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Twins win over Angels breaks at-home losing streak

September 9, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

MINNEAPOLIS Staring down the wrong end of history, the Minnesota Twins would much rather have seen a pitcher other than Jered Weaver, who no-hit them in 2012 and dominated them most recently on July 24. Continue Reading

Angels’ Hunter out after son arrested in Texas

May 14, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Torii Hunter was placed on the Los Angeles Angels’ restricted list Monday after his teenage son was arrested in Texas.
The town of Prosper, Texas, issued a news release announcing 17-year-old Darius McClinton-Hunter of neighboring McKinney, Texas, was arrested Monday in a sexual assault case. Continue Reading

Santana, Angels surge past Twins

May 9, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

MINNEAPOLIS Ervin Santana pitched 7Zc innings and got some run support from the Los Angeles Angels offense for the first time in his past six starts in a 6-2 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday night. Continue Reading

TWINS: Fall to Angels leads to 12th loss in 14 games

May 7, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The Minnesota Twins showed some improvement this time around against Angels ace Jered Weaver: They made him work to get through six innings and did not let him join Johnny Vander Meer as the only pitchers in big league history to throw consecutive no-hitters. Continue Reading

Weaver pitches no-hitter, Angels beat Twins 9-0

May 3, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The Los Angeles Angels’ commitment to Jered Weaver is paying off. Signed to a five-year, $85 million contract extension last August, the 29-year-old right-hander pitched his first no-hitter Wednesday night, dominating lowly Minnesota in a 9-0 cakewalk. Continue Reading

Angels’ Weaver no-hits Twins

May 2, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Jered Weaver pitched the second no-hitter in the majors in less than two weeks, completely overmatching Minnesota and leading the Los Angeles Angels to a 9-0 win over the Twins on Wednesday night. Continue Reading

TWINS: Williams pitches 3-hitter as Angels beat Twins 4-0

May 1, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Jerome Williams earned his second major league shutout with a three-hitter and Torii Hunter homered for the fourth time in five games and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Minnesota Twins 4-0 on Tuesday night. Continue Reading

TWINS: Twins pick up 1st win of season, 6-5 over Angels

April 11, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Jamey Carroll had his first two hits with Minnesota, including the go-ahead single in the seventh, and Josh Willingham hit a two-run homer to lift the Twins to their first victory of the season, 6-5 over the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday night. Continue Reading

MLB: HRs by Wells, Trumbo lead Angels over Twins

September 3, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Vernon Wells hit a tiebreaking solo homer, Mark Trumbo hit his first career grand slam and Peter Bourjos also went deep, leading the Los Angeles Angels to a 10-6 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Saturday night. Continue Reading

MLB: Haren beats Twins 7-1 despite Thome’s 598th HR

August 4, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Dan Haren took a one-hitter into the eighth inning before giving up Jim Thome’s 598th career home run, rookie Mark Trumbo had a homer and four RBIs and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Minnesota Twins 7-1 on Thursday night in the rubber game of the three-game series. Continue Reading