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On Wednesday, Minnesota Twins power-hitting left fielder Josh Willingham was spotted patrolling the outfield at the team’s spring training facility in Fort Meyers, Fla., but in this instance, he wasn’t practicing his fielding or shagging fly balls. Instead, according to a Pioneer Press report, Willingham was pushing a lawnmower while outfitted in “a flowery pink house dress while wearing a straw hat and fuzzy pink-and-green slippers.” On Thursday, inquiring minds wanted to know: What gives, Willingham? Why go the Kids in the Hall route for comedy? The Twins outfielder was tight-lipped about his cross-dressing activities, saying, “”I’m not talking about that,” with a slight smile on Thursday, adding, “You didn’t see anything.” Apparently, Willingham was filming his part in an upcoming commercial for Fox Sports North, the local cable broadcaster of Minnesota Twins game. Fox Sports North appears to be taking a page out of the Twins organization’s playbook, a team that has become well-kno
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FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) When Josh Willingham signed a three-year contract with Minnesota before last season, he barely gave a second thought to his new home ballpark.
All that talk about how Target Field can sap a hitter's power? Willingham figured he'd wait and see.
"I knew I wasn't going to come in here and hit a bunch of home runs to center field and right field...
The Minnesota Twins finished 2012 with the worst record, 66-96, in the American League. They ranked 28th in baseball with a team ERA of 4.77 and their staff finished dead last in all of baseball with 943 strikeouts. Things weren’t that much better offensively where the Twinkies eked out a meager 131 home runs which ranked them 27th in baseball. Josh Willingham did have...
FORT MYERS, Fla. – Chris Colabello, a non-roster invitee with the Minnesota Twins, is probably the happiest man in baseball this spring.
It would be trite to say Colabello, 29, has come out of nowhere. He actually comes from everywhere. Colabello grew up mostly in Massachusetts but spent several years of his childhood in Italy before attending Division II Assumption College in...
Minnesota Twins pitcher Vance Worley met his fiancee through Twitter. Read the story about the interesting way the two met.
Carl Pavano has placed his Palm Beach Gardens, FL house on the market for $3 million. The 37-year old righty went from being a back-to-back opening day starter for the Twins in 2011 and 2012 to not even being in baseball this year. Time to sell!
That 4-year, $40 million deal he signed with the Yankees back in 2004 seems so far away.
2013 has not been kind to pitcher Carl Pavano...
While Minnesota Twins 1B/DH Justin Morneau is open to signing
a contract extension, he also understands that he could be entering his final
year with the team that drafted him, according to Jon Paul Morosi of FOX
Morneau is entering the final year of his current contract,
which will pay him $14 million. The 31-year-old told Morosi that he has
interest in remaining...
By CRAIG HANDEL
Special to FOXSportsNorth.com
FORT MYERS, Fla. Propping up water bottles so they'll fall down on unknowing rookies.
Reminding teammates they're not dressed right just before the game starts.
Talking to relievers minutes before they head to the mound, then watching one of them joke with the manager before a tense situation.Quaffing Red Bull before doing...
It’s the weekend! I’m going bowling!
This girl can make this but the Gophers can’t hit a 12 foot jumper.
5 potential surprise teams. The Twins are not on this list.
The NFL Draft might move to May, because the NFL is full of attention whores.
Minnesota 3, Edmonton 1 – I fell asleep so I missed… almost the entirety of this game. Naturally, the Wild scored thrice.