Tag Archives: Oakland A’s

According to ELIAS – Twins on wrong end of a walk-off home run again

If hitting walk-off homers were everything, the A’s would be awesome Yonder Alonso hit a 12th-inning walk-off homer off the Twins’ Tyler Duffey. It was the Athletics’ seventh walk-off home run this season, the most in the majors (the Blue Jays stand … Continue reading

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Complete game streaks a rarity nowadays

The franchise leader in complete games pitched for the Washington Senators/Minnesota Twins is Hall of Fame pitcher Walter Johnson who had 38 complete games in 1910 in 42 starts for the Washington Senators. Twins pitcher Bert Blyleven, also in the … Continue reading

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According to ELIAS

Twins win by 10 in Arlington Since the Twins moved to Minnesota in 1961, they have won only two road games by at least 10 runs against a team that entered the day with the best record in its league. … Continue reading

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This Day in Twins History – July 25, 1977 – Goltz throws 180 pitches

Coming off a double-header sweep (with the 2nd game going 12 innings) of the A’s the day before, the Twins are again going up against the boys from Oakland at Met Stadium. The game goes 11 innings before the Twins … Continue reading

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According to ELIAS

Santana thrives at O.co Ervin Santana threw 7 2/3 scoreless innings as the Twins won in Oakland on Friday night. Santana’s 1.93 career ERA at O.co Coliseum is the third-lowest among pitchers who have had at least 10 starts in … Continue reading

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These were some quick games

I thought that with all the attention this year on the length of games that it would be fun to take a look at some of the quickest nine inning games in Twins history in terms of wall clock time. … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Eddie Rosario

Eddie Rosario found the first big league pitch he saw to his liking and he hammered it into the Target Field left-center field bleachers for a home run. The pitch was thrown by left-handed starter Scott Kazmir and put the … Continue reading

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Historical look at how Twins measure up to the rest of the league

I have followed baseball for a long time and it seems like the New York Yankees are always beating the Minnesota Twins. Truth or myth? I decided to check it out with an assist from baseball-reference.com . It turns that … Continue reading

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Twins hodgepodge

Seems to be some validity to the complaining that the Twins best paid player Joe Mauer isn’t hitting with runners on base. Joe Mauer had the go-ahead single in the ninth inning for Minnesota on Monday, after he entered the game … Continue reading

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According to Elias

  Trevor May walked seven batters without recording a strikeout in his major-league debut, a 9-4 Twins loss at Oakland last night. No pitcher had issued that many bases on balls without a strikeout in his first big-league game since … Continue reading

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