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  • Liriano, Twins top White Sox 4-1 in Youkilis debut

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Francisco Liriano spoiled Kevin Youkilis’ first game with Chicago, throwing a season-high seven innings to lead the Minnesota Twins to a 4-1 victory over the White Sox on Monday night. Making his …

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    26 Jun 12
  • Willingham HR off Chapman in 9th, Twins top Reds

    CINCINNATI (AP) — Josh Willingham hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning off shaky Cincinnati closer Aroldis Chapman, rallying the Minnesota Twins over the Reds 4-3 Sunday. Joe Mauer opened the ninth with a …

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    25 Jun 12
  • McDonald, Pirates rout Twins 9-1

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — James McDonald pitched his first career complete game, Garrett Jones hit one of Pittsburgh’s three home runs and the Pirates won for the fourth time in five games, 9-1 over the Minnesota …

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    22 Jun 12
  • Twins ride Willingham in 2-1 win over Pirates

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Josh Willingham hit a go-ahead homer in the eighth inning and the Minnesota Twins scratched past the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-1 on Wednesday night. Willingham took a fastball from Jason Grilli (1-2) over …

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    21 Jun 12
  • 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