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Mauer has 4 RBIs to lead Twins over Orioles, 6-4 (The Associated Press)
via Yahoo Sports - Twins September 01, 2014 at 03:35 PM

BALTIMORE (AP) -- Joe Mauer drove in four runs, Phil Hughes held Baltimore without an earned run over eight innings and the Minnesota Twins beat the Orioles 6-4 Monday to avoid a four-game sweep.

Twins to add Pinto, 7 others to roster (The Associated Press)
via Yahoo Sports - Twins September 01, 2014 at 11:59 AM

BALTIMORE (AP) -- The Minnesota Twins intend to add eight players to their roster, including catcher Josmil Pinto and four pitchers.

Daily Dose: Finely Polished (Rotoworld)
via Yahoo Sports - Twins September 01, 2014 at 11:05 AM

Nate Grimm talks Matt Shoemaker's surprising rookie campaign, Hyun-Jin Ryu's return to the mound and some deadline deals in Monday's Daily Dose.

Baseball-Highlights of Sunday's Major League games (Reuters)
via Yahoo Sports - Twins August 31, 2014 at 07:59 PM

(Adds later games) Aug 31 (The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Sunday's Major League Baseball games. - - - Cardinals 9, Cubs 6 In a series mostly marked by Chicago Cubs homers, St. Louis Cardinals left fielder Matt Holliday provided some thunder of his own at a sold-out Busch Stadium. Holliday, whose solo homer in the fourth started the comeback, drilled a 1-2 pitch off reliever Carlos Villan

Twins-Orioles Preview (The Associated Press)
via Yahoo Sports - Twins August 31, 2014 at 06:53 PM

The Baltimore Orioles are on the verge of their first home sweep of at least four games against the Minnesota Twins in 48 years, though they'll have to overcome a challenging matchup to accomplish that goal. The AL East leaders seek their longest home winning streak of the season and 22nd victory in 28 games at Camden Yards on Monday when they try to keep Minnesota's Phil Hughes from earning his

Orioles stroke 18 hits in win over Twins (The SportsXchange)
via Yahoo Sports - Twins August 31, 2014 at 06:23 PM

BALTIMORE -- Orioles manager Buck Showalter is proud of the way his team put together effective at-bats, particularly in Baltimore's latest series against the Minnesota Twins.

Hardy hits grand slam, Orioles beat Twins 12-8 (The Associated Press)
via Yahoo Sports - Twins August 31, 2014 at 05:23 PM

The Baltimore Orioles and Minnesota Twins kept circling the bases at a dizzying rate, until finally the barrage ended with numbers that resembled a slow-pitch softball game. Baltimore finished with 18 of the 33 hits, the majority of the runs and five of eight walks in a 12-8 victory Sunday. ''I don't think I've seen a scoreboard where everybody on both teams had a hit,'' Orioles manager Buck Sho

Game roundup: Hardy, Cruz lift Orioles past Twins (The SportsXchange)
via Yahoo Sports - Twins August 31, 2014 at 05:11 PM

BALTIMORE -- J.J Hardy hit his fourth career grand slam, Nelson Cruz connected for his league-leading 35th home run and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Minnesota Twins 12-8 on Sunday.

Quintana earns win, White Sox beat Tigers 6-2 (The Associated Press)
via Yahoo Sports - Twins August 31, 2014 at 04:59 PM

Jose Quintana allowed two runs over seven innings to earn his first win in more than a month, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Detroit Tigers 6-2 after trading Adam Dunn on Sunday afternoon. The White Sox sent Dunn to Oakland before the game, ending a disappointing four-year run in Chicago for the veteran slugger. Then, they took advantage of a season-high four errors by the Tigers to salvage

Twins-Orioles Preview (The Associated Press)
via Yahoo Sports - Twins August 31, 2014 at 11:05 AM

This has been a very good month for the Baltimore Orioles. The Orioles try to make an already excellent homestand even better Sunday when they continue a four-game set against the Minnesota Twins. After losing three straight to the Chicago Cubs last weekend, the Orioles returned home with their AL East lead cut to six games over the Yankees. Baltimore rebounded quickly from the surprising sweep

Paredes homers as Orioles beat Twins 3-2 (The Associated Press)
via Yahoo Sports - Twins August 30, 2014 at 11:59 PM

When Steve Pearce went down with an injury, Orioles utility infielder Jimmy Paredes knew it was an opportunity to make his mark on a first-place team. Paredes homered and Chris Davis hit a go-ahead sacrifice fly in the seventh inning and the Orioles beat Minnesota 3-2. The Orioles have won five of their past six games and lead the Yankees by eight games in the AL East.

