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 >>
Fans of the Minnesota Twins are clearly flying high after our beloved local 9 clinched the Central Division title late Tuesday night (their 6th title in 9 years). And, perfectly timed to celebrate the occasion and to get all of us psyched for the postseason (as if we weren't, already), avid Twins ... More >>
Photo: Keith AlisonJoe Mauer has a lot to smile about.Last night in Chicago as his team was beating the White Sox 9-3, catcher Joe Mauer became only the 11th Minnesota Twin ever to reach a career-high 1,000 hits.
Then he stroked in two more for good measure. It took him 827 games.
Target Field is not good enough for the Star TribuneThe Star Tribune has been accused of being a relentless shill for building new stadiums on the taxpayer's dime, so it's notable that the Minnesota paper of record declared the new Twins ballpark to be "overrated" in Sunday's edition.Writer Lauri ... More >>
Photo: marnanelESPN finds a lack of happy mealsTake a look at that that soggy half-time hamburger wrapped in foil, sitting under a heat lamp, that you're going to count as your evening meal. Forget the calorie count; is the sorry-ass looking thing even safe? ESPN is out with a nationwide surv ... More >>
The latest Minnesota meme to hit YouTube is a local parody of Katy Perry's hit "California Gurls," called "Minnesota Gurls." The song was penned by a group of kids from Fridley who go by the name Dime and Peppimoo (with help from their pals Cookie and Twizzler), and since it was posted at the beg ... More >>
Delmon Young made us all proud with his four-run ninth inning against the White Sox' Bobby Jenks yesterday. The Twins were pretty excited too. Especially Carl Pavano, whose public fisting display was quite touching.
Screen grab via ESPN The MagazineThe Twins fancy new ballpark gets some ESPN loveWe know the food's great. We know it's growing a soul. It's a hit with wildlife. And now we know that the Twins' fancy new Target Field is the best stadium in the country -- not just for baseball, or football, or ... More >>
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 >>
Eric MelzerBonczyk left the Twin Cities years ago to snowboard on the West Coast.
Bryant-Lake Bowl has a new chef, and he's bringing new boutique burgers to the menu this week. Jeremy Bonczyk comes fresh off of opening Nana, an organic restaurant in Chicago near the White Sox stadium. He said we ... More >>
Photo by Keith AllisonJoe Mauer got his moment in the spotlight this week... in The Onion. The just-for-laughs publication featured our much-loved Twins catcher in their Strongside/Weakside regular sports feature. We'd have to say their evaluation wasn't enough to sway our undying love for his ... More >>
As we reported last week, Paul Westerberg recently resurfaced to play a rare, two-song set at Target Field for the travelogue-style documentary 40 Nights of Rock 'n' Roll. Today, the filmmakers sent us a teaser clip of the performance, which includes a snippet of his acoustic performance on top o ... More >>
Former Paste editor Steve LaBate and filmmaker Scott Sloan are in the midst of a trek called "40 Nights of Rock 'n' Roll," in which they travel the country rounding up musicians for interviews and performances, and they've been keeping their stop in the Twin Cities a secret until today. It turns ... More >>
While we're big fans of the food inside the stadium, we realize that sometimes you're going to want to hit a nearby restaurant before or after the game, too (those innings can drag on for hours sometimes...) With the Twins back to town this Friday, here are our Top 5 picks for North Loop dining.
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Courtesy of the Star TribuneTarget Field's array of different concessions has made us curious about the wider world of MLB snacks. Which is why we tracked down La Velle E. Neal III, who has been covering the Twins for the Star Tribune for 13 seasons and has visited 23 of the 30 major league b ... More >>
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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 >>