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May 13, 2014 - 4:35 am
The Red Sox will kick off their three-game series against the Twins on Tuesday when they send Felix Doubront to the mound to face off against Ricky Nolasco . This will be the first meeting of the year between Boston and Minnesota. Last season, the Sox posted a 4-3 record against the Twins,...
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Rob Bradford
May 06, 2013 - 10:56 am
Returning to the Red Sox lineup against Twins right-hander Vance Worley will be Will Middlebrooks , who got the day off Sunday against Texas ace Yu Darvish . The third baseman is hitting .195 with a .623 OPS to go along with six home runs, although he has totaled a slightly-improved .265 average...
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Rob Bradford
March 08, 2013 - 6:00 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. '€“ While Ryan Dempster '€™s 3 2/3 inning outing was notable Friday night, it was a throw by catcher Christian Vazquez that stole the show in the Twins'€™ 2-0 spring training win over the Red Sox at JetBlue Park. With one out in the sixth inning, and Anthony Carter on the...
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Rob Bradford
March 07, 2013 - 1:04 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. '€“ Clay Buchholz offered good results in the box score, and on the stopwatch. Making his third start of spring training, Buchholz allowed just two hits over three innings, striking out four in what resulted in the Red Sox '€™ 12-5 win over the Twins at Hammond Stadium. But...
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Rob Bradford
March 07, 2013 - 11:03 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The time off evidently did Daniel Bard a world of good. The reliever struck out all three Minnesota batters he faced Thursday afternoon at Hammond Stadium, throwing a fastball that topped out at 97 mph. This after Bard skipped his last scheduled appearance to work on mechanics,...
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August 05, 2012 - 12:53 pm
[caption id="attachment_51163" align="alignright" width="150" caption=" Franklin Morales "] [/caption] In a time of desperation, the Red Sox turned to a man who hadn'€™t started a game in nearly three weeks to get them out of their funk. Starting for the hurt Josh Beckett , Franklin Morales...
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August 05, 2012 - 5:20 am
In an attempt by the Red Sox to salvage one win against the Twins, Franklin Morales will take the hill against Nick Blackburn on Sunday afternoon at Fenway Park . Morales will start in place of Josh Beckett , whose next start has been pushed to Wednesday after he left his last start with a back...
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August 03, 2012 - 7:04 am
The Red Sox will send left-hander Felix Doubront to the hill Friday night in search of evening their series with the Twins and ending their two-game losing streak at Fenway Park . With now exactly two months to go in the regular season, the Red Sox have a .500 record, and while winning the AL East...
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August 02, 2012 - 8:17 pm
It wasn'€™t great. It wasn'€™t bad either. But it was certainly a step in the right direction for one of the most scrutinized pitchers in baseball. Not a lot of positives came out of the Red Sox '€™ 5-0 loss to the Twins on Thursday night. In fact, there might have only been two, one being...
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August 02, 2012 - 5:49 pm
Jon Lester may not be even close to the All-Star form everyone expected him to be going into 2012, but game-by-game, slowly but surely, the struggling lefty is improving. Unfortunately, his latest performance was again not good enough as the Red Sox fell to the Twins, 5-0, to open their four-game...
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