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2016 Schedule
24-51, 5th in AL Cent
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Twins break open game with three straight homers (0:43)

Lineup: Twins (23-51) at Yankees (37-36)

  • 1. Eduardo Nunez, 3B (R)
  • 2. Robbie Grossman, LF (S)
  • 3. Joe Mauer, DH (L)
  • 4. Brian Dozier, 2B (R)
  • 5. Trevor Plouffe, 1B (R)
  • 6. Max Kepler, RF (L)
  • 7. Eduardo Escobar, SS (S)
  • 8. Juan Centeno, C (L)
  • 9. Danny Santana, CF (S)
  • SP: Tyler Duffey, RHP
  • Daily notes

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Deep to the warning track ... with fries

A fan dropped a bucket of fries on the field, and Yankees LF Brett Gardner ran down the slices of spuds.

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Fan drops fries on field, Gardner cleans up (0:23)
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Yankees tax bullpen to pull out win against Twins

The Yankees were forced to use their set of dominant relievers for a second straight day against the Twins, but the trio delivered once again.

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Bullpen brilliant again as Yankees edge Twins 2-1

Starlin Castro drove home the tiebreaking run in the eighth inning with a sharp one-hopper scored an error on shortstop Eduardo Escobar, and the New York Yankees edged the Minnesota Twins 2-1 Sat

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Castro's RBI puts Yankees ahead in eighth (0:25)
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Santana silencing Yanks bats

Ervin Santana was 1-5 with a 6.62 ERA in his previous six starts, but he's shut out New York through four innings at Yankee Stadium. Follow live

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Twin Cities have suffered like few others

Major pro sports teams based in Minneapolis or St. Paul haven't won a title since 1991, and heartbreaks have happened along the way. According to Bill Barnwell, only two cities are mired in more miserable active streaks. Sports Misery Index

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More damage than thought for Perkins

Glen Perkins underwent shoulder surgery on Thursday and needed to have his labrum reattached to the bone, meaning his recovery process will take longer than expected. Minneapolis Star Tribune

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The most championship-starved cities (1:08)
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The Sano outfield experiment is over

So putting Miguel Sano in the outfield may not have been the best idea. But now Twins GM Terry Ryan knows and has said it's "no question" Sano's place is at third base. But let's be real, Sano's defensive ability isn't why Minnesota keeps him around. He's there to hit. Twins Daily

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Shades of Joe Mauer for Kurt Suzuki

Suzuki went 4-for-5 with six RBIs in the Twins' 14-10 victory over the Phillies on Tuesday. He's only the second catcher in Twins history to produce at least four hits and six RBIs in a game, joining Mauer, who had five hits and seven RBIs on July 26, 2010, the Elias Sports Bureau notes.

Twins sign first-rounder Kirilloff

Minnesota has agreed to terms on a deal with 2016 No. 15 overall draft pick Alex Kirilloff, a high school outfielder out of Pittsburgh. MLB.com

Twins fall to No. 30 in ranks

Minnesota ranks last in this week's rankings. The Twins have only one win in their last six games. Can they turn things around in their three-game home series against the Phillies before a road series against the Yankees this week? Power Rankings

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Santana gets back on track vs. Yanks

Ervin Santana gave up just two earned runs in 7 1/3 innings to earn the victory over the Yankees on Sunday. Santana was coming off perhaps the worst five-start stretch of his major league career (0-5 with a 7.71 ERA) and had a personal eight-game losing streak against New York entering the outing, the Elias Sports Bureau notes.

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs295Tied-24th
Batting Average.24522nd
On Base Percentage.30922nd
Slugging Percentage.39525th
Earned Run Average5.2329th
Quality Starts26Tied-29th
WHIP1.4829th
BAA.29130th

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