What if the Twins got a great pitching performance from Jake Odorizzi and their bullpen enroute to a 1-0 win over one of the best hitting teams in all of baseball and there was nobody there to see it. Did it really happen? We are now into the second full month of the Major League Baseball season (don’t forget that the season started on March 28), and the Twins are on top of the American League’s Central Division. They have one of the top offenses in baseball, have been hitting home runs at a staggering pace, and yet Twins fans … Continue reading Where are the Twins fans?
SAINT PAUL, Minn. (April 28, 2019) — In their third time of asking, the Loons at last got the home win they were craving so badly after a pair of draws to NYCFC and the LA Galaxy. Facing a D.C. United squad that sat atop the Eastern Conference, Minnesota United ran out a similar lineup to the last game — a goalless draw — and the home side once again held strong at the back but this time managed a goal in the game’s final 10 minutes to give them a 1-0 clean sheet win at Allianz Field after a tight … Continue reading Scarves up! MN United gets first Allianz Field win (and photo gallery)
What in the name of Boog Powell is going on with the Baltimore Orioles these days? It’s been a while since the Orioles were in the playoffs. 2014 to be exact, when they made it all the way to the ALCS under the guidance of the feisty Buck Showalter. From 2007 through 2011 they never won more than 69 games. And now this, a team that has the inimitable Chris Davis who managed to go 54 straight at bats without a hit this month, smashing the all-time MLB record for futility. How fitting that he’s still an Oriole. The … Continue reading Beating up the pathetic Birds
For the 11th straight time the Twins were winners over Baltimore, the final Saturday from Target Field 9-2. Minnesota hit five more homeruns today including two by Max Kepler TWINS NOTES: THE TWINS improved to 5-3-1 in series play this afternoon…today marked their fourth straight series win over Baltimore…they have now won 11 straight over Baltimore, tied for their fifth longest over any opponent in Twins history (Boston – 17 in ’65-66, Detroit – 16 in ’02-’03, Tampa Bay -14 in ’04-’06, Detroit – 12 in ’88-’89, and Tampa Bay -11 in ’02-’03). THE TWINS hit five home runs today, giving … Continue reading Twins roll over Orioles again
The Twins got a pair of homeruns from Nelson Cruz and solo homeruns from Eddie Rosario, Max Kepler and CJ Cron Friday night enroute to a 6-1 win over the Baltimore Orioles. Photos by Bryan Singer Click here for photo gallery TWINS NOTES: THE TWINS won the series opener against the Baltimore Orioles tonight by the score of 6-1, marking their seventh victory in series openers this season…extended their winning streak to 10 games against the Orioles, dating back to Opening Day 2018, their longest active winning streak against any opponent, and tied for their sixth-longest streak against any opponent…at … Continue reading Photo Gallery: Twins route Orioles 6-1
When the Twins opened spring training in February, Ryne Harper’s name didn’t show up anyone’s list of position battles or roster projections. Yet, nearly a month in the season, Harper has emerged as a reliable member of the team’s bullpen. … Continue reading Twins Reliever Ryne Harper Unfiltered
Eagan, Minn. (April 24, 2019) – Former DE Brian Robison has announced his retirement from the NFL after signing a one-day contract on Wednesday, April 24, with the Minnesota Vikings in order to officially retire a member of the organization. Robison, who is tied for ninth place in club history with 60.0 total sacks, ends his career having appeared in 173 career games, ranking third among all DEs in Vikings franchise history. The 11-year veteran was selected by Minnesota in the fourth round (102nd overall) of the 2007 NFL Draft. Robison missed only three contests in 11 seasons, previously … Continue reading Robison signs one-day contract, retires as a Viking