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Tuesday | Twinkie Town

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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, Kyle Gibson, Trevor May, Minnesota Twins, Major League Baseball

Mon Aug 18, 2014

TwinCities

Royals 6, Twins 4: Three-run fifth ruins promising start for Trevor May

The Twins' rookie right-hander even got Monday's first batter in the fifth, Mike Moustakas, although that was on a sizzling line drive to center.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Greg Holland, Mike Moustakas, Salvador Perez, Trevor May

TwinCities

Twinsights: Santana audition could hold down Escobar's salary in 2015

The 2014 season will be Mike Berardino's second as Twins beat writer for the Pioneer Press.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, American League, Major League Baseball, Danny Santana, Daniel Descalso, Darwin Barney

Sat Aug 16, 2014

CBS Local

Hughes Goes 7, Suzuki Homers, Twins Top Royals 4-1

Phil Hughes threw seven sharp innings, Kurt Suzuki hit his third homer of the season and the Minnesota Twins beat first-place Kansas City 4-1 on Saturday night to snap the Royals' three-game winning streak.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Salvador Perez, Aaron Crow, Kurt Suzuki, Minnesota Twins, Major League Baseball, Yordano Ventura

Minnesota Twins

Twins aiming for Santana to play at shortstop

Twins manager Ron Gardenhire had been trying to find the right time to start rookie Danny Santana at his natural position of shortstop, and finally started him there on Saturday night against the Royals.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Danny Santana, Aaron Hicks, Major League Baseball, Minnesota Twins

Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Miami Herald

Astros lose pitchers' duel 3-1 to Twins

The Astros' left-hander pitched seven strong innings, allowing six hits and one run on a homer by Joe Mauer, but it wasn't good enough against Kyle Gibson and the Minnesota Twins beat Houston 3-1 on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Joe Mauer, Kyle Gibson, Minnesota Twins, Major League Baseball, Kennys Vargas

TwinCities

Twins: With Swarzak unavailable, Nolasco's return might save rotation

The Twins might have found a way to solve their roster crunch with Ricky Nolasco set to come off the disabled list and start Friday night against Kansas City.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Trevor Plouffe

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Star Tribune

Rand: Meet the 27 Club, Twins style

The Twins' pitching rotation has been, ah, unsettled for a while. Tommy Milone took the hill Monday in Houston, making him the 27th different starting pitcher used by the Twins since the start of 2011.

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Related Topix: Sports, Scott Diamond, American League, American League Central, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Tommy Milone, Nick Blackburn, Carl Pavano

TwinCities

Twinsights: Phil Hughes beating the best, Nick Burdi promoted

The 2014 season will be Mike Berardino's second as Twins beat writer for the Pioneer Press.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, American League, Major League Baseball, Kyle Gibson

Sat Aug 09, 2014

SFGate

After fast start, A's hold on against Twins

Coco Crisp smashes a triple in the fifth to give the A's a 3-0 lead. Photo: Thearon W. Henderson, Getty Images Josh Donaldson lunges for Kurt Suzuki's grounder, the start of an inning-ending double play in the fifth.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Coco Crisp, Baseball Players, Chris Parmelee, Kurt Suzuki, Josh Donaldson

Fri Aug 08, 2014

SFGate

A's hold off Twins 6-5

Another ho-hum, the-A's-beat-the-Twins-again night at the Coliseum turned decidedly not ho-hum Friday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Chris Parmelee, Ryan Cook, Kurt Suzuki

Thu Aug 07, 2014

TwinCities

Saturday could be May Day, but Twins playing coy

Triple-A Rochester right-hander Trevor May remains on track to make his big-league debut Saturday night against the Oakland A's, but the Twins weren't handing out any clues Thursday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Scott Diamond, Baseball Players, Trevor May, Tommy Milone, Kris Johnson

TwinCities

Twinsights: Sam Fuld not in the lineup after slow start for Oakland A's

The 2014 season will be Mike Berardino's second as Twins beat writer for the Pioneer Press.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Oakland Athletics, Major League Baseball, Tommy Milone

Twinkie Town

Twins Give Up Late Runs In 5-4 Loss

The Twins seemed to have this in the bag, but Glen Perkins blew a save and Anthony Swarzak gave up a run in the 10th.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Glen Perkins, Everth Cabrera, Trevor Plouffe, Odrisamer Despaigne, Danny Santana

Washington Times

Baseball Capsules

The Seattle Mariners handed Atlanta its eighth straight loss, with Dustin Ackley and Logan Morrison hitting home runs in the third inning to beat the Braves 7-3 Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dustin Ackley, Baseball Players, Seattle Mariners, Major League Baseball, Julio Teheran, Eduardo Escobar, Trevor Plouffe

Star Tribune

Series preview: Twins at Oakland

The Twins have not announced a starter for Saturday's game. Righthander Anthony Swarzak is the in-house candidate.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Brian Dozier, Josh Willingham, Danny Santana

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Minnesota Twins

Pino prepares for duel with A's, Lester

Jon Lester's first start with the A's was a success, and the left-hander is looking to build on it in his second outing with his new club on Thursday in the opener of a four-game set against the Twins at the Coliseum.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jon Lester, Yoenis Cespedes, Joe Mauer, Jed Lowrie, Logan Darnell

Twinkie Talk

Blown Save Leads To Minnesota Twins Extra Inning Loss

Aug 6, 2014; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Twins center fielder Danny Santana gets hit by a pitch in the sixth inning against the San Diego Padres at Target Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Danny Santana, Everth Cabrera, Glen Perkins

Bellingham Herald

Recap: Minnesota vs. San Diego

Seth Smith's solo homer in the 10th inning lifted the San Diego Padres to a 5-4 win over the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday afternoon, their first win in the series in nine years.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Everth Cabrera, San Diego Padres, Major League Baseball, Minnesota Twins

Fri Aug 01, 2014

South Side Sox

White Sox 10, Twins 8: Jose Abreu drives offense in wild win

Just think how easy this game would have been if Chris Sale resembled himself, rather than hot garbage for the first three-plus innings.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tyler Flowers, Baseball Players, Eduardo Escobar, Chris Sale, Jose Abreu, Alexei Ramirez

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