Matt Lawton

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    September 21, 2010

    Jim Thome is Sports Illustrated's 'Prairie Homer Companion'

    Jim Thome and Target Field star on the new cover of Sports Illustrated.​Jim Thome and Target Field are the stars of the latest Sports Illustrated cover, in a beautiful wide shot capturing the leftie DH downtown on his home turf. Now let's just hope the SI cover jinx doesn't hold true, as the ... More >>

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    July 7, 2005

    True Grit

    Does anyone really take the All-Star voting seriously anymore? Even fans who still profess to love the All-Star game itself (Where are you? There you are!) know that just about any starting line-up for either league is going to be too, too whack. Add to that the desperate marketing tool that was the ... More >>

  • Sports

    August 18, 2004

    Missed Demeanor

    Snoozing through a pennant race

  • Sports

    June 12, 2002

    The Ryan Express

    All hail Twins GM Terry Ryan

  • News

    May 2, 2001
  • Sports

    June 2, 1999

    Go Figure

    The Twins, by the (dismal) numbers

  • Sports

    April 28, 1999

    Long Strange Trip

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

  • Sports

    April 14, 1999

    When to Hold 'Em, When to Fold 'Em

    Losing might be as compelling as winning

  • Sports

    August 5, 1998

    The Gadfly

    After a slow start and a broken jaw, Twins leadoff man Otis Nixon is back to his pesky self

  • Sports

    July 1, 1998

    No Runs, No Hits, No Interest

    During the first half of the '98 season, Twins hitters have let down their pitchers--and their fans

  • News

    March 27, 1996

    The Year of Living Dangerously, Part III

    The '96 Twins should win a few, lose (more than) a few, and put up higher scores than the Vikings along the way.