Perhaps this shouldn't come as a surprise -- after all, his Yankees eliminated the Twins from the playoffs not once, not twice, not three times, but four times -- but according to Facebook, Minnesota has the least Derek Jeter fans of any state.The Facebook data team analyzed Jeter's 2.5 million Face ... More >>
Eyebrows in Twins Territory were raised last year when our beloved and beautiful Target Field didn't crack TripAdvisor's list of the best ballparks in America.But this year, the $545 million house that the Pohlads and Hennepin County built has been restored to its rightful place in the top 10.See al ... More >>
Over the weekend, Macalester student Konnor Fleming made a web gem-worthy catch during a televised wiffle ball tournament played on a field in Vermont that's a mini version of Fenway Park.SEE ALSO: New Madden commercial shows everyone schooling the Packers [VIDEO]Fleming, a native of the Green Mount ... 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 >>
Summer un-officially began this month as pitchers and catchers reported to Florida to mark the start of another season of trying to survive in Twins territory. Even though about 12 inches of snow covers Target Field, we can still daydream of April 1 when the skies will be blue, and Joe Mauer and Jus ... More >>
The Baseball Project is a supergroup of four veterans of American underground rock and punk. Combining talents from R.E.M., the Dream Syndicate and Minneapolis's Zuzu's Petals, each member contributes 30 or more years of experience, and they are also huge baseball fans. The band features Steve ... More >>
Just a day before the Minnesota legislature approved a bill that will fund a new, nearly $1 billion Vikings stadium, Time Magazine named the Metrodome the worst stadium in the whole country.And while many of us have fond memories of watching the Twins and the Vikes under a Teflon roof while sitting ... More >>
What history says of playoff clubs in new ballparks.
Former Paste editor Steve LaBate and filmmaker Scott Sloan are in the midst of a trek called "40 Nights of Rock 'n' Roll," in which they travel the country rounding up musicians for interviews and performances, and they've been keeping their stop in the Twin Cities a secret until today. It turns ... More >>
Dome departure ceremonies prove premature as Detroit visits for game 163. Loser goes home; winner gets a playoff date in New York vs. the Yankees.
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.
You know you're really in the shithouse when this is the best news you've read in a week. Three days after the baseball gods reached into Fenway Park, into center field, into Torii Hunter's ankle, wrenching tendons and destroying the last of the Twins' feeble playoff hopes, an MRI has shown that Hun ... More >>
Suffering through the dome days of September
How baseball forms forever memories and unbreakable bonds
A look at the coming battle over public financing for a baseball-only park, and an immodest proposal.