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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...

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...

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,...

Twins Hand Royals First Loss of '08
Twins Hand Royals First Loss of '08

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...

Twins Win in Hunter's Return to Minnesota
Twins Win in Hunter's Return to Minnesota
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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...

Twins Trade Santana to Mets
Twins Trade Santana to Mets

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...

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