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Wednesday Aug 20 | Minor League Ball

Prospect Retrospective: Kurt Suzuki, C, Minnesota Twins

A couple of weeks ago, the Minnesota Twins signed catcher Kurt Suzuki to a two-year contract extension worth $12 million, with a vesting option for a third season .

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Oakland Athletics, Major League Baseball

Tue Aug 19, 2014

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, Phil Hughes, Glen Perkins, Brian Duensing

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Minnesota Twins

Suzuki gets back-to-back duty against Royals

With his familiarity with left-hander Tommy Milone from their time as teammates with the A's, Twins catcher Kurt Suzuki started behind the plate against the Royals on Sunday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tommy Milone, Trevor May, Jordan Schafer, Minnesota Twins, Major League Baseball

NorthJersey.com

MLB roundup: Price, Tigers KO the King

Price allowed three hits, struck out seven and walked three in his first game at Comerica Park since he was acquired in a trade with Tampa Bay last month.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baseball Players, Joe Nathan, Endy Chavez, Ian Kinsler, Carlos Carrasco

Sat Aug 16, 2014

CBS Local

Hughes Goes 7, Suzuki Homers, Twins Top Royals 4-1

Phil Hughes threw seven sharp innings, Kurt Suzuki hit his third homer of the season and the Minnesota Twins beat first-place Kansas City 4-1 on Saturday night to snap the Royals' three-game winning streak.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Anthony Swarzak, Salvador Perez, Aaron Crow, Minnesota Twins, Major League Baseball, Yordano Ventura

Wed Aug 13, 2014

TwinCities

Twinsights: Kurt Suzuki collects first part of potential $500,000 bonus package

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, American League, Major League Baseball, Houston Astros

AaronGleeman.com

Twins trade Josh Willingham and Kevin Correia

Any realistic potential for the Twins to make a major move at the trade deadline likely revolved around dealing away All-Star catcher Kurt Suzuki , but instead they signed the impending free agent to a two-year, $12 million contract extension and chose only to make a handful of minor deals to remove veterans from the margins of the roster.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Stephen Pryor, Tommy Milone

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Call to the Pen

Kansas City Royals acquires Josh Willingham from Minnesota Twins

Aug 10, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Minnesota Twins designated hitter Josh Willingham and catcher Kurt Suzuki are greeted at the dugout after Willingham hit a two run home run in the eighth inning against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Josh Willingham, Minnesota Twins, Kansas City Royals

TwinCities

Postgame Twinsights: Tommy Milone makes a strong Twins debut

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, Tommy Milone

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Star Tribune

Mauer, Milone lead Twins to 4-2 victory over Houston

Back from the disabled list, veteran provided the winning hit in his return. Meanwhile, the lefthanded pitcher was solid in his Twins debut.

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Related Topix: Sports, Joe Mauer, Baseball Players, Tommy Milone

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Baseball: Clayton Kershaw's 14th stifles Brewers

Kershaw allowed six hits and struck out six in eight innings. He allowed leadoff hitters to reach base in four of the first five innings of an outing that might qualify as a subpar effort for the two-time Cy Young Award winner.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Baseball Players, Alex Wood, Devin Mesoraco, Jose Bautista, Josh Willingham

Sun Aug 10, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Twins beat A's 6-1, snap 12-game skid vs. Oakland

Brian Dozier connected for his 20th homer in the first before Suzuki and Willingham - both former A's players - each had a big hit against Luke Gregerson in the eighth.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Josh Willingham, Minnesota Twins, Major League Baseball, Brian Dozier, Stephen Vogt, Coco Crisp

TwinCities

Twinsights: Trevor Plouffe and Oswaldo Arcia both ailing

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

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Related Topix: Sports, Trevor Plouffe, Baseball Players, Oswaldo Arcia, Chris Parmelee

SFGate

Shea: Success is catching for A's

Former A's catcher Kurt Suzuki was an All-Star this season with Minnesota. He has signed a two-year contract extension.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Derek Norris, Stephen Vogt, Glen Perkins, Buster Posey

Sat Aug 09, 2014

TwinCities

Twins catcher Kurt Suzuki finally getting his game back

As the final stages of negotiation took place, as Kurt Suzuki and agent Dan Lozano hammered out a contract extension that would give the all-star catcher a modicum of professional security, there was one final item that could have been discussed.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Denard Span, Washington Nationals

Chico Enterprise-Record

A's Craig Gentry, Nick Punto still on the mend

The A's aren't counting on seeing either outfielder Craig Gentry or infielder Nick Punto in the near term.

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BleacherReport

Picking the All-Time MLB Waiver Deal Team

The majority of MLB trades go down prior to the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline, but there have still been some notable moves made during the August waiver trade period.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, John Smoltz, Troy Glaus, B.J. Surhoff

SFGate

After fast start, A's hold on against Twins

Coco Crisp smashes a triple in the fifth to give the A's a 3-0 lead. Photo: Thearon W. Henderson, Getty Images Josh Donaldson lunges for Kurt Suzuki's grounder, the start of an inning-ending double play in the fifth.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Coco Crisp, Baseball Players, Chris Parmelee, Anthony Swarzak, Josh Donaldson

Fri Aug 08, 2014

SFGate

A's hold off Twins 6-5

Another ho-hum, the-A's-beat-the-Twins-again night at the Coliseum turned decidedly not ho-hum Friday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Chris Parmelee, Anthony Swarzak, Ryan Cook

SFGate

Kurt Suzuki sings Tommy Milone's praises

All-Star catcher Kurt Suzuki told anyone who'd listen that the Twins ought to acquire left-hander Tommy Milone .

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Tommy Milone

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