The Wall Street Journal recently watched one home victory by each MLB team in hopes of answering this question: What's the most biased TV announcing tandem in baseball?SEE ALSO:-- Paul Allen's "No!" call the greatest of all time, says NFL.com [VIDEO]-- A.J. Pierzynski calls Nick Blackburn a "piece o ... More >>
SEE ALSO: Twins' Willingham hits deck, Doumit acts as if under fire after loud thunder boom [VIDEOS]A.J. Pierzynski certainly likes to talk the talk. This year, more than ever, he's backing his words up with a big, ball-crushing bat.Not only did Pierzynski go deep for the second consecutive game dur ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- Strangers at the Twins game: A blind don't-call-it-a-date in their own tweets-- Twins payroll: Why in Gardy's name is it being slashed?Don't let this season's on-field product fool you -- the past dozen years have been very good for the Minnesota Twins.According to a new study by Busines ... More >>
Team owner ready to move on from Midway
The Twins open their 2012 campaign this afternoon in Baltimore. Coming off last year's injury-plagued last-place finish, there's less optimism about the team's chances this year than any season since Ron Gardenhire took over as manager in 2002.Only two years removed from an AL Central-winning campai ... More >>
Jim Thome hit a pair of home runs to propel him into the magical 600 home run club, and is assured a place in baseball's Hall of Fame (albeit wearing a Cleveland Indians cap.) The blasts came in the sixth and seventh innings, and capped what might just be the craziest day the Twins have had all s ... More >>
As the trade deadline came and went, the Twins chose to do... nothing. This lack of news has everyone talking, almost literally--nearly every blog, every paid scribe, ESPN, etc. have weighed in on the Twins failing to move. Or successfully avoiding a trade, if that's how you choose to spin the ... More >>
Last 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 >>
Five games under, five games back. On June 1, when they were 20 games under and 16.5 behind of the Cleveland Indians, would you have thought it possible the Twins could close the gap this much? I certainly didn't, though I was having a blast trying to figure out a way to conveniently pigeonhole ... More >>
"Dude, you didn't throw the game away!"For tossing a sloppy, six walk, two-strikeout, possibly LSD influenced no hitter, Francisco Liriano, with his 6.61 ERA, 24 bb to 20 K ratio, shared the American League Player of the Week award with the Detroit Tigers' Justin Verlander. Verlander also t ... More >>
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TheYankees they're not: The Minnesota Twins are worth $356 million, according to some new numbers from Forbes magazine. That's up from $44 million when Carl Pohlad bought the team in 1984. Sound like a lot of money? Consider this: The Yankees top the Forbes rankings with a value of $1.6 bill ... More >>
Who's the top threat to unseat the Twins as Central Division champs? Welcome back to baseball!
The Vikings and the Saints are well-matched in talent, and empathy.
Between Finn's droll, incisive word gift and Chuck Klosterman's source material, this should keep rock nostalgists sated for years to come.
The Twins' final series at the Dome is inflated with more than nostalgia. Two down in the Central with three to play -- stranger things have happened.
What history says about a pitcher's next game after a perfecto.
The Twins' third baseman finds everyday singles banal and commonplace.
Yesterday's fireworks aside, the boys still have the worst road record in baseball. Road Warriors we are not.
Let us collectively hope that Joe Crede fully deloused, then burned his White Sox gear en route to Fort Myers.
On the brink of what will likely be make-or-break matchups against Chicago and Detroit, a main question mark for the Twins is--surprise!--their starting rotation.
Remember this time last year when everyone was falling all over themselves predicting a World Series trip for the beloved Twinkies? Safe to say it's been a long year since then.
Freddie Garcia hung a breaking ball to Jacques Jones leading off the Twins' half of the 8th inning and that was the ballgame. And what a ballgame. Minnesota managed one total hit, Jones's homer to dead center. Garcia kept them off balance all night, often getting ahead by throwing his slow curve o ... More >>
Since the fearless leaders at the Capitol have adjourned for the summer, there hasn't been much to report on the stadium front. That could all change, of course, if the governor and legislative honchos decide to haul everyone back to St. Paul in the fall for a special legislative session just to add ... More >>
After watching the Twins drop game one of their "we're going to turn this things around by whupping the omega-dogs of the division" series against Kansas City, I got a little curious about the odd institution we call the American League Central. Even with last night's loss the Twins are still a game ... More >>
Another year, another playoff collapse
Despite midseason doldrums, the twins reward the faithful with a second straight pennant
This Year's Twins' Team Needs Some Serious Time On The Couch
It's only going to take a pulse to win the AL central, but the Twins better find one in a hurry
The Twins stack up just fine against the A's--if you ignore a few nagging details.
The major leagues are going to hell in a handbasket, but for the time being we've still got the Twins, and the game
The Twins continue to defy conventional wisdom
When it comes to luring fans out to the ballpark, the home team needs to get even more creative
During the first half of the '98 season, Twins hitters have let down their pitchers--and their fans
At 83, Angelo Giuliani is a talking book of Minnesota baseball lore.