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2017 Schedule
49-51, 3rd in AL Cent
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Puig gets all of it and knows it (0:20)
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Adorable Kershaw kids throw out first pitch (0:26)
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Dodgers walk off on Turner's single (0:32)
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Molitor takes responsibility for lineup snafu (1:40)
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Dodgers pick up 70th win (0:42)
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Puig gives Dodgers lead with single (0:22)
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Throw in the towel: Minnesota Twins

The Twins are are much improved this year, but Minnesota is still a long shot to win the division crown.

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Jaime García is a low-key addition but one that's a real upgrade to a back-end of a rotation that's been a problem for the team all season. If the Twins, a still-rebuilding team, are to make additions, it should be ones like this one. Prospect Huascar Ynoa was probably on the very bottom of the team's list of Top-25 prospects.

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

The Twins picked up Jaime Garcia from the Braves in one of those deals that tells the fans you're trying to make the playoffs ... but you're not really going to give up anything of value as you try to make the playoffs. Garcia is a minor upgrade for the rotation, although we'll see how his game translates to the AL. He's been worth 1.1 WAR for the Braves, so projects to add maybe an extra win for the Twins if he pitches well. No harm in dealing a low-level pitching prospect and it makes everyone feel good.

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Myers and Pillar each hit 450-plus HRs

On Sunday, the four longest home runs traveled over 447 feet, including two 450-footers hit by Kevin Pillar and Wil Myers.

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Breslow designated for assignment

The Twins designated veteran LHP Craig Breslow for assignment on Sunday, Mike Berardino of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports. Overall, Breslow has a 5.34 ERA over 30 1/3 IP for the Twins.

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Iglesias, Boyd lead Tigers over Twins 9-6

Jose Iglesias had three hits, including a tiebreaking, two-run homer in the seventh that led the Detroit Tigers over Minnesota 9-6 Sunday in a game that took 4 hours, 19 minutes -- the longest nine-inning game in Twins history.

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Blue Jays acquire RHP Tepesch

The Toronto Blue Jays acquired RHP Nick Tepesch from the Minnesota Twins on Sunday for cash considerations. Tepesch, 28, made one start for the Twins this season, allowing seven runs (one earned) in 1 2/3 innings. He has posted a 5.59 ERA in six appearances for Triple-A Rochester.

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Gibson starts strong, Twins hold on to beat Tigers, 6-5

Kyle Gibson took a shutout into the eighth inning in his longest start of the season, Zack Granite had three of the Twins' 14 hits, and the Minnesota Twins held off a late rally to beat the Detroit Tigers 6-5 on Saturday night.

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Braves' Garcia just grand amid trade rumors

With trade rumors circulating around him, Jaime Garcia made the start Friday night for the Braves in Los Angeles and dominated both on the mound and at the plate.

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Tom Kelly honored with statue

Former Minnesota Twins manager Tom Kelly poses with his statue outside of Target Field, unveiled on Friday. Kelly led the Twins to two World Series championships (1987, 1991) and was named AL Manager of the Year in 1991. (Photo: @RhettBollinger/Twitter)

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs45421st
Batting Average.25120th
On Base Percentage.32713th
Slugging Percentage.40623rd
Earned Run Average4.8927th
Quality Starts3627th
WHIP1.4427th
BAA.27428th

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