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Twins bats, bullpen fall short in 11-inning loss to Mariners

A pitcher’s duel at Target Field Sunday lasted into the 11th inning, but ended with the Twins on the losing side of a 4-1 score. 339 more words

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Rosario Drives In 3, Leads Twins To 9-5 Win Over Mariners

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Eddie Rosario finished a single shy of the cycle and drove in three runs to help the Minnesota Twins snap a four-game skid with a 9-5 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Thursday night. 508 more words

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Perkins Blows 2nd Save As Twins Lose 8-5 To Yankees

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Hitting his spots on the way to a perfect 28 of 28 in save opportunities in the season’s first half, Minnesota Twins closer Glen Perkins knew his record wouldn’t remain unblemished. 649 more words

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X’s Three Stars of the Week (7/5/15 – 7/11/15)

Here is a look at this week’s “three stars” – according to X Marks the Sport.

1. Carli Lloyd (FW – United States)

This was the easiest top star of the week to name since  547 more words

Reds only hurting themselves batting Billy Hamilton ninth

At what point does speed outweigh a lousy OBP?

Joe Morgan was fond of saying that speed was the No. 1 factor in searching for a leadoff hitter. 355 more words

Plouffe Grand Slam, Dozier Homer Lead Twins Past Athletics

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Ervin Santana received the game ball from Joe Mauer after his first win with Minnesota, and he waited months to finally earn it. 733 more words

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Game Preview: Twins At Athletics

(AP) – The Minnesota Twins appear poised to pick up where they left off prior to the All-Star break.

They can match a season high with their fifth consecutive victory Saturday night on the road against the Oakland Athletics. 479 more words

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