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Twins blank Toronto: Dozier hits 2-run home run as Minnesota shuts out Blue Jays

June 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Larry Millson
The Sports Xchange
TORONTO — Brian Dozier hit a first-inning homer for the second game in a row and Kevin Correia pitched six shutout innings as the Minnesota Twins defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 4-0 on Tuesday.
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Blue Jays clobber Minnesota

September 7, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

MINNEAPOLIS Returning home from a successful Texas road swing, the Minnesota Twins are facing a stretch of 24 games in 24 days to end the season and are just trying to get through the busy schedule with the current pitching staff.
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Hitting out of a slump: Dozier homers as Minnesota blanks Blue Jays, end its six-game skid

July 6, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

TORONTO With an afternoon start looming the next day, Mike Pelfrey had already gone back to the hotel when Twins manager Ron Gardenhire held a postgame meeting Friday night, urging his slumping team to lighten up.
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MLB: Marlins send Reyes, Buehrle, Johnson to Toronto in blockbuster deal

November 13, 2012 in West Central Tribune

The Miami Marlins’ spending spree a year ago didn’t work, so now they’re trying another payroll purge.
Rebranded in a new ballpark at the start of 2012, the Marlins were up to their old ways Tuesday, swapping stars for prospects. Miami traded shortstop Jose Reyes, left-hander Mark Buehrle and right-hander Josh Johnson to the Toronto Blue Jays as part of a blockbuster deal, a person familiar with the agreement said. Continue Reading

Ex-Stinger Leblebijian agrees to terms with Jays

June 11, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Former Willmar Stinger Jason Leblebijian agreed to terms with the Toronto Blue Jays on a minor league contract Monday. Continue Reading

TWINS: Diamond pitches another gem as Twins top Jays 4-3

May 13, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Scott Diamond has been with the Minnesota Twins for less than a week, and he already has accounted for one-fifth of the team’s wins. Continue Reading

MLB: Blue Jays beat Twins 9-3 in extra innings

May 14, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Jose Bautista hit a two-run homer in the 11th inning and the Toronto Blue Jays won their fourth straight game by beating Minnesota 9-3 Saturday.
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MLB: Romero, Bautista power Blue Jays over somber Twins

May 13, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Ricky Romero pitched 8 2-3 innings, Jose Bautista homered and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the somber Minnesota Twins 2-0 on Friday night.
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MLB: Blue Jays rout Twins 13-3

April 1, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

J.P. Arencibia homered twice and drove in five runs, Jose Bautista and Adam Lind also went deep and the Toronto Blue Jays routed Minnesota 13-3 on Friday night, handing the Twins their third straight season-opening loss. Continue Reading

TWINS: No. 33 expects to be in Opening Day lineup

March 29, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Justin Morneau is optimistic he’ll return to the lineup Friday in his native Canada, yet Morneau remains cautious. It was a long fall and winter for the 2006 American League MVP, and he has been in daily contact with his doctor, usually talking to him on the way home from the park. Continue Reading