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Wetmore%27s+5+thoughts%3A+Dueling+starters%2C+%27pens The offense didn't get the job done and neither did the relievers in the late innings. Mike Pelfrey was great through 8 innings in his duel with Hisashi Iwakuma. [Full Story]

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Touch 'Em All podcast, ep 19: Did Twins do enough at deadline to compete? Posted by 1500ESPN | 5 hours ago On this episode of the Touch ‘Em All podcast, Phil Mackey and Derek Wetmore address the Twins after the trade deadline. The Kevin Jepsen trade: Was it the right move? Did they give up too much? How does he fit in the bullpen? Did they do enough to address their deficiencies? Tyler Duffey will be called up to make his Major League debut on Wednesday. What should we expect? Why not J.O. Berrios? Also, we dig in on a reason that the Twins showed for baseball intelligence than the Seattle Mariners over the weekend. [Click to listen]
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Iwakuma, Pelfrey duel for 8 innings, Twins bullpen falters in extras Posted by The Associated Press | 11 hours ago Logan Morrison's RBI double in the 11th inning broke a tie and Austin Jackson added a two-run double as the Seattle Mariners outlasted the Minnesota Twins 4-1. [Full Story]
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Wetmore's 5 thoughts: Dueling starters, bullpens, Iwakuma owns Twins Posted by Derek Wetmore | 12 hours ago The offense didn't get the job done and neither did the relievers in the late innings. Mike Pelfrey was great through 8 innings in his duel with Hisashi Iwakuma. [Full Story]
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This week in Twins links: Twins add a reliever, contenders get better Posted by Derek Wetmore | 15 hours ago It was a busy week for the Twins on the phones. All that materialized was a trade for a reliever, meanwhile other American League contenders made splashier moves. [Full Story]
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Seattle Mariners at Minnesota Twins Posted by 1500ESPN | 17 hours ago
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Phil Hughes, Brian Duensing had some fun on Twitter during Sunday's 5K Posted by Derek Wetmore | 18 hours ago The annual Fifteen's 5K took place Sunday morning before the Twins game, and this year's race had a pair of special entrants. I'll let them narrate the story because they do a pretty amusing job on their own. [Full Story]
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Twins to call up Tyler Duffey, Tommy Milone hits disabled list Posted by Derek Wetmore | 18 hours ago Milone suffered a mild forearm flexor strain, according to the Twins, and will not be available for the next two weeks. [Full Story]
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Suzuki's walk-off hit caps late Twins rally in win against Mariners Posted by The Associated Press | 1 day ago Minnesota scored runs in unusual ways en route to a 3-2 victory Saturday against the Mariners. [Full Story]
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Buxton heading to Fort Myers, where he'll begin his path back to Twins Posted by Derek Wetmore | 1 day ago Buxton will go to Fort Myers on Sunday, where he'll begin his rehab with the Miracle before he moves up the minor league ladder. There's still no clear picture to when Buxton might return to the Twins. [Full Story]
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Plouffe back in Twins lineup following 3-day leave for son's birth Posted by Derek Wetmore | 1 day ago Trevor Plouffe missed three days to be with his wife as she gave birth to the couple's first-born child late Wednesday night. Saturday night, he's back in the Twins lineup, which looks better with his name written in it. [Full Story]
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Seattle Mariners at Minnesota Twins Posted by 1500ESPN | 1 day ago
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Jepsen's strikeouts will be welcome in 'pen, even with no defined role Posted by Derek Wetmore | 1 day ago The Twins added Kevin Jepsen at the trade deadline to bolster their shaky bullpen. He's walked too many batters this year, but his strikeouts should be a nice addition to the relief corps. How will Paul Molitor use him? That's yet to be determined. [Full Story]
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Walker fantastic, Twins gather just 1 hit across 9 innings in loss Posted by The Associated Press | 2 days ago Walker pitched a one-hitter for his first career complete game in 29 major league starts, and Nelson Cruz and Jesus Montero homered to lift the Mariners over the Minnesota Twins 6-1 on Friday night. [Full Story]
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Wetmore: 5 thoughts on Twins' trade deadline, adding reliever Jepsen Posted by Derek Wetmore | 2 days ago The Twins gave up a pair of pitching prospects to make their team better this year. They made only one move, and watched as other contending teams in the American League loaded up. [Full Story]
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Twins option Santana, Polanco to minors to add Plouffe, Jepsen Posted by Derek Wetmore | 2 days ago Danny Santana has struggled a lot in his second season and Jorge Polanco was here for just a short time. [Full Story]
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# Name Age Ht. Wt. Pos.
80 Arcia, Oswaldo 6-0 210 OF
31 Burnett, Alex 28 6-0 210 RP
61 Burton, Jared 34 6-5 225 RP
30 Correia, Kevin 34 6-3 200 SP
21 Deduno, Samuel 32 6-3 190 SP
58 Diamond, Scott 6-3 220 LHP
18 Doumit, Ryan 6-1 220 C
20 Dozier, Brian - - SS
52 Duensing, Brian 32 5-11 205 RP
5 Escobar, Eduardo 26 5-10 173 3B
50 Fien, Casey 31 6-2 205 RP
25 Florimon, Pedro 28 6-2 180 SS
0 Fuld, Sam 5-10 - OF
35 Gardenhire, Ron 57 - - Mgr
44 Gibson, Kyle 27 6-6 207 SP
7 Guerra, Deolis 26 6-5 251 SP
72 Gutierrez, Carlos 6-3 230 RHP
12 Hermann, Chris 27 6-0 200 C
32 Hicks, Aaron 27 6-2 190 OF
45 Hughes, Phil 26 6-5 240 SP
49 Manship, Jeff 30 6-2 210 SP
7 Mauer, Joe 32 6-5 233 C
33 Morneau, Justin 34 6-4 233 1B
47 Nolasco, Ricky 32 6-2 223 SP
27 Parmelee, Chris 6-1 230 1B
37 Pelfrey, Mike 31 6-7 249 SP
90 Perkins, Glen 32 5-11 205 SP
43 Pinto, Josmil 34 5-11 210 C
24 Plouffe, Trevor 29 6-2 200 SS
1 Presley, Alex 30 5-10 190 LF
57 Pressly, Ryan 26 6-3 205 RP
22 Ramirez, Wilkin 29 6-2 231 LF
20 Roenicke, Josh 32 6-3 195 RP
8 Suzuki, Kurt 31 5-11 205 C
8 Suzuki, Kurt 31 5-11 205 C
32 Swarzak, Anthony 29 6-4 225 SP
56 Thielbar, Caleb 28 6-0 195 RP
59 Tonkin, Michael 25 6-7 220 RP
0 Walters, P.J. - - P
16 Willingham, Josh 6-2 230 OF
49 Worley, Vance 27 6-2 230 SP