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Injuries to Buxton, Cruz and Others are Affecting Minnesota Twins During Losing Streak
By Tom Schreier - Aug 10, 2019
The flexor mass is a collection of muscles and tendons that come together in the forearm near the elbow. A flexor mass strain, the injury that Trevor […]
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The Cleveland Indians Beat the Minnesota Twins 6-2, Now are Tied for the AL Central Lead
By Tom Schreier - Aug 9, 2019
On April 18, the Minnesota Twins were one game behind in the AL Central, the last time this year that they were not leading their division. On […]

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Nelson Cruz Has a Ruptured Tendon Less Than a Week Removed from Three-Homer Game
By Tom Schreier - Aug 9, 2019
Nelson Cruz says he feels fine. On Thursday, during a fourth-inning at-bat against Mike Clevinger, he grimaced as he swung through a 2-1 pitch. Minnesota Twins athletic […]
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For the Third Straight Night the Minnesota Twins’ Pitching Puts the Bombas in a Hole
By Tom Schreier - Aug 9, 2019
When Jose Berrios gave up nine earned runs and couldn’t get out of the sixth inning in the second game against the Atlanta Braves, it was easy […]
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Rocco Baldelli, Twins Bring an Even-Keeled Mentality to the Cleveland Indians Series
By Tom Schreier - Aug 8, 2019
Rocco Baldelli’s office, newly refurbished to create a warm, cabin-like feel, was packed shoulder to shoulder with media from the local papers, online outlets and local television. […]
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Why Pinch-Hitters are Making an Impact for the Minnesota Twins This Year
By Tom Schreier - Aug 6, 2019
The Minnesota Twins’ bench in Game 1 against the NL East-leading Atlanta Braves was Miguel Sano, Mitch Garver, C.J. Cron and Jonathan Schoop. Garver is hitting .277/.362/.617 […]
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Nelson Cruz’s Second-Ever Three Home Run Game Puts Him in Elite Company
By Tom Schreier - Aug 4, 2019
Nelson Cruz’s third at-bat on Saturday night stood out because he struck out swinging. The 38 year old slugger, a late-bloomer who made his first All-Star Game […]
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Byron Buxton and Michael Pineda are Injured Again, but C.J. Cron is Back
By Tom Schreier - Aug 3, 2019
C.J. Cron was booked on two flights out of Southwest Florida International Airport on Friday following his rehab stint in Fort Myers. One was headed to Pawtucket, […]
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The Minnesota Twins Beat the New York Yankees with a Triple Play and Five Bombas
By Tom Schreier - Jul 23, 2019
Maybe Martin Perez was just setting up the triple-play. When Perez walked DJ LeMahieu and Aaron Judge, the first two New York Yankees hitters he faced, it […]
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The Minnesota Twins Recent Slump is a Result of Injuries and Lack of Execution in the Clutch
By Tom Schreier - Jul 21, 2019
Trevor May left two curveballs up. Nelson Cruz popped out with the bases loaded. Taylor Rogers blew a save. With the exception of their 14-4 loss to […]
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Culver, Nowell and Reid Offer a Glimpse into Rosas and Saunders’ Vision for the Timberwolves
By Tom Schreier - Jul 19, 2019
Jarrett Culver beamed as Minnesota Timberwolves president Gersson Rosas sat next to him, describing the player he traded up to select at No. 6 in this year’s […]
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Like They Have All Season So Far, the Minnesota Twins Bounce Back After a Blowout Loss
By Tom Schreier - Jul 19, 2019
Rocco Baldelli believes that Eddie Rosario knew he was going to hit that home run. While he wasn’t wagering major league cash on it like some of […]