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    April 18, 2014

    Midwest Music Showcase at Target Field 2014 schedule

    A new season of the Midwest Music Showcase will hit Target Field during Minnesota Twins games this year. Introduced last year, the format brought a range of local artists -- P.O.S., Trampled by Turtles, the 4onthefloor, and more -- out to the ball game to perform during pitching changes and between ... More >>

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    August 9, 2012

    Tsuyoshi Nishioka pop-fly fail: Twins megabust's latest cringe-worthy play [VIDEO]

    SEE ALSO: Tsuyoshi Nishioka brutal error: Twins megabust botches first play back in bigs [VIDEO]At one time in the past, Tsuyoshi Nishioka was pretty good at professional baseball. Now, his results are comparable to what would happen in Twins manager Ron Gardenhire decided to give me a shot at secon ... More >>

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    August 8, 2012

    Tsuyoshi Nishioka brutal error: Twins megabust botches first play back in bigs [VIDEO]

    SEE ALSO:-- Joe Mauer has the second-worst contract in baseball, says Yahoo!-- Minnesota Twins have increased in value more than any other pro sports franchise since 2000It didn't take Tsuyoshi Nishioka long to remind Twins fans why he spent the first four months of the 2012 season in the minor leag ... More >>

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    April 6, 2012

    2012 Twins projections: Getting comfy in the AL Central cellar

    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 >>

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    January 30, 2012

    Despite quiet offseason, Twins still on track to pack Target Field

    ​The Twins lost 99 games last season, then followed that dismal compaign with a relatively quiet offseason where management cut the team's payroll from $115 million to about $100 million. As Jim Souhan writes: "As [the Angels and Tigers] have invested a combined $454 million on two players, Alber ... More >>

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    August 18, 2011

    Jim Thome's fate remains in question as he powers Twins to victory

    ​ 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 >>

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    July 18, 2011

    Twins now powering through weak AL Central

    ​ 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 >>

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    June 20, 2011

    Twins sweep Padres, are literally best team in the Majors ...

    ​ ...at least for the month of June. With the sweep of the lowly San Diego Padres this weekend, the Twins have gone 14-3 for June, the best record in both leagues during that time. On May 31, we were 17-36 and a seemingly insurmountable 15.5 games behind. Today? Still 8 games under .500, but ... More >>

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    June 13, 2011

    Twins take Rangers, beginning to play like it's 2006

    ​ After yesterday's commanding 6-1 victory over the Texas Rangers, our beleaguered Minnesota Twins have won three straight series, and are 9-3 thus far in June. This after taking only three series in the first two full months, and two of them were against a pair of the weakest-hitting clubs i ... More >>

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    June 6, 2011

    Alexi Casilla powers Twins to rare sweep

    ​Twins fans may be forgiven if they're scratching their heads after this weekend's sweep of the now-playing-like-they-usually-do Kansas City Royals. After all, since when did this dude Alexi Casilla start getting hits and winning games? Casilla, never known for his hot bat, smacked four hits ... More >>

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    November 10, 2010

    Grady Sizemore's sexts allegedly hacked by St. Cloud student

    Photo by UCInternational, WikipediaThe Internet loves athletes' dicks pics.​Just ask Old What's His Name: Athletes' dongs and cell phones are a bad combination. Cleveland Indians' Grady Sizemore learned this last year when sexts meant only for the eyes of his girlfriend, Playboy model Britta ... More >>

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    April 5, 2010

    American League Central handicap

    Who's the top threat to unseat the Twins as Central Division champs? Welcome back to baseball!

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    January 15, 2010
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    October 7, 2009

    Twins take down Tigers in 12! Playoffs begin today vs. Yanks

    Twins win 6-5 in a Stressball classic. Playoff analysis and game preview inside.

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    April 10, 2009

    American League Central Handicap

    Where the Twins land in baseball's most unpredictable division.

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    October 7, 2008

    2008 MLB Awards

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    Bread Basket closure, baseball accolades.

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    September 28, 2008
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    September 26, 2008
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    July 23, 2008
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    September 5, 2007

    Swept, and That's All

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    Things didn't go so well this afternoon. Before an announced crowd of almost 14,000 (though any observer could see that there were fewer cranks than that), the Twins wer ... More >>

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    September 3, 2007

    When the Present's This Ugly, Might As Well Look to the Future...

