Found April 11, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
PLAYERS: Scott Baker
TEAMS: Minnesota Twins
Minnesota Twins right-handed pitcher Scott Baker will have to undergo season-ending elbow surgery. Baker, who had to leave a minor league rehab start last week, will go under the knife to repair the flexor pronator tendon in his right elbow. The team's opening day starter in 2011, Baker has missed time in each of the last two seasons because of the same injury. Recovery time is expected to be six months for the 30-year-old Baker, who will become a free agent after the season. Last year, Baker went 8-6 with a 3.14 ERA in 23 appearances, including 21 starts.

Hendriks and Swarzak will fight for fifth spot

MINNEAPOLIS Twins right-hander Liam Hendriks said he was "bummed out" when he learned that teammate Scott Baker would miss the 2012 season due to elbow surgery. But Hendriks also realizes the potential ramifications Baker's injury might have for him personally. With Baker sidelined for the year, Minnesota will need to find another starting pitcher to fill his spot...

Twins' Morneau, Mauer look as strong as ever

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Morneau wont rush his return to first base

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Twins avoid worst start in team history

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Twins erase 6-run deficit to jolt Angels

Justin Morneau belted a two-run homer in the eighth inning and Denard Span had four of his team's 20 hits as the host Minnesota Twins rallied from a six-run deficit to outslug the Los Angeles Angels 10-9.Joe Mauer belted a three-run homer and Josh Willingham also went deep for the league-leading fourth time for the Twins, who posted a 6-5 triumph on Wednesday.Mark Trumbo homered...

The Bella Twins Comment on Rumors, More on Their Expected Departure from WWE

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Twins 10, Angels 9

Justin Morneau hit a two-run, go-ahead homer in the eighth inning and the Minnesota Twins rallied from six runs down to beat the Los Angeles Angels 10-9 on Thursday. Joe Mauer went deep, too, hitting a three-run shot off Dan Haren in the fifth that cut into a 6-0 lead the Angels built against Francisco Liriano. Every Twins batter had at least one of the team's 20 hits, enough...

Dugout Digest - TWINS WIN!

The final winless team was taken off the board last night, when the Twins defeated the Angels 6-5. Minnesota came back from a 5-2 deficit, and hung on in the late innings to win the game. Garrett just wrote yesterday that the Twins might go winless for quite awhile. Well, they won't go winless now, but with 18 games left this month against tough teams, if they had a 4-17 month...

Sansevere: Lynx offer relief for Minnesota fans

The Twins rallied for wins in back-to-back games against the Angels. It was fun to watch their bats come alive. It also was a reminder that the Twins are likely to fall behind in many games this season. Minnesota already has lost Scott Baker for the season with an elbow issue, and what's left of the starting rotation isn't exactly filled with aces. It could be another difficult...
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