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Yankees pound Twins with four home runs

After 17 seasons in the big leagues the Twins still can't figure out Andy Pettitte. The Yankees' left-hander threw six shutout innings to lead New York to a 6-3 win at Target Field Monday night. The Bronx Bombers hit four home runs in the game.

Twins win, Hendriks snaps winless streak

After going winless in his first 17 big league starts, Liam Hendriks finally earned a win as he led the Twins over the Indians, 6-4 Wednesday night. Hendriks held Cleveland to two runs and two hits over six innings.

Indians trip up Twins, Hendriks still winless

Josh Willingham led the Twins with three RBI but it wasn't enough as the bullpen gave up three runs in the seventh inning and the Indians went on to win, 7-6 at Target Field Friday night. Liam Hendriks remains winless in his big league career. He allowed four runs in just five innings and didn't factor in the decision.

Twins silenced by Athletics, 5-1

Another day at the ballpark and another loss for the slumping Twins. Oakland kept Minnesota's bats silent and won the rubber game of the series, 5-1. Minnesota managed just three hits, giving them a total of seven over the last two games.

Twins give Gardenhire win No. 900, 6-4 in Detroit

The Twins have put together a nice 4 game winning streak after beating the Tigers, 6-4 tonight in Detroit. The Twins batted around in the in the fourth inning, scoring four runs and they never looked back. With the win the Twins are now just 8 games behind the White Sox in the AL Central.

Twins' Hendriks to start Saturday?

Liam Hendriks' 10-strikeout gem Saturday at Triple-A Rochester might have been good enough to get him another start with the Twins. Ron Gardenhire tells reporters Hendriks and Jeff Manship are in line to get a spot start against the Milwaukee Brewers this weekend.

Hendriks 4-0 since being sent back to AAA

Since being optioned back to Class AAA Rochester in early May, Liam Hendriks is 4-0 with a 2.39 ERA. Hendriks made the Twins big league club out of spring training, but struggled mightily before being sent back to the minors.

Jered Weaver throws no-hitter against Twins

Angels' starter Jered Weaver threw a no-hitter against the Twins Wednesday night. The 6-foot-7 right-hander struck out nine and walked one. It's the first time the Twins have been no-hit since David Wells threw a perfect game against them in 1998.

Texas sweeps Twins with comeback victory

Glen Perkins allowed three runs in the eighth inning as the Texas Rangers completed a three game sweep over the Twins, 4-3 on Sunday. Josh Hamilton hit the game-winning home run off of Perkins. Next up: the big, bad New York Yankees.

Hendriks remains hospitalized with food poisoning

An apparent case of food poisoning is keeping Twins' starting pitcher Liam Hendriks in a Baltimore hospital until Monday, according to MLB.com. Hendriks was admitted to the hospital on Saturday, and forced to miss his start against the Orioles on Sunday. He was replaced by Anthony Swarzak.

Twins lose to Rays in Grapefruit League finale

The Twins lost to the Rays, 6-2, Tuesday to wrap up their Grapefruit League schedule. Liam Hendriks allowed four runs on nine hits and failed to make it out of the sixth inning. His next start is Sunday in the season opening series finale against the Orioles.

Hendriks likely to start season in rotation

Scott Baker (elbow) and Jason Marquis (personal) likely won't start the first trip through the rotation, so Liam Hendriks will likely start against Baltimore next Sunday, according to the Pioneer Press. That would allow Nick Blackburn to start the Twins' home opener April 9th against the Angels. Hendriks is 3-0 with a 1.80 ERA this spring.