Found March 21, 2013 on
Cold Weather Carew
The Twins are set to open their 2013 season against the Detroit Tigers at home in front of a, hopefully, sold out crowd. Although the weather is 25 degrees outside my window right now, the 10 day forecast from Fox 9 News shows 54 degrees and cloudy with a chance of showers on April 1st.
This should offer some hope that the Twins will actually get this home opener in. However, after coming back to Minnesota from being in 80's and sunny down in Ft. Meyers, 54 degrees will most likely make players succumb to turtlenecks and ear flap hats.
Ron Gardenhire is tight lipped about who will start on the mound, but all indications thus far point toward Vance "Vanimal" Worley getting the nod. Scott Diamond would've been the opening day starter, but he most likely won't be ready to go for another week or so. The umpires do allow the pitchers to blow on their hands during cold weather so if the "Vanimal" has a spit ball, this would be ...
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Skills, talents and life lessons routinely are passed down from father to son, but who knew the finer points of how to maintain bushy and uncontrollable eyebrows were one of them? Minnesota Twins manager Ron Gardenhire recently was photographed by his Lindsay Gardenhire, his daughter-in-law and wife to son, Toby, demonstrating to his son how to go about shaving one’s eyebrows so...
Minnesota manager Ron Gardenhire taught his son, Toby, many things about the game of baseball. Recently, the Twins skipper gave his oldest child a different life lesson.
In a picture shared on Twitter by Toby's wife, Lindsay, Ron Gardenhire can be seen reflected in a mirror as he looks on while Toby holds a razor in his hands. The tweet says, "Father teaching son how to...
Not the guy cut, but good for effect
The Twins made some cuts today. Most notable among them is outfielder Joe Benson. For more info, click on the link below for the Star Tribune report.
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The Minnesota Twins announced on Friday that they have placed pitchers Scott Diamond and Anthony Swarzak on the 15-day disabled list.
Diamond, who was Minnesotas best starting pitcher in 2012, has been rehabbing his left elbow after having offseason surgery in December. He has yet to pitch in an official Grapefruit League game this spring. When Diamond returns from the DL possibly...
The Twins, they do things differently. One veteran player still can't believe that the team essentially fired bench coach Scott Ulger and hitting coach Joe Vavra at the end of last season ... then turned around and made Ulger the first-base coach and Vavra the third-base coach.
Hey, this is an outfit that fired Bill Smith as general manager after the 2011 season ... then rehired...
The Twins are in dire need of pitching. This is not up for debate. Surely, then many Twins fans must have been excited to see Sam Deduno tear up the World Baseball Classic, starting three games, pitching 13 innings and allowing only one run. He had a 17/5 K/BB ratio. Lights out.
Many people seem to be excited about this breakthrough, not the least of which are the Twins front office...
By DAVID DORSEY
Special to FOXSportsNorth.com
FORT MYERS, Fla. There has been a buzz of excitement this spring training at the Lee County Sports Complex, and it has had as much, if not more, to do with the scene on the minor league side of camp as in the big-league clubhouse.
As the Minnesota Twins prepare to return home from spring training, an arsenal of, at last count, 165...
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) -- Samuel Deduno entered spring training with an outside chance of making the Minnesota Twins' rotation. His performance at the World Baseball Classic might have given him an edge.
Deduno is scheduled to return to Twins spring training camp Thursday after helping the Dominican Republic beat Puerto Rico 3-0 in the championship game of the WBC. Deduno pitched...
Happy basketball day part 2! May today go a bit more smoothly than yesterday.
Fangraphs is the first place I’ve seen that doesn’t rate Miguel Sano as the Twins’ top prospect.
You have to dig deep during the tournament.
And another awful GIF from day one of the tournament. Ouch.
Lots of basketball, no important teams.