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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...

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...

Liam Hendriks Records First Career Major League Win, Minnesota Twins Split Final Two Against Cleveland Indians
September 20th, 2012 at 6:19 PM
Liam Hendriks (1-7) won his first Major League game last night as the Minnesota Twins defeated the Cleveland Indians 6-4.  The Twins then lost in the bottom of the tenth today 4-3.  Both games were played at Progressive Field. ***PHOTO1*** It took Hendriks 18 starts, but he finally notched his first career Major...

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...

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 Place Trevor Plouffe on 15-Day Disabled List
July 27th, 2012 at 7:03 PM
The decision has finally been made as Trevor Plouffe will be placed on the 15-day disabled list due to an injured thumb.  In his place, the Twins will bring Danny Valencia up from Triple-A Rochester.  Valencia was hitting .250 with seven homers in 69 games with Rochester. ***PHOTO1*** Like mentioned in the...

Minnesota Twins’ Trevor Plouffe’s Thumb Injury Minor
July 21st, 2012 at 11:20 AM
Minnesota Twins' third basemen Trevor Plouffe had to leave last night's game in the eighth inning due to a bruised thumb he suffered in his third at-bat in the top of the seventh.  It appeared as if he got jammed by Royals' starter Luke Hochevar on an inside pitch that...

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...