Washington Nationals

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    April 21, 2014

    Catch as catch can: Replacing Mauer behind the plate

    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 >>

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    April 11, 2013

    Twins have fourth-highest beer price in baseball

    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 >>

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    July 19, 2012

    Minnesota Twins have increased in value more than any other pro sports franchise since 2000

    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 >>

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    August 1, 2011

    Twins avoid trading; hope AL Central concedes

    ​ 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 >>

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    April 5, 2010

    American League Central handicap

    Who's the top threat to unseat the Twins as Central Division champs? Welcome back to baseball!

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    June 30, 2008

    Second that Emotion: Lauding the Twins' win streak

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    Stats aside for the day: positivity, emotion and passion have been fueling the ... More >>

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    March 31, 2008

    2008 MLB Season Preview

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    We've looked at the Twins; now let's delve closer into what clubs we think will be this ... More >>

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    June 20, 2007

    Let The Man Hit!

    Oh, so briefly: a preview of Michael Moore's Sicko< ... More >>

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    June 11, 2007

    6/11 Morning Communiqué

    Adam from the Creationist Museum runs an adult website, the Olympics have displaced over 20 million people in the last 20 years, Pol ... More >>

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    June 10, 2007
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    June 6, 2007

    There You Go, Kid

    Well, if that don't beat all. Kevin Slowey went five innings and gave up four earned runs, but gol-dinged bust-it if he didn't get the 'W'. ... More >>

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    July 24, 2006

    Foul tip: White Sox preview

    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.

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    July 24, 2006

    On to the Pale Hose

    The Twins hunt for October, while rumors trade fly about Alfonso Soriano heading to the White Sox. The rest of the season starts now.

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    May 26, 2006

    Deal or no deal?

    Stadium expert Neil deMause on the Twins ballpark: "Could go down as one of the great taxpayer muggings of all time"

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    July 20, 2005
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    April 8, 2005

    Friday morning papers

    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 >>

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    January 1, 2003
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    July 17, 2002

    Dream the Impossible Dream

    And save your bile for Major League Baseball

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    April 17, 2002

    Winning Ways

    It was a very good week

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    January 9, 2002
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    October 20, 1999

    The Rise and Fall of an Edifice Complex

    The Star Tribune's quixotic quest for a new Twins stadium

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    June 3, 1998

    Diamonds to Dust

    Baseball owners are trading away the game's storied traditions for boxes of Beanie Babies

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    March 27, 1996

    No Asterisks, Please

    Handicapping the races in baseball's first full season since 1993.