ST. LOUIS - Runner on second in the ninth.
Albert Pujols, THE ALBERT PUJOLS, is the tying run at the plate.
What do you do?
"People didn't... Read more
ST. LOUIS - The Twins left Busch Stadium on Friday content that they had successfully tamed Albert Pujols, the two-time MVP and perhaps the best... Read more
ST. LOUIS - Twins lefthander Francisco Liriano won his last start but needed 117 pitches in five innings to do it. He entered Sunday's start... Read more
KANSAS CITY, MO. - The Twins arrived at Kauffman Stadium on Monday looking forward, finally, to a game in which they weren't shorthanded or waiting... Read more
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KANSAS CITY, MO. - The Twins-Royals game on Tuesday... Read more
KANSAS CITY, MO. - Kauffman Stadium might be the perfect place to play a getaway day game, as the Twins learned Wednesday.
The field was a... Read more
The innings were a blur on Friday. Are we in the 15th or 16th? The bullpens were emptied. The scorecards were a mess.
The Twins were resilient,... Read more
Twins backup catcher Mike Redmond can impact a game even when he's on the bench nursing an injury. That's leadership.
Although Redmond was out... Read more
When Twins first baseman Justin Morneau scored the winning run in the 15th inning of the 2008 All-Star Game, the clock at old Yankee Stadium... Read more
MINNEAPOLIS - If there were any concerns about CC Sabathia after his last start, the big fella put them to rest Tuesday night. The massive... Read more
MINNEAPOLIS - How good have things been going for A.J. Burnett? Even when he's off his game, things are working out pretty well.
That was the... Read more
MINNEAPOLIS - There's no debate who the Yankees' eighth-inning pitcher is these days, and it's no coincidence that since he took over that role,... Read more
To Michael Cuddyer, it's no coincidence the Twins make some of their best defensive plays when Nick Blackburn is pitching.
"The quicker the... Read more
Twins fans are accustomed to lamenting Johan Santana as the star who got away. That is no longer a relevant complaint, because Santana was... Read more
Indications are the Twins will be unable to swing a deal for Pirates second baseman Freddy Sanchez. So on Sunday they called up Alexi Casilla to... Read more
ARLINGTON, TEXAS — During the All-Star break, Twins manager Ron Gardenhire and his coaches retreated to a lake near Brainerd, readying themselves... Read more
ARLINGTON, TEXAS - Twins pitcher Scott Baker emerged from the visiting clubhouse Saturday night, kissed his wife, Leann, and high-fived his two... Read more
Now maybe the Twins won't have to make a trade to win the American League Central Division if Carlos Gomez continues to hit like he has in the past... Read more
OAKLAND, CALIF. - This is for those of you who were a couple of time zones over Monday and went to bed thinking the Twins had their game with the... Read more
OAKLAND, CALIF. - Deprived on Monday, Twins outfielder Michael Cuddyer wasn't denied on Tuesday.
Cuddyer's booming triple in the 10th inning... Read more
OAKLAND, CALIF - Twins manager Ron Gardenhire on Tuesday pushed for a red flag to throw onto the field to request instant replay.
One press box... Read more
ANAHEIM, CALIF. - Even though former Twin Torii Hunter and Vladimir Guerrero are on the disabled list, the Angels still are finding ways to stay... Read more
ANAHEIM, CALIF. - Twins manager Ron Gardenhire has thrown his hands up twice during this road trip when looking for a No. 2 hitter. On Friday, he... Read more
ANAHEIM, CALIF. - Cutoff men are being overthrown. Pitches are hanging over the plate. At-bats are being wasted. Outs are being made on the base... Read more
ANAHEIM, CALIF. - Suddenly, righthander Anthony Swarzak, a rookie who still was in Class AA a year ago, has become the horse of the rotation.
Or... Read more
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