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According to Elias and a little extra

Zelous Wheeler, called up from the minors by the Yankees on Thursday when slumping Yangervis Solarte was sent down, made a big splash in his major-league debut when he hit a home run in the fifth inning against the Twins’ Phil Hughes. … Continue reading

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According to Elias

Four Twins relief pitchers (Anthony Swarzak, Brian Duensing, Casey Fien, Glen Perkins)combined for six shutout innings and 10 strikeouts in Minnesota’s win over Houston. It’s the first time since 1971 that the Twins bullpen  combined for that many scoreless innings and … Continue reading

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This Day in Twins History – September 7, 1970

In game 1 of a double-header at Met Stadium against the Milwaukee Brewers, outfielder Brant Alyea goes 3 for 4 with 2 runs scored and 2 home runs and knocks in all 7 Twins runs in a 7-6 Twins win. … Continue reading

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Luke Hughes homers in his first ML at bat

  April 29, 2010 – Luke Hughes hit a home run in his first major league at bat and in the process became the fifth Minnesota Twin to accomplish this feat. Hughes hit his home run to right field off Detroit … Continue reading

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