As impolitic as it is to say, what with all the "Boston Strong" hullabaloo and the heartfelt and fortunately peaceful return of the Boston Marathon last week, one thing in baseball remains true: It's pretty difficult to like the Red Sox. Still, the Sox have one of the most exciting and respectable ... More >>
A new favorite past time in Twins Territory is tracking all the former players for the Minnesota ball club who have gone on to greater success elsewhere. The last few years have been agonizing as players who made up the core of the team for so long have moved to greener fields - and bigger contracts ... More >>
Today, NBA player Jason Collins became the first major male professional athlete to come out of the closet.SEE ALSO: Torii Hunter: It would be "difficult and uncomfortable" to play with gay teammate In a Sports Illustrated cover feature, Collins, a 14-year veteran who spent the 2008-09 season with t ... More >>
Last fall, the Minnesota Timberwolves took heat from local black leaders for putting together the whitest roster the NBA had seen since the Bird- and McHale-led Celtics teams of the late 1980s. Now it's the Twins' turn.SEE ALSO: Twins offer lesbian kissers more apologies, free tickets after guard ha ... More >>
Jim Thome cranked yet another home run last night, as the Minnesota Twins took two of three from the first place Detroit Tigers in an exciting, 6-5 win, decided in the last inning. With the bases loaded in the ninth, Justin Morneau smacked a solid single off normally reliable closer Jose Valver ... More >>
There was a lot of fun at Target Field this weekend, from bizarre bobbleheads to championship reunions to kids running the bases on perhaps the nicest day of the summer. Too bad the game on the field was so damn bad. The Twins were swept by the formerly reeling Chicago White Sox, dropping the h ... More >>
Flexible game. Iron philosophy.
USA Today and ESPN are reporting that the Twins have agreed to trade two-time Cy Young award winner Johan Santana to the New York Mets.
I heard a bad joke last night that makes me think of this afternoon's acquisition of Craig Monroe by the Twins -- which, to be fair, is actually itself a bad joke.
This hapless Devil Rays franchise, "celebrating" their tenth anniversary (and what memories those must be), must have some kid, somewhere in the bay area, cheering for 'em. But today, there's a brief burst of joy when his Rays split a four-game series against the heralded Twins, winning game four ... More >>
...One of the great joys of this punishing sport is that you can fall backward and into the distant past when the present is a strong disappointment. And tonight's game was not a strong disappointment if only because it's tempered with the thought that the season is a long one and it is but one gam ... More >>
The Minnesota Twins treated a packed house to a rollicking opening day victory that saw each one of the pillars of last year's success (our newfound power, our piranhas, our pitching) contributing toward a 7-4 victor ... More >>
1. Point guard woes 2. Good explosives from Ricky Davis 3. Good timing for a returning McCants
The greatest moments of the hometown team's season (so far)
General Manager Terry Ryan talks about the fall and rise of the 2006 Twins
In honor of the great Justin Morneau
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 first half of the 2006 baseball is behind us, and while it hasn't exactly been a winning season per se for our dear Twinks (in any other division it might have been), it certainly has been one hell of an interesting ride.
It's time for the resilient Twins to beat the Yankees
The roots of Ron Gardenhire
The Twins remain the class of a horrible division
It's only going to take a pulse to win the AL central, but the Twins better find one in a hurry
Twins' Fans Get Their First Look At Justin Morneau
The Twins are putting it all together in May
The early woes of Ron Gardenhire's team are as explicable as they are maddening
The Twins have sucked since clinching the division, but that doesn't matter. Does it?
Superstition and short swings serve the Twins in extra innings
And save your bile for Major League Baseball
A few innings in the Metrodome's Rally Room
All hail Twins GM Terry Ryan
Despite balky starting pitching and an infield that collectively swings a small stick, the Twins hang in there
Jacque Jones in the leadoff hole, for better and for worse
Last Friday night's tilt against the Yankees was one for the ages, but not for the faint of heart
The Twins pitching staff has a quote for every occasion. Trouble is, it's the same quote.
It was a very good week
The Twins went on the road and came back, and came back, and came back
Losing might be as compelling as winning