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Jul 10, 2024; Chicago, Illinois, USA;  Minnesota Twins shortstop Carlos Correa (4) hits a home run against the Chicago White Sox during the sixth inning at Guaranteed Rate Field. Mandatory Credit: Matt Marton-USA TODAY Sports
Minnesota Twins News

Twins have a chance to break an all-time home run record

Minnesota has slugged 45 homers in the last 28 games.

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Jul 10, 2024; Chicago, Illinois, USA;  Minnesota Twins third base Brooks Lee (72) celebrates after hitting a home run against the Chicago White Sox during the sixth inning at Guaranteed Rate Field. Mandatory Credit: Matt Marton-USA TODAY Sports
Minnesota Twins Gameday

Brooks Lee, Carlos Correa go back-to-back to propel Twins over Sox in Game 2

Correa has been red-hot since June 6 while Lee has been outstanding in his first week in the majors.

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Jul 7, 2024; Arlington, Texas, USA;  Texas Rangers pitcher Nathan Eovaldi (17) starts his wide up in the first inning against the Tampa Bay Rays at Globe Life Field. Mandatory Credit: Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports
Minnesota Twins Rumors

6 starting pitchers the Twins could target before the trade deadline

Nathan Eovaldi might be the perfect pitcher to give the Twins a better chance in the AL playoffs.

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Sep 18, 2023; Cincinnati, Ohio, USA; Minnesota Twins left fielder Matt Wallner (38) walks off the field after striking out in the seventh inning against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park. Mandatory Credit: Katie Stratman-USA TODAY Sports
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Where Matt Wallner's rocket ranks in hardest-hit homers in Twins history

Wallner's 116.7 mph laser tied the game in the seventh inning.

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Jun 30, 2024; Seattle, Washington, USA; Minnesota Twins shortstop Willi Castro (50) dives in to score against the Seattle Mariners during the first inning at T-Mobile Park. Mandatory Credit: John Froschauer-USA TODAY Sports
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There are 3 very clear Twins All-Star snubs

Jose Miranda is one of 11 players slashing at least .300/.350/.500 since April 8 and the he's the only one who didn't make the All-Star Game.

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Jul 4, 2024; Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA; Minnesota Twins third base Jose Miranda (64) heads home after catcher Ryan Jeffers (27) hit a home run against the Detroit Tigers in the fourth inning at Target Field. Mandatory Credit: Matt Blewett-USA TODAY Sports
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Twins crush Tigers in rain-shortened game; Jeffers OK after scare

Jose Miranda had five hits while Ryan Jeffers collected three hits including his 14th homer of the season.

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Minnesota Twins News

Saints radio announcer to make big-league debut with the Twins

Sean Aronson will call Twins games on the radio next week.

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Jul 3, 2024; Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA; Minnesota Twins starting pitcher David Festa (58) delivers a pitch against the Detroit Tigers during the first inning at Target Field. Mandatory Credit: Nick Wosika-USA TODAY Sports
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Brooks Lee strong in debut; David Festa roughed up as Twins lose

Lee collected two hits in his MLB debut.

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Jul 4, 2023; Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA; Minnesota Twins designated hitter Byron Buxton (25) rounds third base to score a run on a hit by first baseman Alex Kirilloff (not pictured) during the seventh inning as Kansas City Royals third baseman Nicky Lopez (8) looks on at Target Field. Mandatory Credit: Jeffrey Becker-USA TODAY Sports
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Twins tweak Fourth of July start time in hopes of avoiding rain

A washout remains possible Thursday in Minnesota.

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Fort Myers Mighty Mussels outfielder Walker Jenkins (27) catches a ball from the dugout during the second inning of a game against the Tampa Tarpons at Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers on Friday, June 28, 2024.
Minnesota Twins News

6 Twins make updated top-100 prospects from Baseball America

Five of the six Twins in the top 100 are ranked among the top 54.

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Jun 22, 2024; Oakland, California, USA; Minnesota Twins designated hitter Royce Lewis (23) ducks away from a high and tight pitch from Oakland Athletics pitcher Osvaldo Bido during the third inning at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: D. Ross Cameron-USA TODAY Sports
Minnesota Twins News

'I don't do that slump thing': Royce Lewis slumping since confident claim

Lewis has been really, really good at Target Field – and that's where the next six games will be played.

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Jun 25, 2024; Phoenix, Arizona, USA; Minnesota Twins shortstop Willi Castro fields a ground ball in the seventh inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports
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Twins fall to D-Backs as Guardians increase gap in AL Central

The game ended on a liner by Ryan Jeffers that had an expected batting average of .940.

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