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Wednesday Aug 20 | AaronGleeman.com

Phil Hughes, Ace

Phil Hughes has been the Twins' best starter with a 3.76 ERA in 25 starts, yet that good but not great ERA vastly understates just how well he's actually pitched.

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Related Topix: Sports, Phil Hughes, Baseball Players, Hisashi Iwakuma, Masahiro Tanaka, Oswaldo Arcia, Brad Radke

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Albany Times Union

Upton drives in five as Braves rout

Justin Upton smashed his 24th home run of the season to spoil Andrew McCutchen's return as the Atlanta Braves beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 11-3 on Tuesday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Justin Upton, Andrew McCutchen, Atlanta Braves, Pittsburgh Pirates, Major League Baseball, Brandon Cumpton

FakeTeams

DFS: Top FanDuel Plays For Tuesday August 19th

Stephen Strasburg , Washington Nationals , $9,700 - A lot of decent pitching options tonight, but it is hard to fade Strasburg at home against the Diamondbacks .

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Related Topix: Sports, Stephen Strasburg, Baseball Players, Washington Nationals, Major League Baseball, Evan Gattis, Adam LaRoche, Howie Kendrick

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Altoona Mirror

Worley has been clutch for Pirates

In the past couple seasons, the Pittsburgh Pirates and their general manager, Neal Huntington, have done a remarkable job of targeting struggling veteran pitchers off the apparent scrap heap and watching them resurrect their careers.

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Related Topix: Sports, Pittsburgh Pirates, Baseball Players, San Diego Padres, Chris Stewart

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Star Tribune

Sunday Insider: Statistically speaking

Texas Rangers starting pitcher Yu Darvish, of Japan, reacts after throwing the final strike of the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins in Arlington, Texas, Wednesday, June 11, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Yu Darvish, Baseball Players

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Star Tribune

Souhan: Buxton's injury keeps alive Twins curse

Minnesota Twins prospect Byron Buxton rehabbed a left wrist injury in June in Fort Myers, Florida.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Justin Morneau, Joe Mauer

Motor City Bengals

Max Scherzer fans 14 as the Detroit Tigers hold off a late rally from ...

Max Scherzer was back at it again on Thursday afternoon, as his 14 strikeouts paced the Detroit Tigers to a 5-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates to end the four-game series against the National League Central Division contender.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Max Scherzer, Detroit Tigers, Phil Coke, Miguel Cabrera

Motor City Bengals

Detroit Tigers vs Pittsburgh Pirates: Game 119 Preview, TV/Radio Coverage & Lineup

Max Scherzer was masterful in his last outing, but got nothing to show for it. Max went eight strong innings, allowing just four hits and one run while striking out 11 Blue Jays, but Joe Nathan could not hold onto the ninth inning lead and the Tigers ended up losing in 10 innings last Saturday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Max Scherzer, Baseball Players, Joe Nathan

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Oakland Post

Aa s Walk Their Way To Victory

Trevor May made his Major League debut and became the first Twins starting pitcher to allow seven or more walks since Francisco Liriano who also walked seven August 9, 2011 vs Boston.

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Related Topix: Sports, Trevor May, Baseball Players, Derek Norris, Stephen Vogt

Sat Aug 09, 2014

TwinCities

A's 9, Twins 4: Trevor May loses wild major league debut

On the very first pitch Trevor May threw in the major leagues, a 91-mph fastball, Coco Crisp fouled out to third.

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Related Topix: Sports, Trevor May, Baseball Players, Coco Crisp, Oakland Athletics, Major League Baseball, Boof Bonser, Josh Donaldson

TwinCities

Twins rookie Trevor May loses wild major league debut

On the very first pitch Trevor May threw in the major leagues, a 91-mph fastball, Coco Crisp fouled out to third.

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Related Topix: Sports, Trevor May, Baseball Players, Coco Crisp, Oakland Athletics, Major League Baseball, Tommy Milone, Boof Bonser

Mon Aug 04, 2014

BleacherReport

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Top 10 Pickups for Week 19

PIck up Kevin Gausman before he unleashes his upper-90s fastball on the competition over the rest of the season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Kevin Gausman, Mike Zunino, Danny Santana, Yoenis Cespedes, James Paxton

Sun Aug 03, 2014

TwinCities

Twinsights: White Sox coach Joe McEwing "couldn't be happier" for Eduardo Escobar

The 2014 season will be Mike Berardino's second as Twins beat writer for the Pioneer Press.

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Related Topix: Sports, Eduardo Escobar, Baseball Players

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Twinkie Talk

2014 Trading Deadline: Evaluating the Twins Roster Shuffle

Apr 2, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Athletics center fielder Sam Fuld bumps fists with first base coach Tye Waller after hitting an rbi single against the Cleveland Indians during the fourth inning in game two of a double header at O.co Coliseum.

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Related Topix: Sports, Oakland Athletics, Major League Baseball, Yoenis Cespedes, Baseball Players, Joe Nathan, Tommy Milone, Pedro Hernandez

Tue Jul 29, 2014

TwinCities

Twinsights: Vance Worley gem a reminder of lean times for Twins rotation

The 2014 season will be Mike Berardino's second as Twins beat writer for the Pioneer Press.

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Related Topix: Sports, Scott Diamond, Baseball Players, Andrew Albers, Brian Duensing, Carl Pavano, Adam Wainwright

Baseball Musings

The Career Fixer

Vance Worley pitched a shutout Monday night as the Pirates downed the Giants 5-0.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players

Fri Jul 25, 2014

South Side Sox

White Sox shouldn't fear trading within the division

Concerns are overblown to begin with, but trade chits like Dayan Viciedo won't be "the one who got away" Teams that have talked to the Royals say they have called on just about every right-handed hitter who might be available.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Eduardo Escobar, Baseball Players, Dayan Viciedo, Alex Rios, Jake Peavy

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