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Neil Walker Talks Lineup Flexibility, Aramis Ramirez Trade

The acquisition of Aramis Ramirez has done more for the Pirates than exclusively providing them with the opportunity to throw a tenured veteran into the third base position.

93-7 The Fan–07/29/2015

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McCutchen, Liriano Lead Pirates Sweep Of Twins With 10-4 Win

Andrew McCutchen hit a home run and turned an RBI single into race around the bases while Minnesota made two errors in a five-run sixth inning, helping Francisco Liriano and the Pittaburgh Pirates beat the Twins 10-4 Wednesday for a two-game sweep.

07/29/2015

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Kang Homer Sends Pirates To 8-7 Win Against Twins

Jung Ho Kang hit a tiebreaking home run off the facing off the second deck in left center-field in the ninth inning, lifting the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Minnesota Twins 8-7 Tuesday night.

07/29/2015

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Mauer’s Homer Lifts Twins To 4-3 Win Over Pirates In 13

Joe Mauer hit his first home run of the season, a solo shot off Antonio Bastardo in the 13th inning to help the Minnesota Twins to a 4-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday night.

05/20/2015

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Twins Use Big 2nd Inning To Down Pirates 8-5

Brian Dozier got Minnesota started with a home run in the first inning and Trevor Plouffe hit a two-run shot in a six-run second as the Twins built an early 7-0 lead then held on for an 8-5 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night.

05/19/2015

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Polanco, Sanchez HR, Pirates Top Twins In Rain

Gregory Polanco and Tony Sanchez hit solo home runs to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to rain-shortened 4-2 win over the Minnesota Twins on Friday.

03/27/2015

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Pirates Split Squad Finishes Day 2-0

Vance Worley and Gerrit Cole became the first Pirates pitchers to complete 5 innings as the Bucs beat the Phillies, 6-5, in Bradenton and the Twins, 4-2 in Fort Myers. But the news of the day was the revelation that catcher Tony Sanchez “is on the club,” according to manager Clint Hurdle.

93-7 The Fan–03/20/2015

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Pirates’ Cervelli Homers Twice Off Twins’ Gibson

Francisco Cervelli homered twice off Kyle Gibson on Friday, leading a Pittsburgh Pirates split squad to a 4-2 victory over the Minnesota Twins.

03/20/2015

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30 Players: Vargas Brings Serious Power Potential To Twins

The Twins have two of the top prospects in baseball in their farm system in Byron Buxton and Miguel Sano, but they’ll probably start the season in the Minors. Until they reach MLB, the club can still be excited by the arrival of Vargas, who right at the start of 2015 should bring a pure power presence the Twins were really lacking for much of last season.

03/20/2015

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Vargas, Rosario Homer To Help Twins Beat Pirates 8-3

Casey Sadler’s strong start to spring training ended when the Minnesota Twins got to him for four runs and five hits in 2 1-3 innings Friday in an 8-3 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates.

03/13/2015

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McCutchen Pulled From Spring Training Game With Lower Body Soreness

Pirates All-Star Andrew McCutchen was in the Pirates lineup for their spring training game against the Minnesota Twins but was removed around an hour before the game due to “lower body soreness.”

93-7 The Fan–03/13/2015

BOSTON, MA - JULY 6: Nelson Cruz #23 of the Baltimore Orioles prepares to face Jake Peavy #44 of the Boston Red Sox in the first inning at Fenway Park on July 6, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts.

American League Mid-Season Team MVPs

Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the American League’s mid-season team MVPs.

07/10/2014

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Pirates Acquire Pitcher Vance Worley From Twins

The Pittsburgh Pirates have acquired right-hander Vance Worley from the Minnesota Twins for cash.

03/25/2014

OAKLAND, CA - SEPTEMBER 22: Oswaldo Arcia #31 of the Minnesota Twins hits an RBI single against the Oakland Athletics during the first inning at O.co Coliseum on September 22, 2013 in Oakland, California.

Twins’ Oswaldo Arcia Should Develop With Experience

Oswaldo Arcia was a bright spot for the Twins in 2013. Can he hold down a corner outfield spot this season?

03/14/2014

6 Mar 2000: Pedro Martinez #45 of the Boston Red Sox winds back to pitch the ball during the Spring Training Game against the Texas Rangers at Charlotte County Stadium in Port Charlotte , Florida.

Top 5 Incredible Spring Training Moments

Spring training games don’t count for stats or standings, but crazy stuff still happens.

03/13/2014

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