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As the home runs pile up for Dozier, so do losses for Twins
MINNEAPOLIS — Not long after Brian Dozier belted his 39th home run of the season, a no-doubter that rocketed into the second deck to give him a homer in his fifth straight game and continue his historic power surge, the Minnesota Twins second baseman was nowhere to be found.
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Twins to honor Jacob Wetterling with jersey patch
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Minnesota Twins will honor the family of Jacob Wetterling with red jerseys and a No. 11 patch on their uniforms, on Friday night when they play Cleveland. The Twins announced they'll hold an online auction for 11 of the jerseys, with proceeds going to the Jacob ...
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Dozier surprised he's back to lead young Twins lineup
FORT MYERS, Fla. — Brian Dozier participated in Minnesota's first full-squad workout on Sunday.Yup, he was a little surprised, too.Dozier set career highs with 42 homers and 99 RBIs last season, one of the few bright spots in a 103-loss season for the Twins. The second baseman was rumored to be on the move for much of the winter, but nothing materialized."Being honest with you, I thought that I wasn't coming back," Dozier said.Dozier said he was asked all the time if he would be with the team when it opened camp.
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Uncertain future for Vikings stadium after suite dustup
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — An uncertain future awaits the Minnesota Vikings' new stadium after a dustup over the oversight authority's use of luxury suites culminated in the exit of two top officials.
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Mat Latos invited to Toronto Blue Jays spring training
Alex ButlerFeb. 16 (UPI) -- An eighth different Major League Baseball jersey will be hanging in Mat Latos' closet after he agreed to a deal Thursday.
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Head of authority overseeing Vikings stadium resigns
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The chairwoman of the authority overseeing the Minnesota Vikings' stadium has resigned after weeks of criticism over questionable use of luxury suites by family and friends. Michelle Kelm-Helgen announced her resignation Thursday in a letter in which she said it was "in the public interest" to step ...
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Arizona Diamondbacks' Ron Gardenhire diagnosed with prostate cancer
The Sports Xchange Arizona Diamondbacks bench coach Ron Gardenhire revealed Tuesday that he has been diagnosed with prostate cancer and will undergo surgery this spring.
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New York Mets retain southpaw reliever Jerry Blevins
Alex ButlerFeb. 4 (UPI) -- Free agent bullpen piece Jerry Blevins is bringing his left arm back to Queens next season.
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Minnesota Twins sign RHP Matt Belisle
Alex ButlerFeb. 2 (UPI) -- Franchises are frantically snatching up available arms as the relief pitcher market dwindles down in Major League Baseball.
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Tigers-Twins game postponed, doubleheader Thursday
Game officially postponed in third inning        
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Dozier, Twins fall 8-1 to Tigers
MINNEAPOLIS — Brian Dozier can only do so much. The Minnesota Twins, already hamstrung by poor pitching, have lost their way at the plate, too.Matt Boyd breezed through eight innings, backed by home runs from James McCann and Miguel Cabrera as the Detroit Tigers beat the Twins 8-1 on Tuesday night to step forward to cut the deficit between them and the second AL wild card spot to 1½ games.
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How to watch tonight's Detroit Tigers- Minnesota Twins game
7:10 p.m., Fox Sports Detroit, 97.1 FM; Tigers must take advantage of MLB-worst Twins        
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Zimmermann to miss start vs. Twins
Ausmus rules out Zimmermann for Thursday start; won't say who will start between Pelfrey, Farmer        
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Indians' Salazar to bypass start
Cleveland right-hander Danny Salazar won’t make his next scheduled start because of a sore right forearm.  Salazar was lifted after four innings Friday night against the Minnesota Twins after experiencing tightness in his forearm.  Etc. Washington right-hander Stephen Strasburg said he isn’t sure...
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Mike Napoli's blast gives Cleveland Indians victory over Minnesota Twins
By Brian Halverson, The Sports Xchange MINNEAPOLIS -- When the ball left his bat, all Mike Napoli did is put his head down and circle the bases -- because no one had to tell him where it landed.
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