Orioles defeat Twins for third straight victory (The SportsXchange)
via Yahoo Sports - Twins August 30, 2014 at 11:23 PM

The Baltimore Orioles stayed busy both on and off the field on Saturday night in their attempt to lock up the American League East. On the field, Chris Davis came through with a seventh-inning sacrifice fly that scored Adam Jones and gave the Orioles a 3-2 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Saturday night. That win, combined with New York's 2-0 loss to Toronto earlier in the day, gave the Oriol

Davis slam carries Orioles past Twins 9-1 (The Associated Press)
via Yahoo Sports - Twins August 30, 2014 at 11:05 AM

Chris Davis hit his fourth career grand slam and the Baltimore Orioles got a dominating pitching performance from Miguel Gonzalez in a 9-1 victory over the skidding Minnesota Twins on Friday night. Delmon Young also homered for the AL East-leading Orioles, who built an 8-0 lead in the fifth inning against rookie Trevor May (0-4). Baltimore's fourth win in five games was marred by an injury to fi

Game roundup: Ellsbury powers Yankees past Blue Jays (The SportsXchange)
via Yahoo Sports - Twins August 29, 2014 at 11:41 PM

TORONTO -- Jacoby Ellsbury capped a five-run seventh inning with a two-run homer and also tripled as the New York Yankees defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 6-3 on Friday.

Twins-Orioles Preview (The Associated Press)
via Yahoo Sports - Twins August 29, 2014 at 11:11 PM

With Chris Davis' help, the Baltimore Orioles continue to have few problems winning at home lately. They've had even fewer during recent starts from Chris Tillman. The right-hander will seek to finish the month 5-0 by earning his first win in five career starts against the Minnesota Twins on Saturday night. Baltimore (77-56) didn't sweat too much in its 19th victory in 25 home games and the fou

Orioles 9, Twins 1 (The SportsXchange)
via Yahoo Sports - Twins August 29, 2014 at 09:11 PM

Chris Davis hit his second grand slam of the season Friday night and Delmon Young added a two-run homer as the Baltimore Orioles posted a 9-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins. This one, a grand slam to right field, proved to be the big hit in a five-run fourth inning that put the Orioles (77-56) up 5-0 over the Twins (59-75) and broke the game open. The Orioles now have won four of their last fi

Orioles 1B Pearce leaves with abdominal strain (The Associated Press)
via Yahoo Sports - Twins August 29, 2014 at 07:23 PM

First baseman Steve Pearce has left Baltimore's game against Minnesota with a right abdominal strain. The injury appeared to occur in the third inning when Pearce went to his right to snare a grounder before throwing to pitcher Miguel Gonzalez.

Schafer drives in 4, Twins top Royals 11-5 in 10th (The Associated Press)
via Yahoo Sports - Twins August 28, 2014 at 11:35 PM

Jordan Schafer tied a career high with four RBIs, including a two-run single in the 10th inning Thursday night as the Minnesota Twins defeated the Kansas City Royals 11-5. Bruce Chen (2-4), the sixth pitcher for the AL Central-leading Royals, gave up five hits and walked two in the 10th. Eduardo Nunez singled home the go-ahead run and Brian Dozier added a two-run double. Kurt Suzuki capped the bur

Orioles beat Rays 5-4 to stretch lead in AL East (The Associated Press)
via Yahoo Sports - Twins August 28, 2014 at 11:23 PM

On a night in which the Baltimore Orioles found all sorts of ways to score, their final run was appropriately the result of an intentional walk to a .188 hitter and an opposite-field bloop. J.J. Hardy put Baltimore ahead with a seventh-inning single, and the Orioles rallied past Tampa Bay 5-4 Thursday night to lengthen their lead in the AL East. Steve Pearce homered for the Orioles, who took thr

Baseball-Highlights of Wednesday's MLB games (Reuters)
via Yahoo Sports - Twins August 28, 2014 at 11:05 AM

Aug 27 (The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Wednesday's Major League baseball games - - - Pirates 3, Cardinals 1 Jeff Locke pitched into the eighth inning and Ike Davis hit a two-run home run to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 3-1 victory over the St Louis Cardinals. Locke (6-3) allowed one run on six hits in 7 1/3 innings to beat St Louis (71-61) pitcher Adam Wainwright, who remained stuck on 15