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Minnesota Twins Head North of Border for Final Series of Year
October 1st, 2012 at 9:29 AM
The Minnesota Twins will wrap up their 2012 campaign by heading north to play the Toronto Blue Jays at the Rogers Centre for three games.  The Twins hosted a four game set with the Jays earlier in the season and split it 2-2.  ***PHOTO1*** Both of these teams are near the bottom...

Minnesota Twins to Play Final American League Central Series of Season
September 28th, 2012 at 9:39 AM
The Minnesota Twins will play their last American League Central series of the season as they play host to the Detroit Tigers starting tonight at 7:10 CT at Target Field.  The Twins have played relatively well in the AL Central as they are 34-35, while the division leading Tigers are...

Minnesota Twins Rally in the Seventh, Defeat New York Yankees
September 25th, 2012 at 11:30 PM
The Minnesota Twins used a four run, two out rally in the seventh inning to defeat the New York Yankees tonight 5-4.  Esmerling Vasquez will have to wait yet another outing to get his first win, but pitched very effectively going six innings and allowing two runs with five strikeouts. ***PHOTO2*** With...

Detroit Tigers Pounce on Minnesota Twins for Eight Runs, Doug Fister Tosses Complete Game Shutout
September 22nd, 2012 at 6:17 PM
The Minnesota Twins got absolutely pummeled today as they were shut out 8-0 by the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park.  Tigers' starting pitcher Doug Fister (10-9) pitched a complete game shutout as he struck out seven and did not walk a batter.  This was Fister's first career shutout. ***PHOTO1*** The Tigers got...

Minnesota Twins Look to Play Spoiler in Upcoming Three Game Set Against Detroit Tigers
September 21st, 2012 at 8:31 AM
The Minnesota Twins are heading to Detroit to play three against the second place Detroit Tigers starting tonight at Comerica Park.  The Twins hold a 5-7 record against the Tigers this year and have the opportunity to play an important spoiler role against their division rival. ***PHOTO1*** This series is very important...

Scott Diamond Continues to Struggle, Minnesota Twins Swept by Chicago White Sox
September 16th, 2012 at 4:39 PM
Scott Diamond (11-8) got smacked around today as he and the Minnesota Twins lost 9-2 to the Chicago White Sox at Target Field.  The Twins could not avoid the sweep as Diamond allowed six earned runs over 5.1 innings, notching his third loss in four starts. ***PHOTO1*** Diamond cruised through the first...

Minnesota Twins Sweep Twin Bill with Kansas City Royals
September 2nd, 2012 at 2:10 PM
The Minnesota Twins swept the Kansas City Royals in a double header yesterday as they won the first game 3-1 and the night cap 8-7.  Cole De Vries (4-5) won the first game while reliever Anthony Swarzak (3-4) won the second game. ***PHOTO1*** The day game was a dominating performance by De...

Liam Hendriks Goes the Distance, Minnesota Twins Fall Short
August 28th, 2012 at 4:19 PM
  Liam Hendriks (0-7) pitched his first career complete game, but was outdueled by Felix Hernandez as the Minnesota Twins lost to the Seattle Mariners 1-0 last night at Target Field.  King Felix (13-5) pitched a complete game shutout as he continues to assert his dominance over Major League players everywhere. ***PHOTO1*** Hendriks...

Joe Mauer Set to Break Minnesota Twins’ Catching Record as Minnesota Twins Start Four Game Set with Seattle Mariners
August 27th, 2012 at 9:09 AM
The Minnesota Twins traveled back home to Target field after a terrible ten game road trip as they play host to the Seattle Mariners for four games at Target Field starting tonight at 7:10 pm CT.  With Joe Mauer slated as the starting catcher tonight, he will break Earl Battey's Twins'...

Joe Mauer Powers the Minnesota Twins to Third Consecutive Win Over Boston Red Sox
August 4th, 2012 at 10:13 PM
Joe Mauer mashed a three-run go-ahead homer off of closer Alfredo Aceves (2-7) as the Minnesota Twins defeated the Boston Red Sox 6-4.  Mauer's home run was his seventh of the year and couldn't have come at a better time. ***PHOTO1*** With the Twins down 2-1 in the top of the eighth, Red...