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2016 Schedule
8-20, 5th in AL Cent

Lineup: Twins (8-20) at White Sox (19-10)

  • 1. Danny Santana, CF (S)
  • 2. Eduardo Nunez, 3B (R)
  • 3. Joe Mauer, 1B (L)
  • 4. Miguel Sano, RF (R)
  • 5. Trevor Plouffe, 3B (R)
  • 6. Byung Ho Park, DH (R)
  • 7. Oswaldo Arcia, LF (L)
  • 8. Kurt Suzuki, C (R)
  • 9. Eduardo Escobar, SS (S)
  • SP: Ricky Nolasco, RHP
  • Daily notes

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Twins send down Murphy, release two relievers

The tumbling Twins have sent struggling catcher John Ryan Murphy to Triple-A Rochester and designated relievers Ryan O'Rourke and J.R. Graham for release or assignment.

Twins start making 'difficult decisions'

Having placed pitchers Casey Fien and Tommy Milone on waivers on Thursday, Minnesota GM Terry Ryan says he believes it's time to start "speeding up the timetable" on roster decisions after an 8-20 start. "It is not going good enough for us to wait," he said. Minneapolis Star Tribune

Correa's big day at the plate propels Astros (0:38)
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What if Puckett did not retire early?

For all of Kirby Puckett's Hall of Fame accomplishments, it's intriguing to consider what he might have added to his legacy had he not been diagnosed with glaucoma at just 35 years old. Best even better

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Berrios picks up first win in style

By beating the Astros on Monday, Jose Berrios, 21, became the youngest Twins pitcher to earn a win since Francisco Liriano -- who was also 21 -- in 2001, per ESPN Stats & Info.

Another empty series for Twins

The team has been swept five times this season, including over the weekend at the hands of the Tigers. For now, Minnesota is up one spot to No. 28 in the rankings, but it's been a tough start to the season. Week 4 Power Rankings

Stats & Info

Davis does it on Wednesday night

Khris Davis had the longest home run by a nose Wednesday night with his fourth-inning blast against Detroit. While Byung-Ho Park may not be leading the Majors in HRs, his is a story of quality over quantity.

Tristan H. Cockcroft ESPN Senior Writer 

Jose Berrios' Forecaster/Daily Notes projected Game Score for his MLB debut vs. the Indians is 55. It makes him a fantasy "start"; I've often urged owners to use elite prospects in their debuts.

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.24218th
On Base Percentage.31021st
Slugging Percentage.38221st
Earned Run Average4.5123rd
Quality Starts10Tied-24th

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