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  1. Hector Sanchez suffers second concussion while rehabbing from first concussion

    Aug 20, 2014, 11:19 AM EDT

    Hector Sanchez

    Sanchez’s rehab assignment was previously put on hold when he took a foul ball off the mask two weeks ago and that same thing happened Saturday at Triple-A.

  2. Numbers game: Tigers fall victim to baseball’s speed obsession

    Aug 18, 2014, 9:09 PM EDT

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    Doug Fister was a perfectly useful pitcher for Detroit, but he didn’t show up on the radar gun. Now, Fister is leading the National not the playoffs while the Tigers are fighting to stay alive.

  3. Twins activate Ricky Nolasco from the disabled list

    Aug 15, 2014, 7:45 PM EDT

    Ricky Nolasco

    After taking more than a month off to recuperate from an elbow injury, Ricky Nolasco will return to the Twins’ rotation for tonight’s game against the Royals.

  4. Joe Posnanski ranks all 30 MLB ballparks

    Aug 15, 2014, 2:58 PM EDT

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    Joe Posnanski ranks all 30 MLB ballparks. Spoiler alert: Wrigley Field is No. 1.

  5. Twins prospect Byron Buxton diagnosed with concussion after outfield collision

    Aug 15, 2014, 11:19 AM EDT

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    Buxton collided full-speed with the right fielder while trying to make a diving catch and was unconscious for several minutes before being taken by ambulance to a hospital.

  6. Twins ready to activate Ricky Nolasco from the disabled list

    Aug 13, 2014, 12:46 PM EDT

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    Ricky Nolasco threw 104 innings with a 5.90 ERA before informing the Twins that he’d been pitching through elbow soreness since spring training.

  7. Domingo Santana is 0-for-17 with 14 strikeouts and “just panicked” defensively

    Aug 12, 2014, 10:16 AM EDT

    Domingo Santana Astros

    Astros prospect Domingo Santana hit .292 with 14 homers and an .844 OPS in 104 games at Triple-A to earn his first call-up to the big leagues, but the 21-year-old outfielder has been an absolute mess so far in Houston.

  8. And That Happened: Monday’s scores and highlights

    Aug 12, 2014, 6:49 AM EDT

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    The Kansas City Royals are in first place. In mid-August. This is nor a drill.

  9. Royals acquire Josh Willingham from the Twins

    Aug 11, 2014, 7:05 PM EDT

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    Willingham, 35, is batting .210/.345/.402 with 12 home runs and 34 RBI over 68 games this season.

  10. Joe Mauer is ready to rejoin the Twins after missing a month

    Aug 11, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT

    Joe Mauer AP

    Mauer went 6-for-15 (.400) on a four-game minor-league rehab assignment at Single-A without experiencing any setbacks

  11. Twins trade Kevin Correia to the Dodgers

    Aug 10, 2014, 12:42 AM EDT

    Kevin Correia

    The Dodgers acquired starter Kevin Correia from the Twins for a player to be named later.

  12. Twins calling up pitching prospect Trevor May

    Aug 8, 2014, 11:50 AM EDT

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    May was acquired from the Phillies in the Ben Revere trade two offseasons ago and repeated Double-A last season before taking a big step forward at Triple-A this year.

  13. And That Happened: Thursday’s scores and highlights

    Aug 8, 2014, 6:23 AM EDT

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    If you had money on “Shane Greene and Chris Capuano would go back-to-back shutting down the Detroit Tigers in August, keeping the Yankees in the playoff picture,” the casino management would like to have a word with you.

  14. Joe Mauer on track to return to Twins early next week

    Aug 5, 2014, 7:55 PM EDT

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    Twins manager Ron Gardenhire told MLB.com’s Rhett Bollinger on Tuesday that first baseman Joe Mauer is likely to rejoin the club early next week in Houston after playing in rehab games through the weekend with the Low-A Cedar Rapids Kernels.

  15. And That Happened: Sunday’s scores and highlights

    Aug 4, 2014, 5:00 AM EDT

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    The Tribe walks off against Texas, MadBum was dominant and V-Mart goes yard again. Note: if you were not a baseball fan, you would have no idea what any of the stuff in the previous sentence meant. It’s just barely English, yet we all get it. Cool, huh?

  16. Kurt Suzuki stays in Minnesota, signs extension with Twins

    Jul 31, 2014, 4:20 PM EDT

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    All month the assumption has been that the Twins would either sign Kurt Suzuki to a contract extension or trade the 30-year-old impending free agent in the middle of his career-year.

  17. 2014 Trade Deadline Tracker

    Jul 31, 2014, 4:15 PM EDT

    David Price

    Recapping all of Thursday’s dealings in one spot.

  18. A’s trade Tommy Milone to Twins for Sam Fuld

    Jul 31, 2014, 11:13 AM EDT

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    Tommy Milone was the odd man out in the A’s rotation before today, so there was really no place for him in Oakland following the Jon Lester trade.

  19. The Mariners are out on Marlon Byrd

    Jul 30, 2014, 4:30 PM EDT

    Marlon Byrd

    It’s been a rumor for a good while, but now it’s going where rumors go when they die.

  20. Twins “really want to move” Josh Willingham

    Jul 30, 2014, 11:50 AM EDT

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    According to Jerry Crasnick of ESPN.com the Twins “really want to move” left fielder Josh Willingham before Thursday’s trade deadline, but a source tells him “I don’t think they’re getting any bites.”

  21. Hey, Rube: Phillies pay dearly for Amaro’s misguided loyalty

    Jul 30, 2014, 11:07 AM EDT

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    The Phillies are paying the bills for their dynastic run, thanks in large part to Ruben Amaro’s mismanagement.

  22. And That Happened: Tuesday’s scores and highlights

    Jul 30, 2014, 7:24 AM EDT

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    The Yankees and Rangers gave us a retro night in Arlington.

  23. Oswaldo Arcia Bo Jackson’d his bat after a strikeout

    Jul 28, 2014, 1:51 PM EDT

    Oswaldo Arcia

    Twins outfielder Oswaldo Arcia was unhappy about striking out yesterday against the White Sox, so he snapped his bat over his knee, Bo Jackson-style.

  24. And That Happened: Sunday’s scores and highlights

    Jul 28, 2014, 6:32 AM EDT

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    The Dodgers sweep their rivals in San Francisco, the Rays complain about Big Papi and I complain about Southwest Airlines messing with my kids’ vacation.

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