Little League Baseball Makes Cautious Return To HamelHamel Little League is about three months behind right now, and they have about half the normal amount of players. But none of that seemed to matter on "Opening Day."
Minnesota Twins Announce 2020 Schedule, July 24 Opening DayThe Minnesota Twins announced Monday their revised schedule for the 2020 MLB regular season after their season was pushed back due to the COVID-19 pandemic. .
Minnesota Twins Release 60-Man Roster For 60-Game 2020 SeasonThe roster features a number of fan favorites and All Star Game players like Jorge Polanco, Jose Berrios, and Jake Odorizzi.
With Shortened MLB Season, Each Baseball Game Carries More WeightPlayers are set report for another version of "spring" training July 1, and the league's imposed 60-game season will start either July 23 or 24, the league announced.
MLB's Commissioner Intends To Implement 60-Game Season For 2020 (CBS Sports)
Brooklyn Park College Student Brings Minnesota Twins Season To Life Through Video GameHis broadcasts are on Twitch.tv. and he promotes the games on Twitter, Facebook and Reddit. He's also gaining a fan base. It helps too that these virtual Twins have a 3 1/2 game lead in the division.
A Spring Without Baseball: Former Twins Brian Raabe & Son Take No Time Off Training During PandemicWith baseball season interrupted, top prospects are looking for ways to stay sharp. Zach Raabe is the starting second baseman for the Gophers and he did not have to look far for some help.
Survey Finds 2 In 3 Would Watch Sports On TV, Even Without Fans In The StandsWe've seen it happening in South Korea, where baseball teams have been playing with just photo of fans wearing masks in the stands.
'I Love This Game': Legendary Twin Cities Umpire Larry Gallagher Retires After 65 Years Behind The PlateTwin Cities umpire Larry Gallagher has honed his craft for 65 years – beginning when he was just 15. He decided to retire before the start of this season, before the COVID-19 outbreak struck.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: MLB Umpire Jeff Nelson Prepares For Possibility Of Fan-Free GamesIt's not just players that miss being between the white lines. Umpires like Jeff Nelson also got their own curve ball in this coronavirus era.
Minnesota Twins Convert 2019 Homer Hankies Into Cotton Face Masks For Front Line WorkersThe Minnesota Twins are stepping up to help in the community response to COVID-19.
Dr. Anthony Fauci On Baseball Returning This Summer: 'There's A Way Of Doing That'The coronavirus pandemic has forced all sports into indefinite hiatus, but Dr. Anthony Fauci, the country's top infectious diseases expert, sees a path back.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Montevideo Embraces 'Be The Light' InitiativeHundreds of schools are leaving the lights on at football and baseball stadiums, even with their seasons on hold, as part of the "Be The Light Minnesota" initiative.
More Than 6 Weeks Out, Target Field Gets Ready For Opening DayTarget Field’s head groundskeeper, Larry DiVito, says 2020 has been going smoothly so far, in part because snow is a good insulator and it arrived to Minneapolis before any ice.
First Avenue Night, Pride Night, And 'Sesame Street' Day: Twins Announce 1st Wave Of Theme GamesThe rest of the 30 announced theme nights include a variety of fan favorites, including nights in collaboration with local universities, nights marking pop culture touchstones like "Star Wars," Peanuts and the Grateful Dead, and nights focusing on fundraising for cancer awareness.