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Twins Center Field Position Battle Update: Does Aaron Hicks Have It Wrapped Up?
March 8th, 2013 at 8:37 AM
  ***VIDEO1*** The Minnesota Twins battle for Center Field seemed to get a bit clearer on a windy Thursday afternoon in Florida. Switch hitting prospect Aaron Hicks launched three monstrous home runs from each side of the plate, sending a clear message to coach Ron Gardenhire and GM Terry Ryan that he...

Minnesota Twins Lock up Last in American League with Loss
October 3rd, 2012 at 7:13 AM
With last nights 4-3 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays, the Minnesota Twins solidified, for the second straight year, the bottom spot in the American League. ***PHOTO1*** Starter Anthony Swarzak (3-6) did well to start, pitching two straight 1,2,3 innings, but it was the middle innings that got to him as he...

Minnesota Twins Win in 12 Against Cleveland Indians
September 19th, 2012 at 3:18 PM
The Minnesota Twins pulled into a tie for last place with the Cleveland Indians as they defeated them 6-5 last night in 12 innings.  Darin Mastroianni stole the show in the top of the 12th to give the Twins the go ahead run. ***PHOTO1*** For once, this game was not a disgusting...

Minnesota Twins’ Salvage Series with Walk Off Thriller
September 14th, 2012 at 9:11 AM
Denard Span was the hero last night as he capped off a three-run Minnesota Twins' comeback with a walk off double to defeat the Kansas City Royals 4-3 at Target Field in the tenth.  Span is 4-10 since returning from the disabled list, including a triple, a double, two runs...

Liam Hendriks Remains Winless, Minnesota Twins Lose Close One to Cleveland Indians
September 7th, 2012 at 11:09 PM
The Minnesota Twins lost the first game of the three game series to the Cleveland Indians 7-6 at Target Field tonight.  Liam Hendriks was spotted a 4-0 lead early on, but squandered it in the top of the fourth and top of the fifth as he threw five innings and...

Future Looking Bright for Minnesota Twins
September 6th, 2012 at 8:10 PM
Although the 2012 season is not going as well as the Minnesota Twins would have liked, the future for the Twins is certainly looking bright.  A day after losing their 81st game, and guaranteeing that they will not have a winning record for the second straight season, things  could not...

Jamey Carroll Hits First Home Run of the Year, Minnesota Twins Fall to Chicago White Sox
September 3rd, 2012 at 10:51 PM
The Minnesota Twins could not back up a solid start for rookie Samuel Deduno (5-3) as they dropped the opener of the series to the Chicago White Sox 4-2 at U.S. Cellular Field tonight.  Veteran shortstop Jamey Carroll hit his first home run of the year on a 2-2 sinker in...

Minnesota Twins Lose Tight One to Seattle Mariners
August 30th, 2012 at 9:14 PM
The Minnesota Twins lost to the Seattle Mariners in one of the more interesting games of the series as they fell 5-4 today at Target Field to lose their sixth straight series.  Brian Duensing (3-10) recovered after his last abysmal outing, but couldn't get the job done today. ***PHOTO1*** With the Twins...

Cole De Vries Snaps Skid, Minnesota Twins Defeat Texas Rangers
August 26th, 2012 at 8:54 PM
Cole De Vries (3-5) pitched five innings and allowed two runs (one earned) en route to his first win since June 30 as the Minnesota Twins defeated the Texas Rangers 6-5.  This win not only snapped De Vries' nine game winless streak, but snapped the Twins' five game losing streak...

Minnesota Twins Ground into Triple Play, Cole De Vries Now Winless in Nine Straight
August 22nd, 2012 at 7:46 AM
Cole De Vries (2-5) pitched 5.2 innings allowing only two runs, but couldn't get any run support as the Minnesota Twins lost to the Oakland Athletics 4-1 last night at the Oakland Coliseum.  The Twins only run scored was on a wild pitch in the first inning that scored Ben...

Ben Revere and Denard Span Both Out with Injuries
August 18th, 2012 at 8:43 PM
Outfielders Ben Revere and Denard Span are both out with injuries and have been out of the lineup the past two nights.  Revere is out with an ankle injury after hurting it on Wednesday against the Detroit Tigers and remaining in the game and legging out a triple.  Span hurt...

Josh Willingham’s Big Homer not Enough, Detroit Tigers Take Second Game
August 15th, 2012 at 10:36 AM
Josh Willingham hammered out his 30th homer of the season in the third inning, but it would not be enough as the Minnesota Twins fell to the Detroit Tigers 8-4 Tuesday night at Target Field.  Willingham has become the first Twin to hit 30 home runs in a season since...

Minnesota Twins Make No Moves at Trade Deadline
July 31st, 2012 at 3:32 PM
By the time the trade deadline was completed, the Minnesota Twins were the same team that they were this morning.  There were a couple names thrown around, including center fielder Denard Span and relief pitcher Glen Perkins, but nothing materialized. ***PHOTO1*** Players may still be traded after the MLB trade deadline, but...

Several Minnesota Twins Experiencing a Power Surge
June 28th, 2012 at 9:58 AM
***PHOTO1*** While this season has not had many bright spots, the one thing that has stuck out has been the amount of power coming from two specific bats.  These are free agent signee outfielder Josh Willingham and third basemen Trevor Plouffe.  On Sunday, June 24, both Willingham and Plouffe knocked...

Minnesota Twins First-Round Pick Byron Buxton Now a $6 Million Dollar Man
June 13th, 2012 at 9:48 AM
The Minnesota Twin’s first-round pick, second overall in this year’s first-year player draft, Outfielder Byron Buxton, has signed a $6 million dollar signing bonus.  This signing bonus broke the record for the highest signing bonus for a signee in the Twins organization.  And who might that be?  None other than...