Found August 26, 2012 on Fox Sports North:
They say everything is bigger in Texas, but Twins right-hander Cole De Vries' ERA is smaller when he pitches in Arlington. De Vries made his second start of the year in Texas on Sunday and held the powerful Rangers offense -- which scored 27 total runs in the first three games of the series -- to just two runs in five innings. De Vries' performance helped the Twins cap their road trip with a 6-5 win over Texas, snapping a five-game losing streak. "It felt great. Obviously, everyone knows this has been a little bit of a rough road trip," De Vries said of Minnesota's 2-8 record on their West Coast swing. "We prevailed today at the end of the road trip. It'll be a good flight back tonight." For De Vries, it was his first win since June 30, which came in just his fourth career major league start. Since that victory, he was 0-4 with a 5.51 ERA in nine starts and one relief appearance prior to Sunday. The only other time De Vries faced the Rangers c...

Twins 6, Rangers 5

Ben Revere had four hits, Cole De Vries won for the first time in nearly two months and the Minnesota Twins held off the Texas Rangers 6-5 Sunday to snap a five-game losing streak. The Twins avoided getting swept in the four-game series. They finished a 10-game road trip with a 2-8 record. Josh Hamilton hit his 35th homer for Texas and drove in four runs, giving him a major league...

Duensing looks to bring momentum to Twins

Adrian Beltre continued his torrid stretch by producing more offense by himself than the entire Minnesota Twins roster the last time out. Depending on which version of Ryan Dempster shows up Saturday, the host Texas Rangers seem to be in good shape for their ninth win in the last 10 meetings with Minnesota. Beltre hit for the cycle and drove in three runs in Texas' 8-0 win...

Revere surpasses Mauer to lead Twins' bats

Twins outfielder Ben Revere was never going to catch Angels rookie Mike Trout for the American League batting title, but he did regain the lead among all Minnesota hitters with a four-hit performance Sunday against Texas. After going 4-for-4 in Minnesota's 6-5 win Sunday, Revere improved his season batting average to .315. He was hitting .307 entering Sunday's series finale...

Joe Mauer Set to Break Minnesota Twins’ Catching Record, Start Four Game Set with Seattle Mariners

The Minnesota Twins traveled back home to Target field after a terrible ten game road trip as they play host to the Seattle Mariners for four games at Target Field starting tonight at 7:10 pm CT.  With Joe Mauer slated as the starting catcher tonight, he will break Earl Battey’s Twins’ record for all-time games caught. Mauer has had an interesting career as catcher for the...

One bad pitch keeps Hendriks from earning his first win

Before the Twins played host to the Seattle Mariners on Monday at Target Field, Minnesota general manager Terry Ryan spoke of several players who need to use the last 35 games of 2012 to "give us some hope that they're going to be part of the 2013 club." Among them is Liam Hendriks, who entered Monday's game with an 0-6 record and a 7.06 ERA. Though the Twins...

Twins' Hendriks battles King Felix

MINNEAPOLIS Felix Hernandez's Seattle Mariners teammates are running out of superlatives to call their ace. King Felix will continue to do just fine. Two starts after tossing a perfect game against the Tampa Bay Rays, Hernandez picked up another complete game shutout Monday against Minnesota. He wasn't quite perfect, but the 26-year-old right-hander was certainly impressive...

VIDEO: Craig Gentry robs Joe Mauer

In the ninth inning of Sunday's Twins-Rangers game, Joe Mauer of the Twins hit a ball to deep center field in the top of the ninth inning against Koji Uehara of the Rangers. Rangers center fielder Craig Gentry tracked the fly ball to the wall, timed his leap perfectly, and brought a Mauer homer back over the wall.  Unfortunately, it didn't end up mattering for the...

Nice Tuxedo Jersey

This is a good look.  The minor league Class A Beloit Snappers (Minnesota Twins organization) rolled out the red carpet, delicious snacks at a great price and the Tuxedo Jersey for a game earlier this month. The Tuxedo Jersey is great because it says I want to be formal, but I'm here to party. Thanks MILB twitter account and the dude the calls himself "Legend...

Following Body-check, Rangers center fielder Craig Gentry Robbed Joe Mauer

Minnesota Twins catcher Joe Mauer had a potential home run brought back into the park by Texas Rangers center fielder Craig Gentry yesterday. And that was after Gentry was body checked by, hard, by... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

Minnesota Twins Completely Shut Down by Texas Rangers

Texas Rangers’ third basemen Adrian Beltre hit for the cycle as he helped defeat the Minnesota Twins in shut out fashion 8-0 in Arlington last night.  This was the the eighth time this year that the Twins’ offense was held to zero runs, but only the first time since the All Star break. Matt Harrison (15-7) had a no-hit bid with two outs in the seventh until Trevor Plouffe broke...
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