When Joe Mauer finally announced in the off-season that he would no longer be manning the plate for the Minnesota Twins, fans and pundits alike who had been clamoring for such a move felt a sense of vindication. But then the next cleat dropped: Who the hell was going to catch? Mauer's natural athle ... More >>
The Twins keep slicing their payroll. On Tuesday, the organization drew tons of heat after unveiling a plan that would've charged fans $15 to watch batting practice. (They scrapped the idea later that day!) And after an ugly three-game sweep in Kansas City, the team's record is back in familiar terr ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- Strangers at the Twins game: A blind don't-call-it-a-date in their own tweets-- Twins payroll: Why in Gardy's name is it being slashed?Don't let this season's on-field product fool you -- the past dozen years have been very good for the Minnesota Twins.According to a new study by Busines ... More >>
As the trade deadline came and went, the Twins chose to do... nothing. This lack of news has everyone talking, almost literally--nearly every blog, every paid scribe, ESPN, etc. have weighed in on the Twins failing to move. Or successfully avoiding a trade, if that's how you choose to spin the ... More >>
Who's the top threat to unseat the Twins as Central Division champs? Welcome back to baseball!
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 hunt for October, while rumors trade fly about Alfonso Soriano heading to the White Sox. The rest of the season starts now.
Stadium expert Neil deMause on the Twins ballpark: "Could go down as one of the great taxpayer muggings of all time"
Hot tickets: casinos, Washington Nationals box seats In the Strib: Pretty in purple--deeply split Minnesota gets lots of attention from both national political parties; Minneapolis developer Hamoudi Sabri wants to buy his own political party; Arne Carlson blasts Pawlenty over casino plan; libraries ... More >>
And save your bile for Major League Baseball
It was a very good week
The Star Tribune's quixotic quest for a new Twins stadium
Baseball owners are trading away the game's storied traditions for boxes of Beanie Babies
Handicapping the races in baseball's first full season since 1993.