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September 28th, 2013 at 8:49 AM
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Twins Send Down 7 Players, Get Good News About Scott Diamond and Take on the Orioles
March 17th, 2013 at 11:32 AM
  Minnesota Twins (11-10) Vs Baltimore Orioles (12-5) Sunday, March 17, 2013 1:05 EST Vance Worley (5.63 ERA) vs. Steve Johnson (3.60 ERA)   Minnesota Twins Lineup Aaron Hicks CF .333 Jamey Carroll 2B .281 Ryan Doumit C .229 Justin Morneau 1B .346 (played in the WBC for Team Canada and still ranks second on the team with 8...

Twins Sign WBC Star and Take on the Red Sox
March 15th, 2013 at 3:34 PM
  ***VIDEO1***   Minnesota Twins 10-9 Vs Boston Red Sox 10-9 Friday, March 15, 2013 7:05EST (FSN) JetBlue Park, Lee County, FL Liam Hendriks (R) 5.73 ERA vs Felix Doubront (L) 3.86 ERA   Minnesota Twins Lineup Aaron Hicks .342 CF Jamey Carroll .276 3B Chris Parmellee .300 1B Ryan Doumit .241 C Oswaldo Arcia .231 RF Joe Benson .195 DH Brian Dozier .206 2B Eduardo...

Minnesota Twins Take on the Baltimore Orioles and Other Quick Hits
March 13th, 2013 at 3:55 PM
Minnesota Twins (10-7) vs. Baltimore Orioles (10-4) Wednesday, March 13, 2013 7:05 P.M (Radio: Treasure Island Baseball Network, MLB.TV) Starters- Kevin Correia (R) vs. Brian Matusz (L)   The Twins are looking to make it 2-1 vs. Baltimore this evening. The teams play five games against one another this Spring. The Orioles went 5-2 vs....

Minnesota Twins Take Down the Tampa Bay Rays and Receive Sad Injury News
March 12th, 2013 at 9:41 AM
  ***VIDEO1*** Monday evening marked the first win of the Spring for The Minnesota Twins over the Tampa Bay Rays, after previously going 0-3 against them. The Twins brought out their rally caps in the 9th, with triples by Eric Fryer and Joe Benson they tied the game at 4 sending it...

Minnesota Twins Lineup and Preview Vs. Tampa Bay Rays 3/11/13
March 11th, 2013 at 5:14 PM
  Minnesota Twins (9-7) vs. Tampa Bay Rays (11-5) Monday, March 11, 2013 7:05 P.M (Radio: Treasure Island Baseball Network, MLB.TV) Charlotte Sports Park Port Charlotte, FL Starters- Vance Worley (R) vs. Roberto Hernandez (R)   Minnesota Twins Lineup Aaron Hicks CF .406 Eduardo Escobar SS .370 Jamey Carroll 3B .286 Oswaldo Arcia DH .000  Joe Benson RF .094  Jeff Clement 1B...

Twins Make Cuts and Other Quick Hits
March 11th, 2013 at 2:06 PM
***VIDEO1*** Righty Cole De Vries has been spectacular this Spring: Batters are hitting a measly .087 against him and he leads all Twins with a 0.43 whip while giving up zero runs.    Flame throwing reliever Tim Wood leads the Twins with 8 k's this spring, a trend we hope he continues into...

TWINS OFFENSE PUTS on a SHOW at the 2013 WORLD BASEBALL CLASSIC but WHERE is the PITCHING?
March 11th, 2013 at 9:38 AM
  ***VIDEO1*** 52 games into the 2013 World Baseball Classic have been decided and it has been a pleasure for fans of offense. If you're a fan of pitching however, I would recommend you tune in at the start of the MLB Season beginning in a few weeks. The Minnesota Twins sent...

Minnesota Twins Lineup and Preview Vs. Pittsburgh Pirates 3/10/13
March 10th, 2013 at 11:05 AM
  Minnesota Twins (9-6) vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (4-10) Sunday, March 10, 2013 at 1:05PM EST  JetBlue Park at Fenway South, Lee County, FL Starters- Liam Hendriks (R) vs. Jonathan Sanchez (R)   Minnesota Twins Lineup Aaron Hicks CF .400 Eduardo Escobar 3B .375 Josh Willingham DH .400 Ryan Doumit C .250 Oswaldo Arcia RF (first game of the spring) Darin Mastroianni LF...

