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  • Twins mourn death of minor leaguer Paul Bargas

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Twins minor league pitcher Paul Bargas has died at age 23 of brain cancer. The team confirmed Wednesday that Bargas died the night before. The Twins acquired the left-hander in a …

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    28 Jun 12
  • Chris Sale wins again, White Sox whip Twins 12-5

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Chris Sale won again, pitching seven easy innings with support from a three-run homer by Adam Dunn, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Minnesota Twins 12-5 Wednesday. The American League’s leader …

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    28 Jun 12
  • Twins place closer Matt Capps on DL

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins have placed closer Matt Capps on the disabled list with inflammation in his right shoulder. The team announced the move on Monday, one day after Capps showed up in …

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    26 Jun 12
  • 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