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Twins to interview Paul Molitor for manager - Joe Mauer (1B) Minnesota Twins

Twins to interview Paul Molitor for manager - Joe Mauer (1B) Minnesota Twins

Darren Wolfson of 1500-ESPN reports that the Twins will interview Paul Molitor for their managerial vacancy on Thursday.

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Gibson: A lot of positives in final start

Twins starter Kyle Gibson says he's pleased with how he pitched in pressure-packed environment Sunday.
St. Paul Pioneer Press Sep 28, 2014
Twins: Kyle Gibson 'fantastic' in pivotal game

Twins: Kyle Gibson 'fantastic' in pivotal game

DETROIT -- On a day when his manager suggested "the nation of baseball is definitely watching," Kyle Gibson rose to the challenge.

Twinsights: Kurt Suzuki credits Twins training staff for renewed durability

DETROIT -- All-star catcher Kurt Suzuki credited the Twins training staff with helping him reclaim the durability and production he had seemingly lost over the past few seasons. Making 115 starts behind the plate, Suzuki collected all $500,000 in a series of four available bonuses atop his $2.75 million contract for 2013. He also made his first all-star game despite being down for the count at least a dozen times this season behind the plate. No offseason surgeries are planned, Suzuki said. “I’m good,” he said. “I’m not a big treatment guy. I don’t like to ice. I stretch and...

Twins hope to avoid Tigers clinching

Detroit can win AL Central championship with a win on final day.

Twinsights: Japan tour likely out for Phil Hughes

DETROIT -- Phil Hughes passed up a chance to make an extra $500,000 this weekend by pitching out of the Twins bullpen. “For a lot of the same reasons,” the Twins right-hander said, he is likely to remove his name from consideration for Major League Baseball’s first exhibition tour of Japan in eight years. “I’m sort of leaning 90 percent against doing that,” Hughes said. “I’d have to continue throwing for about six weeks to be ready for it. I’d have to maintain arm strength and obviously throw bullpens to make sure I’m sharp. I don’t want to go over [...] The post...
Grand Rapids Press Sep 28, 2014
Analysis: Despite many paths to division title, Detroit Tigers need to get job done on their own

Analysis: Despite many paths to division title, Detroit Tigers need to get job done on their own

The Tigers need to beat the Twins. Any other path to the division title will lead to even more question marks about this teams potential ability to navigate its way through the postseason. DETROIT -- The raw numbers say the Detroit Tigers still have about a seven-out-of-eight chance of winning the American League Central Division. But it really comes down to one game. A game the Tigers absolutely need to win. The Tigers hold a one-game lead in the division with one game to play following their 12-3 loss Saturday night to the Minnesota Twins. But that loss was an...

Nolasco enjoyed playoff atmosphere

Twins righthander Ricky Nolasco says it was fun to pitch in front of a large, intense crowd in Detroit on Saturday.

Postgame Twinsights: Updates on Josmil Pinto and Danny Santana

DETROIT -- Ricky Nolasco was warming up with Eric Fryer before the bottom of the first inning, fully expecting Josmil Pinto to emerge from the Twins dugout and take over catching duties, per the lineup card. As Nolasco used up his allotment of warmup pitches, both he and Fryer kept looking into the dugout until finally it became apparent that Pinto could not stay in the game. "I didn't know what was going on," Nolasco (6-12) aid after recording his first win in nearly three months and his first road win in nearly four months. "He just wouldn’t come out of [...] The post Postgame...
St. Paul Pioneer Press Sep 27, 2014

Twins 12, Tigers 3: Joe Mauer winding up 'tough year'

DETROIT -- A few flecks of gray have started to show up in Joe Mauer's close-cropped brown hair.
Grand Rapids Press Sep 27, 2014
Twins 12, Tigers 3: Detroit suffers another lopsided loss as division race goes down to final day

Twins 12, Tigers 3: Detroit suffers another lopsided loss as division race goes down to final day

For the second consecutive night, the Tigers headed into their game against the Minnesota Twins with a magic number of two to win the Central Division. For the second consecutive night, the Tigers lost to the last-place Twins. DETROIT -- The Detroit Tigers have two chances to win the Central Division. The first one is Sunday against the Minnesota Twins. The second one potentially would be Monday against the Kansas City Royals. For the second consecutive night, the Tigers headed into their game against the Minnesota Twins with a magic number of two to win the...
Grand Rapids Press Sep 27, 2014
Seventh-inning stretch: Twins 6, Tigers 2

Seventh-inning stretch: Twins 6, Tigers 2

Kyle Lobstein was lights out for four innings, but things fell apart in the fifth when the Twins mounted a six-run inning to put the Tigers in a 6-1 hole through six innings.   DETROIT -- Well, that escalated quickly. Kyle Lobstein was lights out for four innings, but things quickly fell apart in the fifth when the Minnesota Twins mounted a six-run inning to put the Tigers in a 6-1 hole heading into the seventh inning tonight at Comerica Park.  Lobstein, who entered the fourth having thrown four shutout innings of two-hit ball, was charged with six runs on...

Twinsights: Trevor Plouffe to visit Mayo Clinic for second opinion on fractured forearm

  DETROIT -- Twins third baseman Trevor Plouffe will visit the Mayo Clinic in Rochester on Monday for a second opinion on his fractured left forearm. Plouffe was told after an initial exam on Thursday in the Twins Cities that surgery would not be needed. According to Twins general manager Terry Ryan, Plouffe suffered a “clean break” of the ulna. His radius is intact. Forearm fractures tend to be more serious when both bones are compromised. --Twins outfielder Jordan Schafer said his right (non-throwing) elbow still hadn’t improved enough to swing a bat or play the field. Echoing Ryan,...
St. Paul Pioneer Press Sep 27, 2014

Twins catcher Josmil Pinto leaves game with illness

DETROIT -- Twins catcher Josmil Pinto left Saturday's game in the middle of the first inning with an unspecified illness.

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