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9/14/2014 | Swarzak will get Monday start vs. Tigers

Right-handed Anthony Swarzak will make his second start for the Twins in Monday's three-game series opener against the Tigers, facing off against Max Scherzer.


9/14/2014 | Surging Tigers face next important series vs. Twins

While not quite as big as the Tigers' next series, the importance of the three games in Minnesota that begin Monday is not lost in the Detroit clubhouse. The Tigers have the good fortune of turning to ace Max Scherzer against Twins spot starter Anthony Swarzak.


9/13/2014 | Noesi can send White Sox to season-best win streak

When Hector Noesi was placed on waivers by the Rangers after posting a 14.21 ERA in five April relief appearances split between Seattle and Texas, the White Sox took a chance on Noesi, and he's been trending in the right direction as the season winds down. Noesi hopes to continue getting better while pushing the White Sox winning streak to a season-high five games on Sunday as Chicago tries to sweep Minnesota at U.S. Cellular Field.


9/13/2014 | Twins challenge, but Danks' double confirmed

The Twins challenged Jordan Danks' double down the left-field line in the seventh inning of Saturday's 5-1 loss to the White Sox in the opener of a doubleheader, and the call was confirmed after a 44-second review.


9/13/2014 | Sore neck further delays Milone's return to mound

Twins left-hander Tommy Milone, who had been sidelined since Sept. 2, was bothered by a sore neck during a bullpen session on Saturday and will skip his scheduled start Monday vs. the Tigers.


9/13/2014 | Twins go up in ninth, but drop Game 2 on walk-off

Dayan Viciedo hit a walk-off homer on a full count against Glen Perkins to give the White Sox a 7-6 win over the Twins, sweeping Saturday's doubleheader after Chicago won Game 1, 5-1.


9/13/2014 | Hughes out-K'd by Quintana in Twins' Game 1 loss

Phil Hughes fanned a career-high 11 batters and was charged with just two earned runs, but the Twins came away with their seventh loss in eight games, falling, 5-1, to the White Sox in Game 1 of a Saturday's doubleheader.


9/12/2014 | Rain postpones Twins opener vs. White Sox

The Twins will play their second doubleheader in three days after Friday's series opener against the White Sox was postponed due to a high probability of rain throughout the evening.


9/12/2014 | Twins, White Sox washed out, will play two Saturday

Friday's game between the Chicago White Sox and Minnesota Twins has been postponed because of a forecast of rain throughout the evening. It has been rescheduled as part of a straight doubleheader on Saturday beginning at 3:10 p.m. CT.


9/11/2014 | Quintana, Hughes toe the rubber for White Sox, Twins

Fresh off taking three of four from the Athletics, the White Sox will send left-hander Jose Quintana to the hill for the series opener against the Twins and right-hander Phil Hughes on Friday night at U.S. Cellular Field.


9/11/2014 | Nolasco's gem for naught as bats stay quiet

Carlos Santana's fourth-inning homer off Ricky Nolasco was the difference as the Indians beat the Twins, 2-0, to sweep their Thursday afternoon doubleheader at Progressive Field. Nolasco (5-11) scattered six hits over seven innings, striking out five, but he saw his winless streak extended to seven starts. The right-hander's last victory came on July 1 over the Royals.


9/11/2014 | Gibson roughed up early as Twins drop Game 1

Kyle Gibson was rocked for seven runs in three innings, including homers by Carlos Santana and Yan Gomes, as the Indians cruised to an 8-2 victory over Minnesota in Game 1 of a doubleheader on Thursday at Progressive Field.


9/11/2014 | Traditional twin bill reminds Gardy of 'back in the day'

An outbreak of severe weather in Northeast Ohio left Twins manager Ron Gardenhire feeling nostalgic. The Twins have hosted three day-night doubleheaders at Target Field this season, but this marks their first old-school double-dip of 2014.


9/11/2014 | Santana returns to action; Perkins available

Rookie center fielder Danny Santana returned to action and reclaimed his spot atop the Twins' batting order on Thursday afternoon. Twins closer Glen Perkins also was back in uniform for the twin bill.


9/10/2014 | Gardy: Milone will keep getting the ball

Tommy Milone's time with the Twins has not gone as expected. The left-hander is still seeking his first win with the team and missed his last start with a tired pitching arm.


9/10/2014 | Twins-Tribe rained out; twin bill today

With an ominous weather system headed for Cleveland on Wednesday night, the umpiring crew on hand at Progressive Field wasted little time in making a decision on the Indians' game against the Twins.


9/10/2014 | Santana, Perkins get good news, expected to play Thursday

The Twins received a double-dose of good news on Wednesday. Center fielder Danny Santana and left-handed closer Glen Perkins are both expected to be in uniform and available Thursday afternoon when Minnesota plays a traditional doubleheader at Progressive Field.


9/10/2014 | Twins-Tribe rained out; doubleheader Thursday

The Twins and Indians were rained out on Wednesday at Progressive Field. A traditional doubleheader will be played Thursday beginning at 11:05 a.m. CT in order to make up the contest.


9/9/2014 | Tribe turns to young pitchers in playoff race

The Indians are still in the playoff hunt with 19 games to play, and to make up more ground they'll need continued contributions from their young starters. They'll feature a pair of them in Thursday's traditional doubleheader versus the Twins at Progressive Field. Corey Kluber and Kyle Gibson face off in Game 1, while T.J. House and Ricky Nolasco match up in the nightcap.


9/9/2014 | Tribe rookie House looks to keep up momentum

The Indians are still in the playoff hunt with 19 games to play, and to make up more ground they'll need continued contributions from their young starters. They'll feature a pair of them in Thursday's traditional doubleheader versus the Twins at Progressive Field. Corey Kluber and Kyle Gibson face off in Game 1, while T.J. House and Ricky Nolasco match up in the nightcap.


9/9/2014 | A bug's life: May battles insects, Tribe to lead Twins

Oswaldo Arcia belted a two-run homer and Kennys Vargas had an RBI double on Tuesday night, leading the Minnesota Twins to a 4-3 victory over the Cleveland Indians. The Twins, who snapped a four-game losing streak, scored all of their runs in the fourth inning off Indians right-hander Trevor Bauer.


9/9/2014 | Fien takes on role as bullpen leader

Relief pitcher Casey Fien is in his fifth Major League season, which makes him one of Minnesota's more experienced players. With a wave of September callups now with the Twins, the right-hander is doing his best to help them fit in.


9/9/2014 | Schafer returns after missing two games with bruised ribs

Left fielder Jordan Schafer returned to the Twins' lineup Tuesday for their series opener against the Indians. Schafer sat out Minnesota's previous two games with bruised ribs, but declared himself good to go following an off-day Monday.


9/9/2014 | Santana, Perkins taking it slow from injuries

Twins center fielder Danny Santana took batting practice Tuesday at Progressive Field, but was unable to play against the Indians because of a lower back strain. The switch-hitting speedster suffered the injury Saturday while making a throw in the second inning of Minnesota's 8-5 home loss to the Angels.


9/8/2014 | Miracle capture Florida State League Championship

With Game 4 of the Florida State League championship series deadlocked at 2 in the 11th inning, Fort Myers outfielder Jason Kanzler stepped to the plate to face Daytona right-hander Stephen Perakslis. There was one out and a runner on second and the Miracle were one victory away from winning the best-of-five series, but hadn't scored since the fourth inning. Kanzler quickly changed that. He drove a ball out to center field for a two-run homer to give Fort Myers the lead. Right-hander Zack Jones set down host Daytona in order in the bottom of the 11th, punctuating Fort Myers' 4-2 victory with a game-ending strikeout.




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