Carlos Gomez

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Twins Jump Over Red Sox, Beat Papelbon

Lamb has key hit in ninth-inning rally for Minnesota

(Newser) - Struggling Mike Lamb lifted the Minnesota Twins past the Boston Red Sox 7-6 last night with a two-run single in the ninth against Jonathan Papelbon, who blew his second consecutive save opportunity. Delmon Young led off the ninth with a single, and advanced on a sacrifice by Matt Tolbert. Adam... More »

Gomez Hits for Cycle; Twins Beat ChiSox

(Newser) - Carlos Gomez became the first Twins player since Kirby Puckett 22 years ago to hit for the cycle, Livan Hernandez took a shutout into the ninth and Minnesota beat the Chicago White Sox 13-1 on Wednesday night. One night after Chicago's Gavin Floyd lost a no-hitter in the ninth, Gomez... More »

Hernandez Pitches Twins Past Royals

Ex-National Leaguer improves to 3-0 for first time since 2002

(Newser) - Livan Hernandez scattered seven hits over seven innings to win his third straight start, and the Minnesota Twins beat the Kansas City Royals 5-0 on Friday. He struck out three and walked one, lowered his earned run average to 2.57, and is 3-0 for the first time since 2002,... More »

Twins Hand Royals First Loss of '08

Gomez offense, Baker pitching ends KC's winning streak at three

(Newser) - Carlos Gomez went 3-for-4 with a double and two stolen bases and Scott Baker recovered from a sluggish first two innings in Minnesota's 4-3 victory over Kansas City on Friday night, the Royals' first loss of the season. Baker gave up three runs on seven hits in 6 2-3 innings... More »

Twins Win in Hunter's Return to Minnesota

Elsewhere, Rays get win at Baltimore while Mariners top Rangers

(Newser) - New Twins centerfielder Carlos Gomez proved up to the challenge of replacing Torii Hunter on this day, getting two hits, stealing two bases, and scoring twice to spark Minnesota to a 3-2 win over Los Angeles. Livan Hernandez mixed his pitches well, scattering seven hits and two runs over seven... More »

Twins Trade Santana to Mets

NY gives up four prospects for star pitcher

(Newser) - The New York Mets made a deal this afternoon for Johan Santana, the left-handed, two-time Cy Young winner from the Minnesota Twins, USA Today reports. The Mets are giving Minnesota four players for the star pitcher: outfielder Carlos Gomez and pitchers Phil Humber, Deolis Guerra, and Kevin Mulvey. But the... More »

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