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18 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Jim Souhan: Twins' Gibson looms as team's young ace

Following the worst three-year span in franchise history, a downturn caused by amateurish starting pitching, they gave the last spot in their rotation this spring to Kyle Gibson.

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Related Topix: Sports, Kyle Gibson, Baseball Players, American League, Major League Baseball, Glen Perkins

18 hrs ago | Star Tribune

Souhan: Gibson looks like pitcher the Twins have been craving

Following the worst three-year span in franchise history, a downturn caused by amateurish starting pitching, they gave the last spot in their rotation this spring to Kyle Gibson.

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Related Topix: Sports, Kyle Gibson, Baseball Players, American League, Major League Baseball, Glen Perkins

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Rock Hill Herald

Twins haven't been immune to wave of Tommy John elbow surgeries

That's become the popular theory to explain the alarming rash of Tommy John elbow ligament replacement surgeries in the majors this season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Mike Pelfrey, Baseball Players, Tampa Bay Rays, Matt Moore, Major League Baseball, Kyle Gibson, Grant Balfour

Mon Apr 07, 2014

The Detroit News

Detroit News MLB Power Rankings: Week 1

Tony Paul of The Detroit News goes around the league, with the first of his weekly power rankings.

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Related Topix: Sports, Doug Fister, Baseball Players, Brayan Villarreal, Chris Archer, Clayton Kershaw, Justin Smoak

Sun Apr 06, 2014

ESPN

Crasnick: Volquez could be Pirates' new rescue

When Francisco Liriano's career had bottomed out, the Pittsburgh Pirates provided a safe haven for him to work his way back to prominence.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jeff Locke, Gorkys Hernandez, Pittsburgh Pirates, Major League Baseball, Andrew McCutchen, Charlie Morton

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pirates notebook: Francisco Liriano had the Cardinals' number in 2013

October remains fresh in Francisco Liriano's mind. He has quick recall of his postseason start against the St. Louis Cardinals.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, St. Louis Cardinals, Major League Baseball, Jhonny Peralta, American League, American League Central

Wed Apr 02, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Rock Cats Start Season With Their Own 'Baby Papi'

Kennys Vargas has drawn comparisons to Red Sox designated hitter and former Rock Cat David Ortiz not just for his physical presence, but for his personality as well.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Kennys Vargas, David Ortiz, Jeff Manship, Nick Blackburn, Glen Perkins

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Walker-off homer: Pirates 2B lifts team to 10-inning opener win

Neil Walker hit a walk-off home run off Chicago reliever Carlos Villanueva to give the Pirates a 1-0 victory against the Cubs in 10 innings on opening day at PNC Park today.

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Related Topix: Sports, Neil Walker, Baseball Players, Starlin Castro, Jeff Samardzija, Felix Hernandez, Welington Castillo

Sat Mar 29, 2014

Sporting News

Hey, that guy used to be good! Is he still good or...not really?

There are 30 teams in major league baseball; each team has around five starters at any point in the season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Bartolo Colon, John Danks, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Brandon Morrow

Thu Mar 27, 2014

MSNBC

Francisco Liriano cleared for Opening Day start

Francisco Liriano 's groin injury put his Opening Day start in jeopardy, but Tom Singer of MLB.com reports that the Pirates left-hander "has been given the green light" to pitch Game 1 against the Cubs.

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Tue Mar 25, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

Pirates get 29 hits, trounce Blue Jays 22-5

Starling Marte and Jose Tabata each homered and drove in four runs. Marte got five hits and Tabata had four.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jose Tabata, Baseball Players, Pittsburgh Pirates, Major League Baseball, Toronto Blue Jays, Starling Marte, Dustin McGowan

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