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MLB: Minnesota 2, Texas 1

MINNEAPOLIS, May 29 (UPI) -- A double-play grounder off the bat of Joe Mauer accounted for the winning run Friday and Minnesota held on to edge Texas 2-1.

MLB: Minnesota 8, Toronto 3

TORONTO, May 17 (UPI) -- Justin Morneau socked a pair of homers and Joe Mauer added three hits Monday to lift the Minnesota Twins to an 8-3 win over Toronto.

MLB: Minnesota 9, Cleveland 3

CLEVELAND, May 1 (UPI) -- Justin Morneau celebrated his return to the lineup with a two-run homer in the first Friday and Minnesota went on to blast Cleveland 9-3.

MLB: Kansas City 4, Minnesota 3

KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 25 (UPI) -- Jose Guillen smacked a home run and Floyd Bannister tossed 6-plus innings of two-run ball Sunday as the Kansas City Royals edged Minnesota 4-3.

MLB: Minnesota 5, Cleveland 1

MINNEAPOLIS, April 21 (UPI) -- Kevin Slowey allowed only one run in eight innings Tuesday to pace the Minnesota Twins to a 5-1 win over Cleveland.

MLB: Minnesota 10, Los Angeles Angels 1

ANAHEIM, Calif., April 9 (UPI) -- Jim Thome and Delmon Young hit three-run home runs Thursday to lead the Minnesota Twins to a 10-1 rout of the Los Angeles Angels.

Twins pitcher out for rest of season

MINNEAPOLIS, July 27 (UPI) -- The Minnesota Twins announced Monday that pitcher Kevin Slowey will undergo surgery and is expected to miss the rest of the season.

Twins put ace Kevin Slowey on the DL

MINNEAPOLIS, July 4 (UPI) -- The Minnesota Twins have placed 10-game winner Kevin Slowey on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right wrist.

MLB: Minnesota 5, Houston 2

MINNEAPOLIS, June 19 (UPI) -- Kevin Slowey limited Houston to a run over six innings Friday and reached 10 wins for the season in boosting Minnesota to a 5-2 decision over the Astros.

MLB: Seattle 4, Minnesota 2

SEATTLE, June 7 (UPI) -- Jose Lopez had three hits, including a home run, and two RBI Sunday to lead the Seattle Mariners to a 4-2 win over the Minnesota Twins.

MLB: Minnesota 4, Cleveland 3

MINNEAPOLIS, June 2 (UPI) -- Joe Mauer was 3-for-3 with a homer and three RBI Tuesday, delivering the Minnesota Twins a 4-3 victory over the Cleveland Indians.

MLB: Minnesota 4, Boston 2

MINNEAPOLIS, May 27 (UPI) -- Kevin Slowey allowed two runs over six innings Wednesday and received near-perfect relief help in carrying Minnesota to a 4-2 victory over Boston.

MLB: Minnesota 6, Detroit 2

MINNEAPOLIS, May 13 (UPI) -- A pair of two-run home runs by Joe Mauer and Joe Crede paced the Minnesota Twins Tuesday in their 6-2 victory over the visiting Detroit Tigers.

MLB: Minnesota 7, Cleveland 1

CLEVELAND, April 25 (UPI) -- Kevin Slowey gave up one run in eight-plus innings Saturday to pitch the Minnesota Twins to a 7-1 win over the Cleveland Indians.

MLB: Minnesota 9, Los Angeles Angels 2

MINNEAPOLIS, April 18 (UPI) -- Jason Kubel was 4-for-5 and hit a two-run double in the fifth Saturday to lead the Minnesota Twins to a 9-2 win over the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.
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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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