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Rays send Chris Archer to Pirates

The Pittsburgh Pirates pulled off a blockbuster trade Tuesday, acquiring Chris Archer from the Tampa Bay Rays for two prospects and a player to be named later.

Puerto Rico blackout won't affect MLB game

The island-wide blackout that hit Puerto Rico on Wednesday is not expected to affect the Major League Baseball game between the Minnesota Twins and the Cleveland Indians scheduled in San Juan.

Joe Mauer gets 2,000th career hit

Twins first baseman Joe Mauer collected his 2,000th career hit Thursday night with a two-run single in the seventh inning of Minnesota's 4-0 win over the Chicago White Sox.

Thome preaches positivity to slumping Twins

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The Minnesota Twins brought Jim Thome back for another season to be a mentor in the clubhouse and a slugger at the plate. They didn't plan on him serving as a counselor, too.

Mauer says he's better but not strong enough yet

Joe Mauer says he's making progress and regaining strength in his legs but is still not ready to target a date when he'll be back behind the plate for Minnesota.