After yesterday's commanding 6-1 victory over the Texas Rangers, our beleaguered Minnesota Twins have won three straight series, and are 9-3 thus far in June. This after taking only three series in the first two full months, and two of them were against a pair of the weakest-hitting clubs i ... More >>
By now every Twins fan worth his salt (and any that come here for their news) should have read the Blotter post or heard that Torii Hunter spouted off to the New York Daily News about trade rumors. He added that he'd love to be in New York, or Boston, to play in what old friend David Ortiz ... More >>
First snowfall bedamned. No December event elicits that warm holiday spirit more than the annual Major League Baseball Winter General Managers' Meeting. Maybe that's just me.
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 (finally) discover the youth movement
...and everything changes.
Snapshots of a long-shot season to come
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 >>
Freddie Garcia hung a breaking ball to Jacques Jones leading off the Twins' half of the 8th inning and that was the ballgame. And what a ballgame. Minnesota managed one total hit, Jones's homer to dead center. Garcia kept them off balance all night, often getting ahead by throwing his slow curve o ... 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 >>
The roots of Ron Gardenhire
Snoozing through a pennant race
Can the up-and-down Twins deliver another division title?
Another year, another playoff collapse
Despite midseason doldrums, the twins reward the faithful with a second straight pennant