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  • Taylor, White slated for next Wolves draft workout

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves are hosting another group of draft prospects, and this workout will feature two homegrown players. The Wolves announced Monday that Jordan Taylor and Royce White will be at Target …

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    12 Jun 12
  • Rookie Diamond keeps shining for Twins

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Scott Diamond grew up in Canada, seemingly destined to become a pitcher. He says he was a bad skater, so hockey was merely a hobby. Baseball was his primary sport, but he …

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    12 Jun 12
  • Dempster sparks Cubs vs. Twins 8-2 in 8-inning gem

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Ryan Dempster further raised his trade value with eight shutout innings, pitching the Chicago Cubs past the Minnesota Twins 8-2 Sunday. After an 18-start winless streak dating to Aug. 11, Dempster (2-3) …

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    11 Jun 12
  • Twins option De Vries, will recall Parmelee

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins are taking advantage of a few extra days off in the coming weeks to add some offense to their bench. The Twins announced on Thursday that they optioned right-hander …

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    08 Jun 12
  • Blackburn helps Twins top Royals 4-2

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Nick Blackburn shook off a slow start and pitched five effective innings, helping the Minnesota Twins beat the Kansas City Royals 4-2 on Wednesday night. Justin Morneau hit a go-ahead, …

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    07 Jun 12
  • Twins focused on pitching in early rounds of draft

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins have been collecting college pitchers in the early rounds of the amateur draft. The Twins had seven of the first 130 picks, and they took five pitchers. In the …

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    06 Jun 12
  • Mauer out of lineup again with bruised thumb

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Twins catcher Joe Mauer was out of the starting lineup for the second straight game against the Royals with a bruised right thumb. Mauer hurt the thumb on a swing …

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    06 Jun 12
  • 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