After the former Twin tested positive for an oral steroid in 2016, those skeptical of his heartwarming story jumped into full I-told-you-so mode. But the odd circumstances of Colabello’s case suggest it may merit a closer look.
It’s no revelation that the Twins seek bullpen help. So do nineteen other teams that fancy themselves postseason contenders. Losing two of three to Yankees to finish a 3-6 homestand exacerbated the need.
Manager Rocco Baldelli’s efforts are noble. But noble efforts sometimes fail. And in this one, baseball’s unrelenting schedule remains the winner and still champion.
Walking along the fairways and among the the large corporate tents at the 3M Open, the company’s footprint seems to be all over the place. And almost every golfer in the field carries some 3M product in his bag — most likely an adhesive keeping their clubs in one piece.
For one weekend every summer, Louis H. Schiff — a 1980 Hamline University law grad and a Broward County judge — teaches a class that melds his two longtime passions: baseball and the law.
It’s hard enough to take over for a popular player like Mauer, whose number will be retired Saturday night. It’s even harder to upgrade the position in the process.
Lynx head coach and general manager Cheryl Reeve acquired Odyssey Sims from L.A. last month in one of the steals of the off-season.
Two months into the season, the Twins own the best record in baseball, a huge lead in the American League Central, and more home runs than any other club. And yet …
St. Thomas Athletic Director Phil Esten said all options are open, from finding another Division III conference to moving up to Division II.
The new City of Baseball Museum inside CHS Field opened Thursday. Game tickets included free admission to the museum, which explores more than a century of St. Paul’s rich baseball history.
“A lot of people are worried about me,” Coach Cheryl Reeve said. “They’re worried I’m going to break out in hives and not make it through the season.”
The U is making the same classic mistake we newspaper veterans watched our industry make: focusing on those who aren’t coming back at the expense of your most loyal customers.
It’s an unusual week when a bomb threat that forced the University of St. Thomas to evacuate its St. Paul campus Wednesday wasn’t the most disruptive thing endured by the school.
MNUFC isn’t just unveiling a sparkling-new stadium, though. This is United’s third season in Major League Soccer, and for the first time they’ve given those scarf-wearing supporters some on-field success to cheer about.
With Michigan State in town for the Final Four, the debate over head coach Tom Izzo berating one of his players during first-round NCAA Tournament game comes to Minneapolis.
If the Twins are to contend, they need everything Buxton can give them, things he provided in flashes over parts of four injury-plagued seasons.
As much as anything, lengthy breaks between half-innings — MLB’s concession to television to squeeze in more commercials — created this mess.
Twins Executive Vice President and Chief Baseball Officer Derek Falvey is careful not to crow about the team’s investment in technology and analytics, since it merely brings the Twins in line with industry standard.
Marney Gellner has just finished a stretch of shattering glass ceilings for FSN. And Channel 45 has enlisted WCCO-AM newscaster Sloane Martin to call boys Minnesota high school hockey tournament games, making her the first female play-by-play voice in the tournament’s 75 years.