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Josh Naylor’s dramatic walk-off blast caps 4-run 10th inning as Guardians shock Twins 7-6

Josh Naylor’s dramatic walk-off blast caps 4-run 10th inning as Guardians shock Twins 7-6

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Trailing Minnesota by three runs in the 10th inning, the Guardians rallied behind Amed Rosario’s fourth hit of the game and a dramatic walk-off home run by Josh Naylor for a 7-6 comeback victory Wednesday at Progressive Field. Rosario doubled off Twins reliever Emilio Pagan to score the additional runner, Richie Palacios, …

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Aaron Judge, Anthony Rizzo power Yankees past Twins

Aaron Judge, Anthony Rizzo power Yankees past Twins

MINNEAPOLIS — A shaky outing from Jameson Taillon and a season-high three errors from the defense against a first-place team didn’t slow down the Yankees, as Aaron Judge and the Bronx wrecking machine arrived at Target Field on Tuesday and did pretty much what you’d expect against a Twins team seemingly incapable of beating them. …

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Max Kepler, three other Twins will miss Toronto series because they are not vaccinated

Max Kepler, three other Twins will miss Toronto series because they are not vaccinated

TORONTO – The Twins started a weekend series against the Blue Jays on Friday without four players who were unable to travel to Canada because of their vaccination status. Right fielder Max Kepler and relievers Emilio Pagan, Caleb Thielbar and Trevor Megill are all on the restricted list and traveled back to Minnesota after Thursday’s …

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Tarik Skubal looks like ace in Detroit Tigers' 5-0 win over Twins

Tarik Skubal looks like ace in Detroit Tigers’ 5-0 win over Twins

The Detroit Tigers played a winning brand of baseball, shining in all three facets — pitching, hitting and defense — against the Minnesota Twins. Clicking on all cylinders has been a rarity for most of this season. On Wednesday, the Tigers executed a plan that nearly guarantees a victory. “We needed to start playing well a long …

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Correa hits COVID IL, another blow to depleted Twins

Correa hits COVID IL, another blow to depleted Twins

The latest blow came Monday, when Carlos Correa tested positive for COVID-19 during the Twins’ 7-5 loss to the Tigers at Comerica Park. The shortstop will have to join frontline starter Joe Ryan and backup outfielder Gilberto Celestino on the COVID injured list, and the already banged-up Twins roster will have to dig ever deeper …

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Detroit Tigers take advantage of Twins errors, win opener, 7-5

Detroit Tigers take advantage of Twins errors, win opener, 7-5

Detroit Tigers rookie Spencer Torkelson hit a grounder between first and second base with two outs in the seventh inning. Minnesota Twins first baseman Jose Miranda tracked down the ball, but his throw to relief pitcher Joe Smith, running to cover first base, resulted in an error.  The Tigers scored two runs with two outs in the seventh, all …

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