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Twins offense pounds away at Tigers' postseason plans

It’s getting ugly here in Comerica Park. The games are blowouts, the fans are booing, and one team looks like it cannot wait for the 2014 season to end. Here’s the weird part, though: It’s the Twins who have only one game left to play, and the Tigers who are playoff-bound. But for the second straight night, the Twins stomped Detroit with with double-digit scoring, this time...
Via Pro Sports Daily
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers miss opportunity to clinch AL Central with 12-3 loss to Twins

DETROIT — Throughout a topsy-turvy first season as manager of the Detroit Tigers, Brad Ausmus has been careful not to show any sign of panic — even when his team was stumbling through a terrible stretch in late May or struggling to keep pace in August. On Saturday night, with the AL Central still up for grabs after 161 games, Ausmus addressed reporters with an urgency in his...
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Escobar sparks Twins in another surprising win in Detroit

During a season in which the Minnesota Twins have won just 70 games, several players have had career years offensively. Eduardo Escobar is one of them, and he put an exclamation point on his 2014 season. Escobar drove in a career-high six runs on four hits to spark Minnesota's offense as the Twins once again put up a crooked number against Detroit, topping the Tigers 12-3 on...
Via Fox Sports North
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins rout Tigers, 12-3

DETROIT (AP) -- Eduardo Escobar had a homer, four hits and a career-high six RBI, and the Minnesota Twins ensured that the AL Central race will come down to the very end with a 12-3 rout of the Detroit Tigers on Saturday night. Detroit entered the night with a one-game lead over second-place Kansas City, but the Tigers fell short of clinching. Minnesota scored six runs in the fifth...
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins rout Tigers, 12-3

DETROIT (AP) -- Eduardo Escobar had a homer, four hits and a career-high six RBI, and the Minnesota Twins ensured that the AL Central race will come down to the very end with a 12-3 rout of the Detroit Tigers on Saturday night. Detroit entered the night with a one-game lead over second-place Kansas City, but the Tigers fell short of clinching. Minnesota scored six runs in the fifth...
Via Fox Sports North
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins tee off on Tigers again in 12-3 win

DETROIT (AP) Eduardo Escobar had a homer, four hits and a career-high six RBIs, and the Minnesota Twins ensured that the AL Central race will come down to the very end with a 12-3 rout of the Detroit Tigers on Saturday night. Detroit entered the night with a one-game lead over second-place Kansas City, but the Tigers fell short of clinching. Minnesota scored six runs in the fifth...
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins tee off on Tigers again in 12-3 win

DETROIT (AP) -- Eduardo Escobar had a homer, four hits and a career-high six RBIs, and the Minnesota Twins ensured that the AL Central race will come down to the very end with a 12-3 rout of the Detroit Tigers on Saturday night. Detroit entered the night with a one-game lead over second-place Kansas City, but the Tigers fell short of clinching. Minnesota scored six runs in the fifth...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins Wednesday: Twins make Chattanooga new Double-A affiliate

MINNEAPOLIS -- After 20 years, the Minnesota Twins officially ended their partnership with Double-A affiliate New Britain. The team announced Wednesday that the Chattanooga Lookouts of the Southern League will become the Twins' new Double-A affiliate after signing a four-year player development agreement. The Lookouts recently served as the Double-A club for the Los Angeles Dodgers...
Via Fox Sports North
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins Injury Update: Eduardo Escobar, Oswaldo Arcia

Minnesota Twins shortstop Eduardo Escobar injured his right shoulder diving for a ground ball in the fourth inning of Tuesday's game, reports Rhett Bollinger of MLB.com. Escobar had to leave the game and will undergo an MRI on Wednesday. Meanwhile, outfielder Oswaldo Arcia is expected to miss a couple more days, but should be able to return by Friday after tweaking his back...
Via Sports Injury Alert
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins rout Tigers, 20-6

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Eduardo Escobar got a career-high five hits, including a homer and a triple, and the Minnesota Twins batted around twice in a 20-6 rout of the Detroit Tigers on Friday night. The 20 runs are the most in a major league game this season. Danny Santana had a homer and four RBI and Oswaldo Arcia and Trevor Plouffe also homered for the Twins, who scored six runs in...
Via AP on Fox
August 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Escobar, Twins bat around twice, pound Tigers 20-6

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Eduardo Escobar got a career-high five hits, including a homer and a triple, and the Minnesota Twins batted around twice in a 20-6 rout of the Detroit Tigers on Friday night. The 20 runs are the most in a major league game this season. Danny Santana had a homer and four RBIs and Oswaldo Arcia and Trevor Plouffe also homered for the Twins, who scored six runs in...
Via AP on Fox
August 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Escobar, Twins bat around twice, pound Tigers 20-6

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Eduardo Escobar got a career-high five hits, including a homer and a triple, and the Minnesota Twins batted around twice in a 20-6 rout of the Detroit Tigers on Friday night. The 20 runs are the most in a major league game this season. Danny Santana had a homer and four RBIs and Oswaldo Arcia and Trevor Plouffe also homered for the Twins, who scored six runs in...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
August 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins rout Tigers, 20-6

