Joe Mauer

(credit: Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

10 Reasons The Minnesota Twins Are Above .500

After a dreadful 1-6 start which included an ugly opening series at Detroit and an even worse home opener, the Twins have made quite the bounce back. They’ve gone 17-8 since and are 18-14 heading into this week’s series at Detroit and Tampa Bay.

05/13/2015

(credit: Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Tigers Nip Twins 5-4 In Series Opener

Yoenis Cespedes had a homer, a double and three RBIs to back David Price in the Detroit Tigers’ 5-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night.

04/27/2015

(credit: Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Mauer’s Triple In 11th Lifts Twins Over Mariners

Joe Mauer hit a two-run triple with two outs in the 11th inning, lifting the Minnesota Twins over the Seattle Mariners 4-2 on Sunday. Mauer got three hits and drove in three runs. In addition to his first triple of the season, he had an RBI double as the Twins won for the third time in four games.

04/26/2015

(credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Guthrie Wild, Royals Beaten By Twins 3-0

Mike Pelfrey pitched seven scoreless innings to pick up his first victory since 2013 as the Minnesota Twins beat the Kansas City Royals 3-0 Wednesday night.

04/22/2015

(credit: Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Twins Release Lineup Card Ahead Of Opening Day

The Minnesota Twins open their regular season at Detroit on Monday, and the team has already been thrown a big curve ball with its roster. Paul Molitor, in his first season as manager, already has released the lineup card for Opening Day. It comes with a few surprises.

04/05/2015

(credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Twins Blog: 8 Things To Watch

Opening Day is nigh, and that means the 2015 Minnesota Twins campaign is upon us. After four years of futility, can new field management and an amped-up starting rotation get things turned around?

04/03/2015

(credit: Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Mauer Hits 1st Spring Homer, Twins Beat Phillies

Joe Mauer hit his first home run of the spring and the Minnesota Twins beat the Philadelphia Phillies 7-1 Saturday. Mauer hit a two-run drive to right field. The three-time AL batting champion has spent extra time working off a tee with hitting coach Tom Brunansky.

03/28/2015

(credit: Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Recharged With Molitor, Twins Need Starting Pitching Spike

Paul Molitor was hired as Minnesota’s new manager, bringing Hall of Fame membership and renowned intelligence and intuition to a team seeking a fresh start.

03/26/2015

(credit: Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Pirates’ Cervelli Homers Twice Off Twins’ Gibson

Francisco Cervelli homered twice off Kyle Gibson on Friday, leading a Pittsburgh Pirates split squad to a 4-2 victory over the Minnesota Twins. Three-time AL batting champion Joe Mauer went 0 for 3 with a strikeout. He is batting .158 in 19 spring at-bats.

03/20/2015

(credit: Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Mauer, Escobar Lead Twins Over Orioles

Joe Mauer and Eduardo Escobar each hit run-scoring doubles to lead the Minnesota Twins to a 2-1 win over the Baltimore Orioles on Sunday.

03/08/2015

(credit: CBS)

8 Reasons The Twins Will Be Better In 2015

It’s a tough time to be a baseball fan in Minnesota. The Twins have had four straight seasons of at least 90 losses, have been at the bottom of the American League Central Division and there has been little hope that things will change any time soon. But as the Twins reported to Spring Training last week, optimism seemed to be everywhere.

03/04/2015

(credit: A. Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Hometown Boys Molitor, Mauer Trying To Turn Twins Around

Two hometown stars are trying to save a franchise that has rarely been lower after four straight seasons of at least 92 losses.

02/28/2015

(credit: Minnesota Twins)

Twins Settle Into Spruced-Up Spring Training Home

Renovations to Hammond Stadium at the CenturyLink Sports Complex in Fort Myers were ceremonially opened to the public on Sunday, as Twins standouts Joe Mauer, Glen Perkins, Brian Dozier and Torii Hunter posed for pictures and fans toured the spruced-up seating areas and added amenities.

02/22/2015

(credit: CBS)

About 14,000 Hit Target Field For TwinsFest

An estimated 14,000 fans attended TwinsFest over the weekend, raising around $300,000 for the Twins Community Fund. This is year two of a three-year commitment to the event at Target Field.

01/25/2015

(credit: CBS)

Time Capsule To Be Placed At CHS Field

Representatives from the city of St. Paul, the Saints and the amateur baseball community gather Wednesday to seal memorabilia in the time capsule, which will be placed at CHS Field.

12/09/2014

(credit: CBS)

Joe Mauer Makes Friends Through Bowling

Mauer hosted the Lanes For Friendship, a fundraiser for the Highland Friendship Club.

11/08/2014

(credit: J. Meric/Getty Images)

Who Should Be The Next Manager Of The Twins?

Vote on the WCCO Morning Show Poll…

09/29/2014

(credit:  Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Plouffe Done For Season With Broken Left Forearm

Minnesota Twins third baseman Trevor Plouffe’s season has ended a few days early, because of a broken left forearm.

09/24/2014

(credit: Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Gibson Sharp In Twins’ 6-3 Win Over Diamondbacks

Kyle Gibson matched a career high with eight strikeouts, Chris Parmelee hit a two-run single after entering the game for an injured Joe Mauer, and the Minnesota Twins beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-3 on Tuesday night. Trevor Plouffe added four singles and Aaron Hicks two hits and an RBI for the Twins.

09/23/2014

(credit: Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Joe Mauer Leaves With Bruised Right Elbow

Minnesota Twins first-baseman Joe Mauer was forced out of the game after being struck in the right elbow by a pitch from Arizona Diamondbacks starter Andrew Chafin in the first inning.

09/23/2014

(credit: CBS)

A Pill To Treat Concussions Is On The Way

London Glen’s concussion story is all too familiar. “If something was too loud I would start getting a terrible headache,” Glen said. “Or if I was in some really bright light I would start getting a headache.” The 13-year-old missed nine weeks of school last year after a tough tackle in a seventh-grade football game.

09/18/2014

(credit: Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Hunter, Cabrera Homer In 9th; Tigers Top Twins 8-6

Torii Hunter and Miguel Cabrera hit back-to-back home runs in the ninth inning to help the Detroit Tigers tighten their grip on the American League Central by winning their fourth straight game, 8-6 over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night.

09/15/2014

(credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Mauer Has 4 RBIs To Lead Twins Over Orioles, 6-4

The Minnesota Twins were counting on their best pitcher to pull the team out of its latest funk, and Phil Hughes delivered. Hughes held Baltimore without an earned run over eight innings, Joe Mauer had four RBIs and the Twins won 6-4 Monday to avoid a four-game sweep.

09/01/2014

(credit: Adam Bettcher/Getty Images)

Vargas Knocks In 5, Twins Rout Tigers In DH Opener

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins aren’t used to scoring runs like this. Kennys Vargas drove in a career-high five and Joe Mauer had three RBIs to help Yohan Pino win his first start in […]

08/23/2014

(credit: Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Podcast Page: 8-14-14 The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee-John Hines Fills In

John Hines sits in for Dave Lee….highlights from the Thursday show can be found on the Podcast Page. Click the link above….

08/14/2014

more

previous