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 Plans 60-Game Season, Shortest Since 1878 After Union Talks CollapseMajor League Baseball plans to unilaterally issue a 60-game schedule for its shortest season since 1878 after the players' association rejected a negotiated deal of the same length, putting the sport on track for a combative return to the field amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Twins' Nelson Cruz Wins ESPY Award For Humanitarian WorkThe Muhammad Ali Sports Humanitarian Award was awarded to Nelson Cruz for his efforts to support his hometown in the Dominican Republic.
Twins Remove Statue Of Calvin Griffith From Target Field Over Racist CommentsThe Minnesota Twins announced Friday that they’ve removed a statue of former owner Calvin Griffith from Target Field over racist comments he made in 1978.
Pohlad Family Pledges $25 Million In Fight For Racial JusticeThe Pohlad family, which owns the Minnesota Twins, says that it’s committing $25 million to push for racial justice in the wake of George Floyd’s death.
Report: Minnesota Twins Commit To Paying Minor League Players Through August 31, Will Not Release Any PlayersThe club will reportedly continue the $400 per week stipend and full benefits for their minor league players through August 31st.
Twins’ Max Kepler Deletes ‘Blue Lives Matter’ Mask Pic Posted Amid George Floyd Protests, Issues ApologyMinnesota Twins star Max Kepler says he had no idea of the “underlying inferences” of a controversial selfie he posted to Instagram amid protests over George Floyd’s death.
Minnesota Twins Could Start Season On July 4 After MLB Owners Reportedly Approve ProposalIt appears the Minnesota Twins could be playing ball as soon as July 4 after Major League Baseball owners reportedly approved a proposal for the players' union. Games this season, however, will look very different.
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.
Twins, Other MLB Teams Offer Ticket Refunds, Credit For Games Not PlayedThe Minnesota Twins announced their ticket refund policies Wednesday for games not played through May because of the virus outbreak, with some Major League Baseball teams offering plans for cash returns and bonus credit.
'Veteran Lineup Would Help Twins In Shorter Season': Mike Max On Twins' 2020 MLB SeasonWCCO sports anchor Mike Max says the Twins' veteran team should be an advantage if and when the MLB season begins.