Baker. Blackburn. Liriano. Perkins. Slowey. Make ya' famous.
The game-within-the-game that is the major league arbitration process may be fascinating from an economics standpoint, but for casual fans and, I imagine, the players themselves, it's something you want to put behind you as quickly as possible. After all, is there any chore so tiresome for millionai ... More >>
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.
The Twins hunt for October, while rumors trade fly about Alfonso Soriano heading to the White Sox. The rest of the season starts now.
The Twins (finally) discover the youth movement
...and everything changes.
Snapshots of a long-shot season to come
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.
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 >>
Why should you care? As the Twins enter a six-game homestand to finish up their tour of the National League West, you've got to ask yourself: What's the big deal? Aside from some revitalized rivalries and rare World Series rematches (does anyone really care about this, btw?), is a Giants match-up r ... More >>
The roots of Ron Gardenhire
Despite midseason doldrums, the twins reward the faithful with a second straight pennant
Twins' Fans Get Their First Look At Justin Morneau
The Twins slow start is nothing to be concerned about, and fans have the Detroit Tigers to thank for that.
Twins/Angels Game 5
The Twins stack up just fine against the A's--if you ignore a few nagging details.
This writer's season might be over. But what a season it was!
And save your bile for Major League Baseball
On the ball with first-year Twins pitching coach Rick Anderson
All hail Twins GM Terry Ryan
The Twins pitching staff has a quote for every occasion. Trouble is, it's the same quote.
It was a very good week