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Category Archives: Minnesota Twins
Desperate times, desperate measures. This is what happens when you finish in last place, lose 99 games and lose almost two-thirds of your games in your almost-new stadium. Below is the official press release. The Minnesota Twins today announced that bidding has … Continue reading
The Minnesota Twins have been battling it out with the Kansas City Royals for last place. After a decade in which the team won the American League Central an amazing six times, the Twins fell on hard times this year, … Continue reading
In the how does this happen to a dedicated sports channel category, I nominate ESPN. Saturday afternoon ESPN’s scroll announcing that Justin Verlander had just thrown a no-hitter against the Toronto Blue Jays at Rogers Center in Toronto – identified … Continue reading
Ben Zobrist set a Tampa Bay Rays record with eight RBIs, hitting a home run and two doubles Thursday as the Rays routed the Minnesota Twins 15-3 in the first game of a day-night doubleheader at frigid Target Field in … Continue reading
Joe Mauer is a true homer. In this just released advertisement “Explore Minnesota” commercial promoting tourism in the state, Mauer appears at the 0:40 mark to sing his tribute to the North Star State. (I recommend you skip to his part, … Continue reading
Minnesota Twins outfielder Michael Cuddyer had a nasty, painful plantar wart removed from his left foot this week. Cuddy was trying to be a soldier and treat the pesky beast himself with medication this winter, but it ended up getting infected. … Continue reading
The Minnesota Twins revealed the fate of those ‘distracting’ Target Field spruce trees Monday. Fourteen black spruces trees were situated beyond the center-field wall during the inaugural season of Target Field. Ten of the 14 trees, which some batters said were … Continue reading
Twin Cities residents endured the fifth biggest snow event in the region’s history during the weekend. Of course, this blizzard perhaps will be remembered as the one that finally put the nail in the coffin for the Metrodome aka Mall of … Continue reading
Video: Will the Minnesota Twins Hear Japanese Hitting Sensation Tsuysoshi Nishioka Hitting March at Target Field?
The Minnesota Twins won the bidding for Japanese infielder Tsuyoshi Nishioka on Friday. The Twins have 30 days to come to terms with the 26-year-old shortstop, who hit .346 last season with the Chiba Lotte Marines to win the Nippon Professional Baseball batting crown. … Continue reading
I was at Saturday night’s New York Rangers v Minnesota Wild game and, lo and behold, who shows up, but Mr. Mustache himself, Minnesota Twins pitcher Carl Pavano to lead the traditional “Let’s Play Hockey!”. One of my buds said, “NOW you can include … Continue reading
The “best stadium experience” is about to get better. According to ESPN – The Magazine, Target Field ranked #1 in terms that category during its inaugural season. Fortunately, for the fans, the Twins don’t plan on resting on their laurels. The biggest addition … Continue reading
The Texas Rangers finally get to taste the bubbly Tuesday night by winning the franchise’s first post-season series after defeating the Tampa Bay Rays, 5-1. The Rangers were founded in 1961 as the “new” Washington Senators after the “original” Senators moved to … Continue reading
Scratch ALDS to October in the above video…. As if it were bad enough that the Minnesota Twins somehow still ended up facing the New York Yankees in the ALDS, now comes the news that even if they somehow overcome their playoff … Continue reading
The Minnesota Twins put their rookies to the biggest test: costume time! Rookie hazing is all the rage and the American League Central Division champions were no exception. Pictured in the team photo: Danny Valencia (Borat); Alex Burnett (Muhammad Ali); Drew … Continue reading
Justin Morneau worked out Thursday afternoon at Target Field in Minneapolis. The All-Star first baseman has been suffering the lingering effects of a concussion since he was accidentally kneed in the head while sliding into second base July 7 in … Continue reading