Minnesota Twins defeat Kansas City Royals, 10-7

This is the final regular-season series at the Dome before Target Field opens next year.

But no one at Kirby Puckett Place would mind if there are extra games played under the Teflon sky.

That would mean the Twins would either play in Game No. 163 for a second consecutive season or make history by winning the division Sunday. And that's no lie. According to the Elias Sports Bureau, no team in major league baseball history that was three games back with four to play --as...

Twins lefthander Jose Mijares planned to apologize to teammates before Friday's game for his actions Thursday, when he threw behind Detroit's Adam Everett, leading to Delmon Young getting plunked by Jeremy Bonderman in retaliation.

"My head [was] not in the game.'' Mijares said.

Mijares said he threw behind Everett because the Tigers' Marcus Thames, after getting hit by a pitch in the fourth inning, took out shortstop Orlando Cabrera with a hard slide on the followin...