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Let’s Watch Kurt Suzuki Face-Plant Over and Over Again

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Kurt Suzuki gave us a slide for the ages last night and almost killed himself in the process.

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Watch This Armless Man Throw Out A First Pitch With His Foot

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Watch a man with no arms toss a first pitch...with his feet.

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Chris Colabello Hit A 2-Run Bomb While His Mom Was Being Interviewed In The Stands

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Twins first baseman Chris Colabello gave his mom the ultimate birthday present, as he smashed a homer while she was talking to a reporter.

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The Minnesota Twins Played A Delightfully Mean Prank On Mike Pelfrey

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Minnesota Twins manager Ron Gardenhire played a little NCAA Tournament prank on his pitcher and Wichita State alum Mike Pelfrey.

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This Week's Most Exciting Baseball Moment Happened In A Bear's Mouth

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T.C. Bear, giant bear mascot of the Minnesota Twins, made a great catch in the stands during Spring Training. Also, Aroldis Chapman might be dead.

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Pour One Out For Kirby Puckett And Watch The Metrodome Take Its Final Breath

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Say goodbye to Minnesota's Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome, which was deflated for the last time over the weekend. A new stadium will be built on its grounds.

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Ham And Squints From ‘The Sandlot’ Reunited At A Twins Game Last Month?

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I really don’t know how stories of this magnitude can just slip through the cracks sometimes, but it happens and even the all-knowing Internet is incapable of being perfect.

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Oakland A's Turn a Triple Play

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Josh Donaldson hauls in a chopper, steps on third and fires to second base, where Adam Rosales hangs tough to turn a triple play.

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Minnesota Twins Bat Boy #cantgetit

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Yesterday we shared with you a clip of <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2012/07/phillies-ball-girl-genevieve-haney-gallery-catch-video#page/1" target="_blank">Philadelphia Phillies ballgirl Genevieve Haney snagging a foul ball</a> and paired it with a dozen or so Instagram photos of her sunbathing or hanging out with the Phillie Phanatic.

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Twins Fan Shaves Joe Mauer Jersey into Back

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Sports jerseys are so expensive these days.

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This Is Why You Don't Wear Red Sox Gear Or Walk Into Face Kicks At Yankee Stadium

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I'd like to preface this story by saying I'm a diehard Cleveland Indians fan.

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The Dugout Opening Days ’12: Minnesota Twins

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In "piece of information included in passing that we're contractually obligated to cover" news: [Minnesota Twins star Justin] Morneau has been taking infield before every game, and said he also expects to be play some first base before that series in Milwaukee.

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One Of These Guys Sounds Excited About Seeing You Tonight

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Game 7 of the World Series goes down tonight, and I think I'd be a bad sports blogger if I didn't tell you to put aside whatever reservations you have about watching boring-old baseball and watch it.

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Hey Guys: Jim Thome Could Return To Tribe

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In news that could make me the happiest blogger who also runs a Jim Thome-themed baseball webcomic on the entire Internet, Minnesota Twins designated hitter <a href="http://msn.foxsports.com/mlb/story/MLB-Jim-Thome-claimed-by-cleveland-indians-jason-kubel-chicago-white-sox-082511">Jim Thome was claimed on waivers</a> by the Cleveland Indians.

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The Dugout: Thome At 600

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<a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2011/08/congratulations-jim-thome-dont-get-anybody-pregnant">Jim Thome hit his 600th home run</a>.

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Jim Thome Joins MLB’s 600 Home Run Club

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/jim-thome">Jim Thome</a>, the hay-baling Illinois farm boy with a knack for making opposing pitchers look incompetent, crossed the 600 home run mark last night by hitting two opposite field shots to reach the milestone.

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Congratulations, Jim Thome, Don't Get Anybody Pregnant

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Jim Thome’s back was aching, his toe was throbbing and his quad was cramping, turning his pursuit of 600 home runs into a painful endeavor that made him wonder if he would even reach the milestone before season’s end.

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Morning Links: Thome Time

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Three really cool things about this year's AL Central: 1.


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