Twins Talk: Outfield Coach Jeff PicklerEvery year at spring training, I see many familiar faces among the hundreds of uniformed guys running around.
Twins Talk: Tony Todd, Charlie Sheen & Me"I only hope you enjoy my book just a fraction of how much I enjoyed your performance in Major League."
Twins Talk: A Few Minutes With A Wise Young Man I have always checked in with Byron Buxton at spring training -- even if only for a brief minute -- just to see how he was doing.
Twins Talk: The Twins Can Do Better – And I Think That They WillMany Twins fans and so-called baseball experts are saying that they are satisfied with a one-game-over-.500 record on May 1.
Twins Talk: A Man With Two FamiliesDave St. Peter's not the only Twins brass who began as intern. Twins' new executive vice president and chief baseball officer, Derek Falvey, started his career as an intern, too – but for the Cleveland Indians.
Twins Talk: Buy Me Some Peanuts & Vegan Brats!One of my favorite days at Target Field is the annual food tasting for the media.
Twins Talk: A Man Outstanding In His FieldIf you’ve been to Fort Myers to watch the Twins at spring training, you have probably seen groundskeeper George Toma in action.
Twins Talk: Morse Is The SourceA couple of years ago, I had the opportunity to write about a key figure in the Twins’ front office who is invisible to most fans – though he goes about his business in such a positive way that it’s a shame all of the fans can’t meet him.
Twins Talk: Great Florida MemoriesIn February of 1991, there was excitement among Twins fans: A new training facility would soon be opening at Fort Myers in Southwest Florida.
Twins Talk: Spring Training Is For The Fans, TooDuring the 2017 spring training games, the team has been displaying some explosive offense, and respectable defense. The pitching is a little weak, though. If they can get that straightened out, they'll have a fun and competitive team.
Twins Talk: New Friends ... And A Few From The PastTo most folks, April is the beginning of a baseball season. In my life, because of all of the banquets and Twins Fest, it begins in January and lasts until November.
Twins Blog: Staying In The SportBaseball has many players. I don’t mean just those on the field. There are coaches, hundreds of employees who work front office and dozens groom the field. There are also the people who work in the stadium, the vendors, reporters, TV crews, merchandise sellers, fans, reporters. You get the idea. One of those guys who’s “a part of the sport” is Gordy Jones. He’s worn many hats throughout his career: a newspaper writer, blogger, photographer and most recently, children’s author. “Baseball is my passion,” Jones said. “I love kids and I like to do as many things as I can. I’m having more fun now than I’ve ever had in my life.”