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Yesterday | TwinCities

Twinsights: Japan all-star trip holds appeal to a trio of Twins

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

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Brian Dozier, Phil Hughes

Tuesday | Deep Left Field

Cleveland Indians

Aug 16, 2014; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Twins catcher Kurt Suzuki celebrates with Minnesota Twins manager Ron Gardenhire after scoring a run in the seventh inning against the Kansas City Royals at Target Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Minnesota Twins, Baseball Players, Kurt Suzuki, Phil Hughes, Brian Duensing

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Minnesota Twins

Gardenhire cites advanced metrics in analyzing Dozier

Twins manager Ron Gardenhire has been called an old-school manager, but casually mentioned a site used for advanced statistics when referencing Brian Dozier's progress at the plate this season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Brian Dozier, Baseball Players, Terry Ryan, NHL Players, Minnesota Twins, Major League Baseball

Rum Bunter

Pirates Trade Targets: Can Cellar Dwellers Help?

We continue to look for Pittsburgh Pirates trade targets. As the month of August flys by, the opportunity to improve the Pirates roster are slipping away.

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Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Twins, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Terry Ryan, NHL Players, Brian Duensing

Sun Aug 17, 2014

TwinCities

Twinsights: Players turn out to support Fifteen's 5K charity race.

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

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Brian Duensing, Sports, Baseball Players

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Twinkie Town

Glen Perkins Selects "The Girl from Ipanema" as New Entrance Music

In something of a surprise move, Glen Perkins announced to reporters on Thursday that he's switching his bullpen entrance music to " The Girl from Ipanema ," a 1964 soft jazz hit by Stan Getz and Astrud Gilberto.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Minnesota Twins, Major League Baseball

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Sunherald.com

Recap: Houston vs. Minnesota

Kyle Gibson pitched into the eighth inning and Kennys Vargas added a late two-run hit, as Minnesota claimed a 3-1 victory over Houston in Wednesday's rubber match of a three-game series.

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Related Topix: Sports, Kyle Gibson, Baseball Players, Kennys Vargas, Danny Santana, Joe Mauer, Jose Altuve

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Twinkie Town

Recap: Superman Returns! Twins Win 4-2

Joe Mauer returned to the lineup on Monday after missing 34 games with an oblique injury.

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Related Topix: Sports, Joe Mauer, Baseball Players, Tommy Milone, Brian Duensing, Minnesota Twins, Major League Baseball

The Miami Herald

Mauer leads Twins to 4-2 win over Astros

Joe Mauer had two hits in his return from the disabled list, including a go-ahead RBI single in the ninth inning, to help the Minnesota Twins to a 4-2 win over the Houston Astros on Monday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Joe Mauer, Baseball Players, Brian Dozier, Domingo Santana, Brian Duensing

Channel3000

Former A's haunt old team as Twins win

The Minnesota Twins were deadlocked 1-1 with Oakland through seven innings Sunday, and they needed someone to step up and keep the A's from beating them for a 13th straight time and sweeping them for the second time this season.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Minnesota Twins, Baseball Players, Kurt Suzuki, Brian Dozier, Danny Santana

Sat Aug 09, 2014

SFGate

Success is catching for A's

American League catcher Kurt Suzuki, of the Minnesota Twins, waves before the MLB All-Star baseball game, Tuesday, July 15, 2014, in Minneapolis.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Kurt Suzuki, Stephen Vogt, Derek Norris, Buster Posey

Thu Aug 07, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Smith, Amarista help Padres top Twins 5-4 in 10Smith, Amarista help...

Smith, Amarista help Padres top Twins 5-4 in 10 All-Star closer Glen Perkins blew his fourth save in 32 chances this year.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Everth Cabrera, Anthony Swarzak, Minnesota Twins, Major League Baseball, Danny Santana, San Diego Padres

TwinCities

Twins' win streak halted in 10-inning loss to Padres

San Diego's Seth Smith celebrates with his teammates after his game-winning solo home run off Twins reliever Anthony Swarzak during the 10th inning at Target Field in Minneapolis on August 6, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Anthony Swarzak, Everth Cabrera, Trevor Plouffe, Odrisamer Despaigne

KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

Perkins Blows Save As Padres Beat Twins In Extra Innings

The Padres beat the Twins 5-4 in ten innings at Target Field Wednesday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Sports, Anthony Swarzak, Baseball Players, Trevor Plouffe

Twinkie Town

Twins Give Up Late Runs In 5-4 Loss

The Twins seemed to have this in the bag, but Glen Perkins blew a save and Anthony Swarzak gave up a run in the 10th.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Anthony Swarzak, Everth Cabrera, Trevor Plouffe, Odrisamer Despaigne, Danny Santana

The Miami Herald

Minnesota Twins

From left: Mario Saavedra, Michael Saavedra and Antonio Balestena own Bullseye Powder Coating, which sand-blasts and coats metal surfaces such as car rims, fencing, patio furniture and more.

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Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Twins, Major League Baseball, American League West, American League, Oakland Athletics, Yoenis Cespedes, Baseball Players, Sonny Gray

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Twinkie Talk

Blown Save Leads To Minnesota Twins Extra Inning Loss

Aug 6, 2014; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Twins center fielder Danny Santana gets hit by a pitch in the sixth inning against the San Diego Padres at Target Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Anthony Swarzak, Danny Santana, Everth Cabrera

Star Tribune

Three quick Twins postgame thoughts from LEN3: Perkins, Swarzak, Fryer

La Velle E. Neal III has covered baseball for the Star Tribune since 1998 . Born and raised in Chicago, he grew up following the White Sox and hating the Cubs.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

Washington Times

Vargas, Twins power past Padres 3-1

Kennys Vargas hit a three-run homer in his first home game for Minnesota, powering the Twins past Jesse Hahn and the San Diego Padres 3-1 on Tuesday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Kennys Vargas, Jesse Hahn, San Diego Padres, Major League Baseball, Joe Mauer

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Star Tribune

Randball: A lot of Twins payroll in Cedar Rapids on Tuesday

Joe Mauer and Ricky Nolasco, between them, are making about $35 million this season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Joe Mauer, Baseball Players, Trevor Plouffe

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