Twins' Brian Dozier Homers In 1st All-Star At-BatMike Trout flashed the skill that puts him at the front of baseball's new generation, just moments after four of the all-time greats had just walked off the field. Trout became the first player in 38 years to homer leading off an All-Star game.
Reds' Todd Frazier Wins All-Star Derby In Home ParkTodd Frazier — Little League World Series star, Frank Sinatra aficionado — is baseball's new King of Swing. The Jersey boy who never seems to get rattled waited until his very last swing — three times, no less — to win the All-Star Home Run Derby in his home ballpark on Monday night.
Dozier, Perkins To Represent Twins In All-Star GameSecond baseman Brian Dozier and closer Glen Perkins will represent the Minnesota Twins in the All-Star game. Dozier was added to the American League squad by AL manager Ned Yost.
Twins' Brian Dozier Fills Last-Minute Slot On All-Star RosterDespite falling short in a round of voting Friday, Minnesota Twins second baseman Brian Dozier will play in the All-Star game after all, the MLB announced Saturday afternoon.
Despite Valiant Effort By Twins Fans, #VoteDozier Falls ShortDespite a last-minute #VoteDozier campaign on Twitter and a feed-consuming effort by Twins Fans, second baseman Brian Dozier took 2nd place in the race for the final spot of the 2015 American League All-Star Team.
Mpls. Police Give City A+ For All-Star Game SecurityIt's been just about two months since the All-Star game was played at Target Field, but Minneapolis Police are just now getting an idea of how much it cost them. It took about 700 police personnel to keep downtown safe during the days leading up to the game.
All-Star Game Was Moment To Savor For Glen PerkinsGlen Perkins got to pitch the ninth inning for the American League in the All-Star game this week, representing the host Minnesota Twins in the same place he was born and raised. Rare are the occurrences in sports that come together as smoothly as that.
Top 5 Moments From All-Star Week In MinneapolisA week that the City of Minneapolis spent years preparing for has come and gone. Baseball fans from the Twin Cities and all throughout the country hit downtown Minneapolis for All-Star Week. There were a lot of great moments throughout the week, and here are our five favorites.
Twins, MLB Offer Free Eye Exams In Kirby’s HonorThe Twin Cities are seeing another benefit from hosting the 2014 All-Star Game. Major League Baseball and the Minnesota Twins are funding a program that provides free eye exams to people who can't afford to see a doctor.
All-Star Game A ‘Success’ For MinneapolisAbout 160,000 people are exiting the Twin Cities Wednesday on the heels of the 2014 MLB All-Star Game. And the preliminary consensus is it was a success. Target Field housed more people the past few days than it ever has before. Around 50,000 people watched baseball's best, and their families, roll down the Red Carpet in Tuesday's parade.
Minneapolis Bar Patrons Stay Out Late To Celebrate All-Star GameWe've had nearly a week of activities in Minneapolis leading up to Tuesday night's All-Star Game at Target Field. Things wrapped up late and many bar patrons stayed out through the night to take advantage of the 4 a.m. bar close downtown.
Perkins Closes Out All-Star Game, Right At Home The bullpen door swung open, and Glen Perkins ran out on his way to the mound he's made his ninth-inning home at Target Field.
Twins Blog: Former Twins In The All-Star GameA pair of former Twins returned to Target Field as part of Tuesday's All-Star game. Carlos Gomez came to the Twins in 2008 as part of a trade for ace left-hander Johan Santana. He quickly earned a reputation as an energetic – if quirky – young player.
Businesses, Baseball Fans Relish All-Star Experience Baseball is referred to as America's favorite past time, but for four days it's been Minnesotans who've celebrated the game like no other.
AL Leads NL 5-3 After 6 Innings, As Jeter Jogs Off Derek Jeter started his last All-Star game with a long ovation and a leadoff double, and Miguel Cabrera followed with a two-run homer to give the American League a strong start on the way to a 5-3 lead over the National League through six innings on Tuesday night.