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For the first time in more than three years, the Minnesota Twins had their shortstop batting leadoff.
Veteran infielder Jamey Carroll got the start Tuesday at shortstop, his first game there this year. He was also penciled into the lineup as the Twins' leadoff batter. Second baseman Brian Dozier had been handling leadoff duties since mid-April but was moved down to ninth in the order for Tuesday's game.
Carroll, 39, entered Tuesday's game with good numbers in his career against Dempster, as he has six hits in 14 at-bats (.429 average). Pedro Florimon, who has been Minnesota's every-day shortstop this year, had the day off Tuesday.
"We kind of worked it around and looked at a lot of different situations, but the bottom line is (Carroll) has good numbers against the guy," Twins manager Ron Gardenhire told mlb.com. "He's been swinging good the last couple of times, and we'll see if he can continue to do that."
With the shortstop Carroll l...
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The Minnesota Twins organization has given outfielder Brandon Boggs his release. Struggling to hit above the Mendoza line in Triple-A Rochester this year, it is possible that he can latch on somewhere else.
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Your browser does not support iframes.Minnesota Twins reliever Jared Burton inadvertently gave away a souvenir ball during Monday night's game against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park.Burton was simply warming up in the bullpen when a return throw from his catcher sailed over his head and into the nearby stands. Luckily, nobody was hurt, but the fan decided to keep the ball...
Scott Diamond throws strikes. The Minnesota Twins left-hander walked just 1.61 batters per nine innings last year, lowest in the American League among qualified pitchers. After beginning the current campaign on the disabled list, his rate is a puny 1.2 in four starts.
The 26-year-old control artist also doesn’t log many strikeouts. In 173 innings last year, his K-rate was 4.68...
Did the Twins bullpen catcher purposely overthrow Jared Burton to give a fan a souvenir? Deadspin wants to know.
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The scoreboard Wednesday at Fenway Park resembled a football score, but it was indeed the score from a baseball game. That was thanks in large part to the first two innings the Minnesota Twins put together in Wednesday's 15-8 win over Boston.
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The Minnesota Twins aren't taking any chances with Scott Diamond's surgically repaired left elbow.
On Tuesday night, he didn't give the Boston Red Sox many.
Diamond allowed three hits in seven shutout innings, Ryan Doumit hit his first homer of the season and the Twins beat the Red Sox 6-1.
Diamond said he still felt strong when he left the game but understands the...
Minnesota Twins starter Scott Diamond spun a gem on the mound and his offense got five late runs to ensure a 6-1 win over the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday night at historic Fenway Park.
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Seriously you guys, this is pretty awesome. Details below. Don't forget to leave a comment with your favorite line from the flick to possibly win a free Blu-ray/DVD copy of maybe the best baseball movie of all-time.
Sandlot” will be shown on the Target Field Jumbo Tron following the
Minnesota Twins Game on May 19. Director David M. Evans, as well as
Player of the Game: Mike Pelfrey (6 inn. 4 hits 1 ER 1 BB / 7 SO)
As the old saying goes, all good things must come to an end.
Cleveland snapped their six-game winning streak Sunday afternoon as they fell to the Minnesota Twins, 4-2. The Tribe bats cooled off considerably as the team was blanked by a strong pitching performance from Twins starter Mike Pelfrey (3-3,...
Stephen Drew took a lot of flak for a slow start to the season after he was activated shortly after the season began. However, as Drew starts to get more at-bats, he’s starting to find his swing some.
He did that in a big way Monday night against Minnesota where he had four hits, including a game-tying home run in the seventh inning and then a walk-off RBI double in the 11th inning...
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8 a.m. ET: It took nearly five hours on Monday night, but the Red Sox finally put away the Twins in 11 innings, snapping a three-game losing skid on Stephen Drew’s walk-off double off the Green Monster.
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Game 33: Sox lay an egg and lose 6-1
Ryan Dempster pitched seven strong innings and only gave up two runs to the Minnesota Twins, but Red Sox batters could get nothing going off of Scott Diamond on Tuesday night at Fenway Park. In the end, two Red Sox errors broke the game open and the Red Sox dropped game two of the series 6-1. Here are the four at bats that changed the game...