Minnesota Twins Shut Out by Seattle Mariners

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Franklin Gutierrez took a giant leap in his comeback from stomach issues today knocking a 385-foot leadoff home run in the fourth to help the Mariners win the final game of the series with the Twins 3-0. Gutierrez had two of the Mariners five hits today and also scored after walking on a screaming double down the right field line by Adam Kennedy to put the M’s up 1-0 in the Second. Kennedy then scored on a single by red-hot shortstop Brendan Ryan who had a triple later in the game and is now batting .260 after going 12-21 on the road trip.

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Break Out the Brooms: Minnesota Twins Get Swept

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Just when fans think things couldn’t get much worse, the Minnesota Twins sink to new unheard of depths. The team that is perennially slated to contend for the AL Central division crown is in a tailspin that it cannot seem to kick. The offensive output continues to be a concern. Even when they do score runs, they seem to find a way to blow it in the late innings. The club seemed to have an easy stretch of games last week against the Seattle Mariners and Arizona Diamondbacks, but nothing is smooth for the team this season.

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Minnesota Twins are a Complete Disaster

Twins fans have recently heard some very sad news concerning the deteriorating health of the prodigious slugger Harmon Killebrew. He has checked into a hospice to start the final phase of his life. This obviously is more important than what is currently taking place on the field, but that action is not going to put a smile on anyone’s face either. “Whatever can go wrong will,” is a fatalistic view, but it is certainly the case with the Twins thus far this season.

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