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McCutchen, Liriano lead Pirates sweep of Twins with 10-4 win (The Associated Press)
via Yahoo Sports - Twins July 29, 2015 at 04:33 PM

Andrew McCutchen hit a home run and turned an RBI single into race around the bases while Minnesota made two errors in a five-run sixth inning, helping Francisco Liriano and the Pittaburgh Pirates beat the Twins 10-4 Wednesday for a two-game sweep. Jung Ho Kang homered for the second straight day for the Pirates, after going deep for the go-ahead run in the ninth the night before. McCutchen's tw

Deadline Fallout: Part 1 (Rotoworld)
via Yahoo Sports - Twins July 29, 2015 at 12:45 PM

With the trade deadline shaking up the world of closers, Brad Johnson covers the latest and speculates on more to come.

Kang's homer sends Pirates to 8-7 win over Twins (The Associated Press)
via Yahoo Sports - Twins July 29, 2015 at 06:15 AM

Jung Ho-Kang is enjoying the spotlight in the major leagues and showing the Pittsburgh Pirates just what they hoped when they brought him over from South Korea. Kang hit a tiebreaking home run off the facing of the second deck in left-center field in the ninth inning, lifting Pittsburgh over the Minnesota Twins 8-7 on Tuesday night. Kang's sixth home run of the season, a drive off All-Star close

Plouffe goes on paternity list, Twins recall Polanco (The Associated Press)
via Yahoo Sports - Twins July 28, 2015 at 11:45 PM

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Minnesota Twins third baseman Trevor Plouffe was placed on the paternity leave list following Tuesday night's 8-7 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates. Minnesota announced it was recalling shortstop Jorge Polanco from Triple-A Rochester.

Tuesdays with Brownie: An appreciation for a people (Yahoo Sports)
via Yahoo Sports - Twins July 28, 2015 at 10:15 AM

Those who are critical of Dominicans would be wise to open their eyes and take a journey themselves.

Pirates-Twins Preview (The Associated Press)
via Yahoo Sports - Twins July 27, 2015 at 12:27 PM

No strangers to the wild-card game, the Pittsburgh Pirates might find themselves in another win-or-go-home scenario come October. The Twins may already be home by that point if their lineup struggles as much as it has to begin the second half, but Minnesota has a good chance to break out Tuesday night as it faces Charlie Morton to open this two-game series with the visiting Pirates. Pittsburgh (

Parity, extra wild card gives many teams hope in AL (The Associated Press)
via Yahoo Sports - Twins July 27, 2015 at 06:27 AM

The Oakland Athletics have lost four in a row and already traded one of their top pitchers when they sent Scott Kazmir to Houston. It's been over a half-century since an entire league was within nine games of a postseason spot at this point in the year, and what's happening in the AL speaks not only to the effect of an extra wild card - but also to a level of parity that has become the norm in ba

Baseball-Highlights of Sunday's MLB games (Reuters)
via Yahoo Sports - Twins July 26, 2015 at 11:27 PM

Highlights of Sunday's Major League Baseball games: - - - Mets 3, Dodgers 2 (10 innings) Juan Uribe singled with one out in the bottom the 10th to lift New York over Los Angeles in a game when the Mets ended right-hander Zack Greinke's scoreless innings streak at 45 2/3. The Mets scratched out two runs off Greinke, getting its first run on a fielder's choice by right-hander Jacob deGrom in the

Team-By-Team Notes (Rotoworld)
via Yahoo Sports - Twins July 26, 2015 at 08:57 PM

Matthew Pouliot goes up and down the league to figure out where each team stands in advance of this week's trade deadline.

Headley, Drew homer as Eovaldi, Yankees beat Twins 7-2 (The Associated Press)
via Yahoo Sports - Twins July 26, 2015 at 07:15 PM

The New York Yankees turned a rough start to their series in Minnesota into a sixth straight series win. Nathan Eovaldi pitched impressively into the ninth inning, Chase Headley and Stephen Drew each homered, and the AL East-leading Yankees beat the Twins 7-2 on Sunday. After being outscored 15-1 in the first 12 innings of the three-game series - including a 10-1 Twins win on Friday night, follo

Cole pitches Pirates past Nationals 3-1 (The Associated Press)
via Yahoo Sports - Twins July 26, 2015 at 05:57 PM

Gregory Polanco got Gerrit Cole on track, and the ace right-hander took over from there. Cole became the majors' first 14-game winner, leading the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 3-1 victory over the Washington Nationals on Sunday. Cole (14-4) allowed one run and seven hits in 7 2/3 innings while improving to 3-1 with a 2.40 ERA in four July starts.

