Kendrys Morales knocked in three and Chris Colabello hit a two-run double to back Kyle Gibson’s six shutout innings. It was the third time since June 14 that the Twins scored at least eight runs — the second time they did it in a win.
Sam Fuld so rarely hits home runs it’s difficult for the Minnesota center fielder to tell the difference between a deep fly ball and a shot that might leave the park. Fuld barely cleared the wall with his second home run of the season, Phil Hughes pitched into the eighth inning and the Twins beat the Seattle Mariners 2-0 on Tuesday night.
The Minnesota Twins were unable to advance a runner past first base through the first six innings against Hisashi Iwakuma on Monday night in a 2-0 loss to the Mariners.
The climbers who likely died last week on snow-capped Mount Rainier in Washington state had traveled from as far as Singapore, Minnesota and New York to ascend the glacial peak. The two guides and four clients were all experienced climbers who were taking on a more technical and challenging route to the top of the 14,410-foot (4,392-meter) mountain southeast of Seattle.
A Twin Cities family is coming to terms with the fact that their missing son is likely dead after going on a mountain climbing trip last week. Mark Mahaney, 26, of St. Paul, Minn. was one of six climbers who went missing last Wednesday on Mount Rainier in Washington. The National Park Service said they were all likely killed in a 3,300 foot fall near their last known location.
The number of commuters riding their bikes to work keeps getting bigger in the City of Lakes. A new report from the U.S. Census Bureau shows Minneapolis has an estimated 8,300 bike commuters.
The best defense is a good offense, the old adage does. While that might not prove true for football, but it may do so for ads.
It was 1979. Music was funky, Jack Sikma’s hair was shaggy, and the Seattle SuperSonics were NBA champions. Thirty-four years later, the city’s only “big four” professional sports championship still belongs to a team that no longer exists.
Would you be brave enough to tackle an armed robber? Take a look at this startling video.
The Minnesota Vikings are unsure if Christian Ponder will be healed in time for their next game. Ponder dislocated his non-throwing left shoulder trying to dive for a touchdown at the end of a run late in the third quarter during Minnesota’s victory over Washington on Thursday night.
Twin Cities-based Hubbard Radio has agreed to buy Sandusky Radio’s 10 stations in Phoenix and Seattle for $85.5 million.
After a miserable winter, you’d think Mother Nature would cut us a break. Think again. The 6 1/2 inches of rain since May 1 is three times what Seattle, Wash., has experienced.
It seems Minneapolis is at the top of another list.
Minneapolis is one of the top cities in the country when it comes to literacy.
Sue Bird scored 21 points and Tanisha Wright added 12 points and eight assists as the Seattle Storm beat Minnesota 65-62 on Sunday night, handing the defending champion Lynx their first loss of the season.