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Minnesota Twins fall to David Price in his Toronto debut

David Price took the mound this afternoon for the first time in a Toronto Blue Jays uniform, and it unfortunately came against the Minnesota Twins. Some players have trouble adjusting to their new team after being traded, but that certainly was not an issue for Price in his Toronto debut. He has already faced the Twins twice this year, allowing only two runs in 16 innings and earning...
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Twins Just Trying To Hang On As Season Strolls Into August

With two months left in the 2015 Major League Baseball regular season, the Minnesota Twins are just trying to hang on to their current residency in one of the AL’s two Wild Card spots, and thus, are trying to finish off one of the most improbable runs to the playoffs in recent memory. Considering most people had the Twins pegged for last place in the AL Central once again, Minnesota...
Via Baseball Essential
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

After Twins' big league call-up, Duffey gets passport delivered for Toronto trip

TORONTO (AP) -- Minnesota Twins pitcher Tyler Duffey wasn't entirely prepared when he got called up to the major leagues for the first time. The right-hander, who opened the season at Double-A, didn't have his passport with him when the Twins promoted him from Triple-A Rochester and picked him to start against the Blue Jays in Toronto on Wednesday. Early Sunday morning, Duffey's...
Via AP on Fox
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Charlotte McKinney Talks About The Twins, Drunk Rodman & Sox Fan vs. Poncho

  Yes, there is Monday Night Football on tonight…from the CFL. This should be a good one between Toronto and Hamilton. Word is...
Via Busted Coverage
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Twins place Milone on DL, RHP Duffey to debut Wednesday

MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Twins will place pitcher Tommy Milone on the 15-day disabled list with a mild left elbow strain, retroactive to Aug. 1. Milone complained of pain following his Friday start in which he gave up four runs to the Seattle Mariners in six innings. The left-hander is 5-3 with a 3.76 ERA in 14 starts this season. Minnesota will purchase the contract of right...
Via AP on Fox
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Target Field loving meaningful August baseball

The sputtering Minnesota Twins offense was in desperate need of a spark after getting one-hit by Taijuan Walker on Friday. After scoring just one run in the first eight innings Saturday, that spark finally came; but not without help from Seattle Mariners’ manager Lloyd McClendon. McClendon made the questionable decision to intentionally walk Eddie Rosario, who represented the game’s...
Via Baseball Essential
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Twins reinstate Plouffe from paternity list, option Santana, Polanco

The Minnesota Twins announced late Friday night that they will reinstate third baseman Trevor Plouffe from the paternity list. Plouffe had missed the last three games to attend the birth of his son, Theodore Plouffe, who was born on Wednesday night. Additionally, the Twins have optioned shortstop Danny Santana to Triple-A Rochester and infielder Jorge Polanco to Double-A Chattanooga...
Via Fox Sports North
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Glen Perkins' WAG wrote an essay defending her husband from cyberbullies

Twitter is a cesspool of anonymous creeps and fanboys with avatars of their heroes. Minnesota Twins closer Glen Perkins' WAG, Alisha, wrote an essay on her site defending hubby from the creeps:Listen, I get that you want to hold Glen to a higher standard because he gets paid a lot and you are used to him being darn near perfect but that does not give you the right to cyber bully...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins closer's wife pens essay about Twitter hate he's enduring

Minnesota Twins closer Glen Perkins couldn’t have started off his season any better, going 28-for-28 in save opportunities heading into the All-Star break. Since being named to the AL All-Star roster, Perkins’ performance has dropped off dramatically, as the pitcher has blown two saves and found himself on the hook for two losses in his...Read More The post Glen Perkins’ wife...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Hughes on verge of rare turnaround

Phil Hughes can do something Thursday night that hasn't been done in 10 years. Hughes was 0-4 in April, but has a chance to win his 10th game when the Minnesota Twins host the Seattle Mariners. No pitcher has been 0-4 (or worse) and then reached 10 wins by the end of July since Barry Zito did it in 2005 with the Oakland A's. Zito was also 0-4 in April that season and just happened...
Via Fox Sports North
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Mauer continuing career trend of heating up in July

Is it the official start of summer? An appreciation of fireworks? Smelling hot dogs, hamburgers and brats on the grill? Whatever it is, Joe Mauer certainly has liked the month of July over his career and that trend has continued in 2015. With two days left in the month, Mauer is batting .314. This should really come as no surprise as Mauer has hit over .300 in July since 2007. In...
Via Fox Sports North
4 days ago  |  Discuss

