Twins-Indians Postponed, Will Play Doubleheader WednesdayThe Minnesota Twins and Cleveland Indians had their wild-card chase sidetracked by rain Tuesday night, leading to a postponement and forcing the clubs to play a doubleheader Wednesday. The game never got started, and after a 1-hour, 10-minute delay, the umpires decided to call it a night.
Good Questions: Lynx Jerseys, Bullpens & ChurchesThe Minnesota Lynx are seeking their third WNBA title. And that got Sue from Alexandria wondering: Why does it say "Mayo Clinic" instead of "Lynx" on the front of their jerseys? The Lynx announced a multi-year partnership with Mayo Clinic last year. As part of the agreement, Mayo Clinic was allowed marquee placement on the team jerseys.
St. Paul Saints End Year With Record-Setting SeasonThe St. Paul Saints have had quite the year! In addition to getting a new stadium, they have a new record. The Saints ended the year Monday on a high note by having a record-setting regular season.
Rosario's 2-Run Triple In 9th Lifts Twins Past Astros, 3-2Eddie Rosario hit a tiebreaking two-run triple in the ninth inning and the Minnesota Twins held on for a 3-2 victory over the Houston Astros on Saturday night. Ervin Santana (4-4) gave up just one run and six hits over eight innings to help the Twins bounce back after an 8-0 loss in the series opener the previous night.
Reality Check: Minnesota's Sports Facilities Building BoomMinnesota's new major league soccer franchise may be closing in on a location for its new home: a privately-financed $150 million, 20,000 seat soccer stadium in St. Paul or Minneapolis.
Twins Rookie Slugger Sano, Closer Perkins Out Vs White SoxThe Minnesota Twins are without rookie slugger Miguel Sano and closer Glen Perkins for the game against the Chicago White Sox on Thursday. Sano is dealing with a hamstring injury that doesn't allow him to run.
Rays Bullpen Helps End Twins' 6-Game Winning StreakRelievers Brandon Gomes, Alex Colome and Brad Boxberger combined for 4 2-3 scoreless innings and the Tampa Bay Rays ended Minnesota's six-game winning streak, beating the Twins 5-4 on Thursday night. The loss dropped the Twins a half-game behind Texas for the second AL wild-card spot.
Twins' Graham Goes On DL Day After 1st Major League WinThe Minnesota Twins have put right-hander J.R. Graham on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder inflammation one day after he earned his first major league win. Minnesota also reinstated reliever Blaine Boyer from the 15-day DL prior to Wednesday night's game against Tampa Bay. Boyer had missed 15 games due to right elbow inflammation.
Wiffle Ball Tournament Raises Money For Charity LeagueHundreds of people hit the baseball diamond for a great cause Sunday. The Big Wiff, as it's known, is a wiffle ball tournament, benefiting the Miracle League of Minnesota.
Twins Reliever Blaine Boyer Put On Disabled ListThe Minnesota Twins have placed reliever Blaine Boyer on the 15-day disabled list because of an inflammation in his throwing elbow. The Twins made the move made before the start of a three-game series against Cleveland. Michael Tonkin was recalled from Triple-A Rochester to take Boyer's place in the bullpen.
Twins Put Hughes On DL, With Lower Back InflammationThe Minnesota Twins have made some progress with their starting pitching this year. The rotation is ranked 10th in the American league in ERA, after finishing last each of the previous three seasons. This is still an area of concern, though, with the Twins trying to stay viable in the AL wild card race.
Top 5 Best Conveyances Ever To Transport A Professional AthleteUnder ordinary circumstances, the only means of locomotion a professional athlete needs is his own magnificent body. But should an athlete choose to be carried, lifted, flown, floated, glided wheeled or otherwise transported between two geographical points, then the conveyance used to move the sportsman must be as glorious to behold as the athlete himself.