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Fifth-seeded Yankees among World Series favorites

Fifth-seeded Yankees among World Series favorites

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September 28 The New York Yankees stumbled to the No. 5 seed in the American League playoff standings, but that hasn't deterred bettors or sportsbooks when it comes to their postseason prospects. FULL STORY

Twins SS Polanco recovering from ankle surgery

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October 13 Minnesota Twins shortstop Jorge Polanco underwent right ankle surgery for the second consecutive offseason. FULL STORY

Twins rookie Kirilloff sets MLB record in loss

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September 30 Minnesota Twins outfielder Alex Kirilloff got his first career hit on Wednesday, becoming the first player in MLB history to do so in the postseason. FULL STORY

Astros aim to extend Twins' playoff misery with sweep

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September 30 After watching his team push across three unearned runs in the ninth inning to pull out a 4-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday, Houston Astros manager Dusty Baker was in no hurry to name his starter for Wednesday afternoon's Game 2 in the best-of-three American League wild-card series in Minneapolis. FULL STORY

Twins leave 3B Donaldson (calf) off wild-card roster

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September 29 The Minnesota Twins left third baseman Josh Donaldson off their roster for the American League wild-card series against the Houston Astros as he deals with a calf injury. FULL STORY

Twins hope to ride home-field edge past Astros

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September 29 Other than the coronavirus, it would be fair to say the Houston Astros were public enemy No. 1 heading into the 2020 baseball season following their sign-stealing scandal en route to winning the 2017 World Series. FULL STORY

Twins turn to Hill to beat Reds, aim for division title

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September 27 With a chance to secure their second consecutive American League Central title, the Minnesota Twins will turn to veteran left-hander Rich Hill in Sunday's regular-season finale against the Cincinnati Reds in Minneapolis. FULL STORY

Playoff-bound Reds, Twins tangle again, looking for more

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September 26 Right-hander Michael Pineda makes his first career start against the Cincinnati Reds as the Minnesota Twins try to take another step toward a second consecutive American League Central title on Saturday night in Minneapolis. FULL STORY

Twins' Buxton leaves game after HBP in head

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September 26 Minnesota Twins outfielder Byron Buxton left Friday night's game with the Cincinnati Reds after getting hit in the helmet by a Lucas Sims pitch leading off the bottom of the eighth inning. FULL STORY

Twins designate RHP Bailey for assignment

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September 25 The Minnesota Twins designated veteran right-hander Homer Bailey for assignment on Friday. FULL STORY