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After rainout, Twins host Indians in doubleheader Thursday (Aug 17, 2017)

MINNEAPOLIS — Rain has been a big problem for the Minnesota Twins in their eighth year in the outdoor Target Field. Cleveland has been a problem for Minnesota, too, but the Indians have had their share of the weather-related headaches at Target Field. The Wednesday game between the teams never began, and it was officially postponed 30 minutes after the ...

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Santana, Indians power past Twins 8-1

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Carlos Santana hit two of Cleveland’s five home runs and Danny Salazar continued his strong second-half stretch in the Indians’ 8-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday night. Santana, Jason Kipnis and Edwin Encarnacion all hit solo homers off Bartolo Colon (4-10) as Cleveland won its fifth straight overall and stayed unbeaten in eight games in ...

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Preview: Twins vs. Indians

MINNEAPOLIS — Since trading away their closer and a starting pitcher, the Minnesota Twins caught fire and re-emerged in the playoff picture. Heading into the Tuesday series opener against the first-place Cleveland Indians at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota is 9-4 in August after a win Sunday against the Detroit Tigers. The Twins’ recent hot streak came after the club ...

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Inbox: Who are Twins turning to as 5th starter?

• Submit a question to the Twins Inbox It’ll be interesting to see what the Twins do down the stretch, and with that in mind, here’s this week’s Twins Inbox: Twins are still w/o a 5th starter. What’s the immediate solution. Waiver wire? Dillon Gee? — Adam (@adamscoll) August 13, 2017 With rookie lefty Adalberto Mejia on the 10-da… MLB ...

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Week Ahead: Twins, Cards, Halos on the rise

In other words, hello again, Minnesota Twins. Sorry we wrote you off, St. Louis Cardinals. And hey, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, let’s not forget about you, with a bit more than six weeks left in the 162-game regular-season dance. • Up-to-the-minute standings All three clubs are right there in the postseason mix, and all three have been playing their ...

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Twins Final Pitch: Minnesota finishes trip 4-1

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Walks doom Tigers in 6-4 loss to Twins

DETROIT (AP) — Brian Dozier and Miguel Sano homered as the Minnesota Twins won in another topsy-turvy matchup, beating the Detroit Tigers 6-4 Sunday for their seventh victory in eight games. Minnesota blew an early 4-0 lead before Byron Buxton hit a tiebreaking single in the eighth inning. A day earlier, the Twins trailed 5-0, rallied for an 11-6 lead ...

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Preview: Twins at Tigers

DETROIT — The possibility of Detroit Tigers third baseman Nicholas Castellanos shifting to right field next season will be explored in the next few weeks and perhaps into spring training. Castellanos will immediately begin taking fly balls in right during batting practice, Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said before Saturday’s game against the Minnesota Twins. “He’s going to start working in ...

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Twins take fifth straight, sweeping Brewers in home-and-home

MILWAUKEE — Byron Buxton and Joe Mauer each had three singles and the Minnesota Twins beat the Milwaukee Brewers for the fourth consecutive game, 7-2 on Thursday night. The Twins, who have won five straight and are 7-3 in August, had 12 hits — 11 singles and a double — to sweep a home-and-home, four-game set with Milwaukee. The Brewers ...

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Dietrich Enns to make MLB debut for Twins

Dietrich Enns will make his Major League Baseball debut Thursday evening against the Milwaukee Brewers. That didn’t take long. More Twins coverage Acquired by the Minnesota Twins in their July 30 Jaime Garcia deal with the Yankees, Enns made just one start for Triple-A Rochester before his call up to the big leagues. He allowed seven hits and two runs ...

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