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The Phils avoid a sweep, as they end their five-game losing streak by hanging on to defeat the Twins, 3-2.
The Phils took the lead in the top of the first as, with runners on the corners, and with one man out, Ryan Howard comes through with an RBI single, scoring Ben Revere, who had started the game off with a single, stole second base, then stopped at third on pitcher Kevin Correia’s fielding error of Jimmy Rollins’ grounder to the mound, giving the Phils a 1-0 lead, while Rollins, who was safe at first on Correia’s error, would stop at second base. The Phils tried to add to their lead in the top of the sixth as, with two men on, on back to back singles by Michael Young and Rollins, with M. Young stopping at second base, and with two men out, Young tried to score on Howard’s single to right, but he is instead thrown out at home plate by right fielder Ryan Doumit, as catcher Joe Mauer is able to tag him out before he can touch home plate. The Twins took the lead in the bottom of the...
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MINNEAPOLIS -- Just when Trevor Plouffe was ready to play again, the Twins third baseman caught another bout of bad luck.
Plouffe had just come off the 7-day concussion disabled list in late May and was doing his pregame warm-ups for a game against Milwaukee at Target Field. That's when Plouffe tweaked his calf and wound up missing more time on the 15-day disabled list.
On Wednesday, as part of the community outreach Minnesota Twins players have been involved in as part of “Hope Week” during a “Picnic at the Park” event at Target Field, Twins catcher and hometown hero Joe Mauer had the opportunity to meet Braden and Dathan Miller, five-year-old twin brothers from Iowa who made the trip [...]The post Joe Mauer plays catch with 5-year-old...
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Your browser does not support iframes.Not very many people get to actually celebrate a 102nd birthday.However, one longtime Twins fan got to exactly that Thursday night as she celebrated the momentous occasion by taking in a Phillies-Twins game at Target Field.Unfortunately, "Bert" was treated to a 3-2 Twins loss, however, the fact that she has lived beyond triple digits...
MINNEAPOLIS The Twins loved Ben Revere when he was in Minnesota. They probably don't care very much for him now that he's in Philadelphia especially when he keys a win over his former team.
Revere was 4-for-6 in Thursday's series finale at his old stomping grounds of Target Field as his new Phillies team topped Minnesota by a 3-2 final.
Batting leadoff for the first...
Trevor Plouffe had three hits, including a two-run homer, in his return to the Twins lineup, and Sam Deduno held Detroit in check over seven innings in Minnesota's 6-3 victory over the Tigers on Saturday night.
Plouffe, back after missing 22 games because of a concussion and left calf strain, was a triple shy of the cycle. He drove in three runs in support of Deduno, who has...
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa As soon as the ball left the bat, there was no way anyone was going to catch it.
In the top of the third inning Monday at Veterans Memorial Stadium, Kane County shortstop David Bote's fly ball rocketed toward left-center field between D.J. Williams in left and Byron Buxton in center. Neither Cedar Rapids outfielder, it seemed, had a chance.
Then, like a...
MINNEAPOLIS -- Saturday was a momentous occasion for Twins third baseman Trevor Plouffe. He made his return from the disabled list and played his first game with Minnesota since May 21.
It also happened to be Plouffe's 27th birthday, and he celebrated in a big way.
Plouffe went 3-for-3 with a homer and drove in a pair of runs as he helped Minnesota earn a 6-3 win over the visiting...
The Minnesota Twins have had a ho-hum, go about your business but don't rock the boat type of attitude ever since they opened Target Field. It's the laid back, country club type of atmosphere where you go to hang out, take a few cuts in the cage and enjoy some baseball. Who cares if you win, right? They have the new field and the big contracts (Mauer, Morneau, Willingham...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Trevor Plouffe had three hits, including a two-run homer, in his return to the Twins lineup, and Sam Deduno held Detroit in check over seven innings in Minnesota's 6-3 victory over the Tigers on Saturday night.
Plouffe, back after missing 22 games because of a concussion and left calf strain, was a triple shy of the cycle. He drove in three runs in support...
Eddie Guardado was inducted into the Twins Hall of Fame Friday night, and his career serves as an excellent lesson on numerous levels. What lessons might they be, exactly?
1) My dad cannot pronounce a name if it has more than 2 syllables. If Eddie’s give name was Eduardo, he would have been in a lot of trouble.
2) Anyone can be a closer. Guardado was an abomination of a starter...
The Midwest League, a Class-A minor league baseball league that hosts 16 affiliate teams for Major League Baseball organizations, has showcased a number of talented prospects this season.Amongst those prospects include the likes of two top-ten overall draft picks from the 2012 First-Year Player Draft, all of whom have established themselves as the top performers of the league in...
Ben Revere has many great attributes for a Little Leaguer, but it does not translate to big league success.
Revere’s legs put the Phillies ahead for good yesterday. Photo Credit: Jesse Johnson
Ben Revere was traded to the Phillies on December 6, 2012 for popular, but injury-bitten starter Vance Worley and former top prospect Trevor May. Revere came to the Phillies fresh off a 2012 where he hit .294/.333/.342 with 40 steals in 49 attempts as a 24 year old player. Revere combined those...
Cliff Lee pitched seven strong innings, and the Phillies managed to plate a pair of runs in the eigth to defeat the Minnesota Twins 3-2. After two particularly deflating losses to the less-than-intimidating Twins, Lee (8-2), winner of five of his last seven starts, was tasked with ending the Phillies'...
On Tuesday, the Phillies played the Twins and fielded the most visually amusing outfield I can remember. In left field, they have slugger Dominic Brown, and in center, they played popular former Twin Ben Revere. In right field, they usually play Delmon Young, but since they were able to play a DH, they had Delmon fill that role and played John Mayberry instead. Brown is 6’5″...