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MLB: Washington 3, Miami 0

WASHINGTON, April 3 (UPI) -- Gio Gonzalez combined with four relievers on a four-hitter Wednesday and Washington recorded its second shutout in as many games -- 3-0 over Miami.

MLB: Kansas City 7, Minnesota 3

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- Mike Moustakas bashed a go-ahead homer and Salvador Perez drove in a pair of runs Monday in the Kansas City Royals' 7-3 win over Minnesota.

MLB: Seattle 5, Minnesota 4

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Trayvon Robinson's two-run single gave Seattle the lead in a three-run seventh inning Wednesday and the Mariners fought off Minnesota 5-4.

MLB: Cleveland 7, Minnesota 6

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Carlos Santana and Jim Thome began and ended Cleveland's offensive surge with homers Friday, helping the Indians fight off Minnesota 7-6.

Twins re-sign Slowey

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- The Minnesota Twins Tuesday reached an agreement with starting pitcher Kevin Slowey on a one-year, $2.7 million contract, avoiding arbitration.
MLB: Minnesota 4, Oakland 2

MLB: Minnesota 4, Oakland 2

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- Danny Valencia homered for the second straight game to back Kevin Slowey's strong start Saturday and the Minnesota Twins downed Oakland 4-2.

MLB: Minnesota 6, Cleveland 2

CLEVELAND, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- Kevin Slowey and four relievers held the Indians without an earned run Sunday in the Minnesota Twins' 6-2 victory over Cleveland.

MLB: Los Angeles Angels 9, Minnesota 3

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Peter Bourjos homered and drove in four runs and the Los Angeles Angels unleashed a 16-hit Saturday in a 9-3 win over Minnesota.

MLB: Minnesota 4, Oakland 2

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 15 (UPI) -- Kevin Slowey threw seven no-hit innings and Jim Thome smashed a three-run homer Sunday in the Minnesota Twins' 4-2 win over Oakland.

MLB: Minnesota 8, Tampa Bay 6

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Aug. 5 (UPI) -- Jason Kubel and Michael Cuddyer knocked in runs in the ninth inning Thursday, lifting the Minnesota Twins to an 8-6 win over the Tampa Bay Rays.

MLB: Minnesota 4, Seattle 0

MINNEAPOLIS, July 31 (UPI) -- Kevin Slowey tossed eight shutout innings and Delmon Young drove in a pair of runs Saturday in the Minnesota Twins' 4-0 victory over Seattle.

MLB: Toronto 6, Minnesota 5

TORONTO, July 7 (UPI) -- Vernon Wells belted a tie-breaking RBI double to cap a seventh-inning rally Wednesday and the Toronto Blue Jays edged Minnesota 6-5.
MLB: Minnesota 5, Detroit 1

MLB: Minnesota 5, Detroit 1

MINNEAPOLIS, June 30 (UPI) -- Kevin Slowey delivered a strong start, Justin Morneau homered and the Minnesota Twins dispatched Detroit 5-1 Wednesday.

MLB: N.Y. Mets 5, Minnesota 2

NEW YORK, June 25 (UPI) -- David Pelfrey held Minnesota to two runs on six hits in six innings Friday and the New York Mets fought off the Twins 5-2.

MLB: Minnesota 7, Kansas City 3

MINNEAPOLIS, June 9 (UPI) -- Jason Kubel smashed a homer and drove in three runs and the Minnesota Twins breezed past Kansas City 7-3 Tuesday.
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Kevin Michael Slowey (born May 4, 1984 in Conroe, Texas) is a Major League Baseball relief pitcher for the Minnesota Twins. Slowey was selected by the Twins with the 73rd pick in the 2nd round of the 2005 Major League Baseball Draft.

Coming out of Upper St. Clair High School, Slowey drew little attention from Division I schools and ended up attending Winthrop University on an academic scholarship after scoring a 1420 on his SAT. He went on to be named as a third-team All-American by Baseball America in 2005 when he had 14-2 record with 126 strikeouts, only 13 walks issued, and a 2.16 ERA. In his three seasons at Winthrop, he set school records with 331 strikeouts and 29 wins.

Slowey ascended rapidly through the Twins minor league system and after failing to make the team as a dark horse candidate out of spring training, he began the 2007 season with the Triple-A Rochester Red Wings. After a 6-2 start 1.54 ERA, 57 strikeouts, and 5 walks for the Red Wings, he was called up to the Twins and made his major league debut on June 1, 2007 as a replacement for struggling Ramon Ortiz in the starting rotation.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Kevin Slowey."
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