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FOX Sports North to televise Double-A New Britain's Aug. 19 game

FOX Sports North has announced plans to televise prospect Miguel Sano and the New Britain Rock Cats' Aug. 19 game versus the Trenton Thunder, live at 6 p.m. CDT. Coverage will begin that Monday evening at 5:30 p.m. with a live version of "Spotlight: Twins Next Generation presented by Century Link." Following the game -- at approximately 9 p.m. -- the network will televise...
Via Fox Sports North
August 16, 2013  |  Discuss

MLB, Twins Unveil 2014 All-Star Game Logo

Major League Baseball, the Minnesota Twins and local officials from the Twin Cities and the state of Minnesota today unveiled the official logo of the 2014 All-Star Game, which will be played at Target Field in Minneapolis on today. Those in attendance for today’s unveiling at the Twins’ home ballpark before the Club’s evening game against the Kansas City Royals included MLB...
Via The Biz of Baseball
July 30, 2013  |  Discuss

The overwhelming and ever present need for pitching

Think back to 1996. Names like Dave Hollins, Rich Becker and Greg Myers dotted the Minnesota lineup. I know that many of my friends think of it as the dawning of the bad times for the Twins. I know I do, and I associate some of those names (Scott Stahoviak, Pat Meares, Matt Walbeck etc) with the worst offenses the Twins have ever had. Here is a fun fact. The 1996 Twins scored more...
Via The Rhino and Compass
August 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Pearl Jam Lead Singer Eddie Vedder Abandons Red Sox Fandom, Switches Allegiance to Twins

Pearl Jam lead singer Eddie Vedder is an avid Cubs fan. For years, however, he called the Red Sox his favorite American League team. Not anymore. When former general Theo Epstein bolted for the Cubs over the offseason, Vedder dropped his Boston fandom and switched allegiances, calling the Twins his favorite AL team. "I used to follow the Red Sox in the American League,"...
Via NESN.com
August 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Fare thee Well, Danny Valencia

In a move that surprised only people who are still surprised by a Jack-in-the-Box, the Twins grabbed the first opportunity that presented itself to get rid of Danny Valencia, forcing him to take the walk of shame across the diamond at Fenway like that chick you picked up at Applebee's, sending him to the Red Sox and receiving rookie league OFer Jeremias Pineda in return.  And...
Via Down with Goldy
August 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Ex-Twins still remember 'Dairy Queen' jerseys

They were, by many accounts, an eyesore. They were jokingly dubbed The Dairy Queen Jerseys. But, years later, they spark nostalgia for some. This month marks the 15th anniversary of the Twins' short-lived experiment with wearing red alternate jerseys on Sundays. Minnesota donned the uniforms just two times in 1997 -- first on April 6, again on April 27 -- and, on both occasions...
Via Fox Sports North
April 11, 2012  |  Discuss

FOX Sports North and the Minnesota Twins announce 2012 telecast schedule

FOX Sports North and the Minnesota Twins announced today a 150-game telecast schedule for the 2012 season. FOX Sports North will serve as the exclusive television home for the Minnesota Twins, televising nearly every game not scheduled for national network TV. 2012 marks the 24th season of Twins Baseball on the network.FOX Sports Norths regular season coverage begins Friday, April...
Via Fox Sports North
February 16, 2012  |  Discuss

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