Minnesota Twins Lineup and Preview Vs. Boston Red Sox 3/8/13
March 8th, 2013 at 3:38 PM
  Minnesota Twins (7-6) vs. Boston Red Sox (7-6) Friday, March 8, 2013 at 7:05PM EST (FSN Plus, MLB.TV) JetBlue Park at Fenway South, Lee County, FL Starters- Mike Pelfrey (R) vs. Ryan Dempster (R)   Minnesota Twins Lineup Hicks CF .407  Dozier 2B .190 Willingham DH .409  Doumit C .190 Plouffe 3B .417  Boggs LF .167 Benson RF .125  Clement 1B .222 Florimon SS...

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 Lineup and Preview Vs. Team Puerto Rico
March 6th, 2013 at 10:48 AM
Minnesota Twins (6-5) vs. Team Puerto Rico Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at 12:05PM EST Hammond Stadium Fort Myers, FL Starters- Vance Worley (R) vs. Giancarlo Alvarado (R)   Minnesota Twins Lineup Aaron Hicks CF .318 Eduardo Escobar 2B .250 Mark Sobolewski 3B .455 Jeff Clement 1B .214 Wilkin Ramirez LF .294 Brandon Boggs DH .200 Josmil Pinto C .250 Clete Thomas RF .214 Danny...

Minnesota Twins Pitching Takes Quite a Pounding Vs. the Tampa Bay Rays
March 5th, 2013 at 5:10 PM
  Minnesota pitching took quite a pounding Tuesday afternoon at the hands of the Tampa Bay Rays. Rays hitters put up 8 runs on 14 combined hits. Losing it's third straight game to Tampa Bay this spring, Minnesota could not over come the deficit and lost 8-5. Twins starter Liam Hendriks pitched...

Minnesota Twins Lineup and Preview Vs. Tampa Bay Rays
March 5th, 2013 at 9:35 AM
  Minnesota Twins (6-4) vs. Tampa Bay Rays (7-4) Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at 1:05PM EST Hammond Stadium Fort Myers, FL Starters- Liam Hendriks (R) vs. Matt Moore (L)   Minnesota Twins Lineup Joe Benson CF .188  Jamey Carroll 2B .357 Josh Willingham LF.529 Ryan Doumit C .188 Trevor Plouffe DH .389 Brandon Boggs RF .250 Dan Rohlfing 1B .333 Ray Olmedo 3B .333 Pedro...

Twins Put on a Hitting Clinic Vs. St. Louis
March 4th, 2013 at 5:13 PM
  ***PHOTO1*** The Twins bats were on fire Monday afternoon in Florida vs. the St. Louis Cardinals. Minnesota put up a three spot on the scoreboard in the first inning and did not look back. Winning it's sixth game of the spring with a 7-0 victory over the Cards and pounding out...

Minnesota Twins Finish Season with a Loss
October 4th, 2012 at 10:20 PM
The Minnesota Twins lost their final game of the season to the Toronto Blue Jays 2-1 as they finish the season with a slight improvement going 66-96.  Scott Diamond (12-9) pitched decently going five innings and allowing only two earned runs. ***PHOTO1*** The Twins have been the laughingstock of the American League...

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 Can’t Hold Lead Again, Lose to Toronto Blue Jays
October 2nd, 2012 at 11:23 AM
The Minnesota Twins yet again could not hold onto a lead as they lost in the tenth to the Toronto Blue Jays 6-5 at the Rogers Centre last night.  Esmerling Vasquez pitched 5.2 innings and allowed only three earned runs as he was in line for the win, but the...

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’ Bullpen Cannot Hold Lead, Lose Final Game to Detroit Tigers
September 30th, 2012 at 9:49 PM
The Minnesota Twins couldn't hold onto a late lead as they lost the finale to the Detroit Tigers 2-1 at Target Field today.  Liam Hendriks pitched seven shut out innings, but it would not be enough as he once again got screwed out of a win. ***PHOTO1*** With the Twins leading 1-0...