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July 28, 2012 - 7:22 pm
The White Sox announced ( via twitter ) that they acquired left-hander Francisco Liriano from the Twins in exchange for versatile 23-year-old Eduardo Escobar and 23-year-old left-hander Pedro Hernandez . Liriano, 28, is 3-10 with a 5.31 ERA for the Twins, but he possesses electric stuff that makes...
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January 20, 2011 - 5:34 am
The Minnesota Twins locked up pitcher Carl Pavano with a two-year $16.5 million contract after some surprising interest shown by his former team , the New York Yankees .Embattled Yankees GM Brian Cashman told reporters in New York that he had talks with the pitcher, who was reviled bust in his four...
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November 26, 2010 - 4:06 am
The Associated Press reports that the Chiba Lotte Marines, who made star shortstop Tsuyoshi Nishioka available to Major League Baseball teams via the posting process, has accepted the winning bid, meaning that Nishioka will be free to negotiate a contract with the club that made the top bid for his...
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October 04, 2010 - 11:16 am
The Minnesota Twins have ruled out slugging first baseman Justin Morneau for the duration of the postseason due to the after effects of a concussion suffered on July 7 against the Blue Jays. Morneau had begun hitting on the field in recent days to test his progress. However, the Twins, who had...
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May 31, 2010 - 8:21 pm
The first time David Ortiz saw Glen Davis , he thought he was looking at a football player. But the more Big Papi got to know Big Baby, the more he saw himself. '€œWhen I'€™ve watched him playing for the past few years, he kind of gave me goosebumps because he'€™s just a guy that told me...
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October 07, 2009 - 2:13 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. -- For the second straight year, the Twins found themselves in a one-game playoff to determine the fate of the American League Central. Minnesota made the most of its second chance in a winner-take-all contest, claiming a walkoff, 6-5 victory in 12 innings on Alexi Casilla's game-...
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Mike Petraglia
February 25, 2009 - 1:49 pm
Fort Myers, Fla. - After taking care of the Boston College Eagles for the 20th straight time, the Red Sox play their first official game of the Grapefruit Season tonight when they play the Twins at Hammond Stadium. It will be a breezy night for the opener, with a game time temperature of 70 and...
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Mike Petraglia
February 24, 2009 - 7:13 am
Fort Myers, Fla. - The Red Sox have announced their probable opening lineups for the first two games of spring training on Wednesday. The Red Sox open the 2009 exhibition season with a seven-inning game against Boston College on Wednesday at City of Palms Park beginning at 1:05 p.m. Josh Beckett ,...
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