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Article: White Sox 9, Twins 0: Another Gimenez Game

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 08:02 AM
Thursday was just a bad day for the Twins, no way around it. It started with a record-breaking rain delay, and when they finally got unde...
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Article: Hildenberger (And Gee) Gets The Call

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 08:00 AM
Twins Daily has learned and confirmed (from a person with direct knowledge) that right-hander relief pitcher Trevor Hildenberger will be...
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Turley

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 08:02 AM
Why on earth is he starting multiple games for a team that is currently in a playoff spot of the season ended today?
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Who Will the Twins All-Stars be?

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 07:49 AM
What's your guess?   I'm thinking it will be Sano and Santana.    Dozier's got a shot, especially if the 2nd half of last...
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Article: Game Thread: Twins@Indians 6/23@6:10PM

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 07:37 AM
Ok… It’s the Indians again but this time the Twins are on the road where they rule.It’s hard to describe how I’m feeling at this point of...
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Mauer Wins Fifth Silver Slugger Award

On Wednesday night, Twins catcher Joe Mauer was presented the American League Silver Slugger Award for catcher. He had previously won the award in 2006, 2008, 2009 and 2010.

Joe Mauer played in 113 games for the Twins in 2013. He hit .324/.404/.476 (.880). That represents an OPS+ of 144. He hit 35 doubles, 11 homers, drove in 47 RBI. He also walked 61 times. Carlos Santana was the next highest OPS for an AL catcher, at .832. Even with missing the final five or six weeks, Mauer's WAR of 5.4 was a point higher than Santana's 4.4. Salvador Perez was at 4.1 WAR.

With his fifth Silver Slugger, only Mike Piazza (10), Ivan Rodriguez (7) and Lance Parrish (6) have more... Brian McCann, Gary Carter and Jorge Posada each have won five as well.

Former Twins that have won the 2013 Silver Slugger Award include: David Ortiz, Torii Hunter, JJ Hardy and Michael Cuddyer.

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Photo by Betsy Bissen



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