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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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12 hrs ago | Star Tribune

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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Related Topix: Sports, Joe Mauer, Baseball Players

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Sports Network

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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Related Topix: Sports, Jason Kubel, Baseball Players, Toronto Blue Jays, Major League Baseball, Steve Delabar, Joe Mauer, Chris Colabello

Sporting News

Daily fantasy baseball lineup: Saturday's buy/sell picks in DraftStreet leagues

Teammate Ryan Braun has also killed Rodriguez to the tune of 18-for-47 with 12 extra-base hits.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jason Kubel, Baseball Players, Kevin Correia

Twinkie Talk

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Mike Moustakas, Baseball Players, Minnesota Twins, Major League Baseball, Alex Gordon, Josmil Pinto, Darin Mastroianni

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Mike Moustakas, Baseball Players, Alex Gordon, Eric Hosmer, Billy Butler, Weird

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Ben Revere, Kyle Gibson, Josmil Pinto, R.A. Dickey, Ian Kinsler

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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Related Topix: Sports, Kyle Gibson, Baseball Players, Minnesota Twins, Major League Baseball, Josmil Pinto

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Kyle Gibson, Baseball Players, Anthony Swarzak, Minnesota Twins, Major League Baseball, Toronto Blue Jays, Josmil Pinto

Sports Network

Jays, Twins set for doubleheader

Wednesday's middle test of this three-game series was postponed due to inclement weather.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jose Bautista, Baseball Players, Brett Lawrie, Aaron Loup, Brandon Morrow, Chris Colabello

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Bluebird Banter

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Munenori Kawasaki, Ryan Goins, Toronto Blue Jays, Major League Baseball

AaronGleeman.com

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Brian Dozier, Baseball Players, Oswaldo Arcia, Chris Herrmann, Jason Kubel, Chris Colabello

Tue Apr 15, 2014

TwinCities

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Brett Lawrie, Moises Sierra, Phil Hughes, Munenori Kawasaki, Jose Bautista

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Star Tribune

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.

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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.

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Minnesota Twins

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Phil Hughes, Baseball Players, Brandon Morrow, Jose Bautista, Melky Cabrera

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Salvador Perez, Aaron Crow, Minnesota Twins, Major League Baseball, Brian Dozier, Joe Mauer

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Twinkie Town

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Alex Gordon, Lorenzo Cain, Brian Dozier, Joe Mauer, Minnesota Twins, Major League Baseball

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Louis Coleman, Baseball Players, Eric Hosmer, Bruce Chen, Michael Mariot, Kyle Gibson

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Mike Moustakas, Baseball Players, Kyle Gibson, Alcides Escobar

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