A 1987 Twins World Series ring that goes on sale Friday at Pawn America will sell for $7,499.Pawn America is vouching for the authenticity of the 10-carat ring -- a size 9.5 that includes 15 small diamonds to make up the Twins "M" logo. The name on the inside does not belong to a player, but rather ... More >>
The National Republican Congressional Committee recently debuted a controversial radio attack ad aimed at 7th District Minnesota Democrat Collin Peterson. (Listen to it here.)RELATED: DFL blasts Republicans for politicizing Minnesota Twins The spot uses dramatic audio from the Twins' dramatic 1991 G ... More >>
Yesterday, the Twins concluded their third-consecutive 95-losses-or-more season. Those disastrous results, combined with the fact manager that Ron Gardenhire's contract was expiring, fueled speculation Gardy might not be long for Minnesota.SEE ALSO: Dan Gladden trolls Atlanta Braves fans with Kent H ... More >>
Last season, Carlos Gomez took a home run trot following a foul ball. Yesterday, the Atlanta Braves cried foul (and then some) for his trash talk-laden trot during the first inning of a game.SEE ALSO: Twins blogger uses barfing misadventure to demonstrate art of Twitter storytelling It's probably th ... More >>
The Twins' big-league club may be struggling through a third consecutive mediocre-to-terrible season, but the future is bright.SEE ALSO: Dan Gladden trolls Atlanta Braves fans with Kent Hrbek jersey [PHOTO] [VIDEO]One of the biggest reasons for optimism is outfielder and mega-prospect Byron Buxton. ... More >>
Last night, with a blast to right field, Justin Morneau finally snapped a career-long 168-at-bat homerless streak that dated back to late April.SEE ALSO: Dan Gladden trolls Atlanta Braves fans with Kent Hrbek jersey [PHOTO] [VIDEO]But after he finished his trot and returned the dugout, he was surpri ... More >>
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 >>
Happy 87th birthday to Foggy Mountain Boy Earl Scruggs! Scruggs, who along with Lester Flatt formed one of the most influential bluegrass outfits of all time, was born on this day 1924 in the small town of Flint Hill, North Carolina, and by the age of 21 was showcasing his syncopated, three-f ... More >>
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What history says of playoff clubs in new ballparks.
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Smoltz gave us hell back in 1991. Could he offer the same sizzle for our side 20 years later?
We look back at some tragic rising stars that fell too soon.
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 >>
Twins/Angels Game 1, Cards/Giants Game 1
Cards/Giants Game 2, plus notes on managers
Baseball: More like it used to be than ever before
How baseball forms forever memories and unbreakable bonds
On the ball with first-year Twins pitching coach Rick Anderson
The Twins' on-field dramas continue to stretch credibility
Despite balky starting pitching and an infield that collectively swings a small stick, the Twins hang in there
Let the fall morning music begin!
Whenever there is a historic baseball moment--a 3,000th hit, a pitcher's 300th win--St. Paul's Seth Hawkins, a.k.a. Dr. Fan, is there to see it
With the outcome all but determined on the first ballot, last weekend's DFL convention in St. Cloud was about as civilized as a war could get
Twins manager Tom Kelly has done a better job of deflecting criticism than developing players
Twins manager Tom Kelly believes in the simple things: a hard day's work and a steady hand at the wheel.
Handicapping the races in baseball's first full season since 1993.
A look at the coming battle over public financing for a baseball-only park, and an immodest proposal.