Danny Santana had four hits as the leadoff hitter, Phil Hughes struck out four and the Minnesota Twins beat the Miami Marlins 5-3 on Sunday.
The Twins have two of the top prospects in baseball in their farm system in Byron Buxton and Miguel Sano, but they’ll probably start the season in the Minors. Until they reach MLB, the club can still be excited by the arrival of Vargas, who right at the start of 2015 should bring a pure power presence the Twins were really lacking for much of last season.
The Miami Marlins saw their 3-game Spring Training winning streak come to an end on Thursday.
The Miami Marlins have had a very interesting first 22 years of existence.
Derek Jeter soaked in the adulation from fans and players during one more night on baseball’s national stage, set the tone for the American League with a pregame speech and then delivered two final All-Star hits.
Mike Matheny had quite the choice for the National League’s All-Star starter.
Yoenis Cespedes knew how to pace himself in this rain-delayed home run derby, drawn out further by a new format.
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Ricky Nolasco pitched five solid innings against his former team in the
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