MINNEAPOLIS - No sooner had the words come out of Josh Beckett's mouth than Jason Varitek popped out of his crouch and turned around, getting face... Read more
The future can't come soon enough for the Twins.
Because that future, they hope, includes Delmon Young becoming all he can be, namely the... Read more
ST. PETERSBURG, FLA. - Faith is a wonderful quality in a big-league manager.
So is loyalty. And consistency. And patience.
But, at some... Read more
ST. PETERSBURG, FLA. - Joe Mauer's first swing of the season sent a ball flying over the left-field wall for a homer on May 1, which stunned Twins... Read more
Anthony Swarzak figured out when he was young that he could throw a baseball harder than other kids. "I liked the attention," he said. "I liked... Read more
Nothing can suck the atmosphere out of a ballgame like a giving up a big inning to an opponent whose pitcher is the reigning Cy Young award... Read more
For years, Twins players have pulled for Jason Kubel to have a breakthrough season -- and break out of his quiet shell.
This looks like the... Read more
SEATTLE — What began as another friendly meeting between Francisco Liriano and Felix Hernandez turned into a late-night thriller at Safeco... Read more
Joe Mauer was leading off the 10th inning on Friday night in Seattle. He sliced a fly ball to left that Wladimir Balientien pursued clumsily and... Read more
SEATTLE - Jose Lopez homered and drove in two runs, leading Erik Bedard and the Seattle Mariners to a 4-2 victory over the Minnesota Twins on... Read more
OAKLAND, CALIF. - Twins pitcher Scott Baker never has met the Oakland pitcher he'll oppose tonight, but they are linked by their connections to... Read more
OAKLAND, CALIF. - Twins manager Ron Garden- hire is warming to the idea of keeping Brendan Harris in the everyday lineup, even if that means... Read more
OAKLAND, CALIF. - After five consecutive games against lefthanded starting pitching, the Twins were ready to unload on some righthanders Wednesday... Read more
OAKLAND, CALIF. -- Twins pitcher Nick Blackburn thought he was living dangerously Thursday, no matter what the scoreboard said.
Yes, Blackburn... Read more
CHICAGO - Denard Span is back on the medication he was given for an inner ear infection, but the outfielder will not be allowed to rejoin the Twins... Read more
CHICAGO - The road trip wore down the Twins roster and wore out the trainers as three players are recovering from ailments.
Third baseman Joe... Read more
Twins leadoff man Denard Span learned Tuesday that the cause of his recent dizzy spells is an inner-ear infection, nothing worse, but he still... Read more
Francisco Liriano's starts have followed a disturbing pattern this season.
First time through the order, opponents are batting .182. Second... Read more
The Twins had just hit two home runs to support Nick Blackburn's complete game in a 5-1 victory over the Pirates on Thursday afternoon at the... Read more
Kevin Slowey is only 25 but already has earned a reputation as a "control artist." So what happened Friday to the young Twins pitcher was flat-out... Read more
Twins outfielder Denard Span took batting practice and caught fly balls before Saturday's game, and feels as if he's almost all the way back from... Read more
Sunday's lineup did not look all that familiar to Twins fans.
First baseman Justin Morneau had the day off because of "general soreness" and... Read more
The Milwaukee Brewers are a team giving off all the wrong vibes.
Performing about as badly as you can in all facets of the game, the Brewers... Read more
It had been more than three weeks since "Hells Bells" played over the audio system at Miller Park.
That's how rough things had been going for... Read more
The first start by someone other than the original five didn't go so well.
The Milwaukee Brewers were one of two teams in the major leagues to... Read more
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