Minnesota Twins

A walk to remember: Rogers makes debut
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Taylor Rogers doesn’t remember the journey to the mound, but the Twins’ rookie left-hander will always have the memory of making his first appearance in the Major Leagues.

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Santana goes 7 solid innings in loss
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Mat Latos put together his second straight quality start and the White Sox produced enough offense against Ervin Santana to claim a 3-1 victory Thursday and sweep the three-game series from the Twins at Target Field

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Twins' pitchers trying to pick up slumping team
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With an offense teetering on an historic worst start to the season, the margin for error for the Minnesota Twins’ pitchers has become paper thin. Phil Hughes had hoped his start in Wednesday’s 3-0 loss to the Chicago White Sox would be the pick-me-up needed for the team’ hitters.

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Hughes' solid start can't get Twins in win column
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Carlos Rodon threw six scoreless innings and Jerry Sands launched his first homer as a member of the White Sox to give the South Siders a 3-0 victory at Target Field. It was the White Sox second win in this three-game set, their fifth road win in six games and their third straight victory.

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Shoulder strain lands Twins closer Perkins on DL
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The start to the Twins’ season hit another bump in the road on Wednesday, when closer Glen Perkins was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a left shoulder strain. Minnesota called up lefty reliever Taylor Rogers from Triple-A Rochester to replace him on the roster.

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Twins know they need to cut down on K's
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With a lineup that features power hitters such as Brian Dozier, Trevor Plouffe and Byung Ho Park, as well as youngsters like Miguel Sano, Byron Buxton and Eddie Rosario, the Twins knew they’d strike out plenty this year. But the total of strikeouts so far has been alarming.

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Hughes, Twins eye elusive first win after day off
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Robin Ventura was fully aware of the Twins’ struggles coming into this three-game set at Target Field. But the White Sox manager wasn’t placing much focus on factors outside of his team. The White Sox had lost nine of their previous 11 games at Target Field, prior to Monday’s 4-1 victory, so Ventura knows of […]

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'Always a silver lining:' Twins staying positive
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After falling to 0-7 with their 4-1 loss to the White Sox in the Target Field opener on Monday, the Twins were saying all the right things — they’re not worried about the slow start, no one is panicking, and that once they stop pressing, everything will be fine. But they have an uphill battle […]

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Twins can't find offense to get off schneid
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The Twins’ early-season slide continued in their sold-out home opener, as Jose Quintana tossed six strong innings and Austin Jackson had two RBIs to lift the White Sox to a 4-1 win that dropped Minnesota’s record to 0-7.

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0-6 start prompts Molitor to call team meeting
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After the Twins fell to 0-6 with their 10-inning loss to the Royals on Sunday, manager Paul Molitor held a team meeting before the club flew home to Minnesota for Monday’s home opener against the White Sox.

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Twins have legends, fans involved at home opener
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The Twins held their annual home-opener festivities at Target Field on Monday, which included a giant American flag unfurled on the field by season-ticket holders and a flyover from a pair of F-16s while local singer Caroline Smith sang the national anthem.

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Perkins lets one get away, unable to end skid
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Just when it looked as if it couldn’t get any worse for the Twins after an 0-5 start to the season, they lost in even more heartbreaking fashion Sunday. They were three outs away from their first win, only to see closer Glen Perkins blow his first save chance in an eventual 4-3 loss in […]

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