8 Silver Linings To An Awful Weekend In Minnesota SportsIt could've been one of the most fun and exciting weekends in Minnesota sports in some time, but it all came crashing down. Literally every team that could've lost did. But that doesn't mean all is lost among those teams. Here are eight silver linings from a rough weekend in Minnesota sports.
Twins GM: Mauer Can Be A .300 Hitter Again, Will Play 1BMinnesota Twins general manager Terry Ryan says he believes Joe Mauer can return to .300 hitting after one of the worst offensive seasons of his career.
Twins Blog Podcast, Ep. 4This week, you’ll hear Sid Hartman and Dave Mona talk to Torii Hunter about his season, how much fun he had, whether he thinks he can play in 2016, whether he thinks he WILL play in 2016 and much more.
Unsatisfied Twins Make Significant Strides With 83-79 FinishThe Minnesota Twins made a 13-win improvement this year, the second-biggest rise in the American League, and remained in contention for a wild card spot until the final weekend of the regular season.
Twins Blog: 8 Things We Watched ForSix months ago, we here at the WCCO.com Twins Blog brought you 8 Things To Watch for as the 2015 Twins season rolled along. Now that the season has come to a conclusion, it's only fitting we go back and review what did - or didn't - happen as the 2015 campaign progressed.
Hunter Ponders Future As Twins Finish On 6-1 Loss To RoyalsSalvador Perez added to his career-best home run total, Johnny Cueto tossed five solid innings and the Kansas City Royals secured home-field advantage throughout the postseason by beating the Minnesota Twins 6-1 on Sunday.
Torii Hunter Unsure If He’ll Return To The TwinsFan favorite Torii Hunter is not in the lineup for Sunday’s Twins season finale at Target Field, and it's not known if he'll play with the team again.
Twins Eliminated From Wild Card With 5-1 Loss To RoyalsThe Minnesota Twins were eliminated from the AL wild-card race Saturday, getting stifled by Yordano Ventura for seven innings in a 5-1 loss to the Kansas City Royals. Ventura (13-8) carried a no-hitter into the fifth inning and struck out 11 to win his third straight decision for Kansas City (94-67),
Royals Put Big Dent In Twins' Wild-Card Bid With 3-1 WinBen Zobrist put a major dent in Minnesota's postseason bid with an RBI double in the eighth inning against struggling All-Star Glen Perkins, and the Kansas City Royals topped the Twins 3-1 on Friday night.
Twins Make Last Push Toward Post SeasonThe Minnesota Twins will wind down the regular season this weekend and the team is fighting its way to the post-season.
Twins Blog: It Comes Down To This ...Ten teams make the playoffs in baseball. Nine of those spots have been decided. But the final AL Wild Card spot is still up for grabs.
Twins Rally For 4-2 Win Over Indians, Gain On Wild CardPinch-runner Eduard Nunez scored from third base on a wild pitch and Torii Hunter hit a sacrifice fly in the ninth inning to give Minnesota a 4-2 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Thursday night, moving the Twins a little closer to an AL wild-card spot.