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  • Twins give Nolasco spot in rotation, send Duffey to Triple-A

    FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) – The Minnesota Twins have finalized their 25-man regular season roster, making right-hander Ricky Nolasco their fifth starter. The Twins announced Tuesday they’ve optioned right-hander Tyler Duffey to Triple-A Rochester with …

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    30 Mar 16
  • Wiggins, Wolves hold off late charge by Suns in 121-116 win

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Andrew Wiggins scored 32 points, Karl-Anthony Towns added 27 points and 10 boards and the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Phoenix Suns 121-116 on Monday night. Wiggins needed just 13 field goal …

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    29 Mar 16
  • Cole pitches into 5th inning in Pirates' loss to Twins

      BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) – Gerrit Cole pitched into the fifth inning in Pittsburgh’s 6-4 loss to the Minnesota Twins on Monday and likely will need one more start in Florida before joining the Pirates’ …

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    29 Mar 16
  • Ellsbury hitless in return, Yankees lose 5-2 to Twins

      TAMPA, Fla. (AP) – Jacoby Ellsbury was hitless in three at-bats after missing a week with a right wrist injury as the New York Yankees lost 5-2 to the Minnesota Twins on Sunday. Ellsbury …

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    28 Mar 16
  • Parise scores 3 to lead Wild past Flames, 6-2

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Zach Parise scored three times for his third hat trick of the season and added an assist as the Wild beat the Calgary Flames 6-2 on Thursday night, spoiling …

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    25 Mar 16
  • Stanton blasts 2nd home run in 2 days in Marlins' 8-4 loss

      JUPITER, Fla. (AP) – Giancarlo Stanton hit his second home run in as many days, a blast that bounced off the roof and over the clubhouse in left field, that was easily the highlight …

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    25 Mar 16
  • Koenen named AP state girls' Player of Year

      Shakopee High School senior Taylor Koenen is the Associated Press Player of the Year for high school girls basketball. The award, voted on by statewide media, was announced Tuesday. Koenen has committed to play …

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    24 Mar 16
  • Towns, Timberwolves beat slumping Kings, 113-104

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Karl-Anthony Towns had 26 points, 11 rebounds and four blocks to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 113-104 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday night. Zach LaVine scored all 23 …

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    24 Mar 16