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  • Pirates drop Twins 7-2 for 3rd straight win

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Andrew McCutchen had three hits, including his 12th homer of the season, and Kevin Correia ended a lengthy winless streak at PNC Park as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Minnesota Twins 7-2 …

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    20 Jun 12
  • Trevor Plouffe surges to top of Twins power chart

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Trevor Plouffe hasn’t hit a home run in two games. That, in and of itself, is worth mentioning, which goes to show the kind of power binge the Minnesota Twins third baseman …

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    19 Jun 12
  • Twins C Mauer leaves game with bruised quadriceps

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Twins catcher Joe Mauer left yesterday’s game against Milwaukee with a bruised right quadriceps. Mauer came out after a single in the seventh, five innings after he was dinged in a …

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    18 Jun 12
  • Span has RBI single in 15th; Twins beat Brewers

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Denard Span had an RBI single with two outs in the 15th inning and the Minnesota Twins rallied to beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-4 Sunday in the longest game played at 2½-year-old …

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    18 Jun 12
  • Twins sign No. 2 pick Buxton, give him $6M bonus

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins have signed second overall pick Byron Buxton, an 18-year-old outfielder from Appling County High School in Georgia. The Twins announced the signing on Wednesday, one day after Buxton joined …

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    14 Jun 12
  • Twins starter P.J. Walters out with shoulder pain

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Twins right-hander P.J. Walters left his start after only 15 pitches with pain and stiffness in his throwing shoulder. Walters gave up four straight singles and two runs to begin the …

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    14 Jun 12
  • Thome powers Hamels, Phillies past Twins 9-8

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jim Thome drove in four runs against his former team, including a long homer to pad Philadelphia’s lead, and the Phillies hung on for a 9-8 victory over the Minnesota Twins on …

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    14 Jun 12
  • Former major league pitcher Boswell dead at 67

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Dave Boswell, who won 20 games for the Minnesota Twins in 1969 despite missing a couple of weeks after a fight with manager Billy Martin, has died. He was 67. Boswell went …

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    13 Jun 12