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Twins all-opponent team DH

DH – Edgar Martinez – What? Not who you thought? You probably forget about this All-Star third baseman turned DH but this man was a hitting machine. Martinez started his career at the hot corner in 1987 but didn’t get … Continue reading

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Major League Debuts as Minnesota Twins – Cuddyer & Dempsey

We have two debuts as Twins for you today, September 23rd, as we approach the finish line. Rick Dempsey played in the big leagues for all or parts of 24 years while Michael Cuddyer played for all or parts of … Continue reading

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Major League Debuts as Minnesota Twins – Ortiz & Hill

Two players made their major league debuts as Minnesota Twins on September 2. David Ortiz (1B) – September 2, 1997 – The Seattle Mariners sent David Ortiz to the Minnesota Twins to complete an earlier deal made on August 29, … Continue reading

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According to ELIAS

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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According to ELIAS

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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According to ELIAS

Dozier streak evokes Twins greats… and Rogers Hornsby Brian Dozier extended to 11 his team-record streak of consecutive games with an extra-base hit by belting a fourth-inning home run at Chicago on Thursday. It’s the longest streak by any major-league … Continue reading

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According to ELIAS

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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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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According to ELIAS

Big Papi and The Bambino David Ortiz hit his 20th home run this season in the first inning of the Red Sox’ game against the White Sox on Monday. This is the 14th consecutive season with 20 or more home … Continue reading

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Checking out the boys of summer

I went out to the CenturyLink Sports Complex on Monday to see what Twins have reported early and are enjoying the beautiful weather here in Ft. Myers.  Spring training hasn’t officially started yet but there are a couple dozen players here getting … Continue reading

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