As the Minnesota Twins coming up on their 120th season, we look back at the five best relief pitchers in franchise history. The Minnesota Twins are one of the oldest franchises in baseball, dating back to 1901, when they were the league bottom-dweller known as the Washington Senators.
With another 10 games knocked out in our interactive simulated 2020 Twins season, the boys shook off a slow start to surge back above .500, chipping away at their early deficit in the Central standings.
David Ortiz with his former Twins teammates (and Gardy). | Jesse Johnson-USA TODAY Sports Reliving one of the worst roster decisions in Twins history Remember when the Minnesota Twins non-tendered and released a future Hall-of-Famer in favor of Matthew LeCroy?
The only Minnesota Twins player in the tournament, Trevor May fell in the semifinals of the MLB the Show Players tournament. With no major league baseball to play or watch, Minnesota Twins players and fans have resorted to other sources to get their baseball fix.
Photo by Brace Hemmelgarn/Minnesota Twins/Getty Images I probably could have listened to him talk for hours I wrote in more detail about Game Used: My Life in Stitches with the Minnesota Twins, the new book from Dick Bremer earlier this morning.
David Dermer-USA TODAY Sports NEWS! ACTUAL TWINS NEWS!! As a writer, I only thrive when news happens or when games are going on. So when I was told that by a good friend that I missed a 14-word tweet from Betsy Helfand of the St Paul Pioneer Press yesterday, I knew I was still in some type of trance or alternate universe.
A wild start to a disappointing season Twenty years ago, the Minnesota Twins were about to embark on an altogether disappointing campaign. All told, the year 2000 would produce a 69-93 record (the 4th consecutive 90-loss slog), good for dead last in the AL Central and a full eight games back of even fourth place Kansas City.
Photo by Robert Reiners/Getty Images Yesterday was supposed to be the day. Opening day. Since I can’t even watch a live little league game, let alone a major league game at this moment, I thought I’d take the time to write about my memories of attending a weekend series at the Oakland Coliseum on June 1, 2, and 3, 2007.
For the past six or seven years, I have gone down to Minnesota Twins spring training in Ft. Myers. I most enjoy spending time down on the minor league fields, head on a swivel, watching prospects do their work, practice and play games.
With the 2020 baseball season now officially under delay, the Minnesota Twins have time to add to an already-talented team. Only this time the Twins won’t be using traditional methods of adding talent.
Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images Play Ball! Since there is no baseball, and there is supposed to be baseball, lets simulate baseball. Every day, I’ll run a simulation of the game that should have happened via Out Of The Park 21, and write up a recap.
There seems to be hope between MLB and the MLBPA that there will be a season in 2020. At this point, with millions of Americans on lockdown and or staying home to combat COVID-19, there is still the real fear of a cancelled season.