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Major League Debuts as Minnesota Twins – Mike Trombley

August 19 had one player making his major league debut as a Minnesota Twin. Mike Trombley (P) – August 19, 1992 – Drafted by the Minnesota Twins in the 14th round of the 1989 amateur draft. Debut in Cleveland Stadium … Continue reading

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Major League Debuts as Minnesota Twins – Kinney & Fife

Two players today, August 18, that made their big league debuts as Minnesota Twins. Matt Kinney (P) – August 18, 2000 – Traded by the Boston Red Sox with Joe Thomas (minors) and John Barnes to the Minnesota Twins for Orlando … Continue reading

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Major League Debuts as Minnesota Twins – Jeff Manship

I didn’t get yesterday debut out here so we will do it today since there are no big league debuts as Twins on August 16. Jeff Manship (P) – August 15, 2009 – Drafted by the Minnesota Twins in the 14th … Continue reading

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Major League Debuts as Minnesota Twins – Mark Portugal

August 14 big league debuts as Minnesota Twins. Mark Portugal (P) – August 14, 1985 – Signed by the Minnesota Twins as an amateur free agent on October 2, 1980. Debuted at the Dome against the Oakland A’s but came away … Continue reading

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Major League Debuts as Minnesota Twins – Andy Kosco

One player made his big league debut in a Twins uniform on August 13. Andy Kosco (OF/1B) – August 13, 1965 – Signed as a Free Agent with the Minnesota Twins in June 1964. Debuted as a pinch-hitter in Cleveland Stadium … Continue reading

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Major League Debuts as Minnesota Twins – Bill Zepp

One major league debut in a Minnesota Twins uniform on August 12. Bill Zepp (P) – August 12, 1969 – Signed by the Minnesota Twins as an amateur free agent in 1968. A Twins 3-2 lead at Yankee Stadium had suddenly … Continue reading

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Major League Debuts as Minnesota Twins – Matt Garza

Today’s big league debut on August 11 just pitched against the Twins a few days ago and was at one time a Twins first round selection.   Matt Garza (P) – August 11, 2006 – Drafted by the Minnesota Twins in … Continue reading

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Major League Debuts as Minnesota Twins – Watkins & Miller

These guys had their big league debuts as Twins on August 10. Tommy Watkins (3B) – August 10, 2007 – Drafted by the Minnesota Twins in the 38th round of the 1998 MLB June Amateur Draft. Debuted in Anaheim as a … Continue reading

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Major League Debuts as Minnesota Twins – May & Izquierdo

Two big league debuts as Twins, 47 years apart  Trevor May (P) – August 9, 2014 – Traded by the Philadelphia Phillies with Vance Worley to the Minnesota Twins for Ben Revere on December 6, 2012 Hank Izquierdo (C) – August 9, … Continue reading

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Major League Debuts as Minnesota Twins – Vic Albury

The only player to make his big league debut as a Minnesota Twin on August 7 is …. Vic Albury (P) – August 7, 1973 – Drafted by the Minnesota Twins from the San Diego Padres in the 1970 minor league … Continue reading

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