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Game 2: Twins shuffle lineup with Mauer hitting second

CHICAGO — The Twins shuffled their lineup against the White Sox on Wednesday, as Joe Mauer moved up into the two-hole while Kurt Suzuki slid down to bat seventh with right-hander Felipe Paulino on the mound.
Suzuki hit second in the first game of…

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Opening Day lineups for Twins and White Sox

CHICAGO — It’s Opening Day here at U.S. Cellular Field, and it looks like it should be a beautiful day for baseball.
The Twins already made a roster move this morning, as they officially added left-hander Brian Duensing to the paternity list an…

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Duensing to be added to three-day paternity list

CHICAGO — Left-hander Brian Duensing will be placed on the paternity list on Monday, and right-hander Michael Tonkin will be recalled from Triple-A Rochester to take his spot on the roster.
Duensing, who flew back home to Omaha, Nebraska, on Satu…

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Duensing to be added to three-day paternity list

CHICAGO — Left-hander Brian Duensing will be placed on the paternity list on Monday, and right-hander Michael Tonkin will be recalled from Triple-A Rochester to take his spot on the roster.
Duensing, who flew back home to Omaha, Nebraska, on Satu…

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Gibson, Diamond to compete for final rotation spot

FORT MYERS, Fla. — The competition for the fifth spot in the rotation became a bit clearer for the Twins on Friday, as the fifth spot is now expected to be occupied by either right-hander Kyle Gibson or left-hander Scott Diamond.
Right-hander Sam…

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Terry Ryan makes surprise visit to Hammond Stadium

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Twins general manager Terry Ryan made a surprise visit to Hammond Stadium on Friday, and is scheduled to watch the Twins play the Yankees on Saturday afternoon before heading back to Minnesota.
Ryan, who underwent surgery to re…

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Worley clears waivers, outrighted to Triple-A Rochester

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Right-hander Vance Worley, who came into camp competing for the fifth spot in the rotation, cleared waivers and was outrighted to Triple-A Rochester on Friday.
Worley, who was out of Minor League options and couldn’t be s…

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Perkins signs new extension through ’17 season

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Twins closer Glen Perkins is staying put in his native Minnesota for the foreseeable future.
Perkins, who was already signed to an extension through the 2015 season, restructured his deal and signed a new extension through the …

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Game 12: Hicks, Colabello homer but it’s not enough

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Aaron Hicks and Chris Colabello both homered but Kevin Correia and Vance Worley each gave up four runs in an 8-4 loss to the Pirates on Wednesday afternoon at Hammond Stadium.
Hicks, who had been dealing with a sore right shoul…

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Game 11: Kubel homers but Twins falter in loss to Rays

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. — Jason Kubel hit his first homer of the spring but it was all the offense the Twins could muster in a 7-1 loss to the Rays on Tuesday at Charlotte Sports Park.
Right-hander Ricky Nolasco also made his second Grapefruit Leagu…

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