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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...

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...

Just in Time! Justin Morneau Hits Walk Off Homer, Minnesota Twins Win
September 9th, 2012 at 5:20 PM
Justin Morneau hit his second home run of the game in the bottom of the ninth inning as the Minnesota Twins defeated the Cleveland Indians 8-7 at Target Field today in walk off fashion.  The Twins have completed the Cellar Series with a win, but still remain at the bottom...

Cole De Vries and Bullpen Pitch Shut Out, Minnesota Twins Take Second Game of Series
September 8th, 2012 at 10:06 PM
 Cole De Vries (5-5) and the Minnesota Twins' bullpen pitched a masterful game as they shut out the Cleveland Indians 3-0 tonight at Target Field.  It was a very fitting game as the Twins honored two time World Series champion manager Tom Kelly by retiring his number. ***PHOTO1*** De Vries pitched a...

Minnesota Twins Sweep Twin Bill with Kansas City Royals
September 2nd, 2012 at 2:10 PM
The Minnesota Twins swept the Kansas City Royals in a double header yesterday as they won the first game 3-1 and the night cap 8-7.  Cole De Vries (4-5) won the first game while reliever Anthony Swarzak (3-4) won the second game. ***PHOTO1*** The day game was a dominating performance by De...

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...

Scott Diamond, Ron Gardenhire Ejected, Minnesota Twins Lose Wild One in Texas
August 23rd, 2012 at 11:16 PM
The Minnesota Twins' bullpen gave up six unanswered runs in the bottom of the eighth as they lost the opener to the Texas Rangers 10-6 at the Ballpark in Arlington Thursday night.  Scott Diamond was ejected in the third inning after throwing at Josh Hamilton's head and manager Ron Gardenhire...

Minnesota Twins Win Extra Inning Thriller Against Boston Red Sox
August 3rd, 2012 at 11:05 PM
The Minnesota Twins scored five unanswered runs, including the game winner in the top of the tenth, to defeat the Boston Red Sox 6-5 at Fenway Park on Friday night.  Justin Morneau and Jamey Carroll both went 4-4 and knocked in a combined three runs. ***PHOTO1*** With the score tied 5-5 in...

Minnesota Twins Walk Off in Wild Game, Win Fourth Straight
July 30th, 2012 at 11:58 PM
Jamey Carroll hit a fly ball deep enough to plate Alexi Casilla as the Minnesota Twins walked off against the Chicago White Sox 7-6 in the bottom of the ninth inning Monday night at Target Field.  This win extended their win streak to four games and snapped a five game...

Justin Morneau, Minnesota Twins Complete Sweep of Cleveland Indians
July 29th, 2012 at 6:12 PM
Justin Morneau went 3-4 with a two-run homer as the Minnesota Twins completed the sweep of the division foe Cleveland Indians 5-1 on Sunday afternoon at Target Field.  Brian Duensing (2-6), who made a spot start due to the Francisco Liriano trade, won his first start of the year going...

Minnesota Twins’ Bullpen Solid in Come from Behind Win
July 18th, 2012 at 12:34 AM
The Minnesota Twins’ bullpen tossed 4.2 innings of shutout ball to keep the Twins in the game as they scored five unanswered runs to defeat the Baltimore Orioles 6-4.  The relievers today consisted of Jeff Gray, rookie Tyler Robertson, Alex Burnett (3-2), Glen Perkins and Jared Burton (S, 3). With the...

Minnesota Twins’ Closer Matt Capps Activated from Disabled List
July 13th, 2012 at 9:48 AM
Minnesota Twins' closer Matt Capps has been activated from the disabled list and will be back in a Twins' uniform tonight for the first time since June 23.  The Twins will be sending 26 year old reliever Kyle Waldrop back down to the minors after he pitched four innings and allowed...

Minnesota Twins Ride First Half Pitching Roller Coaster
July 11th, 2012 at 5:08 PM
The Minnesota Twins have sent a bevy of pitchers to the mound thus far this summer.  As a matter of fact, they have sent a Major League high 11 different starting pitchers to toe the rubber this season alone, and seven different pitchers over the past seven games.  This means...

Timely Hitting Leads to a Minnesota Twins Series Win Over the Cincinnati Reds
June 24th, 2012 at 10:04 AM
The Minnesota Twins willed their way to victory on Sunday against the Cincinnati Reds in Cincinnati on a two-run go-ahead homerun by outfielder Josh Willingham in the top of the ninth against the young heat thrower Aroldis Chapman. This was a game that saw two young hurlers toe the rubber and...