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Orioles Newcomer Shines In Spring Training Debut

AP | Posted 05.07.2012 | Sports

SARASOTA, Fla. — Wei-Yin Chen looked totally at ease in his new surroundings. Chen made a neat exhibition debut, pitching two scoreless innings...

Buchholz Leads Red Sox Past Twins

AP | Posted 05.05.2012 | Sports

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Clay Buchholz pitched two hitless innings, David Ortiz homered and the Boston Red Sox beat the Minnesota Twins 10-2 on Monday...

NOT AGAIN: Twins Flamethrower Out Another Year With Elbow Injury

AP | By JON KRAWCZYNSKI | Posted 02.26.2012 | Sports

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The fireballer has flamed out once again, and this time it may be for good. Minnesota Twins reliever Joel Zumaya was diagnosed wi...

Minn. Twins Auction Ball For Charity Signed By Kim And Kris

AP | Posted 02.08.2012 | Impact

MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Twins are cutting ties with the Kardashians, too. Well, sort of....

Twins Star Gets Engaged!

Posted 12.12.2011 | Sports

Joe Mauer is officially off the market. The Minnesota Twins star proposed to his girlfriend Maddie Bisanz over the weekend in Florida, Lindsay Gue...

Don't Play Ball: Why Sandy Koufax Sat Out The World Series On Yom Kippur

Rabbi Shais Taub | Posted 12.06.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Shais Taub

As counterintuitive as it may seem, the power of not-doing possesses a purity and a truth that doing cannot rival. Giving is easy. Doing is easy. Movement is easy. What's difficult is stopping.

How Twins All-Star Saved Teammate's Life On 9/11

Posted 11.11.2011 | Sports

DETROIT - Michael Cuddyer doesn't consider himself a lifesaver, even if that's what former Twins teammate Brad Thomas calls him. Cuddyer figures th...

WATCH: Outfielder Scales Wall To Make Stunning Catch

AP | Posted 07.14.2012 | Sports

MINNEAPOLIS -- When center fielder Ben Revere hit the ground after making a catch against the wall Monday night, he had to peek inside his glove to ma...

Inside-The-Park Home Run Sparks Yankees

AP | By JON KRAWCZYNSKI | Posted 10.22.2011 | Sports

MINNEAPOLIS -- Even with Alex Rodriguez back in the lineup for the first time in more than six weeks, the New York Yankees still found themselves need...

Minnesota Twins Slugger Hits 600th Home Run

AP | NOAH TRISTER | Posted 10.15.2011 | Sports
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DETROIT — Jim Thome's back was aching, his toe was throbbing and his quad was cramping, turning his pursuit of 600 home runs into a painful ende...

One Stop Closer To 600

AP | Posted 10.01.2011 | Sports

OAKLAND, Calif. — These days, Jim Thome practically moves up the career charts every time he steps into the batter's box. He's more concerned wi...

Baseball's Biggest Outburst Of The Season

AP | Posted 09.25.2011 | Sports

ARLINGTON, Texas — The Texas Rangers put on an offensive display – scoring early and often in baseball's biggest outburst this season. Th...

Jim Thome: Is 600 Home Runs Not What It Used to Be?

Danny Groner | Posted 09.18.2011 | Sports
Danny Groner

While Thome has earned the distinction over the course of a 21-year career, some commentators are wondering if his pending accomplishment forces us to reassess what 600 homers means anymore.

Heat Causes Problems At MLB Doubleheader

AP | Posted 09.18.2011 | Sports

MINNEAPOLIS -- Hot, steamy weather caused problems for some fans attending the first game of Monday's Cleveland-Minnesota doubleheader at Target Field...

WATCH: Thome Hits 596th Homer

AP | By JON KRAWCZYNSKI | Posted 09.16.2011 | Sports

MINNEAPOLIS -- Jim Thome has been plagued by aches and pains for the better part of a decade. They just seem to be coming around a little more often i...

Star Catcher Debuts At First Base

AP | Posted 09.06.2011 | Sports

CHICAGO -- Joe Mauer made his major league debut at first base in the Minnesota Twins game against the Chicago White Sox on Thursday night. Before he...

Dodgers Hand Twins Historic Loss

AP | Posted 08.28.2011 | Sports

MINNEAPOLIS -- After his team gave up a club-record 25 hits to the Los Angeles Dodgers, Minnesota Twins manager Ron Gardenhire didn't have many answer...

MLB Hall Of Famer Dies At 74

The Associated Press | Dave Campbell | Posted 07.17.2011 | Sports

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Harmon Killebrew, the affable, big-swinging Hall of Famer whose tape-measure home runs made him the cornerstone of the Minnesota T...

MLB Hall Of Famer Exhausts All Options In Cancer Fight

AP | By DAVE CAMPBELL | Posted 07.13.2011 | Sports

MINNEAPOLIS -- Harmon Killebrew announced Friday that he no longer plans to fight his esophageal cancer and has settled in for the final days of his l...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 07.04.2011 | New York
Len Berman

What will end first on the Dodgers, Andre Ethier's hitting streak (now 29) or petty cash on hand? According to the L.A. Times the Dodgers don't have enough money to cover payroll this month.

Twins Pitcher Throws No-Hitter

AP | By RICK GANO | Posted 07.03.2011 | Sports

CHICAGO -- Francisco Liriano's 123rd pitch of the night headed to the plate, and Adam Dunn turned on it. The ball streaked toward the left side of th...

Yankees Outfielder Hit With Onion Rings

Posted 06.06.2011 | Sports

Andruw Jones went after a fly ball in foul territory during the seventh inning of Tuesday's game against the Minnesota Twins, but ended up getting foo...

Hall Of Fame Slugger Diagnosed With Cancer

AP | JON KRAWCZYNSKI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

MINNEAPOLIS — Hall of Fame slugger Harmon Killebrew has been diagnosed with esophageal cancer. The 74-year-old Killebrew released a statement t...

Yankees Get Big Comeback Win In Playoffs

AP | DAVE CAMPBELL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

MINNEAPOLIS — Sure, the New York Yankees stumbled through September as Andy Pettitte tried to work his way back from a groin injury. After land...

Orlando-area Firefighter is Mustached American Of Year

Dr. Abraham Froman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dr. Abraham Froman

After garnering 22 percent of more than 500,000 online votes, Brian Sheets, a firefighter from Orlando, FL, who founded a mustache-based charity, was ...