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  • 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
  • Twins agree with No. 2 pick Buxton

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A person with knowledge of the agreement tells The Associated Press that the Minnesota Twins have agreed with No. 2 overall draft pick Byron Buxton on a contract that includes a $6 …

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    13 Jun 12
  • Twins pummel Phillies pitching in 11-7 win

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Trevor Plouffe had a homer, a double and three RBIs to lead the Minnesota Twins to an 11-7 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday night. Ben Revere and Jamey Carroll each …

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    13 Jun 12
  • 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