All-Star Farewell: Jeter Takes Bow, Hits Double Derek Jeter was a big hit from the start in his final All-Star game.
Local Food Trucks Enjoys All-Star Game BoostMajor League Baseball celebrates stars of the past and future during the All-Star Game. But the big leagues are moving beyond peanuts and Cracker Jacks, putting the spotlight on five up-and-coming Minnesota chefs.
Twins, MLB Team Up To Help Homeless Minn. VetsAs part of the All-Star Game legacy project, the Minnesota Twins and Major League Baseball are helping local veterans. On Tuesday morning, Twins and MBL officials were at the Advantage Services Center in St. Paul to dedicate a new housing complex for homeless veterans.
Pitching To All-Stars Lets Bethel Coach Forget About Mudslide How's this for an all-star experience? They ask you to pitch batting practice to the American League. That was the call for former Gopher and Twins player Brian Raabe, and it gave him an opportunity to forget about a baseball problem at Bethel University.
Minneapolis Rolls Out The Red Carpet For All-StarsTuesday was an amazing day to be in downtown Minneapolis. Even people who weren’t going to the All-Star Game Tuesday evening could still soak up some of the energy from it throughout the day. Including during the big All-Star Red Carpet parade that happened before the big game.
Here’s What Makes Kurt Suzuki An All-StarWe're used to a Twins catcher playing in the All-Star Game, but there’s a new one this time around.
Despite Wind, Rain Mpls Home Run Derby Was A Night To RememberFans at the Home Run Derby experienced a little wind, a little cold and even a little rain at one point, but very few people seemed to mind. Whether it was their first All-Star Home Run Derby experience or one of many, fans were excited to see it back in Minneapolis, at Target Field.
Local Umpire To Help Officiate All-Star GameIt's not just the baseball stars who are going to get the chance to shine in both Monday and Tuesday night’s games. Among the many other players in the game are the umpires and one happens to be a local. Jeff Nelson wanted this assignment.
Even With Cold Temperatures, ASG Activities Won't Cool DownMonday's high temp of 64 is the coldest high temperature ever recorded on this date in the Twin Cities. And strong wind gusts along the streets of downtown Minneapolis really made the weather hard to ignore Monday morning.
Perkins, Suzuki Talk Inspiration Before All-Star Game Growing up in Minnesota, Glen Perkins knows just how special the All-Star Game is. "This was a pipe dream a long time ago," he said.
10 Biggest MLB First-Half SurprisesLet's look at the 10 biggest MLB first-half pleasant and unpleasant surprises.
Hundreds Of Tickets Left For Home Run Derby, All-Star Game After months of buildup and a weekend of smaller events, the excitement is really starting to pick up for the All-Star Game. The players were at Target Field Monday for their only practice, and the Home Run Derby is slated for later Monday night.
10 Minnesota Words & Phrases ASG Visitors Should KnowAs we've heard from the commercials, all eyes are on Minneapolis. And thousands of ears are here too as visitors have flocked from around the country to see the All-Star Game. While known to have a distinct accent, Minnesotans also have a bit of a native language that may be foreign to our ASG visitors. Thus, we've taken it upon ourselves to come up with a list of Minnesota terminology to help ease people in to the Land O' Lakes.
5 Things You Need To Know About The 2014 MLB All-Star GameThe 2014 MLB All-Star Game will be played at Target Field in Minneapolis on July 15. Here are 5 things you need to know about the game.
Meet Minneapolis Creates Hashtag For Visitors With ASG QuestionsSome are tucked away, others, out front, all working to roll out the welcome mat to baseball fans this week. "It's just bringing our Minnesota Nice and spreading it to people who are here for the All Star Game," Tara Olson Medina, of Spong, said.