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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...

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 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’ 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...

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...

Minnesota Twins Win First Game of Double Header Behind Strong Pitching Performance by Scott Diamond
September 23rd, 2012 at 6:36 PM
Scott Diamond (12-8) finally got out of his funk as he pitched very efficiently to defeat the Detroit Tigers 10-4 in the first game of the double header at Comerica Park.  Diamond pitched seven innings, allowing only two earned runs on four hits. ***PHOTO1*** The Twins really broke out in the top...

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...

Scott Diamond Continues to Struggle, Minnesota Twins Swept by Chicago White Sox
September 16th, 2012 at 4:39 PM
Scott Diamond (11-8) got smacked around today as he and the Minnesota Twins lost 9-2 to the Chicago White Sox at Target Field.  The Twins could not avoid the sweep as Diamond allowed six earned runs over 5.1 innings, notching his third loss in four starts. ***PHOTO1*** Diamond cruised through the first...

Samuel Deduno Struggles, Minnesota Twins Drop Second Straight Game
September 15th, 2012 at 3:41 PM
Samuel Deduno (6-4) had difficulties locating the strike zone today throwing 46 balls on 80 pitches, as the Minnesota Twins dropped their  third straight to the Chicago White Sox 5-3 today at Target Field.  Former Twin Francisco Liriano (6-11) had a no-hit bid through 6.2 innings until Trevor Plouffe broke...

Minnesota Twins’ Salvage Series with Walk Off Thriller
September 14th, 2012 at 9:11 AM
Denard Span was the hero last night as he capped off a three-run Minnesota Twins' comeback with a walk off double to defeat the Kansas City Royals 4-3 at Target Field in the tenth.  Span is 4-10 since returning from the disabled list, including a triple, a double, two runs...

Liam Hendriks Remains Winless, Minnesota Twins Lose Close One to Cleveland Indians
September 7th, 2012 at 11:09 PM
The Minnesota Twins lost the first game of the three game series to the Cleveland Indians 7-6 at Target Field tonight.  Liam Hendriks was spotted a 4-0 lead early on, but squandered it in the top of the fourth and top of the fifth as he threw five innings and...

Minnesota Twins Lay Beat Down on Division Rival Chicago White Sox
September 5th, 2012 at 8:08 AM
The Minnesota Twins looked like a completely different team last night as they scored absolutely pummeled the Chicago White Sox 18-9 at U.S. Cellular Field.  The Twins had two big rallies as they scored seven runs in the top of the second inning off of Jose Quintana (5-4) and ten...

Minnesota Twins’ Offense Explodes, Samuel Deduno and Twins Bullpen Hold Seattle Mariners to Two Hits
August 30th, 2012 at 10:04 AM
The Minnesota Twins' offense finally broke out as they defeated the Seattle Mariners 10-0 last night at Target Field.  Samuel Deduno (5-2) pitched seven shut out innings as he only allowed two hits and did not issue a free pass for the first time this season. ***PHOTO1*** The Twins jumped on Jason Vargas...

Liam Hendriks Goes the Distance, Minnesota Twins Fall Short
August 28th, 2012 at 4:19 PM
  Liam Hendriks (0-7) pitched his first career complete game, but was outdueled by Felix Hernandez as the Minnesota Twins lost to the Seattle Mariners 1-0 last night at Target Field.  King Felix (13-5) pitched a complete game shutout as he continues to assert his dominance over Major League players everywhere. ***PHOTO1*** Hendriks...

Minnesota Twins Completely Shut Down by Texas Rangers
August 25th, 2012 at 9:50 AM
Texas Rangers' third basemen Adrian Beltre hit for the cycle as he helped defeat the Minnesota Twins in shut out fashion 8-0 in Arlington last night.  This was the the eighth time this year that the Twins' offense was held to zero runs, but only the first time since the...

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 Snap Skid, Defeat Oakland Athletics in Opener
August 21st, 2012 at 12:27 AM
The Minnesota Twins finally played a complete game as they defeated the Oakland Athletics 7-2 last night at the Oakland Colisseum.  Brian Duensing (3-8) pitched six innings allowing two runs (one earned) and striking out seven. ***PHOTO1*** The Twins' hitting finally came back from it's hiatus as they recorded 15 hits and...

Minnesota Twins’ Offense Stymied, Can’t Avoid Sweep
August 20th, 2012 at 10:03 AM
The Minnesota Twins struggled again on Sunday losing to the Seattle Mariners 5-1 at Safeco Field.  The Twins have now lost five in a row and nine out of their last ten.  Starting pitcher Samuel Deduno (4-1) recorded his first loss in his Major League career. ***PHOTO1*** The Twins, for the second...

Nick Blackburn Hit Hard Early, Minnesota Twins Lose Opener
August 18th, 2012 at 9:44 AM
The Minnesota Twins lost the opener to the Seattle Mariners 5-3 on Friday night at Safeco Field in Seattle.  Nick Blackburn (4-9) got hit early and often as he allowed five earned runs on 11 hits in 5.1 innings pitched. ***PHOTO1*** Blackburn got off to a slow start as he gave up...