MLB: Minnesota 7, Cleveland 4

CLEVELAND, June 2 (UPI) -- Trevor Plouffe drove in three runs, including a go-ahead solo homer in the sixth inning, sparking the Minnesota Twins to a 7-4 win over Cleveland Saturday.

MLB: Chicago White Sox 11, Minnesota 8

CHICAGO, May 24 (UPI) -- Alejandro De Aza highlighted a home run fest with a grand slam during a six-run sixth Thursday, igniting the Chicago White Sox to an 11-8 win over Minnesota.

MLB: Kansas City 7, Minnesota 6

MINNEAPOLIS, April 28 (UPI) -- RBI singles from Mike Moustakas and Alcides Escobar put Kansas City in front in the eighth Friday and the Royals held on to edge Minnesota 7-6.

MLB: Texas 6, Minnesota 2

MINNEAPOLIS, April 14 (UPI) -- Adrian Beltre went 3-for-4 and drove in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning Saturday in the Texas Rangers' 6-2 win over Minnesota.

MLB: Cleveland 8, Minnesota 2 (1st game)

CLEVELAND, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Jason Kipnes capped a big sixth inning with a two-run single Saturday and Cleveland went on to down Minnesota 8-2 in the first game of a doubleheader.

MLB: Seattle 5, Minnesota 4

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- Adam Kennedy's infield single in the seventh inning proved to be the difference in the Seattle Mariners' 5-4 victory over Minnesota Tuesday.

MLB: Chicago White Sox 7, Minnesota 0

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 7 (UPI) -- Jake Peavy fired eight shutout innings Sunday and the Chicago White Sox completed a three-game sweep of Minnesota with a 7-0 win over the Twins.

MLB: Minnesota 7, Tampa Bay 0

MINNEAPOLIS, July 4 (UPI) -- Brian Duensing tossed a six-hit shutout and Danny Valencia belted a three-run homer Monday in Minnesota's 7-0 victory over Tampa Bay.

MLB: Minnesota 6, Kansas City 0

KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 5 (UPI) -- Brian Duensing hurled eight shutout innings Sunday and the Minnesota Twins completed a four-game sweep of Kansas City with a 6-0 victory.

MLB: Minnesota 10, Cleveland 3

MINNEAPOLIS, April 23 (UPI) -- Jason Kubel drove in three runs to back Brian Duensing's seven solid innings Saturday in the Minnesota Twins' 10-3 victory over Cleveland.

MLB: Cleveland at Minnesota, ppd., rain

MINNEAPOLIS, April 22 (UPI) -- The scheduled game between Cleveland and Minnesota was postponed Friday due to rain.

MLB: Minnesota 4, Tampa Bay 2

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., April 17 (UPI) -- Brian Duensing held Tampa Bay to two runs over seven innings Sunday and the Minnesota Twins rallied to post a 4-2 victory over the Rays.

MLB: Minnesota 4, Kansas City 3

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- Denard Span delivered a key two-run triple Wednesday and Minnesota survived a shaky ninth inning to edge Kansas City 4-3.

MLB: Minnesota 7, Los Angeles Angels 2

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Brian Duensing turned in his second straight excellent outing in an eight-inning effort Friday, leading Minnesota to a 7-2 decision over the Los Angeles Angels.

MLB: Minnesota 2, Oakland 0

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 14 (UPI) -- Brian Duensing threw the first complete game and first shutout of his brief major league career Saturday, leading Minnesota to a 2-0 win over Oakland.
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Brian Duensing
USA's Brian Duensing in action as he relieves in the 5th inning against Canada at Wukesong Baseball Field at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing on August 16, 2008. Duensing got the win, as the USA team came from behind with two runs in the bottom of the 7th to win, 4-3. (UPI Photo/Mike Theiler)

Brian Matthew Duensing (born February 22, 1983 in Marysville, Kansas) is a major league baseball starting pitcher for the Minnesota Twins.

He was born in 1983, the same year as his teammate, catcher Joe Mauer.

Duensing went to Millard South High School in Omaha, Nebraska, where he earned second-team all-state honors in both his junior and senior years. His senior year he batted .429, and went 2-2 with a 3.78 earned run average on the mound. His combined record in two seasons of American Legion ball was 16-3 with 141 strikeouts. He had a 0.74 ERA, and a .522 batting average his second season.

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