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  • Twins promote Jake Mauer to Double-A manager

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Minnesota Twins have made some managerial changes in their minor league system for 2017, promoting Jake Mauer to Double-A Chattanooga and returning Doug Mientkiewicz to Class A Fort Myers. The …

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    01 Feb 17
  • Twins tab Thad Levine as GM and No. 2 in command

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Minnesota Twins have named Thad Levine as general manager under new chief baseball officer Derek Falvey in their attempt to rebound from a club-worst 59-103 record. Levine was the assistant general …

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    04 Nov 16
  • Buxton's inside-the-park HR fuels Twins over Sale, ChiSox

    CHICAGO (AP) – Byron Buxton hit the game’s first pitch for an inside-the-park home run and the Minnesota Twins beat Chris Sale and the White Sox 6-3 on Sunday in what may have been manager …

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    03 Oct 16
  • Royals win, but officially eliminated from postseason

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – The World Series champions have failed to make the postseason for the fourth year in a row. Kendrys Morales and Alex Gordon keyed an eighth-inning rally and Kansas City beat …

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    29 Sep 16
  • Royals top Twins 4-3 in 11 innings on Burns' sacrfifice fly

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Billy Burns’ sacrifice fly scored Raul Mondesi in the 11th inning as the Kansas City Royals defeated the Minnesota Twins 4-3 Tuesday night, staving off postseason elimination. The defending World …

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    28 Sep 16
  • Nelson Cruz,Kyle Seager

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Nelson Cruz homered twice before leaving with left wrist soreness, Jesus Sucre homered for the first time in 14 months and the Seattle Mariners beat the Minnesota Twins 4-3 on Sunday. Nick …

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    26 Sep 16
  • Verlander, Tigers sweep Twins, move into AL wild-card spot

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Justin Verlander tied a season-high with 11 strikeouts and the Detroit Tigers moved into the second AL wild-card spot by beating the Minnesota Twins 4-2 Thursday to sweep a day-night doubleheader. Erick …

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    23 Sep 16
  • Boyd, Tigers beat Twins 8-1 with homers by McCann, Cabrera

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Matt Boyd breezed through eight innings, backed by home runs from James McCann and Miguel Cabrera as the Detroit Tigers beat the Minnesota Twins 8-1 on Tuesday night to step forward in …

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    21 Sep 16