The Twins are traveling. They start a six-game road trip Tuesday night in Kansas City before heading to Washington. And that 10-game losing streak suddenly seems like such a long time ago. They’ve now won seven of their last nine games, and now sit just four games under .500, and four-and-a-half games out of first.
Aaron Hicks homered again and made another run-saving catch for Minnesota, helping Samuel Deduno and the Twins beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-1 on Wednesday night.
The City of Minneapolis is warning Twin Cities residents and visitors that the downtown area could be extra busy on Thursday and Friday evenings over concurrent concerts and Twins games. The city informed visitors to the downtown area that they should plan ahead for the rush.
It’s pretty safe to say Pat Kelly is enjoying his trip home. But that’s nothing compared to the perspective of his parents. Jim and Beth Kelly are beaming with pride. The Huskers sophomore second baseman hails from Red Wing, so the chance to play at Target Field is something he and his parents have been looking forward to for quite some time.
Target Field will offer the opportunity for Twin Cities residents to re-familiarize themselves with one of their favorite bands of the 1990s. Soul Asylum has been announced as the headlining act of the Skyline Music Festival, which will be at the Target Field on Friday, July 26.
This summer, the Minnesota Twins are making local music fans happy. At every Wednesday home game through August, a local band will perform during games in a series the team calls “The Midwest Music Showcase.” In the past, the Twins have fielded complaints that local music wasn’t played in the stadium.
Indiana is the top seed for the Big Ten baseball tournament, and coach Tracy Smith has an honest admission to make.
Twenty years ago, we were introduced to characters like Benny “The Jet” Rodriguez, Smalls, Squints, Ham and Yeah-Yeah. They were far from a pack of superheroes; just neighborhood kids trying to stay out of trouble while playing baseball.
Even when the sun is shining and the crowd is in a festive mood, Target Field is just no place to be for Scott Diamond.
When Burnsville’s Tyler Hanson lined up at wide receiver this fall for the Blaze – playing pigskin for the first time, ever – one of the state’s standout baseball players had a revelation.
Twins fans know pitcher Glen Perkins usually comes through with the save of the game. But on Sunday, he came through as a hero for one fan in particular.
Nick Tepesch pitched six strong innings for his second win while Elvis Andrus and Nelson Cruz each drove in runs to lead the Texas Rangers to a 2-1 win over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday night.
It says a lot about the unusual April we’re having that the Twins didn’t just play baseball once today — they’re playing twice.
Monday should have marked the 10th home game for the Twins this season. Instead, it marks the third postponed game at Target Field in 2013.
Flip Saunders’ best bet with the Timberwolves might be to join the front office and serve as a backup plan as coach if Rick Adelman does not come back or has to take a leave during the year.