12 hrs ago
The Winnipeg Free Press
Hughes ends 8-game losing streak dating to last July as Twins beat Royals 8-3 to avoid sweep
Phil Hughes ended a personal losing streak that dated to last July, pitching into the seventh inning Sunday and helping the Twins top the Kansas City Royals 8-3 to avoid a three-game sweep.
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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.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
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.
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Teammate Ryan Braun has also killed Rodriguez to the tune of 18-for-47 with 12 extra-base hits.
Kansas City Royals Shutout The Minnesota Twins
I made fun of FOX Sports North play-by-play man Dick Bremer last weekend when the Kansas City Royals where in town to take on the Minnesota Twins.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
The Kansas City Star
Alex Gordon, Jason Vargas, Mike Moustakas help Royals blank Twins to move over. 500
Some parents in Topeka are asking the school district to reconsider plans to have first lady Michelle Obama speak at a graduation ceremony.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
The Chronicle Herald
Twins top Jays 7-0
Unfazed by the subfreezing temperature at first pitch, Kyle Gibson pitched a career-high eight scoreless innings for the Minnesota Twins in a 7-0 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Thursday that opened a day-night doubleheader.
The St Paul Journal
Kyle Gibson's gem guides Twins to 7-0 win vs. Blue Jays in frigid 1st game of doubleheader
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The Miami Herald
Recap: Minnesota vs. Toronto
Minneapolis, MN - Kyle Gibson hurled eight scoreless innings to lead the Minnesota Twins to a 7-0 win over the Toronto Blue Jays in Game 1 of a day-night doubleheader.
Jays, Twins set for doubleheader
Wednesday's middle test of this three-game series was postponed due to inclement weather.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Brett Lawrie gets 5 RBI, Jays beat Twins
Why do I hate small ball? Gibby has Munenori Kawasaki try to bunt, in the first inning.
Twins Notes: Dozier, Plouffe, Buxton, Mauer, Burton, Nunez, and Hughes
It doesn't make a lot of sense to attempt any meaningful analysis after just two weeks, but here are some random observations I've had while watching the Twins start 6-7 ... a Last year Brian Dozier set the Twins' record for homers by a second baseman with 18, which came as a surprise after he totaled just 16 homers in 365 games as a minor leaguer.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Blue Jays 9, Twins 3: Toronto puts abrupt stop to Hughes' roll
Minnesota pitcher Phil Hughes delivers a pitch to Toronto in the first inning Tuesday at Target Field.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Reusse: Gardenhire wasn't misguided about Kubel
Ron Gardenhire started talking about Jason Kubel as a member of his 2014 lineup almost from the time the veteran outfielder was signed to a make-good, minor league contract on Dec. 13. This seemed to be a presumptuous stance for Gardenhire to take.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Kansas City Royals
Royals' rally wiped out by Davis' throwing error
Call it frostball. It didn't take much to imagine a pitch freezing a hitter. Not on Sunday at Target Field where the game-time temperature was a gray, windy 42 degrees.
Hughes out to ground Jays' offense in opener
The Twins have flourished since removing the target on their backs at Target Field, taking three straight over the Royals for a series sweep to end a nine-game home losing streak that dated back to last season.
The Washington Post
Davis' throwing error sends Twins over Royals
Kansas City Royals pitcher Wade Davis puts a late tag on the Minnesota Twins' Brian Dozier, who scored with the go-ahead run during the ninth inning of a baseball game in Minneapolis, Sunday, April 13, 2014.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Twins 7, Royals 1: Dozier, Mauer Homer to Back Strong Nolasco Start
The Twins generally live and die by a combination of pitching and performance with runners in scoring position.
The Wichita Eagle
Royals' pitching implodes in loss to the Twins
He needed no more to allow Friday's 10-1 loss to Minnesota to degenerate into a laugher.
The Miami Herald
Twins rout the Royals
Behind a solid outing from righthander Kyle Gibson - who has been the best starting pitcher so far - and an excellent day at the plate, the Twins beat Kansas City, 10-1, on Friday night for their first home victory in four tries.