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According to ELIAS – Ervin Santana’s 7th “New Millennium Shutout”

Ervin Santana’s 7th “New Millennium Shutout” It’s 2017 and we’re realists. Although we love a complete-game shutout as much as the next fan, we don’t expect to see them very often these days. But Ervin Santana has pitched three this … Continue reading

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According to ELIAS – Jose Berrios

Berrios wins again   Jose Berrios improved his record to 7-1 in eight starts with a solid eight inning performance in the Twins’ win over the White Sox. Berrios is the sixth pitcher in Senators/Twins history to win at least … Continue reading

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Did you know?

I recently bought a book called “Extra Innings Baseball” at an estate sale and it has some interesting facts and stories and I thought I would share a couple of items from the book even though I just started reading … Continue reading

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According to ELIAS – Ervin Santana

Two-hit shutout for Santana Ervin Santana threw a two-hit shutout for the Twins against the Orioles last night, improving to 7-2 with a 1.80 ERA in ten starts this season. Since the franchise moved to Minnesota in 1961, only two … Continue reading

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According to ELIAS – Ervin Santana

Santana remains nearly untouchable Ervin Santana threw six shutout innings in the Twins’ 9–1 home win over the Athletics. In six starts this season, Santana has held the opposition scoreless three times and allowed exactly one run in each of … Continue reading

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According to ELIAS

Santana one-hits White Sox Ervin Santana allowed one hit in his complete-game 6–0 home win over the White Sox. April 15 is the second-earliest calendar date on which a pitcher has thrown a complete-game no-hitter or one-hitter for the Twins … 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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Looking back at franchise history

The Twins entered Friday’s game with an all-time record (since 1961) of 4,362-4,425 and an all-time franchise record (Senators and Twins) of 8,585-9,289. For sixty years, the Senators played baseball in our nation’s capital, winning one World Championship and three … Continue reading

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Time getting short to vote for Twins franchise four

VOTING ENDS MAY 8, 2015

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Twins pitchers that went the extra mile

The Twins have been in Minnesota for 53 years and have played 8,455 games winning 4,204 and losing 4,243. (just a FYI, the Angels who also started play in 1961 have won 4,220 games). Over the 53 years and 8,455 games … Continue reading

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