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Twins' Santana reinstated from suspension, will start Sunday (The Associated Press)
via Yahoo Sports - Twins July 04, 2015 at 09:15 PM

The surprising Minnesota Twins, who are in second place in the American League Central, have added a front-line starter for the second half of the season. Right-hander Ervin Santana has been reinstated after an 80-game drug suspension and is scheduled to start Sunday against the Kansas City Royals. ''It's a little different than making a trade, I think,'' Twins manager Paul Molitor said Saturday

Week That Was: Oh Hey Jose (Rotoworld)
via Yahoo Sports - Twins July 04, 2015 at 03:39 PM

Jose Fernandez made his triumphant return for Miami. Nick Nelson reviews his start and other big stories from the past week.

Orioles keep Gausman in rotation, move Norris to bullpen (The Associated Press)
via Yahoo Sports - Twins July 04, 2015 at 02:21 PM

CHICAGO (AP) -- Right-hander Kevin Gausman will remain in the Baltimore Orioles rotation and start Tuesday against the Minnesota Twins, while Bud Norris will move from the rotation to the bullpen.

Anibal Sanchez dominates Blue Jays, but Tigers lose Miguel Cabrera to injury (Big League Stew)
via Yahoo Sports - Twins July 04, 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 . Detroit Tigers right-hander Anibal Sanchez nearly carved out a rare place in the history books on Friday night. The 31-year-old from Maracay, Venezuela came up five outs short of pitching his

Cain has 3 hits to lead Royals over Twins 3-2 in 10 innings (The Associated Press)
via Yahoo Sports - Twins July 03, 2015 at 11:33 PM

Lorenzo Cain had three hits and scored the winning run in the 10th inning as the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 3-2 on Friday night to snap a four-game losing streak. Cain led off the bottom of the 10th with a double, went to third on a wild pitch by Aaron Thompson (1-3) and scored on Jarrod Dyson's fielder's choice grounder to first baseman Joe Mauer. The Twins challenged the call,

Twins put OF Robinson on family emergency leave (The Associated Press)
via Yahoo Sports - Twins July 03, 2015 at 06:21 PM

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The Minnesota Twins have placed outfielder Shane Robinson on family emergency leave.

Queen City crew: Sending All-Stars young and old to Cincy (The Associated Press)
via Yahoo Sports - Twins July 03, 2015 at 10:33 AM

NEW YORK (AP) -- Anyone still ranting about the online election that put five Kansas City Royals in position to start the All-Star Game, the following is for you.

The baseball player so good they’re making another movie about him (Yahoo Sports)
via Yahoo Sports - Twins July 03, 2015 at 09:33 AM

Twins prospect Miguel Sano has prodigious power and a tale that demands to be told.

Second-place Twins beat AL Central-leading Royals, 2-0 (The Associated Press)
via Yahoo Sports - Twins July 03, 2015 at 06:09 AM

With his pitch count well into triple-digits and the Twins clinging to a one-run lead, even Kyle Gibson thought Paul Molitor was going to bring in a reliever for him. Molitor's confidence was rewarded when Gibson retired the next two batters to wiggle out of the jam, the Twins tacked on another run, and Glen Perkins breezed through the ninth to finish off a 2-0 victory over AL Central-leading Kan

Baseball-Highlights of Thursday's MLB games (Reuters)
via Yahoo Sports - Twins July 02, 2015 at 11:39 PM

Highlights of Thursday's Major League Baseball games: - - - Braves 2, Nationals 1 Center fielder Cameron Maybin chopped a single over the third base bag with one out in the ninth to drive in the winning run for the Atlanta Braves over the Washington Nationals. Washington starter Max Scherzer (9-6) had his three-game winning streak snapped. - - - Marlins 5, Giants 4 Jose Fernandez, returnin

Brewers-Reds Preview (The Associated Press)
via Yahoo Sports - Twins July 02, 2015 at 11:21 PM

