The Twins keep slicing their payroll. On Tuesday, the organization drew tons of heat after unveiling a plan that would've charged fans $15 to watch batting practice. (They scrapped the idea later that day!) And after an ugly three-game sweep in Kansas City, the team's record is back in familiar terr ... More >>
Who hasn't been there in their mid-to-late 20s? You start horseplaying with your buddies, and next thing you know, somebody ends up with broken ribs.SEE ALSO:-- New York Yankees fans really hate "American Idle" Carl Pavano [PHOTO] -- Ex-Twin Knoblauch is reportedly drunkenly riding NYC subways, hitt ... More >>
Park Square Theatre's production boasts a strong creative team for an entertaining, but poorly written musical
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Second baseman Chuck Knoblauch was a four-time All-Star for the Minnesota Twins, winning both a World Series and Rookie of the Year honors during his 1991 campaign. A little less than 10 years later, he mysteriously forgot how to throw to first base and ended up washing out of pro baseball in 2002 a ... More >>
The 2012 Minnesota Twins are really frickin' awful. They're so bad that somewhere out there, Butch Huskey is watching film of last night's 6-2 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays and blushing.With an 8-23 record, the Twins winning percentage of .258 is almost .100 points lower than second-worst San Diego. ... More >>
Sure, a baseball season is a marathon, not a sprint. But the Minnesota Twins are like a distance runner experiencing bilateral leg weakness during the first mile.You see, through 18 games, the Twins have been bad -- really, really bad, with their struggles epitomized by an 11-2 beatdown at the hands ... More >>
Coming off a 2003 season where he posted an 18-8 record and a 3.00 ERA for the Florida Marlins, Carl Pavano opted to pitch in the City That Never Sleeps in December 2004, signing a four-year contract with the Yankees worth $39.95 million.He spent much of the next four seasons on the disabled list wi ... More >>
Star Tribune Twins beat reporter La Velle E. Neal III has a piece out this morning headlined, "Twins putting out a call to arms." Seems our hometown heroes face "the daunting task of rebuilding its starting pitching," through the draft or whatever machinations General Manager Terry Ryan can impleme ... More >>
Jim Thome cranked yet another home run last night, as the Minnesota Twins took two of three from the first place Detroit Tigers in an exciting, 6-5 win, decided in the last inning. With the bases loaded in the ninth, Justin Morneau smacked a solid single off normally reliable closer Jose Valver ... More >>
Last Friday I wondered if the Minnesota Twins could possibly beat the Detroit Tigers over their remaining three games. They proved that yes, when facing the Tigers' mediocre Brad Penny, that they could, in fact, piece together enough runs to win Saturday's game. Unfortunately, that means that t ... More >>
Carrying the team through good times and bad
What might the Twins have in common with the San Francisco Giants, Chicago Cubs, and Boston Red Sox? Obviously not their win-loss records (though with the Cubs, they're damn close.) No, these are the teams who have made, or are in the midst of making, an "It Gets Better" video. The It Gets B ... More >>
MLBLiriano's got the best bat on the team. Despite what the mainstream media will tell you, the Twins actually achieved a sort-of baseball rapture this weekend, dropping three in a row to a truly resurgent Arizona Diamondbacks club, and perhaps watching the world come to an end as they fell f ... More >>
Nathan's been demoted.The anticipated return of the Twins' closer extraordinaire has taken a turn for the worse: Joe Nathan blew yet another save to the resurgent Tampa Bay Rays, and now he's done in that role, at least for the time being. Matt Capps gets to wear that cap, and Nathan, poor ... More >>
The Twins's latest broadcast deal means the end of an era is nigh.FOX Sports North has announced that they will be showing all non-nationally televised Twins games in the 2011 season. That means for the first time ever, you can only catch one of the 150 locally broadcast games if you have ... More >>
Were the Twins just an arm away from beating the Yanks?
Conspiracy theory and lament herein. Join the frustration.
The Twins now try to become the fifth LDS team to come back from 0-2.
NY Daily News: Cocky.The New York Daily News front page predicted an "E-Z Pass" for the Yankees over the Twins in the ALDS earlier this week. Today, the headline writers struck again: "Pettitte turns Minny into a mouse." "The Yankees beating the Twins is not really news anymore," scribble ... More >>
Game 1 impressions and Game 2 Preview.
Time for The Franchise to open the store.
A role reversal is needed for the Twins to extend their season.
Can the Twins erase their recent history against the Evil Empire?
OuchA great, big Bronx Cheer for the New York Daily News today, where the back page of the sports section declares: "E-Z Pass." "Bad news: Yanks must go on the road for playoffs. Good news: They play the Twins."
At least one 40-year-old jock in this town is producing.
What history says of playoff clubs in new ballparks.
Results without the first baseman over the last two years pose some interesting questions.
Photo: bfishadowMight be a good time to consider working from homeLet's hope the traffic gods are smiling, because more than 55,000 people will blow into downtown Minneapolis at rush hour tonight, as the stars align to bring a Twins home game and a major league teenybopper to town all at once ... More >>
If the club gets healthy, don't look for any major moves.
My top choice for the candidate to make it happen.
A sweep of the Yankees sends a potent message to the baseball power structure.
At their present rate, the Twins are pacing for the fewest errors in the history of the 162-game season.
Let's find something that doesn't steal from the '60's Yankees.
Is this Major League Baseball This hawk passed up the Twins Big Dog in favor of a Twins Big Moth.or the Animal Channel?One of the unexpected surprises of the Twins' new outdoor digs at Target Field has been the spontaneous adoption of a new mascot: A hawk that loves to perch on the right f ... More >>
Three reasons why the Twins' superb start will only gain momentum.
Naysayers worried about tundra-like conditions for the Twins' home opener, outside in their brand-new, $545 million Target Field. But it was shirt-sleeve weather, and it couldn't have gone better, with a 5-2 victory over the Boston Red Sox.
Were you there? Reader impressions encouraged.
TheYankees they're not: The Minnesota Twins are worth $356 million, according to some new numbers from Forbes magazine. That's up from $44 million when Carl Pohlad bought the team in 1984. Sound like a lot of money? Consider this: The Yankees top the Forbes rankings with a value of $1.6 bill ... More >>
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Smoltz gave us hell back in 1991. Could he offer the same sizzle for our side 20 years later?
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