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3 hrs ago | 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

6 hrs ago | 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

10 hrs ago | 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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16 hrs ago | 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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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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Minnesota Twins

Sore neck further delays Milone's return to mound

Left-hander Tommy Milone 's return from a tired pitching shoulder and sore neck has been pushed past Monday, an already delayed setback. Milone had been slated to return on 10 days of rest Saturday before Friday's three-game series opener against the White Sox was rained out, forcing a doubleheader Saturday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tommy Milone, Baseball Players, Anthony Swarzak, Major League Baseball

The Miami Herald

Recap: Chicago WSox vs. Minnesota

Chicago, IL - Friday's game between the Minnesota Twins and Chicago White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field was postponed due to forecasted rain. It will be made up on Saturday as part of a doubleheader, which is set to begin at 4:10 p.m. ET.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

KARE-TV Minneapolis

Twins-White Sox postponed by rain

The Minnesota Twins at Chicago White Sox game has been postponed by rain. Friday night's rainout was rescheduled for a traditional Twins-White Sox postponed by rain CHICAGO - The Minnesota Twins at Chicago White Sox game has been postponed by rain.

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Kings of Kauffman

2 Critical Truths For These Royals

Aug 27, 2014; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas City Royals designated hitter Billy Butler connects for a two run single in the eighth inning against the Minnesota Twins at Kauffman Stadium. The Royals won 6-1.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Eric Hosmer, Billy Butler, Kansas City Royals, Liam Hendriks

Twinkie Town

The Tyranny of 'Missing Bats'

Relax, all right? Don't try to strike everybody out. Strikeouts are boring - besides that, they're fascist.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tyler Skaggs, Baseball Players, Phil Hughes, Major League Baseball

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Journal Gazette

House, Indians sweep doubleheader from Twins

Rookie T.J. House pitched seven sharp innings, Carlos Santana homered and drove in both runs and the Cleveland Indians completed a doubleheader sweep with a 2-0 win over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Chris Parmelee, Carlos Santana, T.J House, Cleveland Indians

Minnesota Twins

Hughes gets the call to take on White Sox in opener

Fresh off taking three of four from the Athletics, the White Sox will send left-hander Jose Quintana to the hill for the series opener against the Twins on Friday night at U.S. Cellular Field. He took another no-decision in his last outing, allowing just one run on seven hits while striking out seven Indians.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chris Sale, Baseball Players, Jose Quintana, Jake Petricka, Kurt Suzuki, Glen Perkins, Major League Baseball

Daily Herald

Sale's ERA drops to 1.99 after brilliant outing vs. A's

This is the second straight season the White Sox have been out of the playoff race before it even got interesting. And it's the second straight season where Sox fans unable to watch it play out have nonetheless tuned in when Chris Sale is on the mound.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tyler Flowers, Chris Sale, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Jose Quintana, Scott Carroll, Tommy Milone

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