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Royals Salvage Split with Twins

Eric Hosmer drove in Lorenzo Cain with nobody out in the ninth inning, helping the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 3-2 on Sunday for a split of their four-game series. Cain drew a leadoff walk against Twins reliever Blaine Boyer (2-4) to start the ninth after Ervin Santana had nearly shut Kansas City down in his return from a drug suspension.

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Mauer Has 2-Run HR Among 4 Hits as Twins Beat Royals

Joe Mauer hit a two-run homer in his first four-hit game in nearly two years, and the Minnesota Twins beat the Kansas City Royals 5-3 Saturday night. Mauer, who is 13 for 28 against Royals starter Joe Blanton (2-2), homered with Brian Dozier aboard in a three-run first.

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Cain Has 3 Hits to Lead Royals Over Twins 3-2 in 10 Innings

Lorenzo Cain had three hits and scored the winning run in the 10th inning as the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 3-2 on Friday night to snap a four-game losing streak. Cain led off the bottom of the 10th with a double, went to third on a wild pitch by Aaron Thompson (1-3) and scored on Jarrod Dyson's fielder's choice grounder to first baseman Joe Mauer.

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2016 Ryder Cup Pitch Comes Up Short with Minnesota Officials

Organizers of golf's prestigious Ryder Cup have encountered skepticism from Minnesota state officials as they seek logistical assistance and sponsorships for the 2016 event at Hazeltine National Golf Club. The private pitch and internal response surfaced in documents obtained by The Associated Press.

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East Ridge Forfeits Football Titles Over Ineligible Player

East Ridge High School in Woodbury will forfeit the conference and section football titles it won over the past two seasons because one of its players was ineligible. A statement from the South Washington County School District says the student never lived at the residence listed on the paperwork his family provided.

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Gibson’s Gem Leads Twins Over Royals

Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Kyle Gibson's dominating performance led to a 2-0 win over the division-leading Kansas City Royals on Thursday night.

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Rox Down Waterloo 6-2

The St. Cloud Rox downed the Waterloo Bucks 6-2 Wednesday night to start the 2nd half of the Northwoods League season. St. Cloud scored 5 runs in the 3rd inning and added 1 run in the 7th.

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Major League Soccer Looks to St. Paul for Stadium Site

Major League Soccer executives plan to meet with St. Paul officials as they look for a site to build a soccer stadium in Minnesota. MLS deputy commissioner Mark Abbott says now that the July 1 deadline for a stadium plan in Minneapolis has passed, the league will turn its attention to St. Paul.

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Twins Reportedly Set To Call Up Top Prospect Sano

The Minnesota Twins are reportedly set to call up another top prospect to the Major Leagues.

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Cueto Dominates Twins in Loss

After a June swoon in which they went 11-17, the Minnesota Twins' struggles continued today as the July portion of their schedule opened up with a 2-1 loss to the Cincinnati Reds.

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