TWINS RUBES Andrew Albers: Here to Stay?
Last night in Kansas City, Twins fans came 2 outs away from seeing something we haven't seen once this year from the starting rotation: a complete game shutout. In fact we haven't even witnessed a com... Posted on 8/7/13 at 11:10 AM
STAFF BLOG AG RIGHT Spring, planting and baseball
When I was a little kid, I sometimes wondered which was more important: the start of spring planting or the start of another major league baseball season.
Now, as an agricultural journalist, I give t... Posted on 4/1/13 at 11:57 AM
REGGIE TALES Minnesota Twins
If I had a dollar for every person who's asked me, "What are the Minnesota Twins doing?" I'd have $14.
This much I know for sure: Former General Manager Bill Smith was asleep at the wheel and basical... Posted on 12/11/12 at 10:27 AM
THE FLENSBURGER FILES First you walk, then we talk!
Like many of us, I had my favorite teams to cheer for when I grew up in rural Minnesota. In the summer, there were the Twins in baseball; the winter time consisted of split shifts between the Timberwo... Posted on 11/17/11 at 4:41 AM
The Minnesota Twins announced today that all-state catcher Joe Mauer will make a switch to first base next season. After consultation with doctors from Mayo Clinic and team doctors, the organization and Mauer determined that it would be in the best interest of both him and the Twins for a position change.
The Minnesota Twins have added Paul Molitor to their coaching staff, assigning him supervision of the team's base running, bunting, infield instruction and positioning as well as assistance with in-game strategy.
Joe Mauer has been named most valuable player of the Minnesota Twins for the third time in five years. The Calvin Griffith Award was announced Thursday, along with winners of the other annual honors voted on by the Twin Cities chapter of the Baseball Writers Association of America.
For starters, it’s comforting to be back in touch with you after my five-month vacation from column writing for the Herald expired. As I enter my ninth year of this column since my retirement from the Herald, I’ve come to miss the give-and-take conversations between us when I take my annual writing vacation.
Erik Johnson pitched six scoreless innings to earn his first major league victory, and the Chicago White Sox scored seven runs in the first and coasted to a 12-1 win over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night.
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