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38-63, 5th in AL Cent
Giants fill need with Nunez trade (1:21)

Jim Bowden ESPN Senior Writer 

Giants do what they usually do at trade deadlines make precision under the radar moves that end up being significant acquiring Eduardo Nunez from Twins (remember Marco Scutaro and Javier Looez trades in past deadlines?) He fills in at 3B at least until Duffy comes back and then gives them versatile player who can also play 2B & OF. He leads AL with 26 SB with 12 HR .300 AVG. Twins get LHP Adalberto Mejia in return who profiles just as 6th or 7th inning reliever or 5th starter.

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Giants acquire All-Star Nunez from Twins

The San Francisco Giants acquired All-Star infielder Eduardo Nunez from the Minnesota Twins on Thursday night in exchange for a minor league pitcher.

Grossman beats the tag to give Twins the lead (0:28)
Kepler annihilates game-tying home run (0:19)
Jones gets O's on board first (0:23)

Lineup: Twins (37-63) vs. Orioles (58-42)

  • 1. Eduardo Nunez, SS (R)
  • 2. Robbie Grossman, DH (S)
  • 3. Joe Mauer, 1B (L)
  • 4. Brian Dozier, 2B (R)
  • 5. Max Kepler, RF (L)
  • 6. Eddie Rosario, LF (L)
  • 7. Eduardo Escobar, 3B (S)
  • 8. Juan Centeno, C (L)
  • 9. Byron Buxton, CF (R)
  • SP: Kyle Gibson, RHP
  • Daily notes

Miguel Sano is not happy with his bat (0:16)
Freeman blasts two-run homer to center (0:34)

Dan Gladden on Miguel Sano's fielding woes

Former Twins outfielder Dan Gladden tells Phil Mackey of 1500 ESPN that Miguel Sano needs to intensify his practice routine if he wants to see his fielding improve.

Stats & Info

OTD: Santana owns Cleveland for a day

On this day five years ago, Ervin Santana -- then a member of the Angels -- overcame his woes at Progressive Field to fire the first and only no-hitter the ballpark has ever seen.

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Small chance Twins trade Miguel Sano

You can throw Byron Buxton, Max Kepler and Jose Berrios into the untouchables mix as well, writes David Schoenfield. Anybody else on the Twins' roster is fair game in the trade market. Untouchable players for all 30 teams

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Is Brandon Kintzler a proven closer?

Kintzler has been throwing harder this season, and as a result, his numbers are much improved. Is that enough for him to hold on to the ninth-inning job? Twins Daily

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Twins remain 28th in ESPN rankings

It's all about the future for Minnesota, which just finished an encouraging 4-3 trip to Detroit and Boston. Rookie outfielder Max Kepler is hitting like he'll be big a part of the future at Target Field. Week 16 Power Rankings

Lineup: Twins (37-60) at Red Sox (54-41)

  • 1. Eduardo Nunez, SS (R)
  • 2. Joe Mauer, 1B, (L)
  • 3. Miguel Sano, 3B (R)
  • 4. Brian Dozier, 2B (R)
  • 5. Max Kepler, RF (L)
  • 6. Kennys Vargas, 1B (S)
  • 7. Eddie Rosario, LF (L)
  • 8. Juan Centeno, C (L)
  • 9. Byron Buxton, CF (R)
  • SP: Tommy Milone, LHP
  • Daily notes

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.25216th
On Base Percentage.31720th
Slugging Percentage.41615th
Earned Run Average4.9129th
Quality Starts41Tied-23rd

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