1. Twins' Anthony Swarzak Hoping for More High-Leverage Situations

    The first arm summoned from the Twins bullpen this season was the same one that led the major leagues in relief innings a year ago...

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  2. Minnesota Twins: 'More confident' Aaron Hicks gets off to better start at plate

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  3. Minnesota Twins Hoping Replay Glitch Fixed Before Opener

    CHICAGO -- The Minnesota Twins ' replay system was up and running in time for Monday's opener against the Chicago White Sox after a pair of blown fuses shut it down...

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  4. Minnesota Twins Newcomer Ricky Nolasco Endures Unfortunate Opening Day

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  5. Twins Place Duensing on Paternity Leave

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Minnesota Twins have placed left-hander Brian Duensing on the paternity list and have recalled right-hander Michael Tonkin from Triple-A Rochester...

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  6. Twins, White Sox Seek Fast Starts to Regular Season

    For last year's American League Central fourth- and fifth-place squads, youth was served on Opening Day. Given both team's projections for 2014, that will be a theme every time the rebuilding clubs meet...

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  7. De Aza's 2 HRs Power White Sox over Twins

    CHICAGO -- Alejandro De Aza hit two homers, and Jose Abreu had two hits in his major league debut to back Chris Sale and lead the Chicago White Sox to a 5-3 season-opening victory over the Minnesota Twins on Monday...

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  8. Twins' Opening Day Lineup vs. White Sox

    We have our first lineup of the season for you, Minnesota Twins fans, and it's a bit of a talker. Facing Chicago White Sox left-hander Chris Sale today at U.S...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 18 days ago 70 reads 0 comments

  9. 2014 Twins Opening Day Roster

    The Twins have, in the past, made it clear that players who have been with the team longer have a leg up on the competition coming out of spring training. They've also made a habit of rewarding players who do well in spring training...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 22 days ago 128 reads 0 comments

  10. Minnesota Twins 2014 positional preview: Third base

    The seventh part of the nine-part series breaking down each position for the 2014 Minnesota Twins examines third base. It's a position that the Twins need improvement from this year if the team is going to make strides offensively...

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  11. Nolasco Nearly Unhittable in Final Spring Tuneup

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  12. Complete Minnesota Twins 2014 Season Preview

    Expectations aren't high for the Minnesota Twins at the MLB level in 2014, with the team coming off three straight seasons with at least 96 losses...

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  13. Report: Twins Place LHP Diamond on Waivers

    The Minnesota Twins have placed left-hander Scott Diamond on waivers, a person with direct knowledge said Wednesday afternoon...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 23 days ago 39 reads 0 comments

  14. Byron Buxton: Twins' Top Prospect Will Start Season on DL

    Twins outfielder Byron Buxton likely will start the minor-league season on the disabled list because of a troublesome sprained left wrist, assistant general manager Rob Antony said Wednesday...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 23 days ago 600 reads 0 comments

  15. Reports: Jason Kubel Will Make the Team and Matt Guerrier Re-Signs

    Jason Kubel's comeback with the Twins is nearly complete. When Vance Worley cleared waivers and was assigned to Triple-A Rochester, the Twins created an opening on the 40-man roster...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 24 days ago 11 reads 0 comments

  16. Twins Re-Sign Matt Guerrier

    The Twins have re-signed reliever Matt Guerrier after releasing him yesterday, reports MLB .com's Rhett Bollinger (Twitter links). The new deal includes an opt-out clause earlier than the June 1 date from his old contract, Bollinger adds...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 24 days ago 18 reads 0 comments

  17. Twins Inform Kubel He'll Make Opening Day Roster

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  18. Twins Prank Mike Pelfrey with Fake Wichita State March Madness Speech

    Mike Pelfrey 's legendary speech to Wichita State may not give you goosebumps, but it will make you laugh out loud. MLB Fan Cave caught just one of the myriad ways that MLB players decide to prank their teammates...

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  19. Kent Hrbek Teaches Joe Mauer How to Play First… Kind of

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  20. Minnesota Twins 2014 Positional Preview: Shortstop

    The sixth installment of the nine-part series previewing each position for the Minnesota Twins takes a look at shortstop. Pedro Florimon held down the job for most of the 2013 season and looks to do the same again in 2014...

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  21. Minnesota Twins Hoping for Nice Weather for April 7 Home Opener

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Two weeks from the Minnesota Twins ' home opener at Target Field, snow fell throughout the Twin Cities as one of the most brutal winters in recent memory has continued into the spring...

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  22. Twins to Honor Ryan at Opener with SU2C Patches

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The Twins announced their plans for their home opener at Target Field on April 7 against the A's, with both clubs wearing Stand Up To Cancer patches as a show ...

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  23. Twins Tap a Pirate, Oscar-Nominated Actor Abdi, for First-Pitch Honors

    Minneapolis' hottest celebrity, Oscar-nominated actor Barkhad Abdi, will take to the mound at Target Field and cut loose with the ceremonial first pitch kicking off the Minnesota Twins ' 2014 home season...

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  24. Twins Release Veteran Reliever Guerrier

    The Minnesota Twins have granted relief pitcher Matt Guerrier his unconditional release, making the 35-year-old right-hander a free agent. The Twins announced the move Monday. Guerrier was trying to make a comeback from surgery on his right elbow...

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  25. Twins Make Kyle Gibson Their Fifth Starter

    LaVelle E. Neal III of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports that the Twins have given the final spot in their starting rotation to pitching prospect Kyle Gibson...

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