What a difference a week makes. Seven days ago this column was devoted to the notion that the Twins had too many outfielders, and that someone, particularly Josh Willingham, had to go. Well, Willingham is still out, the Twins are still waiting for Oswaldo Arcia, and while Aaron Hicks came back afte ... More >>
Joe Mauer takes a lot of heat, but as one of the world's highest-paid athletes, he's more than adequately compensated for whatever mental anguish he incurs.With total earnings of $27 million between June 2011 and this month, St. Paul's favorite son is the 29th highest-paid athlete in the world, acco ... More >>
Steven Jensen ripped off baseball fans.If you bought a "game-worn" jersey from Vintage Sports Authentics, odds are you didn't get what you paid for. Steven Jensen, co-CEO of Plymouth-based Vintage Sports, was busted in Chicago yesterday afternoon for selling fake game-worn jerseys to sports memo ... More >>
Favre has admitted sending messages to Jenn Sterger, but not pictures.Brett Favre's record-breaking streak for regular season starts, 297, ended as the Vikings took the field Monday night in Detroit. We noted that whatever anyone thinks of his off-field problems -- and we've written about t ... More >>
The Twins now try to become the fifth LDS team to come back from 0-2.
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.
Young led all of baseball with a monster .434 average in July.
History dictates that getting down 0-2 in a best-of-five series ain't good.
The vet shortstop of 13 postseasons stated his presence with authority in New York's 7-2 win over the Twins.
They're the Evil Empire to the Twins' scrappy rebels
Our regional qualifying round takes place next week to determine which iron-gutted Midwesterner will compete at Coney Island on July 4th.
Some have said the Pioneer Press' Bob Sansevere is crazy for proposing the trade of a player who is currently a free agent. I say it is the nex ... More >>
Pi Press gossip columnist Charley Walters offered up this nugget in today's paper:
If there's one thing to really worry this baseball fan, it's not so much that the Twins will or won't make it to the postseason in 2007 or that Barry Bonds is going to hit his 756th home run. The former would be awesome, the latter is inevitable, but it's another scenario that give me the f ... More >>
Only seven games, you tell yourself. Only seven games, and they're 4-3, still a winning record, bunched together in the middle of the Central Division, which means nothing so damned early. After all, it's April, and the season's long. You watch as the Yankees, the New York Yankees, who we fought ... More >>
Local labels are redefining the way to make music
How baseball forms forever memories and unbreakable bonds
Despite balky starting pitching and an infield that collectively swings a small stick, the Twins hang in there
Is there any way to keep Major League Baseball in Minnesota? Well, for starters we could get a judge to classify Carl Pohlad as a vulnerable adult...
Aggie, R.D., and memories of the most unenviable job in baseball
Handicapping the races in baseball's first full season since 1993.