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  • Nolasco finally gives Twins his A-game

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Minnesota Twins - INSIDE PITCH KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- When the Minnesota Twins signed right-hander Ricky Nolasco to a four-year $48 million contract in December, they were expecting performances like they got Tuesday...
  • Alex Gordon's walk-off home run lifts Royals to 2-1 win over Twins

    KANSAS CITY The Royals, scoreless and mostly feeble at the plate for eight innings, needed one swing of the bat to turn fortunes. Alex Gordon's swing. Gordon's two-run home run in the ninth inning gave the Royals a 2-1 walk-off victory over the Twins...
  • Productive month for Twins offense

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Minnesota Twins - INSIDE PITCH MINNEAPOLIS -- If the month of August is any indication of the coming years for the Minnesota Twins, the future certainly looks bright. Entering Sunday, the Twins ranked tops in the...
  • Game roundup: Betran homers in Yankees victory

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 3: adds Diamondbacks-Padres, Indians-Astros and Pirates-Brewers; more to come Game roundup: Betran homers in Yankees victory NEW YORK -- Carlos Beltran hit a home run in his return from a brief absence and Martin...
  • Justin Verlander, Tigers bounce back in nightcap

    MINNEAPOLIS Justin Verlander threw much better Saturday than in his last start 12 days ago in Pittsburgh, when shoulder soreness caused him to have what he termed the worst stuff of his career. He gave up four runs, all during the second and third...
  • Twins 12, Tigers 4 (Game 1)

    The Sports Xchange By Dan Myers, The Sports Xchange Twins 12, Tigers 4 (Game 1) MINNEAPOLIS -- For the second straight game, the Minnesota Twins posted a six-run second inning en route to a big 12-4 win over the Detroit Tigers, taking game one of a...
  • Bats come alive in a big way as Twins pound Detroit

    Not sure when Target Field turned into Fenway Park, but nothing is as tenuous for the Twins, it appears, as a five-run lead in their home park. For the second time in four days, the Twins jumped to a five-run lead early in Friday's game against the...
  • Twins skipper Gardenhire as feisty as ever

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Minnesota Twins - INSIDE PITCH MINNEAPOLIS -- Ron Gardenhire earned a reputation as one who isn't afraid to let the umpires know what he is thinking. In Monday's game against the Kansas City Royals, the Minnesota...
  • Twins slide past Royals

    The Sports Xchange By Dan Myers, The Sports Xchange Twins slide past Royals MINNEAPOLIS -- Kurt Suzuki's seventh-inning slide backed up right-hander Phil Hughes' outstanding performance on the mound as the Minnesota Twins defeated the Kansas City...
  • Twins 4, Royals 1

    The Sports Xchange By Dan Myers, The Sports Xchange Twins 4, Royals 1 MINNEAPOLIS -- Phil Hughes pitched 7 1/3 innings of one-run ball and received some timely offensive support as the Minnesota Twins defeated the Kansas City Royals 4-1 on Saturday...
  • Mixed results for Nolasco in his return

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Minnesota Twins - INSIDE PITCH MINNEAPOLIS -- In many ways, it's been a lost season for Twins right-hander Ricky Nolasco. Early-season struggles plagued him, and an ERA just under six through the first three...
  • Josh Willingham keys Royals rally in 6-5 victory over Twins

    MINNEAPOLIS Josh Willingham called this ballpark home for three years, but never experienced a winning season. On Aug. 5, in his final game as a Twin, he batted cleanup for a last-place team. A waiver claim saved him from another irrelevant summer,...