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Justin Morneau Healthy, not Happy with Season
September 27th, 2012 at 9:15 AM
Minnesota Twins first basemen Justin Morneau is enjoying his first healthy season since 2008 after suffering a multitude of injuries, including a concussion.  Morneau has played in 131 games so far this year, which is 62 more games than he played in last year.  However, playing in all these games is...

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...

Just in Time! Justin Morneau Hits Walk Off Homer, Minnesota Twins Win
September 9th, 2012 at 5:20 PM
Justin Morneau hit his second home run of the game in the bottom of the ninth inning as the Minnesota Twins defeated the Cleveland Indians 8-7 at Target Field today in walk off fashion.  The Twins have completed the Cellar Series with a win, but still remain at the bottom...

Minnesota Twins Can’t Complete Sweep of Kansas City Royals
September 2nd, 2012 at 6:14 PM
Esmerling Vazquez (0-1) lost his first career start as the Minnesota Twins fell to the Kansas City Royals 6-4 today at Kauffman Stadium.  Vazquez pitched 5.2 innings and allowed five earned runs in the 28 year old's first start. ***PHOTO1*** The Twins jumped out to a quick 2-0 lead after an RBI...

Texas Rangers Drop Deuce on the Minnesota Twins
August 25th, 2012 at 10:02 PM
Brian Duensing (3-9) got absolutely wrecked as he threw 2.1 innings and allowed a career high nine earned runs as the Minnesota Twins lost 9-3 to the Texas Rangers.  This was the fifth straight loss for the Twins as they fall further and further into the cellar of the American League. ***PHOTO1*** Deuce...

Justin Morneau Hits 200th Career Home Run
August 7th, 2012 at 8:14 PM
Minnesota Twins’ first basemen Justin Morneau knocked out his 200th career home run in the top of the fourth inning in Monday night’s game against the Cleveland Indians.  It was his second of the night and 15th of the year. ***PHOTO2*** Morneau has had a very colorful career.  The Canadian first basemen...

Justin Morneau, Minnesota Twins Complete Sweep of Cleveland Indians
July 29th, 2012 at 6:12 PM
Justin Morneau went 3-4 with a two-run homer as the Minnesota Twins completed the sweep of the division foe Cleveland Indians 5-1 on Sunday afternoon at Target Field.  Brian Duensing (2-6), who made a spot start due to the Francisco Liriano trade, won his first start of the year going...