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    The Twins and Pirates have swapped pitchers.  The Twins acquired pitcher Kris Johnson from the Bucs on Tuesday in exchange for hurler Duke Welker.  Johnson made his big league debut in 2013, going 0-and-2 with …

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    20 Nov 13
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     Twins star Joe Mauer [[ MOW-er ]] is changing positions.  The team announced that the 30-year-old catcher will be transitioning to first base in 2014.  The Twins hope the move will help keep Mauer healthy.  …

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    12 Nov 13
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     Catcher Joe Mauer is the Twins nominee for the Hank Aaron Award, which is given to the most outstanding offensive performer in each league.  Voting is underway through Thursday.  The winners will be announced during …

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    08 Oct 13
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    The Twins outrighted four players to Class AAA Rochester yesterday, freeing up space on their Major League 40-man roster.  Outfielder Clete Thomas and pitchers Cole DeVries, Shairon Martis, and Josh Roenicke were the four players …

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    03 Oct 13
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    Twins manager Ron Gardenhire will return for a 13th year as bench boss in Minnesota.  Gardenhire’s contract expired at the end of the season on Sunday and his status was up in the air immediately …

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    01 Oct 13
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    Cleveland’s Nick Swisher hit a two-run homer to help the Indians defeat the Twins 5-1 and clinch the top A-L Wild Card position.  Michael Bourn and Jason Kipnis each had two hits and scored a …

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    30 Sep 13
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     Pedro Florimon hit a two-run homer and knocked in three runs as the Twins lost 12-6 to the Indians.  Alex Presley drove in two runs while Trevor Plouffe was 3-for-3 with an RBI for Minnesota, …

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    28 Sep 13
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    Cleveland’s Yan Gomes hit a two-run homer and Michael Brantley had three hits and two RBI to lead the Indians to a 6-5 win over the Twins at Target Field.   Cleveland took a five-run lead …

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    27 Sep 13