Minnesota Twins

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Lucy Burdge
December 29, 2017 - 7:55 am
Welcome to Friday’s Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . FRIDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: NBA: Houston at Washington 7 p.m. (NBATV) NHL: Nashville at Minnesota, 8 p.m. (NBCSN) AROUND THE WEB: -- The #MeToo movement...
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Alex Reimer
October 04, 2017 - 12:38 pm
There used to be a time when October baseball represented crisply played games and pitcher’s duels. But that is no longer the case. Nowadays, it’s all about walks, strikeouts and home runs, with lots of trips to the mound in between. Tuesday’s wild card matchup between the Yankees and Twins served...
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David Ortiz has crushed the Twins over the years. (Bob DeChiara-USA Today Sports)
John Tomase
June 09, 2016 - 5:59 am
David Ortiz is about to come full circle. The 40-year-old slugger returns to Minnesota on Friday for the final time as a player, 19 years after he made his big league debut for the Twins, as the Red Sox open a three-game series. "Just going to go over there and have fun," Ortiz told reporters in...
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Steven Wright
June 04, 2015 - 10:19 am
Following a doubleheader split Wednesday, the Red Sox and Twins wrap up a four-game series at Fenway on Thursday afternoon. The Sox will trot knuckleballer Steven Wright to the mound to face Tommy Milone of the Twins. Wright, 30, comes into Thursday's contest with a 2-2 record and 3.90 ERA. He has...
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Trevor Plouffe has been the hottest hitter for a productive Twins offense. (Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)
June 01, 2015 - 7:31 am
With June upon them, the Red Sox will be more than happy to close the book on the month of May, as they went a disastrous 10-19. To open June, the Red Sox will face the red-hot Twins in a four-game series at Fenway Park . The Red Sox are coming off of a horrendous road trip, going 1-6 in Minnesota...
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Mike Petraglia
March 30, 2015 - 6:31 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- As spring training games go, Monday night's 14-2 pummeling of the crosstown Twins was about as good as it gets for the Red Sox . Exactly one week before the season opener in Philadelphia, John Farrell rolled out a lineup that fans can expect to see against the Phillies (and...
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David Ortiz jogs out a pop out in the fifth inning Thursday against the Twins. (Mike Petraglia/WEEI.com)
Mike Petraglia
March 26, 2015 - 1:18 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The sight of David Ortiz 's maple bat exploding violently is not what captured the attention of Red Sox manager John Farrell in the slugger's second at-bat Thursday at JetBlue Park. It was the sight of him legging out a fielder's choice that drove in Mookie Betts from third base...
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June 18, 2014 - 5:43 am
The Red Sox finish their three-game series with the Twins at Fenway Park Wednesday afternoon when they send John Lackey to the mound against Kyle Gibson . Lackey (8-4, 3.24 ERA) continues to be the Red Sox '€™ best arm this season after throwing his 11th quality start of the year last Friday. He...
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June 16, 2014 - 5:34 am
The Red Sox start a three-game series with the Twins at Fenway Park on Monday when they send Rubby De La Rosa to the mound against Kevin Correia . De La Rosa (1-2, 3.93 ERA) has been less-than-stellar for the Red Sox in his two starts since his impressive Sox debut May 31. After dominating the Rays...
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April 09, 2014 - 4:52 pm
Perhaps it's overstating it to say A.J. Pierzynski expected David Ortiz to drive a rocket about 100 feet beyond the fence in right field in the eighth inning Wednesday for the game-winning three-run homer in a 4-2 win over the Rangers. But certainly it's safe to say he wasn't surprised. After all,...
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