Chuck Knoblauch was elected as the newest member of the Minnesota Twins Hall of Fame, the team announced on Friday. The Twins have traditionally kicked off their annual three-day fan festival by electing a new member to the Hall of Fame, and the latest addition will surely get the fans buzzing.
Jack Morris will be back in Minnesota this season working with the Twins broadcast team. The Twins announced Friday that Morris will join fellow former players Roy Smalley and Tim Laudner in providing pre-game and post-game analysis for games on cable affiliate Fox Sports North.
The Minnesota Twins announced Friday that former pitcher Jack Morris is officially joining the television and radio broadcast teams for the 2014 season.
Baseball isn’t just a sport in the Dominican Republic — it’s the national obsession. The Dominican is home to many talented major leaguers including Robinson Cano, Pedro Martinez, David Ortiz, Alex Rodriquez and Albert Pujols just to name a few.
The Minnesota Twins say tickets have sold out for Saturday’s “TwinsFest at Target Field.” But tickets are still available for Friday and Sunday. The Twins say ticket inventory is more limited since the annual event moved to Target Field. The indoor event runs Friday through Sunday. Some 75 current and former Twins players are scheduled to participate.
It’s finally happening. After weeks and months of planning, the trip I’ve been dreaming about is now just days away. I can almost smell the warm, salty Caribbean air. And I can now share this exciting adventure with all of you.
The Minnesota Twins and right-hander Anthony Swarzak have agreed to a $935,000, one-year contract, avoiding arbitration. Swarzak went 3-2 with a 2.91 ERA in 48 games for the Twins last season. He made all of those appearances out of the bullpen for the first time in his four-year career. In years past, Swarzak was often used as a spot starter when the rotation faltered or someone went down with an injury.
Love it or hate it, the white-domed roof is soon to be gone. By Saturday night, the teflon bubble that’s been a part of the Twin Cities skyline for more than 30 years will likely be gone.
As the Metrodome prepares to be deflated, a lot of people are reflecting back on their time spent inside the stadium. The Dome was home to the Minnesota Vikings and Twins. Even though they moved out four years ago, the Twins have cleaned out their Target Field closets and found lots of unique memorabilia. Many items came from their hold home, the Metrodome.
The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority called their final meeting Friday before the Metrodome’s roof comes down. The MSFA says it all depends on Saturday’s weather. If the wind is too strong, they won’t be able to deflate the roof. But if things go as scheduled, the massive dome will come down. Cameras will be placed inside the stadium and on buildings surrounding it.
The Minnesota Twins and third baseman Trevor Plouffe have agreed to a $2.35 million, one-year contract that avoided salary arbitration. Plouffe batted .254 with 14 home runs and 52 RBIs in 477 at-bats last season, his second as a regular in the lineup.
When one stadium goes up, another one must come down. That’s what happening right now in downtown Minneapolis. On Saturday, the Metrodome will go flat. It’s a speedy demolition process to make way for the new billion dollar Vikings stadium. Crews broke ground more than a month ago and the time has come to clear out the building for the next phase.
The Minnesota Twins have launched their 2014 Winter Caravan. The 54th annual Twins Winter Caravan kicked off Monday. The caravan features stops in more than 50 communities in Minnesota, Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin through Jan. 23.
The Minnesota Twins will have their three top prospects in camp next month: center fielder Byron Buxton, starting pitcher Alex Meyer and third baseman Miguel Sano. The Twins announced Thursday they invited 23 players not on the 40-man major league roster to spring training this year in Fort Myers, Fla.
Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas have been elected to baseball’s Hall of Fame, while Craig Biggio fell just short. The results were announced Wednesday. Former Minnesota Twins pitcher Jack Morris didn’t receive enough votes and was denied an election to the hall of fame from the Baseball Writers Association of America.
Over four days in late January, the Starkey Hearing Foundation created miracle after miracle by giving the gift of hearing to hundreds of people, young and old, living in the Dominican Republic.
From a Super Bowl to the World Series, countless Vikings highlights and plenty of Twins memories, here’s a look back on some of the great days at the Dome.
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