Over the weekend, the Twins were in Seattle for a series against the Mariners. And Twinsdaily.com blogger Parker Hageman was there with them.SEE ALSO: Strangers at the Twins game: A blind date outing in their own tweets But we're not writing about Hageman's weekend because of all the baseball he wat ... More >>
Denard Span, Danny Valencia: Teammates in baseball, not ready for NASCAR.Denard Span and Danny Valencia should be celebrating -- or at least acknowledging -- that the Twins actually won a damn game last night after Minnesota ended its 11-game losing streak against the Seattle Mariners. Instead, t ... More >>
Last Friday I wondered if the Minnesota Twins could possibly beat the Detroit Tigers over their remaining three games. They proved that yes, when facing the Tigers' mediocre Brad Penny, that they could, in fact, piece together enough runs to win Saturday's game. Unfortunately, that means that t ... More >>
The first of Morneau's two homers.But the Twins still suck. Despite scoring seven runs last night, despite--again!--leading in the 7th inning (the tenth time they've blown that kind of lead), despite Justin Morneau's cracking two powerful home runs, including a two-run dinger, the Twins fell ... More >>
MLBTo read the Strib, this man's to blame for the Twins woes. After 48 games resulting in a 16-32 record, with the worst run differential in the majors, and sitting at the bottom or near the bottom of both leagues in nearly every measurable offensive and defensive statistic, our Minnesota Twi ... More >>
Mottaqi Stadium, IranWhat might have happened had the Metrodome roof collapsed during the Vikings game against the Giants on Sunday? What might have happened if the roof had slowly sagged and busted wide open over stands packed with spectators in a panic, but unable to move? Disaster, that's ... More >>
Were the Twins just an arm away from beating the Yanks?
Screen grab via ESPN The MagazineThe Twins fancy new ballpark gets some ESPN loveWe know the food's great. We know it's growing a soul. It's a hit with wildlife. And now we know that the Twins' fancy new Target Field is the best stadium in the country -- not just for baseball, or football, or ... More >>
The surging left fielder is still the youngest at his position in all of baseball.
If the club gets healthy, don't look for any major moves.
At their present rate, the Twins are pacing for the fewest errors in the history of the 162-game season.
Three reasons why the Twins' superb start will only gain momentum.
Who's the top threat to unseat the Twins as Central Division champs? Welcome back to baseball!
Why don't the Twins ever sport any Asian dudes on the roster?
"Old Dog" is one of the oldest—but best—back-up catchers in the league
Spend some time with mom this weekend.
The aging Mariners slugger is batting .538 against the Twins this year. For the love of the heavens, please stop pitching to him.
The hometown nine has a lot of work to do and decisions to make this offseason. With so many holes to fill, minor moves can make a difference, especially low-risk, high-reward moves that can make way for a bigger splash later. One such move: try to acquire young, disappointing infielder Is Winning Losing?
Since there is virtually nothing to be written about last night's 9-4 bludgeoning at the hands of the Seattle Mariners, let's ponder instead Patrick Reusse's column of August 19. Mr. Reusse looks to be examining, and perhaps explaini ... More >>
Rod Carew: Sometimes it's best not to swing for the fences
Stadium expert Neil deMause on the Twins ballpark: "Could go down as one of the great taxpayer muggings of all time"
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 >>
That's who the Mariners' rookie starter channeled during his five-hit, 1-0 win over the Twins last night. The phenom in question is Felix Hernandez, a 19-year-old (yes, that's very young for major league pitcher) who was also making his home debut at Safeco Field in Seattle. And while the Twins offe ... More >>
The Twins--perennially hamstrung by a long line of no-name, no-hit middle infielders--have upgraded to a big-name, no-hit middle infielder. The Seattle Times reports that Bret Boone was traded to the Twins this morning just hours before the deadline for releasing him. The 36-year-old Boone, who hit ... More >>
In baseball's new era, steroids are mainly the province of the marginal and the desperate 1: It's not the front-line sluggers who are using steroids these days; it's the marginal talent on major league rosters and their minor league affiliates--the guys who have the least to lose and the most incent ... More >>
Hughes kisses the devil, Wainwright flirts with activism, and Houston makes out all right
All hail Twins GM Terry Ryan
The Twins, by the (dismal) numbers
The seasonal disorder of being a Twins fan.
Why the Star Tribune is cheerleading for a taxpayer-financed ballpark
Handicapping the races in baseball's first full season since 1993.
A look at the coming battle over public financing for a baseball-only park, and an immodest proposal.