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Team W L Pct. GB Indians 66 53 .555 - Royals 61 59 .508 5.5 Twins 60 59 .504 6.0 Tigers 53 67 .442 13.5 White Sox 45 73 .381 20.5
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- Sano favors 'Boqueton' for Players Weekend (MIN Homepage News)
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- Sano working to raise his game, hits off tee (MIN Homepage News)
- Top pick Lewis adjusting well to pro ball (MIN Homepage News)
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1960's BaseballThis Week in 1960s Baseball (August 16, 1963) The Baltimore Orioles today added a future Hall of Fame pitcher to their organization with the free-agent signing of right-hander Jim Palme...Glancing Back, and Remembering Ken Hunt In the right place, and at the right time, Ken Hunt was one of the American League’s most dangerous – and promising – hitters. What looked like i...This Week in 1960s Baseball (August 9, 1963) One loss shy of tying the major league record of 19 consecutive defeats in one season, New York Mets pitcher Roger Craig today switched his ...Glancing Back, and Remembering Joe Cunningham Joe Cunningham was a left-handed hitting outfielder-first baseman who sprayed line drives to every field and hit .280 or better each of his...Glancing Back, and Remembering Wes Covington Wes Covington was a strong man and a powerful hitter. He worked from an unorthodox batting stance where he held the bat behind him nearly pa...
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8/30/1983 – With the Twins trailing the Tigers 4-3 in the top of the 8th inning at Tiger Stadium, Tiger pitcher Dan Petry hits Twins outfielder Gary Ward in the face with a fastball. Gary Gaetti was quoted as saying … Continue reading
With the score tied 2-2 in the top of the third at the Rangers Ballpark in Arlington with Ben Revere on second base, Twins catcher Joe Mauer worked the count to 3-0 when out of the clear blue, Texas Ranger pitcher Roy … Continue reading
The Twins announced after todays loss at Detroit that that they have optioned 1B Chris Parmelee to Rochester and called up RHP Samuel Deduno and plan to start him on Saturday against the leagues top team, the Texas Rangers. I … Continue reading
Matthew Lovick Walbeck was born on October 2, 1969 in Sacramento, California and grew up playing a variety of sports but baseball was his passion. Walbeck was drafted by the Chicago Cubs in the 8th round of the 1987 … Continue reading
5/31/1976 – With trade rumors running rampant due to how poorly salary negotiations had progressed, Bert Blyleven walked off the mound at the Met in front of 8,379 fans trailing the California Angels 3-1. A number of fans were on Blylevens’ … Continue reading
1962 – The Twins split a double header at Yankee Stadium losing the first game 4-3 and winning the second game 4-2. Twins reliever Ray Moore becomes the first Twins pitcher to lose and win a game in the same day. … Continue reading
1961 – Outfielder Dan Dobbek hits the Twins first grand slam home run at Metropolitan Stadium. The unlucky hurler is Kansas City Athletic pitcher Ed Rakow. 1961 was Dobbek’s first and last season in Minnesota and he only had 125 … Continue reading
The Twins starting pitching situation this year is in dire straights. Coming into the 2012 season the Twins starting pitchers were expected to be Scott Baker, Francisco Liriano, Carl Pavano, Nick Blackburn and Jason Marquis. Not a great group of … Continue reading
Why can’t American league teams win in their home parks in 2012? Through the end of April, AL home teams are 73-84 and winning at a .465 clip. When the junior league takes to the road they are playing .535 baseball and have posted … Continue reading