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    Or how about Robert Nicholas Blackburn, Nick to fan and foe alike. Why, this youth sauntered up to the mound in the ninth and made his Major League debut. Fresh ... More >>

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    August 14, 2007

    Doom and Gloom

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    The Twins lost late last night 4-3 in the ninth inning, when Seattle's Richie Sexson smashed a homer off Matt Guerrier. This drops us to 1-6 on this road trip, and is ... More >>

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    July 24, 2007

    Clocked

    Jesus, there's not much to say about that game, is there? 7-0, the Jays running rampant over the beleaguered Scott Baker. These things happen. If we were in a tight pennant race (division race... whatever), this day might be chalked up to luck--both the Tigers and Indians lost, and Kansas C ... More >>

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    June 6, 2007
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    May 24, 2007

    Random Digressions from the Road Trip

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    I've been pretty cynical as of late, and I'm not changing my outlook on the season as a whole, but what makes the sport of bat and ball so much ... More >>

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    May 17, 2007
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    April 24, 2007

    The Ace Makers

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    For the third game in a row, the Twins proceeded to take another very human pitcher and make him appear like future Cy Young winner. I don't ... More >>

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    April 23, 2007

    Here Comes the Night

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    God, is there anything more depressing in professional sports than that one lone guy booing in the twelfth inning of a losing game ... More >>

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    July 24, 2006

    Foul tip: White Sox preview

    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.

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    July 13, 2006

    Preseason predictions revisited

    The first half of the 2006 baseball is behind us, and while it hasn't exactly been a winning season per se for our dear Twinks (in any other division it might have been), it certainly has been one hell of an interesting ride.

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    May 17, 2006
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    April 17, 2006

    What's going on in Detroit?

    Tigers first baseman Chris Shelton, a 25-year-old from Salt Lake City, hit his major league-leading ninth homerun today off Cleveland pitcher Paul Byrd. Shelton is now on pace to hit 108 homers this year, and he's hitting a ridiculous .479. Oh yeah, and he's also on my fantasy team (suckaz!).

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    April 12, 2006

    Twins '06: Is the Future Still Now?

    Snapshots of a long-shot season to come

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    April 7, 2006

    The 9-hole

    Anyone wondering why the Cleveland Indians are going to blow up this year should note that their ninth batter--Casey Blake--just hit a grand slam against Kyle Lohse. Meanwhile, the Twins' nine-man is Juan Castro. That just about sums it up.

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    April 5, 2006

    Twins '06: Is the future still now?

    THE LINEUP Shannon Stewart, LF: Like his new teammate Rondell White, he's a pretty good player on the downhill side of a career marked by extraordinary physical wear and tear. Stewart's 32 now, and last year he dropped 60 points apiece from his on-base (.380-.323) and slugging (.447-.388) percenta ... More >>

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    April 4, 2006
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    September 20, 2005

    How 'bout that Tribe?

    The Cleveland Indians' thrilling come-from-behind victory over the White Sox last night--the team's sixth win in a row--pulls them to just two and a half games behind Chicago. Remember, just a few weeks ago the White Sox seemed untouchable; now they might be watching those Wild Card standings like t ... More >>

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    July 7, 2005

    Playing Catch-Up

    That headline doesn't refer to the ten-ton shit-gorilla from south Chicago that the Twins are tailing (with increasing desperation; this buzz-kill even puts Cleveland's Wild Card chances well ahead of Minnesota's). No, I'm talking about my own to-do list, having spent the last week on the North Dako ... More >>

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    October 6, 2004

    Bet the Underdog

    It's time for the resilient Twins to beat the Yankees

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    August 18, 2004

    Missed Demeanor

    Snoozing through a pennant race

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    May 29, 2002

    Who's in First?

    Despite balky starting pitching and an infield that collectively swings a small stick, the Twins hang in there

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    April 24, 2002

    Life on the Roller Coaster

    Seven helpful tips for the baseball obsessive

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    April 17, 2002

    Winning Ways

    It was a very good week

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    September 22, 1999
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    September 8, 1999
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    June 2, 1999

    Go Figure

    The Twins, by the (dismal) numbers

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    April 28, 1999

    Long Strange Trip

    The Twins went on the road and came back, and came back, and came back

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    May 7, 1997
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    March 27, 1996

    No Asterisks, Please

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

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    October 25, 1995
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