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Minnesota was a good fit for Bernie Allen of the '65 Twins

StarTribune.com Bernie Allen will return for celebration of ’65 Series team.
  • New: 10 hr 8 min ago

Postgame: Rallying from defeat, Miguel Sano on the bases, Terry Ryan at the deadline

StarTribune.com The Twins are 3-8 after the All-Star break and just lost two games to the Pirates.
  • 13 hr 14 min ago

Twins' ugly stretch gets uglier in loss to Pirates

TwinCities.com (John Shipley jshipley@pioneerpress.com) — It's been a bad couple of weeks since the all-star break for the Minnesota Twins, but perhaps they bottomed out in the sixth inning of a 10-4 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates Wednesday at Target...
  • 14 hr 27 min ago

Santana starts well but fizzles in loss

StarTribune.com The Twins righthander had his scoreless streak end abruptly in loss to Pirates on Wednesday.
  • 14 hr 59 min ago

RandBall Q&A: Curt Schilling's expanded thoughts on Puckett and character

StarTribune.com Curt Schilling picked up the phone Wednesday and, after my introduction, he jumped in immediately with this: “I understand I ruffled some feathers.”Indeed. Two days ago, I wrote about the former...
  • 15 hr 51 min ago

Struggling Twins know they need to make a deal, and soon

TwinCities.com (John Shipley jshipley@pioneerpress.com) — The Twins signed veteran outfielder Torii Hunter over the winter to mentor a talented but young team as a clubhouse leader. It was a smart, if expensive move, that has helped push Minnesota into...
  • 16 hr 45 min ago

Twins knocked around by Pirates

StarTribune.com The offense did little against former Twin Francisco Liriano, and defensive lapses didn't help Ervin Santana's cause.
  • 16 hr 50 min ago

Twins want call-up Jorge Polanco's defense to match his offense

TwinCities.com (John Shipley jshipley@pioneerpress.com) — Like all call-ups, infielder Jorge Polanco wants to remain with the big-league club. That seems unlikely, even though the Twins need help at shortstop.
  • 18 hr 20 min ago

Twins: Byron Buxton might not return to roster until September

TwinCities.com (John Shipley jshipley@pioneerpress.com) — Byron Buxton will take batting practice on the field before Thursday night's game against the Seattle Mariners at Target Field, but baseball's top prospect isn't close to returning to the Twins'...
  • 19 hr 10 min ago

Ballhawks know secrets to snagging fouls, homers and freebies

StarTribune.com Getting baseballs at major league games requires strategy, effort, and lots of luck.
  • 21 hr 33 min ago

Plouffe on paternity leave as Twins take on Pirates

StarTribune.com The Twins third baseman could be away from team for up to three days before having to return. Jorge Polanco has been called up.
  • 21 hr 41 min ago

Target Field: The best place to catch a baseball

StarTribune.com Where's the best place to catch a foul ball or a home run at Target Field? Look for reporter Josh Hyber's story coming soon on startribune.com and in Friday's Star Tribune newspaper.
  • 22 hr 25 min ago

Postgame: Thoughts on Plouffe, Perkins/Duensing, Hicks

StarTribune.com The Twins are now 3-7 since the All-Star break after losing 8-7 to Pittsburgh on Tuesday. They are 13-14 in one-run games.
  • 1 day 8 hr ago

Let's make a deal, like the Ryan of old

StarTribune.com There's a logical trade for the Twins GM to pursue.
  • 1 day 9 hr ago

Twins' Trevor Plouffe goes on paternity leave

TwinCities.com (Andy Greder agreder@pioneerpress.com) — Twins third baseman Trevor Plouffe will go on paternity leave starting Wednesday to be with his wife, Olivia, who is expecting the couple's first child.
  • 1 day 9 hr ago

Pirates 8, Twins 7: Ninth-inning homer ruins Minnesota rally

TwinCities.com (Andy Greder agreder@pioneerpress.com) — Target Field's announced crowd of 30,795 stood to cheer reliever Brian Duensing's attempt to get out of a bases-loaded, eight-inning jam in a 3-3 game Tuesday.
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Another homer off Perkins sends Twins to defeat

StarTribune.com A ninth-inning blast by the Pirates' Jung Ho Kang defeated Glen Perkins and the Twins on Tuesday.
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Twins notes: Foes' trades don't faze Terry Ryan

StarTribune.com The Twins’ challenge to reach the playoffs for the first time since 2010 is getting tougher as the transactions roll in.
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Gallery: Pittsburgh 8, Twins 7

StarTribune.com Glen Perkins gave up a solo homer in the top of the ninth that was the difference.
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Blog Articles

Section 219: The present and future have become the same thing

StarTribune.com (Howard Sinker) — We're beyond reminding each other how the Twins are playing much better than expected. At the All-Star Break, it's time to look at what's gone right.
  • 16 days ago

Hey, Twins fans. A moratorium on whining for now, OK?

StarTribune.com (Howard Sinker) — Maybe the Twins are catching Kansas City at the right time, the same way Milwaukee chewed on the Twins last month when they were struggling.
  • 27 days ago
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