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April 19
Gary Sanchez is tagged out at home by Kansas City catcher Cam Gallagher during the third inning

Twins rue challenge that didn't go their way in loss to Royals

The Twins lost an early challenge in Tuesday's 4-3 loss then couldn't challenge another close call later in the game on Max Kepler's ground ball.
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December 8, 2021
TwinsFest was canceled because of the Major League Baseball lockout.

Twins lose Gabriel Maciel in minor league Rule 5 Draft

The native of Brazil was acquired from Arizona in the Eduardo Escobar trade.
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October 3, 2021
Lefthander Charlie Barnes hopes to secure his first career victory in the season’s final game.

Playoff drama absent in Kansas City as Twins close awful season

Winless rookies matched up on mound in 2021 finale
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October 2, 2021
The first of Griffin Jax’s 14 starts for the Twins takes place where the first one did — at Kansas City’s Kauffman Stadium.

Jax returns to site of his first career start for final start of 2021

Twins face Royals lefty Kris Bubic, try to snap two-game skid
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October 1, 2021
John Gant

Twins, Royals start three-game series to conclude 2021 season

John Gant gets the start as Twins need a sweep to avoid last place in the American League Central.
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September 30, 2021
Jorge Polanco homered for the Twins in their victory on Tuesday at Target Field.

Twins play final home game of 2021 to finish series with Tigers

Rookie Joe Ryan makes his final start of the season against Detroit's Tarik Skubal.
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September 29, 2021
Michael Pineda

Pineda faces Mize as Twins, Tigers continue series at Target Field

Nick Gordon will start at shortstop for the Twins, who reinstated Joe Ryan from the bereavement list.
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September 28, 2021
Charlie Barnes

Charlie Barnes called up to start for Twins as Bailey Ober's season is over

Ober went on the injured list as the Tigers begin a three-game series at Target Field.
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September 27, 2021
Jose Miranda

Miranda, Varland named Twins top minor leaguers for 2021

Jose Miranda has 29 home runs as he finishes his season with the Saints; Louie Varland, named top pitcher, is a former Concordia-St. Paul standout
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September 24, 2021
Jose Berrios

Toronto's Jose Berrios faces former Twins teammates at Target Field

The Blue Jays righthander was the winning pitcher against the Twins on Sunday in Toronto.
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September 23, 2021
Max Kepler homered twice for the Twins on Wednesday in a victory over the Cubs in Chicago.

Blue Jays, seeking a playoff spot, face Twins in four-game series at Target Field

Michael Pineda will start for the home team tonight against Toronto lefthander Steven Matz.
The Twins Beat
September 22, 2021
Joe Ryan

Joe Ryan faces Kyle Hendricks as Twins, Cubs meet at Wrigley Field

The Twins won the opener of a two-games series on Tuesday night.
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September 19, 2021
José Berrios has more innings pitched, strikeouts and wins than any Twins pitcher since 2016, but he’s never faced his old team — until today.

Twins send a relief pitcher to the mound to face Berrios

Luke Farrell will make his fifth career start, and first for the Twins
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September 18, 2021
Drew Maggi, congratulated after scoring a run during Twins’ spring training in March, is in uniform for his first regular season game today, after 1

After 11 years of minor-league toil, Twins call Maggi up to majors for game vs. Toronto

Saturday in Toronto is the moment that Drew Maggi has waited 11 years for.
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September 17, 2021
Andrelton Simmons

Visa issues sideline Simmons for Twins' weekend series in Toronto

Shortstop Andrelton Simmons won't enter Canada because of visa issues, and Nick Vincent will take Andrew Albers' place on the pitching staff.
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September 15, 2021
Cal Quantrill delivered a pitch against the Twins on Thursday in Cleveland.

Grudge match? Quantrill faces Twins tonight after kerfuffle in Cleveland

Cal Quantrill and Twins first baseman Miguel Sano exchanged words during Thursday's meeting between the teams.
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September 14, 2021
Charlie Barnes

Twins, Cleveland have split doubleheader at Target Field

Joe Ryan starts Game 1 and Charlie Barnes starts Game 2 for the Twins.
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September 13, 2021
New York Yankees pitcher Luis Gil was traded to the team for Jake Cave in 2018.

Twins face rookie pitcher they traded to Yankees as a teenager

After he was called up this season, Luis Gil became the first starter in MLB history to begin with three scoreless starts. He didn't give up a run in his first 15.2 innings.
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September 11, 2021
Nick Gordon, a shortstop throughout his minor-league career but mostly an outfielder with the Twins, makes his first start at shortstop Saturday night

Twins add lefty Moran to bullpen before taking on Royals

Relief prospect has struck out 109 batters in 67.1 innings
September 10, 2021
Griffin Jax

Twins, Royals start three-game series in battle to avoid AL Central basement

The Twins are in last place, 18 games behind the White Sox, with the Royals 17 games out of contention.