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Twins 5, Angels 4: Smallest of Balls
July 4th, 2017 at 5:19 PM
***PHOTO1*** "Ssshh, I'm just pretending to be hurt so I can steal a base."Jeffrey Becker-USA TODAY Sports On this independence day clash, the Twins proved definitively that Minnesota is better at America-ing than Los Angeles. They did so with stellar defense, a flurry of stolen...

Byron Buxton is the second fastest player in MLB. Why can’t he steal third base?
June 30th, 2017 at 9:20 AM
***PHOTO1*** Byron Buxton possesses frightening speed, but he has yet to steal third in his young career. Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images Byron Buxton is the second-fastest player in baseball, according to MLB Statcast's new Sprint Speed metric, which is only surprising in that he's...

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...

Ryan Doumit, Minnesota Twins Defeat Detroit Tigers in Opener
September 29th, 2012 at 12:24 PM
Ryan Doumit was 2-4 and knocked in all four runs as the Minnesota Twins defeated the Detroit Tigers 4-2 last night at Target Field.  Scott Diamond pitched another quality outing, going 7.1 innings with two runs (one earned), but a two-run homer in the eighth disallowed him from recording his...

Minnesota Twins Rally in the Seventh, Defeat New York Yankees
September 25th, 2012 at 11:30 PM
The Minnesota Twins used a four run, two out rally in the seventh inning to defeat the New York Yankees tonight 5-4.  Esmerling Vasquez will have to wait yet another outing to get his first win, but pitched very effectively going six innings and allowing two runs with five strikeouts. ***PHOTO2*** With...