Minnesota Sports
  • Chen outduels Liriano as Royals beat Twins 1-0

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Bruce Chen outdueled Francisco Liriano to make a lone run scored in the second inning stand up Tuesday night, giving the Kansas City Royals a 1-0 victory over the Minnesota …

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    06 Jun 12
  • Twins put RHP Pavano on DL with shoulder strain

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Minnesota Twins have placed Carl Pavano on the 15-day disabled list with a right shoulder strain and reinstated right-hander Nick Blackburn to start later this week. Manager Ron Gardenhire …

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    05 Jun 12
  • Morneau powers Twins to 10-7 win over Royals

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Justin Morneau and Josh Willingham each hit two-run homers, Trevor Plouffe also went deep and the Minnesota Twins held off the Kansas City Royals 10-7 on Monday night. Cole De …

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    05 Jun 12
  • Lynx hold off Silver Stars 83-79 to stay unbeaten

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Maya Moore and Rebekkah Brunson each scored 17 points and the Minnesota Lynx held off the San Antonio Silver Stars 83-79 on Sunday night. Lindsay Whalen had 15 points and seven assists …

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    04 Jun 12
  • Twins prepare to enter critical draft

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Terry Ryan says he doesn’t want to hear about this year’s baseball draft class being weaker than recent seasons. With the second overall pick, and three selections in the top 42 choices, …

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    04 Jun 12
  • Diamond, Twins top Indians 5-3 to win series

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Scott Diamond allowed three unearned runs over seven innings as the surging Minnesota Twins beat the Cleveland Indians 5-3 Sunday. Joe Mauer’s first-inning RBI single off Justin Masterson (2-5) put Minnesota ahead …

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    04 Jun 12
  • Kahn working with Babcock, RJ Adelman on draft

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves’ pre-draft preparations have a new look this summer. President David Kahn has divided the duties that were held by former assistant GM Tony Ronzone between director of basketball operations …

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    01 Jun 12
  • Wild sign goaltender Johan Gustafsson

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild have signed rookie goaltender Johan Gustafsson to a three-year, entry-level contract. The Wild announced the signing on Thursday, giving them five picks from the 2010 draft under …

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    01 Jun 12