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2016 Schedule
49-84, 5th in AL Cent

Kluber, Indians topple spiraling Twins 8-4

Corey Kluber struck out a season-high 11 and notched his seventh straight win, leading the Cleveland Indians to an 8-4 victory on Wednesday night over the Minnesota Twins, whose losing streak has

Nolasco goes the distance to shut down Reds (0:36)
Kluber strikes out 11 against Twins (0:35)
Santana sets career high with 28th homer (0:31)

Lineup: Twins (49-83) at Indians (75-56)

  • 1. Brian Dozier, 2B (R)
  • 2. Joe Mauer, 1B (L)
  • 3. Trevor Plouffe, 3B (R)
  • 4. Miguel Sano, DH (R)
  • 5. Eddie Rosario, LF (L)
  • 6. Jorge Polanco, SS (S)
  • 7. Max Kepler, RF (L)
  • 8. Juan Centeno, C (L)
  • 9. Jordan Schafer, CF (L)
  • SP: Pat Dean, LHP
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Brian Dozier homering at historic pace

Dozier's leadoff blast on Tuesday was his 12th homer in the month of August, the most by a Twins player in any month since Harmon Killebrew had 12 in July 1969, ESPN Stats & Info notes. the home run also gave him 23 extra-base hits this month, tying the franchise record set by Joe Cronin in July 1932 and June '33, per the Elias Sports Bureau.

Indians fan happiest man alive after catching foul ball (0:19)
Davis' three-run jack ties game up for Tribe (0:23)
McAllister makes hacky sack-esque catch (0:30)
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Twins still cellar-dwellers

The Twins, currently on a 10-game losing streak, remain No. 29 in our power rankings The team was swept in Toronto over the weekend, despite scoring 21 runs in three games. That speaks to the truly embarrassing state of their pitching staff. Power Rankings (Week 21)

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Duffey proves looks can deceive

Tyler Duffey, 25, pitched well last season in his first exposure to the majors. However, he has not had the same success this year for the Twins, doubling his ERA to a 6.24 mark that is the worst among pitchers with 20 starts. Baby-faced big leaguers

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Joe Mauer can still square things up

Mauer isn't the hitter he used to be, but he remains one of the best in baseball in terms of line-drive percentage. Is he No. 1? And in what pitching category does rookie Jose Berrios rank first in? Baseball Info Solutions provides the answers. Measuring baseball skills (Insider)


Donaldson launches 3 HRs as Jays down Twins

Josh Donaldson had his first career three-homer game, Troy Tulowitzki also went deep and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Minnesota Twins 9-6 on Sunday to complete a three-game sweep.

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Twins call up 2010 1st-round pick Wimmers

The Minnesota Twins have selected the contract of right-handed pitcher Alex Wimmers from Triple-A Rochester, promoting their 2010 first-round draft pick to the major leagues for the first time.

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.25616th
On Base Percentage.32020th
Slugging Percentage.42214th
Earned Run Average5.0929th
Quality Starts5116th

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