Royals fortify rotation by acquiring Johnny Cueto (Yahoo Sports)
via Yahoo Sports - Twins July 26, 2015 at 12:33 PM

Nearing free agency, Cueto was 7-6 with a 2.62 ERA for the sagging Reds and will upgrade a Royals rotation rendered mediocre by injuries and underperformance.

Baseball-Highlights of Saturday's MLB games (Reuters)
via Yahoo Sports - Twins July 26, 2015 at 06:09 AM

(Adds later games) July 25 (The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Saturday's Major League Baseball games. - - - Phillies 5, Cubs 0 Left-hander Cole Hamels allowed just two baserunners as he tossed his first solo no-hitter on Saturday, helping the Philadelphia Phillies blank the Chicago Cubs 5-0. Hamels (6-7) threw 129 pitches over nine innings while striking out 13 and walking a pair as the Phil

Alex Rodriguez's resurgence continues with three-homer game in Minnesota (Big League Stew)
via Yahoo Sports - Twins July 25, 2015 at 11:57 PM

The incredible comeback season of Alex Rodriguez reached a new level on Saturday. The New York Yankees designed hitter connected for three home runs in their come-from-behind 8-5 victory against the Minnesota Twins, including the game-tying solo shot off All-Star closer Glen Perkins in the ninth inning.  The three-homer game was the fifth of Rodriguez's now 21-year career. At 39 years and 363 da

Yankees-Twins Preview (The Associated Press)
via Yahoo Sports - Twins July 25, 2015 at 11:15 PM

New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi made numerous lineup changes in the middle game of this road series against the Minnesota Twins. One move he likely won't make in Sunday's finale is to give Alex Rodriguez a rest. Rodriguez's magnificent three-homer night helped even this series, and now he'll try to improve on a poor average in day games as he faces Twins starter Kyle Gibson for the first ti

Rodriguez hits 3 homers, Yankees rally past Perkins, Twins (The Associated Press)
via Yahoo Sports - Twins July 25, 2015 at 10:57 PM

Alex Rodriguez gave himself an early 40th birthday present. Rodriguez hit three home runs in a game for the fifth time in his career and keyed a ninth-inning rally against All-Star closer Glen Perkins, sending the New York Yankees over the Minnesota Twins 8-5 Saturday night. The Yankees trailed 5-0 early.

Scott Kazmir tosses seven scoreless innings, wins Astros debut (Big League Stew)
via Yahoo Sports - Twins July 25, 2015 at 06:09 AM

Take a look around the league with Big League Stew's daily wrap up. We'll hit on all of the biggest moments from the day that you may have missed, while providing highlights, photos and interesting stats. When the Astros acquired Houston native Scott Kazmir on Thursday, they did so with postseason aspirations and potential future matchups against the defending AL champion Kansas City Royals in m

Hughes shines against former team, Twins beat Yankees 10-1 (The Associated Press)
via Yahoo Sports - Twins July 24, 2015 at 11:33 PM

Phil Hughes has settled in nicely in Minnesota, where a smaller media market and a bigger ballpark have helped him become the kind of pitcher the New York Yankees always hoped he would be. Hughes pitched seven shutout innings against his former team and Miguel Sano hit one of Minnesota's four home runs in the Twins' 10-1 victory over the Yankees on Friday night. Trevor Plouffe went 3 for 4 with

LEADING OFF: Greinke streak on hold, Kazmir goes for Astros (The Associated Press)
via Yahoo Sports - Twins July 24, 2015 at 06:15 AM

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Yankees-Twins Preview (The Associated Press)
via Yahoo Sports - Twins July 23, 2015 at 07:51 PM

The New York Yankees have swung the bat well in the Bronx all season, but they've been rather inconsistent at the plate away from home. The AL East leaders look to change that as they seek a fifth straight victory in the opener of a season high-tying 10-game road trip Friday night against the Minnesota Twins. New York (53-41) is on the verge of going 13 games over .500 for the first time since f