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6 hrs ago | Star Tribune

Former Twin Josh Willingham is thriving with the Royals

And he's pretty sure it's reliable. It came from Perkins. "I saw him in the dugout today, and I told him, 'You'll probably get a fastball or two, but the rest are going to be sliders.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

ABC News

Gordon's 2-Run Homer in 9th Gives Royals 2-1 Win

Alex Gordon hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning, giving Kansas City a 2-1 win over the Minnesota Twins and helping the Royals avoid their first three-game skid since mid-July.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Danny Duffy, Baseball Players, Jarrod Dyson, Alex Gordon, Minnesota Twins

Twinkie Town

Tuesday Twins: Japan, rain delays, beer, and other important things

Glen Perkins is on the tentative roster to play for the US against Japan's national team in a five-game series in November.

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

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Star Tribune

Series preview: Twins at Kansas City

Eleven of their next 13 games are against the three teams that occupy first place today in the three AL divisions, and seven are on the road.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Greg Holland, Baseball Players

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Cleveland.com

Cleveland Indians stink up Progressive Field in loss to Houston...

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The Indians played the Houston Astros in the opener of a three-game series Friday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jason Kipnis, Baseball Players, Jason Castro, Jose Altuve, Houston Astros, Major League Baseball, Brad Peacock

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Minnesota Twins

Perkins to play for US team against Japan

Major League Baseball announced the details for a five-game series against Japan's National Team in November, and Twins closer Glen Perkins said Friday he's on the preliminary roster.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Joe Mauer, Brian Dozier, Minnesota Twins

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Minnesota Twins

Hughes outduels Kluber as Twins end scoreless skid

Both have had excellent seasons, as evidenced by the fact that Kluber entered Thursday second among all pitchers in the Majors in Wins Above Replacement , while Hughes ranked tied for fifth, according to Fangraphs.com.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Kennys Vargas, Zach Walters, Trevor Plouffe, Oswaldo Arcia, Carlos Santana

Tue Aug 19, 2014

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

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

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