For this year’s Wild team, home ice advantage isn’t just a saying you’ll hear on their TV commercials, it’s really happening.
The first two games they played at Xcel Energy Center this year were shutouts, and on Saturday they killed Tampa Bay by a score of 7-2. There’s no question the Wild seem to do better in St. Paul where they’ve got 18,000 screaming fans in their corner.
Minnesota left fielder Josh Willingham made a diving attempt at a sinking line drive. A couple of batters later, he was chasing down a deep fly ball when he ran into the outfield wall.
Leonys Martin doubled twice and scored three times, including the go-ahead run in the eighth inning, and the Texas Rangers beat Minnesota Twins 5-4 on Thursday to win their second straight four-game series on the road.
Joe Saunders made an impressive return to the Texas rotation and Luis Sardinas drove in the only run of the game to lift the Rangers to a 1-0 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday night.
In this week’s That Thing You Missed watch John Daly hit a golf ball out of a model’s mouth, while another golfer deals with a different type of hazard, a hockey fan’s creepy haircut and is this the most epic professional sports prank ever?
Okay, whoa. Whoa whoa whoa. Where are you going? Don’t leave. Not rooting for them more than your own favorite teams. That’s not what I mean. Not even rooting for them to win championships. But rooting for them to be good. Rooting for them to be legitimate contenders.
Local cable providers love to remind us that we have nine – yes, nine – professional sports clubs, a way of persuading us to click on this package or that so we can view the screen-in-screen horror we call baseball, football, and basketball.
With Nolan Ryan watching from the front row, Yu Darvish looked as if he might have the no-hit stuff that made Big Tex so special.
Adrian Beltre homered and rookie Justin Grimm won his second consecutive start and the Texas Rangers beat the Minnesota Twins 4-3 Friday.
Matt Harrison took a no-hit bid into the seventh and went eight innings for his career-high 15th victory and Adrian Beltre hit for the cycle for the Texas Rangers in an 8-0 win over the Minnesota Twins on Friday night.
Josh Hamilton had five RBIs and Mitch Moreland doubled in the go-ahead run during a six-run eighth inning that carried the Texas Rangers to a 10-6 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday night.
Joe Mauer and Justin Morneau drove in two runs each, Francisco Liriano pitched around six walks and the Minnesota Twins handed the Texas Rangers their season-high fifth straight loss with a 5-1 win Friday night.
A ball was tossed into the stands at a Rangers game. A little kid has a cow over not getting the ball. Click here to watch the video. Should the adults give the child the […]
The Minnesota Wild have traded forward Casey Wellman to the New York Rangers for center Erik Christensen and a conditional seventh-round draft choice.
Rangers enforcer Derek Boogaard suffered from chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a degenerative brain ailment related to Alzheimer’s disease that is caused by repeated blows to the head, the New York Times reported.
Ian Kinsler homered and drove in four runs as part of the Texas Rangers’ offensive barrage in a 20-6 rout of the Minnesota Twins on Monday night.
It may be weeks before authorities know exactly how and why New York Rangers enforcer Derek Boogaard died, although foul play was not immediately suspected.
Another game day in the Big Apple. The Wild take on the New York Rangers in Madison Square Garden following a game Wednesday against the Islanders. Dan previews the game.
Eric and Steve are at the Fair again this week to recap all the games during this Labor Day weekend, including the Twins trying and hold off the suddenly hot White Sox. Steve gives us […]
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) _ Jim Thome has the classic slugger’s swing, a hard uppercut that rarely yields a cheap home run. He’s sure getting the most out of his first season with Minnesota, too.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) _ The Minnesota Twins chose Matt Fox to start Friday’s game not because of his dazzling stuff or eye-popping statistics. He was their only option. Turns out, he was the perfect choice.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) _ Cliff Lee insists there’s no reason to panic despite his recent struggles. Lee gave up five runs in five innings and was outpitched by Minnesota’s Francisco Liriano as the Twins beat […]
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) _ Vladimir Guerrero hit a tiebreaking homer and a patchwork bullpen made that hold up over the last three innings, giving the Texas Rangers a 4-3 victory over Minnesota as C.J. Wilson […]