Jason Bartlett

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    June 17, 2011

    Twins 'midgets' squeak out a victory

    WikiOzzie's pissed that the Twins 'midgets' beat his Sox again.​It was a busy day in Twins Territory: our boys edged the White Sox in a 1-0 victory yesterday afternoon, their fourth in a row over the Chicago nine, and seven straight dating back to last season. The Japanese press was in full ... More >>

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    August 31, 2010

    August Twin of the Month: Jesse Crain

    The former "Crain Wreck" has turned into one of baseball's most dominant relievers.

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    June 30, 2010

    Delmon Young: Worth the weight

    The surging left fielder is still the youngest at his position in all of baseball.

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    June 9, 2009

    Time for Billy Smith to make it rain

    No General Manager in the history of the Twins has been given the pink slip.

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    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.

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    August 15, 2007

    We Stink Awesomely

    See, "Two-i" Torii Hunter barked at the Twins recently. "You stink," he told everyone in the clubhouse, an oddly mild thing to say to a bunch of grown men. I don't kno ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2007


    OK, now that was a good game. You had Frank Thomas (Taking Care of Business

    Here's a question for you: what do Jason Bartlett, Jeff Cirillo, Nick Punto, Lew Ford, Jason Kubel, Luis Rodriguez, and Jason Tyner all ha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2007

    There You Go, Kid

    Well, if that don't beat all. Kevin Slowey went five innings and gave up four earned runs, but gol-dinged bust-it if he didn't get the 'W'. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2007

    Bring on the Noise

    Once upon a time, in the era of old steel-and-concrete stadiums, there was a triumphant heckler who used to prowl the stands in Philad ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2007

    It's A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Pitch

    With his pinkie extended as if he's sipping tea with the Brahmin elite ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2007

    Sloppy Second Leads to Utter Desolation

    Gladden: "Can you imagine what it would be to be a beat writer on this ballclub?" Gordon: "You'd have to come up with some imaginative thought ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2007

    Here Comes the Night

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

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2007

    There's Joy in The Mudville That is Tampa Bay...

    This hapless Devil Rays franchise, "celebrating" their tenth anniversary (and what memories those must be), must have some kid, somewhere in the bay area, cheering for 'em. But today, there's a brief burst of joy when his Rays split a four-game series against the heralded Twins, winning game four ... 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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2006

    ALDS Series: A's 2, Twins 0

    What is it with Gardy's teams in the playoffs? They consistently churn out paralytic performances at the plate.

  • News

    September 20, 2006

    The Man at the Top

    General Manager Terry Ryan talks about the fall and rise of the 2006 Twins

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    August 25, 2006
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    June 23, 2006

    Foul Tip: Cubbies come to town

    The Twins (finally) discover the youth movement

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    June 14, 2006
  • Sports

    April 12, 2006

    Twins '06: Is the Future Still Now?

    Snapshots of a long-shot season to come

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2006

    Three up, three down: Twins preview

    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.

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    August 1, 2005

    "Good" news

    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 >>