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Hello Twins fans and it's another season upon us! tomorrow, some of you fans and players alike will be braving the cold at Target Field. I wonder if they will postpone the game because the weather forecast is expected to be in the 30's with windchills in the 20's.
Wel, to tell you the truth, it doesn't feel like baseball weather here in Minnesota. Although Target Field is cleared of snow, there's still snow
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Today, Danny Valencia Will be in uniform and is expected to start at third Base for tonightís game. Valencia replaces Trevor Plouffe Who has a sore thumb and was placed on the 15 day DL retroactive July 20.
Valencia was batting .190 with 1 homerun and 11 RBI before he was given a one way ticket back to Rochester in early May
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Recently, I've been thinking about the homerun race between Trevor Plouffe and Josh Wilingham. No, it's not as dramatic as the race between Mickey Mantle and Roger Marris. However, it's still fun to follow Plouffe and Willingham as they battle for the team lead in homeruns.
For several weeks now, they've been battling for the team lead. Plouffe hasn't hit a homerun in over a couple of weeks. Willingham last homered
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Hello Twins fans, How about that game yesterday! It took 15 innings, but the Twins got it done thanks to a base hit by Denard Span that scored Brian Dozier. There were plenty of mistakes for the Twins at the plate. The most glaring is Ryan Doumit grounding out with the bases loaded to end the bottom of the Twelfth. Part of it
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Recently, the Twins have moved Fransisco Liriano to the bullpen. Since then, he's made two relief appearances and hasn't allowed a run.
On Monday, he pitched two innings of relief against the Cleveland Indians. He retired the tribe in order in the seventh. In the eighth, he walked the bases loaded before working out of the jam.