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Twins Blog: Glen Perkins Speaks About Shoulder Surgery

by Dan Cook, WCCO Radio

Glen Perkins spoke with the media before Friday nights game against the Yankees about the decision announced yesterday to have season-ending shoulder surgery. 636 more words

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Twins Blog: Hughes Has A Cracked Femur

by Dan Cook, WCCO Radio

Dr. John Steubs talked with the media before Saturday’s game versus the Red Sox to clarify the diagnosis of starting pitcher Phil Hughes’ injury after being struck by a line drive on Thursday night. 456 more words

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Twins Blog: Happy Berrios Day!

By Dan Cook, WCCO Radio

Twins fans have been begging for it since last fall, and Wednesday night they’ll get their wish.

Minnesota has called up pitching prospect Jose Berrios (buh-REE-ohs, for those commentating along at home) and he’ll make his Major League debut Wednesday night against Cleveland. 367 more words

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Twins Blog Podcast: Taylor Rogers, Phil Miller, & Ron Gardenhire

In this week’s episode of the WCCO.com Twins Blog Podcast you’ll hear from:

Relief pitcher Taylor Rogers who just finished a short stint with the Twins. 131 more words

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Twins Blog: Batting Practice Buddies

WCCO and the Minnesota Twins are giving kids the ultimate baseball experience to watch batting practice and meet their favorite players.

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Twins Blog: Carew's First Pitch

By Dan Cook, WCCO NewsRadio 830, @dancookwcco

“The only thing I was thinking about was ‘don’t bounce the darn thing.'”

After suffering a near-fatal heart attack on September 20, 2015, the fact that Rod Carew’s chief concern on Monday’s Twins home opener was bouncing the ceremonial first pitch was a near miracle. 262 more words

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Twins Blog: Nobody Panic

By Dan Cook, WCCO NewsRadio 830, @dancookwcco

Six games are less than four percent of a Major League Baseball season.

But if you go by some fan reaction, the Twins have already been eliminated from post-season consideration, they’re locked into setting a single-season record for strikeouts and a major upheaval in team management is clearly necessary. 394 more words

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