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2017 Schedule
39-34, 1st in AL Cent
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9hTony Blengino, Special to ESPN.com

Ranking the key strengths of American League contenders

Even if the Twins fade down the stretch this year, the combination of Miguel Sano, Byron Buxton, Max Kepler and Jose Berrios -- all age 24 and under -- offers great hope for the future

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Rosario lifts a solo HR to pad Twins' lead (0:16)
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The sun gets the best of Dozier on missed catch (0:28)
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Twins infielders can't get out of each other's ways (0:38)
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Dozier's home run lifts Twins past Indians 4-2

Brian Dozier hit a leadoff homer off closer Cody Allen to break an eighth-inning tie and the Minnesota Twins defeated the Cleveland Indians for the second straight day, 4-2 on Saturday.

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Dozier steps up with go-ahead HR (0:24)
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Buxton snags a grab at the wall (0:27)
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1dAlex Vigderman, Baseball Info Solutions

Ranking MLB defenses: Twins

The Twins are a testament to the importance of outfield defense in today's game, highlighted by Byron Buxton's defensive breakout in center field.

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Twins scratch Kepler, Rosario

The Minnesota Twins have had to post three different starting lineups Saturday, as Max Kepler (foot) and Eddie Rosario (illness) were both scratched roughly a half hour apart. Byron Buxton will now play center, with backup catcher Chris Gimenez playing left field for the first time since 2012.

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White Sox top Twins after nearly 5-hour delay

Jose Abreu and Todd Frazier each hit two-run homers in the first inning, Jose Quintana cruised behind the extra support and the Chicago White Sox beat Minnesota 9-0 on Thursday after a rain-delayed start of 4 hours and 50 minutes.

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Twins endure team-record 4:50 rain delay

The Twins-White Sox game Thursday was delayed 4 hours, 50 minutes because of rain, making it the longest delay in the Twins' 57-year history in Minnesota.

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Berrios' arm, Sano's bat key Twins over White Sox 4-2

Jose Berrios won his fourth straight start for Minnesota and Miguel Sano homered for the second straight game as the Twins beat the Chicago White Sox 4-2 on Wednesday night behind two of their brightest young stars.

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Enrique Hernández reacciona al hecho que se jugarán partidos de Grandes Ligas en Puerto Rico el próximo mes de abril de 2018. Los Indios de Cleveland y los Mellizos de Minnesota jugarán una serie de dos partidos en el Estadio Hiram Bithorn en San Juan, Puerto Rico el 17 y 18 de abril 2018.

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Vargas hits 480-plus foot home run

Kennys Vargas' seventh home run of the season was not only Tuesday's longest, but it was also one of three that traveled more than 450 feet.

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Hosmer takes the lead at first

The Royals' Eric Hosmer has leaped the Tigers' Miguel Cabrera and the A's Yonder Alonso for most 1B votes in the latest AL All-Star update. If the lead holds up, Hosmer would be the third Royal to earn consecutive fan elections, joining George Brett and Salvador Perez.

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Yankees' Marsh, Twins' Booser susp. 50 games

There have been 43 suspensions this year under the minor league drug program and two under the big league program: Pittsburgh All-Star outfielder Starling Marte and Philadelphia pitcher Elniery Garcia.

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Power Rankings: Twins trending down

The Twins have dropped to second in the AL Central after being swept in four games by the Indians. Minnesota can bounce back in this weekend's series in Cleveland.

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs33821st
Batting Average.25317th
On Base Percentage.32911th
Slugging Percentage.41819th
Earned Run Average4.8425th
Quality Starts0Tied-1st
WHIP1.4224th
BAA.26524th

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