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1 hr ago | Athletics Nation

Athletics magic number: Still 11, games to watch Wed. Sep. 17

The Athletics magic number to clinch a berth in the Wild Card game remained at 11 with 12 games remaining. I attended Tuesday night's game, which was a dual-event night with Yanni performing at Oracle Arena.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Landon Powell, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Chicago White Sox, Corey Kluber, Ezequiel Carrera

5 hrs ago | Twinkie Town

Twins 3, Tigers 2: Twins win absurd ninth-inning walk-off

After a great game by Ricky Nolasco, Glen Perkins blew up in the ninth. Luckily, a certain former Twins closer did too.

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Related Topix: Sports, Glen Perkins, Baseball Players, Kennys Vargas, Miguel Cabrera, Joe Nathan, Major League Baseball

Tue Sep 16, 2014

Washington Times

Twins stun Tigers in 9th for 4-3 win

The Detroit Tigers were barely finished celebrating another go-ahead homer in the ninth inning when an ill-advised dive and an infield single cost them a victory. Aaron Hicks hit a two-out RBI single in the ninth inning and the Minnesota Twins rallied for a 4-3 victory over the AL Central-leading Tigers on Tuesday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Detroit Tigers, Aaron Hicks, Baseball Players, Trevor Plouffe, Joe Nathan

The Baltimore Sun

Orioles' Delmon Young 'fortunate enough' to keep joining playoff teams

When the Orioles clinch their first division title in 17 years, outfielder Delmon Young will be in the middle of another postseason celebration - his sixth in six years with four different teams. "I've been fortunate enough to be on teams where you have good players, good managers, a good front office, good young players that come up and a knack for winning," said Young, who has batted .288 with seven homers in 77 games with the Orioles through Monday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Delmon Young, Baseball Players, Cleveland Indians, Major League Baseball, Nick Swisher, Detroit Tigers, Tampa Bay Rays

MLive.com

Live updates: Detroit Tigers at Minnesota Twins

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Detroit Tigers

Twinkie Talk

Oswaldo Arcia Brings the September Boom

Sep 13, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA; Minnesota Twins right fielder Oswaldo Arcia reacts after striking out against the Chicago White Sox during the seventh inning in game one of a doubleheader at U.S Cellular Field. Mandatory Credit: Jerry Lai-USA TODAY Sports Oswaldo Arcia was signed by the Minnesota Twins as an amateur free agent in 2007.

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Minnesota Twins

Arcia day to day after tweaking back on swing

Right fielder Oswaldo Arcia left Monday's 8-6 loss to the Tigers with tightness in his upper left back after a big swing-and-miss in the sixth inning. He's day to day and will be further evaluated on Tuesday, according to manager Ron Gardenhire.

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

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Journal Gazette

Hunter, Cabrera homer in 9th; Tigers top Twins

Torii Hunter and Miguel Cabrera hit back-to-back home runs in the ninth inning to help the Detroit Tigers tighten their grip on the American League Central by winning their fourth straight game, 8-6 over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Miguel Cabrera, Baseball Players, Anthony Swarzak, Joe Mauer, Casey Fien

Bless You Boys

Beer of the Series 2.49 - Minnesota Twins

Few things cure the ills of an inconsistent bullpen like a pair of late-game home runs to boost your mood and your win column. The Detroit Tigers picked up their starting pitching over the weekend by hitting a pair of two run, go-ahead home runs after the bullpen got involved.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Alex Avila, Baseball Players

MLive.com

Detroit Tigers Gameday: Alex Avila held out of starting lineup; Miguel Cabrera back at...

Detroit Tigers catcher Alex Avila looks back to the dugout after the Kansas City Royals scored in the fourth inning at Comerica Park in Detroit on Sept. 10. at Minnesota Twins When: 8:10 p.m. Where: Target Field in Minneapolis TV: Fox Sports Detroit Radio: 97.1 The Ticket and the Detroit Tigers radio network Twitter: Follow James Schmehl and Chris Iott STARTING PITCHERS Detroit Tigers RHP Max Scherzer Lifetime vs. Twins: 8-2, 4.48 ERA Detroit Tigers 1. Ian Kinsler, 2B 2. Torii Hunter, RF 3. Miguel Cabrera, 1B 4. Victor Martinez, DH 5. J.D. Martinez, LF 6. Nick Castellanos, 3B 7. Bryan Holaday, C 8. Andrew Romine, SS 9. Rajai Davis, CF -- As expected, Alex Avila is not in the starting lineup tonight.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Alex Avila, Baseball Players, Miguel Cabrera, Detroit Tigers, Anthony Swarzak

Twinkie Town

September is answering a lot of questions

While the Twins keep losing, at least they are giving us a better idea of what the club will look like in 2015. Ho hum, another 2-4 week as the Twins struggle to close out another baseball season like they give a damn.

