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Twinkie Town Oct 5, 2015

Twins drops season finale 6-1

Well that pretty much puts a bow on the Twins' 2015 season. The Royals came into the weekend series looking to clinch home field advantage throughout the playoffs, and they did exactly that by sweeping the Twins. Minnesota was outscored 14-3 over the three games, and apart from Ervin Santana's performance on Friday night and Tommy Milone's solid outing on Saturday afternoon they never really looked at their best. With the club being eliminated from post-season contention after Saturday's game, Paul Molitor went with a mix of youth and backups in the season finale. Ricky Nolasco got the...
Los Angeles Times Oct 3, 2015

Dodgers losing a key player with Nancy Bea Hefley's retirement

There has been more than one summer soundtrack to the Dodgers over the years. Vin Scully is returning for one more season next year, but Monday night it was announced that longtime Dodger Stadium organist Nancy Bea Hefley would not. Hefley, 79, said she would retire at the end of the season. Hefley...
News-Herald Oct 3, 2015

Cleveland Indians defeat Red Sox behind Josh Tomlin

After battling arm problems for three years, Josh Tomlin has pitched himself into the Indians' plans for 2016.Tomlin worked into the seventh inning - allowing only a two-run homer to David Ortiz in the fourth - and the Indians rolled past the Boston Red Sox, 8-2, on Friday night.Carlos Santana drove in three runs with a bases-loaded double and Jerry Sands homered and had two RBI to give Tomlin (6-2), who pitched 61/3 innings, more than enough support.

Brian Murphy: Twins pitcher Ervin Santana goes out slinging

Ervin Santana christened his Twins career with a brilliant no-decision against Kansas City and presumably shuttered his first season in Minnesota with an unmerited loss Friday night against the American League Central champs.
Arizona Republic Oct 3, 2015
Peralta, Inciarte banged up as season nears end

Peralta, Inciarte banged up as season nears end

The Arizona Diamondbacks didn’t have much more clarity on whether two of their more important players will suit up again.         
Twinkie Town Oct 2, 2015

The Metrodome Food Service Video Will Help You Thrive Today, Tomorrow, Forever

The next three days will be filled with agony and (hopefully) exhileration. Use these videos to maintain your center. The Minnesota Twins, thanks to a thrilling comeback on Thursday night, are set to play their most relevant October game in five years this evening.  You will be split between sweating an Ervin Santana start versus the AL Central champion Kansas City Royals PLUS watching the Los Angeles Angels and Texas Rangers exchange punches PLUS hoping the Arizona Diamondbacks can spoil the unlikely Houston Astros' dream season. The agony will be exquisite. You don't need me to tell you...

After a season behind the 8-ball, Twins come home with a chance

Paul Molitor's team was up against before it left Florida, with the Santana suspension. Six months later, the survivors are back at Target Field -- with Ervin Santana facing the Royals in Game 1.
Twinkie Town Oct 1, 2015

Twins lining up rotation for season's end

With four games to go, the Twins have two big decisions to make for their rotation. With yesterday's double-header in the rear view mirror, the Twins have four games left on the regular season schedule. Tyler Duffey will be making his scheduled start tonight, with Ervin Santana getting his turn on Friday. Earlier today it was confirmed that Tommy Milone would take the nationally televised game versus the Royals on Saturday afternoon. But who gets Sunday and steps up for Game 162? Phil Hughes gave the Twins an inning of relief yesterday, but otherwise hasn't started since last Wednesday....

Santana smooth for seven innings in Twins win

The Twins won Sunday behind Ervin Santana to take two of three games and set up big series in Cleveland beginning Monday.
Bless You Boys Sep 27, 2015

Game 155 Preview: Minnesota Twins at Detroit Tigers

The Tigers go for a series win in their final game of the season at Comerica Park. Minnesota Twins (79-75) at Detroit Tigers (72-82) Time/Place: 1:08 p.m., Comerica Park SB Nation blog: Twinkie Town Media: Fox Sports Detroit, MLB.TV, Tigers Radio Network Pitching Matchup: RHP Ervin Santana (6-4, 4.31 ERA) vs. LHP Randy Wolf (0-4, 5.91 ERA) Pitcher GS IP K/9 BB/9 HR/9 WHIP FIP SIERA fWAR Santana 15 94.0 7.09 2.97 1.15 1.33 4.35 4.34 1.0 Wolf 6 32.0 6.75 3.66 1.41 1.63 4.99 4.58 0.1 Ervin Santana has been on a roll lately. After allowing five runs in 2 2/3 innings on August 25,...
Plain Dealer Sep 23, 2015

Minnesota Twins RHP Ervin Santana, terrible umpiring help send Cleveland Indians to defeat: DMan's Report, Game 149

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Right-hander Ervin Santana allowed one run in seven innings and the Minnesota Twins benefited from a butchered ball/strike call by plate umpire Tom Hallion en route to a 3-1 defeat of the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday night...

Santana: Winning first game of series is big

Twins righthander Ervin Santana says big games in September "are the type of situation you want," and winning first game of series is especially helpful.
Akron Beacon Journal Sep 22, 2015
Twins 3, Indians 1: Tribe loses opener in crucial series

Twins 3, Indians 1: Tribe loses opener in crucial series

MINNEAPOLIS: Ervin Santana pitched strong into the eighth inning, Aaron Hicks and Brian Dozier each had two hits and an RBI from the top two spots in Minnesota’s lineup, and the Twins beat the Indians 3-1 Tuesday to start a critical series for the American League wild-card chasers.Santana (6-4) turned in his fifth straight stellar start, surrendering five hits, one run and one walk while striking out seven. He gave up two singles to start the eighth, but Glen Perkins got three straight outs.Kevin Jepsen struck out two in the ninth inning for his eighth save in nine tries since replacing...
Columbus Dispatch Sep 22, 2015

Twins 3, Indians 1 | Salazar get little support in loss

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-SPORTS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-SPORTS"};MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Ervin Santana pitched strong into the eighth inning, Aaron Hicks and Brian Dozier each had two hits and an RBI from the top two spots in Minnesota’s lineup, and the Twins beat the Cleveland Indians 3-1 Tuesday to start a critical series for the American League wild card chasers.
Twinkie Town Sep 22, 2015

Twins 3, Indians 1: Twins capitalize on Santana's strong start

The Twins squandered opportunities, but a three-run third inning turned out to be enough for the win. The Twins squandered opportunities, but a three-run 3rd inning turned out to be enough for the win. Ervin Santana manged to pitch 7 innings, giving up only 1 earned run and 1 walk wile racking up 7 strikeouts. The first couple innings were relatively quiet, until the bottom of the third when the Twins got things cooking. With two outs, Eduardo Escobar walked. Aaron Hicks followed up with a ball hit to center field that looked like it was caught with a leaping catch by Abraham Almonte, but...

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