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2 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Twins 20, Tigers 6: Why the Tigers lost on Friday night

Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus pulls starting pitcher Robbie Ray from the game in the second inning against the Minnesota Twins at Target Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball, Robbie Ray, Baseball Players, Phil Coke, Blaine Hardy, Ian Krol

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Washington Post

Escobar, Twins bat around twice, pound Tigers 20-6

The Minnesota Twins are barreling toward a fourth straight 90-loss season, with little hope that things will turn around very quickly.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Trevor Plouffe, Baseball Players, Danny Santana, Oswaldo Arcia, Robbie Ray

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, Glen Perkins, Baseball Players, Joe Mauer, Brian Dozier

Star Tribune

TwinsCentric: Oswaldo Arcia is crushing in August

Since the beginning of August, Minnesota Twins outfielder Oswaldo Arcia has been one of the crushiest crushers who ever crushed.

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Related Topix: Sports, Oswaldo Arcia, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Detroit Tigers

The Detroit Tigers will try to do just that on Friday evening when they begin an extended four-game series with the Minnesota Twins.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Detroit Tigers, David Price, Baseball Players, Brandon Guyer, Ben Zobrist

Minnesota Twins

Gardenhire wins one challenge, loses another

Ron Gardenhire won a challenge in the sixth inning of Thursday's game against the Indians to help Minnesota get out of a potential jam, and the Twins manager lost a second challenge an inning later.

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Related Topix: Sports, Michael Brantley, Baseball Players, Carlos Santana, Oswaldo Arcia, Danny Santana, Major League Baseball

Twinkie Town

Nick Punto's "Bucket of Live Snakes" Challenge Injures Hundreds

"I thought it would raise awareness of intensity and getting after it. In a way, it did.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, American League West, American League

Twinkie Town

Hughes strong again, Vargas and Arcia provide spark as Twins top Indians 4-1

Corey Kluber and Phil Hughes are among the American League's best pitcher this season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Corey Kluber, Baseball Players, Trevor Plouffe, Major League Baseball

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Twinkie Talk

Twins Kohl Stewart Experiencing Shoulder Pain

Jul 31, 2013; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Twins general manager Terry Ryan speaks to the media prior to the game against the Kansas City Royals at Target Field.

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Twinkie Town

Brian Dozier and Twins 20/20 seasons of the past

If Byron Buxton develops a little more home run power, he could pull a 20/20 season half a dozen times in his career.

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Related Topix: Minnesota, Sports, Major League Baseball

Motor City Bengals

Judge dismisses sexual assault charges against former Detroit Tiger Evan Reed

May 11, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Tigers relief pitcher Evan Reed breaks toward home plate on a bunt attempt in the ninth inning against the Minnesota Twins at Comerica Park.

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Twinkie Town

We need to talk about Aaron Hicks

It's easy to write guys off. Especially when you get tired of watching four consecutive 90-loss seasons.

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Detroit Free Press

Tigers notes: Verlander plans to return Saturday; 'We need to make the playoffs'

Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander looks on from the dugout against the Tampa Bay Rays.

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Related Topix: Sports, Andy Dirks, Baseball Players, Justin Verlander, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball, Tampa Bay Rays, Robbie Ray

Twinkie Town

The Case Against Baseball-Reference WAR

I have been meaning for some time to write, and post, an article dealing with where power comes from.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Washington Post

Rookie T.J. House, 4 Indians relievers blank Twins

Rookie T.J. House threw shutout ball into the sixth inning, combining with four relievers to pitch the Cleveland Indians past the Minnesota Twins 5-0 Wednesday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Corey Kluber, Baseball Players, Lonnie Chisenhall, T.J House, Major League Baseball, Zach Walters, Asdrubal Cabrera

Twinkie Talk

Minnesota Twins Games 125: Lineups and First Impressions

Aug 15, 2014; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Ricky Nolasco delivers a pitch in the first inning against the Kansas City Royals at Target Field.

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Twinkie Town

Who Else Is Having A Season Like Gibson?

This year, Kyle Gibson has been extraordinary in wins and terrible in losses. Is he truly an outlier or are there other pitchers out there that have been just as inconsistent as him? Throughout this season, we've seen Kyle Gibson turn into the second-best starter in the Twins rotation behind Phil Hughes.

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Ex-Twins skipper Kelly works with Vargas on defense

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Twins waste big first inning in loss to Tribe

The Twins scored five runs before they even registered an out in the first inning, but they couldn't hold on to the early lead in a 7-5 loss to the Indians on Tuesday night at Target Field.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The State

Gomes, Holt rally Indians in 7-5 win over Twins

Oswaldo Arcia homered in his third straight game for Minnesota, capping a five-run first where Joe Mauer and Kennys Vargas also drove in runs.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Yan Gomes, Major League Baseball, Oswaldo Arcia, Joe Mauer, Kennys Vargas, Trevor Bauer

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