A new season of the Midwest Music Showcase will hit Target Field during Minnesota Twins games this year. Introduced last year, the format brought a range of local artists -- P.O.S., Trampled by Turtles, the 4onthefloor, and more -- out to the ball game to perform during pitching changes and between ... More >>
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It's one of those questions you just don't ask. It's forbidden.When one of your female friends gains a few pounds, you might wonder to yourself if they're fat or pregnant, but normally, under no circumstances would you actually ask them.The Star Tribune's C.J. apparently plays by a different set ... More >>
The RaptureSeptember 29, 2011The Varsity Theater, MinneapolisThe Rapture show last night began with Gabriel Andruzzi. The keyboardist and saxophonist is the newest member, and as he waltzed out in pompadoured glory looking like Duckie from "Pretty In Pink," the audience pooled forward. Andruzzi q ... More >>
YouTubeRiley Meester on the jumbotron.Most Americans don't even know all the words to the Star Spangled Banner, and once they open their mouths to try and span its octave and a half of perilous notes, they're stymied. [See Aguilera, Christina.] But it's not a problem for Riley Meester, a 14- ... More >>
...at least for the month of June. With the sweep of the lowly San Diego Padres this weekend, the Twins have gone 14-3 for June, the best record in both leagues during that time. On May 31, we were 17-36 and a seemingly insurmountable 15.5 games behind. Today? Still 8 games under .500, but ... More >>
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 >>
Photo: WikiRon GardenhireThis just in from the if-at-first-you-don't-succeed department: Gardi's finally been named the American League Manager of the Year by the Baseball Writers' Association of America. He's been the runner-up in five previous elections.
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Last night's 8-2 loss to Seattle pushed the total runs surrendered by the Twins to 41 in the past four games. Their year-to-date runs-allowed presently stand at 156--the most given up by any major league team through May 1. Only Tampa Bay is close, with 154 runs surrendered. Even the lowly Colorado ... More >>
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