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Twins Start Swinging Lumber, Belt 3 Homers

(Newser) - Craig Monroe went 2-for-4 with two of light-hitting Minnesota's three home runs and four RBI, and the Twins hung on for a 9-8 victory over the Boston Red Sox tonight. Joe Nathan gave up two runs in the ninth but still managed to record his 12th save in as many... More »

Mauer's Single Caps Twins' Comeback Win

Minnesota overcomes six-run first inning by Detroit

(Newser) - Joe Mauer completed a Minnesota rally from a six-run, first-inning deficit, slapping a two-run single up the middle in the seventh to lift the Twins past the Detroit Tigers 7-6 on Sunday for their fifth straight win. A two-out error in the inning by third baseman Carlos Guillen, set up... More »

Monroe Homer Lifts Twins Past Tigers

Bass picks up first major league win in relief of injured Baker

(Newser) - Craig Monroe hit a two-run homer off Justin Verlander and Brian Bass picked up his first major league win in relief of injured starter Scott Baker, leading the Minnesota Twins to a 4-1 victory over the Detroit Tigers last night. Bass (1-0) allowed three hits in four scoreless innings, Pat... More »

Morneau's Homer Leads Twins Past Indians

Blackburn throws 7 2/3 scoreless innings for his first Major League win

(Newser) - Justin Morneau hit a two-run homer for the power-poor Minnesota Twins, and Nick Blackburn made it stand up with 7 2/3 scoreless innings in a 3-0 victory over the Cleveland Indians today. Blackburn (1-1) earned his first major league win with veteran poise by using the defense behind him to... More »

Twins Shut Out Punchless Royals Again

Kubel homers, Bonser pitches 6 scoreless innings

(Newser) - Boof Bonser pitched six innings and Jason Kubel homered and scored twice, leading the Minnesota Twins to a 2-0 victory and a second straight shutout over the punchless Kansas City Royals last night. Bonser (1-2) did not give up a hit until Ross Gload singled with one out in the... More »

Morneau Blasts Twins Past Royals

Hernandez pitches strong again with seven solid innings

(Newser) - Justin Morneau hit his first home run of the season and drove in four runs, and Livan Hernandez won his second straight start for the Minnesota Twins, a 6-4 victory over the Kansas City Royals today. Hernandez (2-0) pitched seven solid innings as the Twins won their second consecutive game... 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 »

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