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    September 29, 2014

    Future Islands at Skyway Theatre, 9/27/14

    Downtown Festival with Future Islands, Bear Hands, Hippo Campus, Nosaj Thing, and Moon Boots Skyway Theatre, Minneapolis September 27, 2014 With all the adversity and anguish that has served as inspiration to Future Islands' Samuel T. Herring over the years, a nagging sound issue at Skyway Theatre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2012

    Twins fans hope for 2014 All-Star game at Target Field

    SEE ALSO:-- Strangers at the Twins game: A blind date outing in their own tweets -- Minnesota Twins have increased in value more than any other pro sports franchise since 2000Two years from now Minnesotan baseball fans may be able to sing "Take me out to the All-Star game!"Target Field is reportedly ... More >>

  • News

    May 2, 2012

    Mike Veeck championing stadium for St. Paul Saints

    Team owner ready to move on from Midway

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2011

    Terry Ryan replaces Bill Smith as Twins general manager

    Screenshot from "Inside Pitch."Terry Ryan will return to his position as general manager.​Coming off a brutal season, the Twins announced today they have replaced general manager Bill Smith with Terry Ryan, who had the job before Smith took over four years ago. "No one in the Twins' organizat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2011

    Twins drop three of four to Tigers

    ‚ÄčLast 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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2011

    Twins' Nathan yanked indefinitely as Capps takes on closer role

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2010
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    June 25, 2010

    Will Twins trade winds blow calm?

    If the club gets healthy, don't look for any major moves.

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2010

    It's a Glovely time in Twins baseball

    At their present rate, the Twins are pacing for the fewest errors in the history of the 162-game season.

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2010

    Target Field hawk eats moth, crowd goes wild [VIDEO]

    Is this Major League Baseball This hawk passed up the Twins Big Dog in favor of a Twins Big Moth.‚Äčor 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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2009

    Twins time to bring it on (all or nothing)

    Let the stretch run gymnastics begin.

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    September 17, 2008
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    July 30, 2008

    Undoubtedly iffy, but we'd love to have Griffey

    One improbable scenario (and another slightly more realistic option) as the MLB ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2008

    (Chunky) Minnesota Twins 2008 Season Preview

    New faces abound, Joe Nathan gets paid, and Rick Anderson may not sleep until October. Let's see what's in store for this much-anticipated Minnesota campaign.

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2007

    To Trade or Not to Trade? It's Not Really a Question...

    By now every Twins fan worth his salt (and any that come here for their news) should have read the Blotter post or heard that Torii Hunter spouted off to the New York Daily News about trade rumors. He added that he'd love to be in New York, or Boston, to play in what old friend David Ortiz ... More >>

  • News

    June 13, 2007

    The Art of Deception

    Johan Santana throws the trickiest pitch in baseball. Does he have a third Cy Young up his sleeve?

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2007
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    April 22, 2007

    The Monterrey Kid Spoils the Day

    Against a backdrop of empty seats, seemingly undistracted by the ignominy of hot dog wrappers tumbling at his feet, the Royals' Jorge De La ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2007

    Yankhilles Heel?

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2007

    Trainspotter's Opening Day

    Young Boof Bonser looks to be starting what could be a lengthy career as an inning-devouring second or third starter, making a decent living being the nobody in a rotation of stars, or the bargain basement ace for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2007

    A Little Power, A Little Pitching, A Little Piranha

    The Minnesota Twins treated a packed house to a rollicking opening day victory that saw each one of the pillars of last year's success (our newfound power, our piranhas, our pitching) contributing toward a 7-4 victor ... More >>

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    September 28, 2006
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    August 25, 2006
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    August 5, 2005

    8/5: Morning Communique

    THESE DAYS Senator Norm Coleman has submitted a statement into the Congressional Record denouncing a final report issued by the United Nations' Working Group on Internet Governance (WGIG) suggesting that the U.N. assume global governance of the Internet. Raw Story has a piece on a forthcoming Vani ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2005

    Horseshoes and hand grenades (and baseball)

    It's no secret that the Twins need a hitter (and are still looking for one). What no one seems to agree on is why, exactly, the plane has crashed into the fucking mountain. But it hasn't; not yet. The Twins lost a string of one-run games to the Angels, and half of Twins Territory is ready to pack ... More >>

  • News

    December 8, 2004

    A Couch Potato's Guide to TV On DVD

    We see the VHS tapes on our shelves and we want to smash them! Or, the brighter side of planned obsolescence in the field of home entertainment

  • Sports

    July 30, 2003

    Calling Doctor Phil

    This Year's Twins' Team Needs Some Serious Time On The Couch

  • Sports

    September 11, 2002

    Gentlemen, Unsheath Your Bats!

    Baseball: More like it used to be than ever before

  • Sports

    June 12, 2002

    The Ryan Express

    All hail Twins GM Terry Ryan

  • Sports

    June 5, 2002

    News of the Weird

    The Twins' on-field dramas continue to stretch credibility

  • Sports

    April 17, 2002

    Winning Ways

    It was a very good week

  • News

    September 8, 1999
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    July 7, 1999

    North Star

    Twins rookie Corey Koskie and baseball's Canadian invasion

  • Sports

    May 19, 1999

    Bat Man

    For Twins hitting coach Scott Ullger, baseball is a contact sport

  • Sports

    June 3, 1998

    Diamonds to Dust

    Baseball owners are trading away the game's storied traditions for boxes of Beanie Babies

  • News

    November 12, 1997

    The Perils of Pohlad

    Let's say the stadium financing and the team sale work out just the way Pohlad and the legislators plan it. For those who envision a return to the glory days of 1987 and 1991, or even a decently competitive team in a beautiful facility on a warm summer ni

  • Feature

    October 23, 1996

    A Day in the Life

    "I yelled at them, 'What you're doing is against the law.' I didn't call anybody no names. I knew better than that..."

  • News

    August 14, 1996


    Twins manager Tom Kelly believes in the simple things: a hard day's work and a steady hand at the wheel.

  • News

    March 27, 1996

    No Asterisks, Please

    Handicapping the races in baseball's first full season since 1993.

  • News

    March 27, 1996

    A Life in Baseball

    At 83, Angelo Giuliani is a talking book of Minnesota baseball lore.

  • News

    March 27, 1996

    Let the Stadium Wars Begin

    A look at the coming battle over public financing for a baseball-only park, and an immodest proposal.