In case you haven't noticed -- and judging by the attendance you haven't -- Joe Mauer is hurt again. As of today, he's hitting .314 and putting up a better year than the last, but it's still not enough for the Homer Hanky-less crowds at Target Field this season. People are getting impatient, b ... More >>
Sure, a baseball season is a marathon, not a sprint. But the Minnesota Twins are like a distance runner experiencing bilateral leg weakness during the first mile.You see, through 18 games, the Twins have been bad -- really, really bad, with their struggles epitomized by an 11-2 beatdown at the hands ... More >>
Delmon Young, left-fielder, uh, not-extraordinaire, crack RBI man, Misfits fiend, movie lover, and hero to every Twin Cities punk baseball fan, has cleared waivers and been traded to the Detroit Tigers. The Twins receive former Edina High School standout Cole Nelson, and the proverbial player t ... More >>
Jim Thome hit a pair of home runs to propel him into the magical 600 home run club, and is assured a place in baseball's Hall of Fame (albeit wearing a Cleveland Indians cap.) The blasts came in the sixth and seventh innings, and capped what might just be the craziest day the Twins have had all s ... More >>
Imgur via RedditAt least someone appreciates Joe.After going 15-3 in June, easily the best record in the majors' in that time, our gimpy Twins have fallen back to earth in a big way, dropping the last five games, including a three game sweep at the hands of the red-hot Milwaukee Brewers. The ... More >>
Target Field gates will open at 6 p.m. tonight for the 7:10 p.m. Harmon Killebrew memorial service. Admission is free, ballpark concessions will be open, and seating will be general admission, so come on downtown and pay your final respects to the late Twins great. And wear your No. 3 shirt, ... More >>
Since the no-no, the Twins haven't exactly lit up the scoreboards.So much for that. Francisco Liriano's no hitter last Tuesday was, in the minds of many, the champagne bottle smashing against the hull of the good ship Turnaround. Despite the fact that our boys squeaked out that victory, 1-0, ... More >>
Photo by Andrea SwenssonWith the first month of the Twins season completed, Minnesota baseball fans may have noticed something a little different about this year's home games: The music. That's because longtime music director Kevin Dutcher, who was with the team from 2000 up until last year's ina ... More >>
Time for The Franchise to open the store.
A role reversal is needed for the Twins to extend their season.
At least one 40-year-old jock in this town is producing.
The former "Crain Wreck" has turned into one of baseball's most dominant relievers.
How does your favorite Twin baller grade out at mid-season?
Power extends from the upper-lip to the right arm.
If the club gets healthy, don't look for any major moves.
The righty counted two victories over the Yanks in his 5-win May total.
But how long can the big train churn with spare parts?
We all know that the inner-Mauer just wants to lay down some beats. Here's what the $184 million man (and closet rapper) really wants to say to Reilly.
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The shortstop with the Poli Sci degree now eschews rhetoric for result.
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In honor of the great Justin Morneau
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The Twins stack up just fine against the A's--if you ignore a few nagging details.
And save your bile for Major League Baseball
Despite balky starting pitching and an infield that collectively swings a small stick, the Twins hang in there