Best Bars To Watch MLB Playoffs In MinnesotaAs the final games of the MLB season approach, which team will have the best shot for the pennant? Don't hang in suspense. If game tickets are sold out, watch the playoffs in a sports bar near Target Field or elsewhere around the Twin Cities.
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.
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.
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.
Indians Take Game 2 10-2, Split Doubleheader With TwinsKyle Gibson pitched six shutout innings and Torii Hunter had a three-run double as the Minnesota Twins gained ground in the AL wild-card race, winning their fourth straight with a 7-1 victory over the fading Cleveland Indians in the first game of a doubleheader Wednesday.
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.
Milone Starts For Ill Hughes, Pitches Twins Past Indians 4-2Emergency starter Tommy Milone replaced an ill Phil Hughes and pitched the Minnesota Twins past the Cleveland Indians 4-2 on Monday night in a game crucial to the wild-card chances of both clubs.