-anticipated pitching duel between the Royals’ Jason Vargas and the Twins’ Ervin Santana turned out to be no contest, as Kansas City scored seven runs off Santana en route to an 8-1 win. Vargas … Continue reading

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According to ELIAS – David Price

Price keeps Twins bats in the park David Price allowed no home runs in seven innings, improving his record to 3–2 in Boston’s 6–3 home win over Minnesota last night. In 114? career innings against the Twins, Price has surrendered just … Continue reading

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According to ELIAS – Ervin Santana’s 7th “New Millennium Shutout”

Ervin Santana’s 7th “New Millennium Shutout” It’s 2017 and we’re realists. Although we love a complete-game shutout as much as the next fan, we don’t expect to see them very often these days. But Ervin Santana has pitched three this … Continue reading

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According to ELIAS – Brian Dozier

Dozier hits 8th-inning HR off Cody Allen, extends streak at Progressive   Brian Dozier’s eighth-inning solo homer off Cody Allen put the Twins on top to stay in their 4-2 win in Cleveland. Entering Saturday, the Twins had only two … Continue reading

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According to ELIAS – Indians are hot

Indians’ offense is clicking The Indians scored six runs on 13 hits in their victory over the Orioles on Thursday night, their ninth consecutive game with at least five runs and 10 hits. That ties the longest streak of this … Continue reading

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Major League debuts as Minnesota Twins – Dan Masteller

Just one major league debut as a Minnesota Twins again today, June 23 Dan Masteller (1B/OF) – June 23, 1995 – Drafted by the Minnesota Twins in the 11th round of the 1989 amateur draft. Debuted at Kauffman Stadium as the … Continue reading

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According to ELIAS – Jose Berrios

Berrios wins again   Jose Berrios improved his record to 7-1 in eight starts with a solid eight inning performance in the Twins’ win over the White Sox. Berrios is the sixth pitcher in Senators/Twins history to win at least … Continue reading

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