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Jason Marquis. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Twins Part Ways With Marquis Before White Sox Series

The Minnesota Twins have designated right-hander Jason Marquis for release or assignment, ending his stint with the team after just seven starts.

CBS Chicago–05/22/2012

Jered Weaver celebrates his no-hitter with catcher Chris Iannetta. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Angels’ Weaver Throws No-Hitter Against Twins

Signed to a five-year, $85 million contract extension last August, the 29-year-old right-hander pitched his first no-hitter Wednesday night, dominating lowly Minnesota in a 9-0 cakewalk.

CBS Chicago–05/03/2012

Chris Johnson #23 of the Houston Astros makes a diving attempt on a hard hit ball. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Wisch: Astros Keep Their Nickname, Avoid Baseball’s Name Game

Last week, Jim Crane, the new owner of Houston’s major league ballclub, threw Texas into a tizzy when he mentioned that his marketing division was investigating the possibility of changing the Astros’ nickname when they move to the American League West next season.

CBS Chicago–02/03/2012

Joe Mauer. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Doubt The Mully And Hanley Show Will Send A Gift

The man who once dated Miss USA is now engaged to his longtime best friend.

670 The Score–12/13/2011

Mike Quade

Report: Quade A Candidate For Twins Triple-A Job

Less than two weeks after he was fired as manager of the Cubs, it appears Mike Quade may have a lead on a new gig.

670 The Score–11/11/2011

Bill Smith with catcher Joe Mauer. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Twins Fire GM, Re-Hire Ryan On Interim Basis

The Minnesota Twins have fired general manager Bill Smith and returned Terry Ryan to the role on an interim basis.

CBS Chicago–11/07/2011

Rivera Earns MLB Record 602nd Save

Long regarded as the best closer in baseball, Mariano Rivera now has more saves than anyone else, too.

CBS Chicago–09/19/2011

The Cubs will play the Red Sox again in 2012. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Cubs Release 2012 Schedule

The Cubs will open the 2012 season with seven-straight games at home as they welcome the Washington Nationals to Wrigley Field for a three-game series starting April 5 before hosting the Brewers in a four-game series.

CBS Chicago–09/14/2011

Luke Hughes #38 of the Minnesota Twins slides in safely as A.J. Pierzynski #12 of the Chicago White Sox defends home plate in the sixth inning on September 7, 2011 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

White Sox Fail To Get Big Hit Against Twins

Slumping outfielder Alex Rios snapped his bat over his knee after an eight-inning strikeout. Catcher A.J. Pierzynski broke a bat slamming it against the ground after an earlier strikeout. The Chicago White Sox are beyond frustrated with not driving in baserunners.


Jake Peavy #44 of the Chicago White Sox delivers a pitch against the Minnesota Twins in the first inning on September 6, 2011 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Peavy, Rios Lift White Sox Over Twins 3-0

Jake Peavy struck out a season-high nine and Alex Rios homered to help the Chicago White Sox to a 3-0 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday night.


Zach Stewart

Zach Stewart Almost Perfect As Sox Beat Twins

Rookie Zach Stewart had a perfect game through eight innings as the White Sox, coming off a disastrous series in Detroit, defeated division rival Minnesota at Target Field on Monday


Philip Humber #41 of the Chicago White Sox delivers a pitch against the Minnesota Twins in the first inning of game one of a doubleheader on September 5, 2011 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Humber Throws 7 Shutout Innings, White Sox Win 2-1

Philip Humber and Chris Sale gave the Chicago White Sox exactly what the team needed after a lost weekend. Humber pitched seven scoreless innings and Chicago beat the Minnesota Twins 2-1 Monday in the first game of a day-night doubleheader.


Ozzie Guillen. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Peavy’s Awful Start Sinks White Sox

Jake Peavy’s one bad inning was enough to send the Chicago White Sox to a costly loss. Jason Kubel and Luke Hughes homered during Minnesota’s six-run first inning, and the Twins snapped Chicago’s five-game winning streak with a 7-6 victory on Wednesday.

CBS Chicago–08/31/2011

Alejandro De Aza

De Aza Drives In 4 As White Sox Top Twins 8-6

Alejandro De Aza drove in a career-high four runs to lead the Chicago White Sox to an 8-6 win over the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday night.


Chicago White Sox's Tyler Flowers hits a sacrifice fly off a pitch by Minnesota Twins relief pitcher Kevin Slowey, scoring Alejandro De Aza, during the second inning of a baseball game, Monday, Aug. 29, 2011 in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Buehrle Makes Quick Work Of Twins For White Sox

Mark Buehrle pitched four-hit ball into the eighth inning and Tyler Flowers drove in two runs as the Chicago White Sox beat the Minnesota Twins 3-0 Monday night in a game played in a brisk 2 hours, 4 minutes.


Jason Kubel. (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Report: White Sox Claim Kubel; Deal Unlikely

The White Sox have reportedly claimed Twins outfielder/designated hitter Jason Kubel.

CBS Chicago–08/25/2011

Jim Thome

Could Jim Thome End Up Back With White Sox?

Could Jim Thome end up back with the White Sox? A published report seems to indicate that it’s possible.

CBS Chicago–08/23/2011

Jim Thome connects on his 600th career home run. (Photo by Dave Reginek/Getty Images)

Thome Hits 600th Home Run

When Jim Thome arrived at the ballpark, his pursuit of 600 home runs had been all but forgotten.

CBS Chicago–08/16/2011

Delmon Young. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Twins Send Young To Rival Tigers

The Detroit Tigers got some help for their outfield Monday, acquiring Delmon Young from the division rival Minnesota Twins for a minor league pitcher and a player to be named.

CBS Chicago–08/15/2011

Jake Peavy #44 of the Chicago White Sox delivers a pitch against the Minnesota Twins in the second inning on August 7, 2011 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Sox Shut Out Twins To Complete Sweep In Minnesota

The Chicago White Sox haven’t conceded the division race, during yet another mercurial season for temperamental manager Ozzie Guillen’s team. Jake Peavy sure pitched like he isn’t giving up.