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Eduardo Escobar got a career-high five hits, including a homer and a triple, and the Minnesota Twins batted around twice in a 20-6 rout of the Detroit Tigers on Friday night. The 20 runs are the most in a major league game this season. Danny Santana had a homer and four RBI and Oswaldo Arcia and Trevor Plouffe also homered for the Twins, who scored six runs in...
Via Fox Sports North
August 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Amarista, Smith save Padres' win over Twins

As a rule, Bud Black doesn’t doubt his players. Yet off the bat, the Padres’ upbeat skipper wasn’t sure what sort of chance Alexi Amarista would have at catching Eduardo Escobar’s two-strike drive with the winning run standing on second base in the last of the ninth inning Wednesday afternoon. Positioning sure wasn’t on the diminutive utilityman’s side. “Off the bat...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres come back, beat Twins 5-4 in extra innings

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Center fielder Alexi Amarista made a game-saving catch in the bottom of the ninth inning and Seth Smith followed with a solo homer in the 10th to lift the San Diego Padres to a 5-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday. Amarista ran backward on a dead sprint and laid out for a brilliant diving catch of a drive off the bat of Eduardo Escobar with two on...
Via Fox Sports North
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins' again leave too many on base in loss to Royals

Another game, another night in which Minnesota's offense struggled. For the second night in a row, the Twins went just 2 for 12 with runners in scoring position against Kansas City. And once again, it resulted in a loss, this time a 6-3 defeat at the hands of the Royals. Though Minnesota's bullpen faltered in a four-run seventh inning, the Twins' lack of timely hitting...
Via Fox Sports North
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins pull away late, bounce back with win against Rockies

DENVER (AP) -- Kevin Correia pitched six innings of one-run ball, Eduardo Escobar homered, and the Minnesota Twins pulled away late to beat the Colorado Rockies 9-3 on Saturday. Correia (5-11) scattered seven hits and cooled off the power-hitting Rockies, who stranded 10 baserunners and were kept in the yard after slugging eight home runs in their previous two games. He walked one...
Via Fox Sports North
July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Joe Mauer's injury dampens mood after Twins smash Royals

Even when the Twins win, they still can’t win. It was star first baseman Joe Mauer’s fourth-inning, bases-loaded double that sparked the Twins’ biggest lead in recent memory. But while the crowd cheered Eduardo Escobar and Sam Fuld home, Mauer pulled up in pain at second base. Mauer’s injury marred an otherwise impressive 10-2 Twins’ victory over the error-prone Kansas...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins Escobar Goes Bat Launcher

((HT: MLB.com))The Twins Eduardo Escobar didn't have enough pine tar on his bat, obviously...Your browser does not support iframes.Hopefully, he will have learned from this lesson today and apply more the next time
Via Online Sports Guys
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

The White Sox lost a walk off, and Hawk Harrelson didn’t go crazy

On Friday night in Minnesota, the Chicago White Sox fell 5-4 to the Minnesota Twins after a walk off single by Brian Dozier. In situations like this, you expect Hawk Harrelson to be his usual brooding, miserable self, but that wasn’t totally the case on Friday. Let’s take this one part at a time, shall we? First, we have Hawk’s typical depression once Dozier hits the ball...
Via Awful Announcing
June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins outlast White Sox, 5-4

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Brian Dozier's RBI-single with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning lifted the Minnesota Twins to a 5-4 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Friday night. Kurt Suzuki had three hits and an RBI and the Twins picked up closer Glen Perkins (3-0), who gave up two runs in the top of the ninth to blow his third save in 21 chances. Daniel Webb (4-1) walked...
Via Fox Sports North
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Gibson, Escobar ace big tests in 2-0 Twins victory

It’s not often you notice a young player learning a valuable lesson, right at the moment it’s sinking in. But Kyle Gibson and Eduardo Escobar both had those baseball epiphanies Friday night. Gibson stared down two-time MVP Miguel Cabrera with the bases loaded, Escobar showed newfound patience in his own bags-jammed situation, and the pair of second-year regulars carried the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins hold off Tigers, 2-0

DETROIT (AP) -- Kyle Gibson threw seven innings and Eduardo Escobar hit a solo homer in the third and drew a bases-loaded walk in the ninth, lifting the Minnesota Twins to a 2-0 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Friday night. Detroit left seven on base against Gibson. The right-hander escaped a bases-loaded, one-out jam in the fifth inning by getting Miguel Cabrera to ground into...
Via Fox Sports North
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers' home woes continue with 2-0 loss to Twins

DETROIT (AP) -- Kyle Gibson threw seven innings and Eduardo Escobar hit a solo homer in the third and drew a bases-loaded walk in the ninth, lifting the Minnesota Twins to a 2-0 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Friday night. Detroit left seven on base against Gibson. The right-hander escaped a bases-loaded, one-out jam in the fifth inning by getting Miguel Cabrera to ground into...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins' Dozier leaves game with lower back soreness

TORONTO (AP) -- Minnesota Twins second baseman Brian Dozier left Wednesday's game against the Blue Jays in the fourth inning with a sore lower back and was replaced by Eduardo Escobar. Dozier came in batting .245 with a team-high 14 home runs and 33 RBIs. He collided with shortstop Eduardo Nunez while chasing Erik Kratz's bloop double to shallow center in the second inning...
Via Fox Sports North
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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