After digging itself an insurmountable hole through 81 games, the second half of last-place Milwaukee's season is going to be one of minor battles. It begins fittingly Friday night in Cincinnati where the streaking Brewers will try to continue closing the gap between themselves and the fourth-place Reds. Milwaukee (33-48) extended its season-best winning streak to five with Thursday's 8-7 11-inn

Baseball-Major League Baseball roundup (Reuters)
via Yahoo Sports - Twins July 02, 2015 at 06:57 PM

In apparent fallout from a hacking scandal, the St. Louis Cardinals have fired scouting director Chris Correa. James G. Martin, a lawyer for team chairman Bill DeWitt Jr. and general manager John Mozeliak, announced the move Thursday but did not give reasons for the dismissal or discuss the investigation into the alleged hacking of a Houston Astros database. - - Alex Rodriguez and the New York

Twins recall star prospect Miguel Sano from Double-A (The Associated Press)
via Yahoo Sports - Twins July 02, 2015 at 06:03 PM

Even the few Minnesota Twins fans who turned up in Kansas City on Thursday night were quick to recognize Miguel Sano, the strapping slugger standing on the top step of the dugout. One of the prized prospects in all of baseball, Sano was recalled from Double-A Chattanooga before the Twins opened a four-game series against the Royals. The big slugger from the Dominican Republic was the designated

Waiver Wired: Get Brett (Rotoworld)
via Yahoo Sports - Twins July 02, 2015 at 03:15 PM

In this week's Waiver Wired, D.J. Short welcomes Miguel Sano to the majors while discussing the undervalued Brett Anderson.

Twins-Royals Preview (The Associated Press)
via Yahoo Sports - Twins July 02, 2015 at 12:15 PM

Perhaps a visit from the Minnesota Twins will help the Kansas City Royals move on from a rough end to an overall successful road trip. The AL leaders can avoid matching a season high with their fourth consecutive loss by beating the Twins, who have recalled star prospect Miguel Sano, for a sixth time in seven games Thursday night. The Royals totaled six runs and 20 hits in the three losses and b

Baseball-Highlights of Wednesday's MLB games (Reuters)
via Yahoo Sports - Twins July 02, 2015 at 06:09 AM

(Adds later games) July 1 (The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Wednesday's Major League Baseball games. - - - Indians 8, Rays 1 Carlos Carrasco lost his no-hitter with two outs in the ninth inning as the Cleveland Indians settled for an 8-1 win over the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field. Carrasco, a 28-year-old right-hander from Venezuela, struck out 13 batters and faced the minimum entering

Altuve helps Astros sweep Royals with 6-5 win (The Associated Press)
via Yahoo Sports - Twins July 01, 2015 at 11:15 PM

Jose Altuve had three hits and scored the tiebreaking run in the seventh inning to help the Houston Astros complete a three-game sweep of the Kansas City Royals with a 6-5 win on Wednesday night. Altuve stole second and reached third on a lineout. The Astros trailed early before taking a 5-3 lead after a four-run fifth inning.

Baseball-Highlights of Wednesday's MLB games (Reuters)
via Yahoo Sports - Twins July 01, 2015 at 10:39 PM

July 1 (The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Wednesday's Major League Baseball games. - - - Indians 8, Rays 1 Carlos Carrasco lost his no-hitter with two outs in the ninth inning as the Cleveland Indians settled for an 8-1 win over the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field. Carrasco, a 28-year-old right-hander from Venezuela, struck out 13 batters and faced the minimum entering the ninth inning. He

Cueto goes 8 innings, Reds beat Twins 2-1 to take series (The Associated Press)
via Yahoo Sports - Twins July 01, 2015 at 04:27 PM

Johnny Cueto got a standing ovation from the crowd of 26,459 as he walked off the field after pitching the eighth inning, giving him what could be a final send-off. The right-hander made his best start yet since returning from a sore elbow, allowing four hits in eight innings, and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Minnesota Twins 2-1 on Wednesday to take their interleague series. The Reds haven't bee

Time to Buy a Rabbit (Rotoworld)
via Yahoo Sports - Twins July 01, 2015 at 11:45 AM

Brad Johnson covers the latest in the world of closers and base thieves.