The One Glairing Issue with Kyle Gibson

The Minnesota Twins took Kyle Gibson in the first round of the 2009 Draft and he quickly became one of the better pitching prospects in baseball. Now through 61 career starts in just his second full Major League season, the 27-year old hurler is 23-24 with a 4.42 ERA. He’s gotten noticeably better each year. Gibson posted an ERA above six in ten starts during the 2013 season and...
Via Baseball Essential
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Twins trade rumors: Tyler Clippard edition

The trade deadline is now only five days away, and teams are frantically trying to improve their rosters in order to rise above the rest of the league. While most blockbuster trades happen as close to the trade deadline as possible, there have already been two in the past few days. Scott Kazmir was traded from the Oakland A’s to the Houston Astros earlier this week, and, just moments...
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Series Preview: Angels vs. Twins vs. Annoyed

I’m already annoyed at this series. I’m annoyed that the Twins are good and I honestly have no idea how they are good. No team that has prominently featured Mike Pelfrey, Tommy Milone and Ricky Nolasco in their rotaiton should be any good. I’m annoyed that Torii Hunter is on the Twins, which is going to lead to a whole new round of Angels fans on Twitter bemoaning the Halos...
Via Monkey with a Halo
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Torii Hunter Gets Walker, Adult Diapers From Twins For 40th Birthday (Video)

Torii Hunter still is finding ways to contribute for the Minnesota Twins, but that doesn’t change the fact that he’s old in baseball years. And his teammates didn’t miss the chance to poke fun at him on his 40th birthday. Before the Twins lost 3-2 in extra innings against the Oakland Athletics on Saturday, Hunter’s teammates gave him some presents more fit for an 80-year...
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Twins OF Torii Hunter Gets Walker and Adult Diapers From Teammates For 40th Birthday

There are certain birthdays you look forward to like your 18th and 21st (for obvious reasons), but there is one that you most certainly do not look forward to because it means you are officially getting old. You are officially middle-aged. I'm talking about the dreaded 4-0.On Saturday Minnesota Twins outfielder Torii Hunter officially turned 40. To commemorate the event his teammates...
Via FatManWriting
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins gift Torii Hunter with walker for 40th birthday

The Minnesota Twins have surprisingly won 50 of their first 90 games in the 2015 season, and the increased number of wins has been directly proportional to the sense of humor in the clubhouse. Veteran slugger Torii Hunter, the elder statesman of the team, celebrated his 40th birthday on Saturday, which is, like, 80 in...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Twins’ Paul Molitor is the first half’s frontrunner for manager of the year

It’ll never work out. Those four words rolled off the tongues of critics following the Minnesota Twins’ hiring of Paul Molitor as manager in November 2014. Why would it? Fans from the Twin Cities had a front row seat as they watched an annual playoff contender disintegrate into the doormat of the American League. This wasn’t the same club that won six division titles in nine...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Twins: Dozier and Perkins impress in the All-Star Game

Two players from the Minnesota Twins, Brian Dozier and Glen Perkins, were participants in Tuesday night’s All-Star Game. Not only were they both representing the Twins, but they both also received playing time from AL manager Ned Yost. What they did with that playing time is what made headlines Wednesday morning. Dozier came into the game in the top of the eighth inning as a pinch...
18 days ago  |  Discuss

American League wins ASG 6-3, Mike Trout wins MVP

The American League knocked off the National League 6-3 in Tuesday night’s All-Star Game, their third straight win in the midsummer classic. The AL champion will now have homefield advantage in October’s World Series. The win went to David Price and the loss went to Clayton Kershaw, who allowed two runs on three hits in the fifth inning. The scoring started early on when Mike...
Via The Outside Corner
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Twins Mt. Rushmore (Franchise Four)

Major League Baseball is promoting an effort to identify the best four players in each team’s history with their "Franchise Four."...
Via Athlon Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Twins Miguel Sano Makes First Home Run a Great One

When you finally get your chance to play in the Big Leagues you want to enjoy and relish every moment. You want to make sure you take advantage of the time you get--because you never know how long it will last--by leaving it all out on the field. Do so and the memories you make will most certainly be good ones.Just ask Minnesota Twins designated hitter Miguel Sano. The big man was...
Via FatManWriting
26 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Aaron Hicks Makes Tremendous Willie Mays-Like Catch

This is the first and only time you will ever see light-hitting Minnesota Twins outfielder Aaron Hicks compared to the great Willie Mays. What Hicks did Monday night in Minnesota’s 4-2 win over the Baltimore Orioles was nothing short of extraordinary. And it brought back memories of one of the greatest catches in the history of the game. The only thing really missing from this...
Via Sportsnaut
27 days ago  |  Discuss

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