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Star Tribune

Gleeman and the Geek, Ep 162: Beers with a Reporter, Starring Phil Miller

TwinsCentric was formed by Twins super-bloggers Seth Stohs , Nick Nelson , Parker Hageman and John Bonnes . Together they publish at TwinsDaily.com and have authored books, e-books and magazines that provide independent and in-depth coverage of the Minnesota Twins from a fan's perspective.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Trevor May, Baseball Players, Danny Santana, Delmon Young

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Twinkie Talk

Twins - Who's That Guy? Josmil Pinto

Apr 30, 2014; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Twins designated hitter Josmil Pinto hits a single in the second inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Target Field. Mandatory Credit: Jesse Johnson-USA TODAY Sports As the long, difficult Minnesota Twins' season winds down in its final month, we'll take a closer look at some of the new faces added to the roster with our new Who's That Guy? postings.

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Related Topix: Sports, Josmil Pinto, Terry Ryan, NHL Players

Minnesota Twins

Swarzak, Twins look to play spoiler against division-leading Tigers

While not quite as big as the Tigers' next series, the importance of the three games in Minnesota that begin Monday is not lost in the Detroit clubhouse. The Tigers completed a sweep of the Indians on Sunday, effectively ending Cleveland's hopes of a late run at the division title.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Anthony Swarzak

CBS Local

Twins Top White Sox 6-4

Rookie Trevor May struck out a season-high 10 in six innings and the Minnesota Twins overcame Jose Abreu's 35th home run, beating the Chicago White Sox 6-4 Sunday to end a four-game losing streak. May was staked to an early 4-0 lead, then hung on to win his third straight start.

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Related Topix: Sports, Eduardo Escobar, Baseball Players, Trevor May, Major League Baseball, Jose Abreu, Chicago White Sox, Adrian Nieto

Twinkie Talk

White Sox Defeat Minnesota In Game One

Sep 13, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA; Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Phil Hughes throws a pitch against the Chicago White Sox during the first inning in game one of a doubleheader at U.S Cellular Field. Mandatory Credit: Jerry Lai-USA TODAY Sports Game one of the second doubleheader for the Minnesota Twins in the past week went a lot like the first doubleheader.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tyler Flowers, Baseball Players, Chris Parmelee, Major League Baseball, Chicago White Sox, Marcus Semien

Southside Showdown

Chicago White Sox Morning BP: Jose Abreu gains 100th RBI

Sep 10, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu during the first inning at U.S Cellular Field. Mandatory Credit: Mike DiNovo-USA TODAY Sports Yesterday was quite fun for the Chicago White Sox and their fans, by sweeping a doubleheader at home , extending a winning streak and winning the night cap with a walk-off home run.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Chicago White Sox, Jose Abreu, Baseball Players

Rant Sports

5 Biggest Questions For Minnesota Twins Heading Into Offseason

The American League Central has been competitive as ever this season, but the Minnesota Twins have not been part of the race. Once a powerhouse of the division, they have been cellar dwellers the past few seasons.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Joe Mauer, Baseball Players, Phil Hughes

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Washington Times

White Sox sweep doubleheader from Twins

Dayan Viciedo hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning to lift the Chicago White Sox to a 7-6 win over the Minnesota Twins and a sweep of their doubleheader on Saturday. Jose Abreu started the winning rally with a leadoff walk against Glen Perkins .

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Dayan Viciedo, Major League Baseball, Jose Abreu, Glen Perkins, Avisail Garcia, Trevor Plouffe

Minnesota Twins

Hughes out-K'd by Quintana in Twins' Game 1 loss

Hughes was charged with all five Chicago runs -- three earned -- on six hits and a walk, tossing 106 pitches over seven-plus innings. was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded to bring in another.

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