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
GRAND FORKS GOURMET Tons to Taste at Target Field
I spent last weekend in the Twin Cities and had some great stuff to eat, so expect this post and a few others to follow detailing what I found. I won't go overboard, though, and we'll be back to local... Posted on 4/17/12 at 2:44 AM
Ian Desmond doubled home the go-ahead run in the seventh inning and the Washington Nationals made manager Davey Johnson's "fun day" even better Sunday with a 5-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins to complete a sweep of a day-night doubleheader.
Despite a stiff neck Jordan Zimmermann not only made the start, he pitched another gem: two hits over seven scoreless innings in a 7-0 win over the Minnesota Twins on Sunday in the first game of a day-night doubleheader.
Jeremy Guthrie lasted six shaky innings and the Kansas City bullpen held off the Minnesota Twins the rest of the way Wednesday night, wrapping up a 4-1 victory that ended the Royals' franchise-record 11-game home losing streak.
Anibal Sanchez took a no-hitter into the ninth inning before Minnesota's Joe Mauer broke it up with a one-out single, and that was the only hit the Detroit right-hander allowed in the Tigers' 6-0 victory over the Twins on Friday night.
John Lackey allowed one hit over six innings before a three-hour rain delay, Dustin Pedroia and Will Middlebrooks homered and the Boston Red Sox beat the Minnesota Twins 5-1 Sunday for their fifth straight win.
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