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Livan Hernandez Pitches Twins Past Red Sox 7-3

Buchholz done in despite Twins' lack of power hitting

(Newser) - Livan Hernandez won again, Craig Monroe contributed another big hit, and the Minnesota Twins beat the Boston Red Sox 7-3 on Monday night to win the four-game series. Manny Ramirez finally went deep, hitting career homer No. 498 in the first inning for the Red Sox. The two-run shot was... More »

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 »

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 »

Rehab Mandate Has Schilling Frustrated, Resigned

Ace wanted surgery, but Sox docs ruled it out

(Newser) - Red Sox postseason phenom Curt Schilling is irked that he isn't able to follow the advice of his favorite surgeon, Dr. Craig Monroe, and get biceps surgery. However, he vows to go along with Boston's prescription of a cortisone shot, followed by a strengthening and conditioning regimen, reports the Boston... More »

Tribe Tramples Tigers to Tie Division Lead

Cleveland's Carmona hurls squad into another victory

(Newser) - After dropping the first of a two-game series, the Indians bested the Tigers last night 5-2, tying Detroit for the top spot in the American League Central division. The Indian's Fausto Carmona fanned a career-best 10 batters on the way to his 14th victory, with ace closer Joe Borowski recording... More »

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