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Twins not quite out of the woods with COVID-19 issues; Game 2 vs. Angels is a go

Twins not quite out of the woods with COVID-19 issues; Game 2 vs. Angels is a go

Manager Rocco Baldelli confirmed Saturday the team has another potential positive test, one that affected the lineup.
The Twins Beat
April 16
Lewis Thorpe

Thorpe makes season debut as Twins open series against Angels

Byron Buxton remains out of the Twins lineup because of hamstring strain, while manager Rocco Baldelli, without going into details, said the team is also dealing with more COVID-19 issues.
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April 15
Shaun Anderson

Twins call up Shaun Anderson, send Cody Stashak to St. Paul site

Byron Buxton and Josh Donaldson are not in the lineup for the series finale against Boston.
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April 13
Nelson Cruz was scratched from the Twins lineup because of illness today.

Twins will play Red Sox today, and have a doubleheader tomorrow

Monday's game was postponed in the wake of the Daunte's Wright death. The Wolves and Wild also called off their games Monday.
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April 12
J.A. Happ

J.A. Happ was scheduled to start before Twins game postponed

As the 1:10 p.m. start Monday neared, the game was called off.
Chicago Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein and general manager Jed Hoyer, right, point to each other as they acknowledge fans during a
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April 11

Arraez back atop Twins' lineup for finale against Seattle

Matt Shoemaker makes his second start of the season
April 10
Luis Arraez and Byron Buxton celebrated Thursday’s victory.

Near 85% vaccinated, Twins take on Mariners in second of three-game series

The Twins offered post game vaccinations after Thursday's home opener in hopes of reaching a threshold that would allow for lightened COVID-19 protocols.
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April 8
Thomas Christensen, 2, of Savage looked back at his father Drew after taking in the scene at Target Field for Twins opener.

Twins Home Opener is a go despite threat of rain at Target Field

Jose Berrios, who threw six no-hit innings in his first start, is on the mound for the Twins.
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April 7
Brent Rooker

Twins call up reliever Waddell, outfielder Rooker goes on injured list

Outfielder Brent Rooker showed up at Comerica Park with a neck injury and was scratched from today's lineup.
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April 6
Akil Baddoo was greeted at home plate after his grand slam Monday.

Twins talk about former prospect Baddoo; Arriez back in lineup today

Akil Baddoo hit a grand slam against his former teammates, which the Twins were able to admire because they were in total control of the game. The teams play again at noon.
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April 5
Byron Buxton (25) celebrates a solo home run with teammate Ryan Jeffers during the seventh inning on Saturday.

Byron Buxton out of starting lineup as Twins face Tigers in Detroit

The center fielder, who homered in the first two games, left Sunday's game in Milwaukee because of illness.
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April 1
Luis Arraez will bat leadoff and play left field today. He hit .321 in 32 games last season.

Arraez playing left field, batting leadoff for Twins in opener; Cruz on the bench

With no designated hitter in today's game against the Brewers, Nelson Cruz will sit and starting pitcher Kenta Maeda will have to hit.
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March 19
Devin Smeltzer

Twins send Devin Smeltzer, Shaun Anderson to minor league site

Smeltzer has struggled in spring training after pitching in 18 major league games over two seasons.
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March 14
Jhoan Duran

Twins send six, including Jhoan Duran and Jordan Balazovic, to minors

There are still 26 pitchers in the major league camp with two weeks until Opening Day.
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March 11
Matt Shoemaker

Twins have 'Big Three' at top of the order against Red Sox

The teams meet at noon, with the game televised by Fox Sports North.
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March 6
Jake Odorizzi went 22-18 over three seasons with the Twins, posting a 4.11 ERA.

Former Twins All-Star Jake Odorizzi agrees to two-year deal with Houston

The Astros swept the Twins in a playoff series after last season.
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March 3
Fans watched the Twins’ spring opener on Sunday in Fort Myers, Fla.

Injury forces change in Twins camp roster; follow today's play-by-play here

Jose Berrios in on the mound for today as the Twins were forced to alter their 75-player training camp roster.
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February 12
CHS Field, home of the St. Paul Saints.

Jumbo Shrimp, Iron Pigs, Storm Chasers among new rivals for St. Paul Saints

The Saints will play in the 20-team Triple-A East Division as part of a total reorganization and shrinking of baseball's minor leagues.
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February 12
Fans flocked to spring training in Fort Myers last year; this year, they’ll only be allowed in for games in small numbers.

Twins Mailbag: Service time, one-year deals and trading top prospects

Baseball writer Phil Miller gets some surprising questions from fans eager for the games to start. It's only five days until pitchers and catchers report.
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February 5
Twins pitchers and catchers report to spring training on Feb. 18.

Twins claim reliever Ian Hamilton off waivers from Phillies

The 25-year-old pitched last season for the Chicago White Sox, but has been waived twice since then.