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Sever named West Coast Conference player of the week
Joe Sever is a product of the Pepperdine baseball program. On Monday, the West Coast Conference recognized Sever as the Rawlings Player of the Week. Sever had an exceptional week for the Waves, hittin...
4/18/12 at 12:25 AM Delfino contributes to Cal offensive attack 3/24/12 at 4:38 PM
Willmar Stingers buzz bin 2/5/12 at 12:09 AM
Tons to Taste at Target Field
I spent last weekend in the Twin Cities and had some great stuff to eat, so expect this post and a few others to follow detailing what I found. I won't go overboard, though, and we'll be back to local...
4/17/12 at 2:44 AM
MRI Reveals Torn UCL for Joel Zumaya
Multiple sources are reporting that the MRI Joel Zumaya had this morning revealed a torn UCL in his right elbow. A torn UCL will mean Tommy John surgery and that he will not pitch in the 2012 season. ...
2/26/12 at 12:44 PM Zumaya already injures elbow? 2/25/12 at 1:37 PM
Twins Pitchers and Catchers report today! 2/18/12 at 1:09 PM
Library Welcomes Author Nathan Jorgenson Monday, Feb. 27
The Fargo Public Library is pleased to welcome award-winning author Nathan Jorgenson to the downtown Main Library for a presentation and book signing on Monday, Feb. 27 starting at 6:30 p.m. in the Co...
2/22/12 at 1:22 PM
First you walk, then we talk!
Like many of us, I had my favorite teams to cheer for when I grew up in rural Minnesota. In the summer, there were the Twins in baseball; the winter time consisted of split shifts between the Timberwo...
11/17/11 at 4:41 AM
AP issues World Series Style Guide: home runs are not taters or four-baggers, avoid Fall Classic and RBI vs RBIs
Time for a little baseball break. The Associated Press issued a World Series style guide on Wednesday. I found it interesting because I've never seen a style advisory like this in my six years in t...
9/29/11 at 2:57 PM Bemidji State Athletics Year in Review: 2010 marked by change, outstanding performances 12/23/10 at 10:50 PM
The Denard Span Sports Illustrated cover and why I love shooting at Target Field 9/23/10 at 9:46 PM
UND: On Target with the Minnesota Twins set for Saturday Sept. 17
The University of North Dakota is again teaming up with the Minnesota Twins, Saturday, Sept. 17, for the schools third annual UND: On Target with the Minnesota Twins day at Target Field in Minneapolis...
9/12/11 at 2:08 PM
How should we remember Jim Thome?
I'm assuming there's a few upset people today who are learning that Jim Thome, the modern-day Paul Bunyan in these parts, is no longer calling Target Field his place of employment. The upset few will...
8/26/11 at 12:06 AM Twins losing down stretch nothing new 9/29/10 at 10:26 AM
Erstad exits quietly 6/16/10 at 6:24 PM
Jimmie pitcher Kreis selected in MLB Draft
Jamestown Colleges Alex Kreis was selected Wednesday on the third day of the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft. He is the first Jimmie and first Dakota Athletic Conference player to ever b...
6/8/11 at 3:30 PM
Returning to the ballpark and summer fun
A couple years ago, I wrote a column about attending a baseball game with our then 14-month-old daughter. I feared we'd never be able to enjoy America's favorite pastime again. It's a fear that hasn't...
5/17/11 at 9:39 AM Pastime not as relaxing with tot 6/2/09 at 3:03 AM
Harmon heads to home plate one last time
He hasn't homered for the Twins since 1974, but he's still their MVP to a lot of fans. Harmon Killebrew announced Friday that he will enter hospice care and is ending his battle against esophageal ...
5/13/11 at 5:43 PM Sparky proud of South Dakota roots 11/4/10 at 2:13 PM
Baseball musings 7/13/10 at 10:20 AM
A Night in Uniform
Students effort on the diamond draws cheers, support Although last Fridays (May 6) North High varsity home baseball game was an otherwise ordinary one for the Spartan sluggers, it was a very special ...
5/10/11 at 1:55 PM
How to hit for average, with Domingo Ayala
In this video, five-time batting champ Domingo Ayala shows you how you can bunt for average, just like the Minnesota Twins. "It's hitting for average! You can't throw it in my wheelhouse; I hit a bomb...
4/6/11 at 9:27 AM The human element 1/10/11 at 6:18 AM
On baseball memorabilia 9/24/10 at 5:30 AM
Not everything in Legislature is about the budget
While most legislative attention is focused on budget bills, several smaller measures also have passed the House, including: A bill giving local governments the option to approve zoning variances. Ne...
4/5/11 at 11:43 AM
When the Minnesota Twins moved their home games outside last year, numerous naysayers remarked that outdoor baseball in Minneapolis in April would be a disaster. But April, 2010, was kind to Twins fan...
3/29/11 at 5:23 AM