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Twins defeat Kansas City 8-3 to snap Royals' 5-game winning streak
Minnesota's Joe Mauer, top, celebrates with teammates in the dugout after scoring on a double by Trevor Plouffe during the first inning of Sunday's game against the Kansas City Royals.
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Sat Apr 19, 2014
Postgame: Thoughts on Twins' outfield plays and Tonkin
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.
All-Star Game Insider: A.L. first basemen
Joe Mauer 's path to the All-Star Game got tougher the moment the Twins announced that he was moving from catcher to first base.
Twins use 6-run 8th to rally past Jays
Jason Kubel's two-run single served as the only hit during Minnesota's six-run eighth inning, as the Twins rallied for a 9-5 win over the Toronto Blue Jays to complete a sweep of a day-night doubleheader at Target Field.
Reds: Dominance, momentum and pressure at Wrigley
APRIL 18: Starting pitcher Alfredo Simon #31 of the Cincinnati Reds delivers the ball against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on April 18, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
St. Cloud Times
Vargas shuts down Twins, leads Royals to 5-0 winVargas shuts down...
Vargas shuts down Twins, leads Royals to 5-0 win on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/sports/2014/04/18/vargas-shuts-twins-leads-royals-win/7898857/ Minnesota Twins shortstop Eduardo Escobar forces out Kansas City Royals' Jimmy Paredes during the eighth inning of a baseball game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., KANSAS CITY, Mo.
Vargas strikes again as Twins shut out by Royals
The Twins woke up on Friday with a team on-base percentage of .353, tops in all of baseball.
Fantasy Baseball Sleepers: Questionable Pickups Who Are Worth the Risk
With nearly three weeks complete in the fantasy baseball season, owners are getting a better idea of how their teams look for the 2014 season.
David Pincus: Fantasy baseball News & Notes: Players to buy low
Some of the best players in baseball are off to pretty slow starts, and we're inclined to think it's just an aberration, a momentary dry spell in what should be an excellent season for them.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Minnesota Twins: Big inning caps sweep, lets Pelfrey off hook
Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Mike Pelfrey delivers during the first inning Thursday night in the second game of a split doubleheader against the Toronto Blue Jays at Target Field.
Blue Jays vs Twins Game Recap: Cold Snap
After the winter-like weather moved yesterday's game, the Blue Jays came in to today having to face not one, but two games inless than ideal conditions.
MLB names Joe Mauer 2014 All-Star Ambassador
Major League Baseball announced Thursday that Mauer has been named the official 2014 MLB All-Star Ambassador.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Twins postpone Wednesday's game, will host split doubleheader Thursday
Minnesota first baseman Joe Mauer keeps his glove thawed out with a dugout heater before taking the field in the seventh inning against Toronto at Target Field on Tuesday, April 15, 2014.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Blue Jays warm up against Twins' Hughes in 9-3 victory
There were the caps with the Elmer Fudd earflaps, the stick-'em-up face-covering ski masks, the winter gloves under the fielding gloves.
View from the other side: Twins questions for Jesse from Twinkie Town
Jesse, from Twinkie Town SB Nations great Twins site, and I exchanged questions about each other's team this morning.
Tuesday Twins: Jason Kubel, Brian Dozier, and that one time Mauer bunted
Joe Mauer, not bunting . - Hannah Foslien Tom Brunansky explained why he thinks Jason Kubel's spring training struggles haven't followed him in to the start of the season.
Twins edge Royals
Josmil Pinto hit a two-run home run and the Minnesota Twins scored two runs in the eighth inurning to help them sweep the three-game series from the Kansas City Royals with a 4-3 decision on Sunday.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Twins-Toronto series preview
Catcher Josmil Pinto has two home runs in the past three games, including a two-run homer in Sunday's 4-3 victory over Kansas City.
Minnesota Twins: It's Time for the Josmil Pinto Era
For the first time in what seems like an eternity, Minnesota Twins ' fans have been witnessing non- Joe Mauer starting catchers behind the dish this season.