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MINNEAPOLIS On this day last year, temperatures in the Twin Cities would have been perfect for a baseball game if only season were underway.
Now, one year later, a look outside at snow on the ground and more falling from the sky makes you wonder whether spring (and with it, baseball season) will ever come. But the Minnesota Twins are just two weeks away from Opening Day at Target Field on April 1.
It's the first time since the downtown Minneapolis stadium opened in 2010 that the Twins will begin the season at home. From 2010 to 2012, Minnesota spent the first week of the year on the road, allowing the temperatures back in Minneapolis to warm up at least a few degrees before the team returned to Target Field.
The Twins won't have that luxury this year, and they're keeping their fingers crossed for good weather in the Twin Cities on April 1 when Minnesota hosts the Detroit Tigers.
"The reality of it is any time we're going to play baseball outside in Minnesota i...
BEST OF MAXIM
Minnesota Twins left-hander Scott Diamond made a minor
league start yesterday, but following his outing he told reporters, including
Rhett Bollinger of MLB.com, that he won’t be ready for the start of the regular
Diamond said his starts will continue to be on the Minor League side. Will go on DL to open year with April 12 as targeted return date.
— Rhett Bollinger...
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FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) Brian Dozier, bidding to become the Minnesota Twins' starting second baseman, hit his first home run of spring training on Monday in a 6-2, rain-shortened loss to the Miami Marlins.
In a game cut to 5-12 innings, Dozier hit a two-run drive in the first off Nathan Eovaldi. Dozier is batting .243 with five RBIs.
Eovaldi, slated to be the Marlins' No...
Brian Dozier went to Venezuela during the offseason to learn how to better play second base.
He's closing in on completing the mission, with a spot in Minnesota's opening-day lineup there for the taking.
Dozier hit his first home run of spring training for the Twins during a 6-2, rain-shortened loss to the Miami Marlins on Monday.
In a game cut to 5 1-2 innings, Dozier...
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) -- Brian Dozier went to Venezuela during the offseason to learn how to better play second base. He's closing in on completing the mission, with a spot in Minnesota's opening-day lineup there for the taking. Dozier hit his first home run of spring training for the Twins during a 6-2, rain-shortened loss to the Miami Marlins on Monday. In a game...