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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 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...

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 Spoil New York Yankees Playoff Hopes
September 24th, 2012 at 11:09 AM
The Minnesota Twins are set to play host to the first place New York Yankees for three games at Target Field starting tonight at 7:10 CT.  The Twins played four earlier against the Yankees in New York and split the series. ***PHOTO1*** The Twins historically are incredibly bad against the Yankees.  Since...

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...

Minnesota Twins Open up Three Game American League Central Battle with Kansas City Royals
September 11th, 2012 at 11:22 AM
The Minnesota Twins, fresh off of a four game series win over the Cleveland Indians, will look to continue their success against the AL Central as they welcome in the Kansas City Royals for three games starting tonight at 7:10 CT time.  The Twins have had the Royals number this...

Minnesota Twins Open American League Cellar Series Against Cleveland Indians
September 7th, 2012 at 10:15 AM
The Minnesota Twins will open up a very pivotal three game series at Target Field against the Cleveland Indians tonight.  Why so pivotal?  Both teams are at the bottom of not only the American League Central, but the American league itself. ***PHOTO2*** This is a series similar to earlier in the year...

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 Head to Kansas City for Three
August 31st, 2012 at 11:48 AM
The Minnesota Twins are heading down to Kansas City to face the Kansas City Royals for three games starting tonight at 7:10 pm CT.  The Twins have lost six straight series and are looking to change their luck against the third place team in the American League Central. ***PHOTO2*** The Twins started...

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...

Target Field to Be Site for 2014 All-Star Game
August 28th, 2012 at 6:17 PM
The Minneapolis Star Tribune reported earlier today that the Minnesota Twins will host the 2014 All-Star game.  This will be the first time that the Twins will host the All-Star game since 1985 and the first time since Target Field has been created. ***PHOTO1*** The Twins played their first game at Target...

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...

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...

Minnesota Twins Begin Four Game Set with American League West Leading Texas Rangers
August 23rd, 2012 at 10:51 AM
The Minnesota Twins are traveling down south now to visit the Texas Rangers for four games in Arlington.  The Twins have not won a series since they traveled to Cleveland in early August.  The Rangers, however, have only lost one series this month and it was when they went to...

Struggling Minnesota Twins Set to Take on Hot Oakland Athletics
August 20th, 2012 at 10:56 AM
The Minnesota Twins are starting up a three game set in Oakland as they take on the Oakland Athletics at the Oakland Coliseum starting tonight at 9:05 pm CT.  The Twins have lost five in a row while the A's have won four in a row. ***PHOTO1*** There is no reason to...