As impolitic as it is to say, what with all the "Boston Strong" hullabaloo and the heartfelt and fortunately peaceful return of the Boston Marathon last week, one thing in baseball remains true: It's pretty difficult to like the Red Sox. Still, the Sox have one of the most exciting and respectable ... 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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Conspiracy theory and lament herein. Join the frustration.
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."
What history says of playoff clubs in new ballparks.
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.
This logo coming to a midriff near you.
Smoltz gave us hell back in 1991. Could he offer the same sizzle for our side 20 years later?
Video scrapbook of fan memories at the Dome.
History dictates that getting down 0-2 in a best-of-five series ain't good.
They're the Evil Empire to the Twins' scrappy rebels
We're gonna win Twins, we're gonna score. We're gonna win Twins watch that baseball soar. Knock out a homerun shout a hip-hooray, cheer for the Minnesota Twins today.
Let the stretch run gymnastics begin.
Why don't the Twins ever sport any Asian dudes on the roster?
ZibraZibra sweep local band contests (and head off to college)
Last night's 8-2 loss to Seattle pushed the total runs surrendered by the Twins to 41 in the past four games. Their year-to-date runs-allowed presently stand at 156--the most given up by any major league team through May 1. Only Tampa Bay is close, with 154 runs surrendered. Even the lowly Colorado ... More >>
A film critic sends a fan letter to the Farrelly brothers
Penumbra's three-sister, three-hour drama runs on vapors
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
Twins rookie Corey Koskie and baseball's Canadian invasion
For Twins hitting coach Scott Ullger, baseball is a contact sport
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.