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54 min ago | 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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4 hrs ago | 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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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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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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Minnesota Twins

Ex-Twins skipper Kelly works with Vargas on defense

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Minnesota Twins

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

Twinkie Town

2015 Stock Market Report: Anthony Swarzak

It's a thankless job, being a long reliever. Not good enough over multiple innings to start and not good enough to come out and mow down the opposition over short appearances, long relief still requires of a pitcher a set of skills that aren't always easily found.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Anthony Swarzak, Kyle Gibson, Trevor May, Major League Baseball

Twinkie Talk

Miguel Sano Progressing Nicely for Twins

March 21, 2013; Tampa, FL, USA; Minnesota Twins infielder Miguel Sano in the dugout against the New York Yankees at George M. Steinbrenner Field.

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CBS Local

Twins Buy 500 Playoff Tickets For Lynx Fans

Minnesota Lynx fans have a chance to get some free playoff tickets for Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals Thursday night at Target Center.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Minnesota Twins

Gibson bids for 12th victory as Twins open set vs. Tribe

Trevor Bauer will look to replicate his last outing when the Indians start a three-game series in Minnesota on Tuesday night.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Kratz, Vargas lead Royals over Twins 6-4

Erik Kratz homered twice after replacing an ailing Salvador Perez, and Jason Vargas pitched seven strong innings to lead the first-place Kansas City Royals to a 6-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Greg Holland, Baseball Players, Salvador Perez, Aaron Crow, Major League Baseball, Oswaldo Arcia, Trevor May

Merced Sun-Star

Kratz, Vargas lead Royals over Twins 6-4

"You put your work in before the game as a bench guy to be ready to go in," Kratz said.

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Related Topix: Sports, Greg Holland, Baseball Players, Salvador Perez, Anthony Swarzak, Aaron Crow, Major League Baseball, Oswaldo Arcia

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