Minnesota Twins

Minnesota Twins DH Cruz Named Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Award Finalist

Award Given Annually for athletes who've made a positive impact on their communities through sports

MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN – (Minnesota Twins PR) In recognition of his off-field and community efforts, Twins designated hitter Nelson Cruz has been nominated for the 2020 Muhammad Ali Sports Humanitarian Award. Cruz joins Kevin Love of the NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers, Devin and Jason McCourty of the NFL’s New England Patriots, Maya Moore of the WNBA’s Minnesota Lynx and WWE fighter Titus…

Minnesota Twins Introduce Josh Donaldson

Signed Four-Year, 92 Million Dollar Deal Last Week

(photo courtesy of Fox Sports North) MINNEAPOLIS – (FOX 9) The Minnesota Twins didn’t leave any details out as they introduced the newest, biggest free agent in franchise history on Wednesday at Target Field. Third baseman Josh Donaldson, 34, signed a four-year, $92 million contract with an option for a fifth year to join what was one of the most…

Iconic Homer Hanky Returns So Fans Can Cheer On Minnesota Twins

A Homer Hanky will be distributed to every fan who walks through the gates

MINNEAPOLIS — Twins’ playoff baseball is returning to Minneapolis next week on Monday night, which means so is the iconic Homer Hanky. In an ode to the power-hitting “Bomba Squad” Twins of 2019, the new red towels read “Bomba SZN.” While the Hankies of previous postseasons were always white, Major League Baseball changed its rules to no longer allow white…

Baseballs Fans Meet Twins Legend in Moorhead

Baseball fans in Moorhead meet a former big–time slugger while supporting a good cause.

MOORHEAD, Minn. –Baseball fans in Moorhead meet a former big–time slugger while supporting a good cause. Former Twins Right Fielder Tony Oliva met with fans at The Zone Sports Cards and Memorabilia to sign autographs for fans both young and old. During Oliva’s time with the Twins, he was an eight–time all–star and three–time batting champion. Shoppers in the store…

Minnesota Twins Acquire Sam Dyson At Trade Deadline

Dyson comes from the San Francisco Giants

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — The Minnesota Twins made one move before the 3 p.m. MLB trade deadline acquiring relief pitcher Sam Dyson from the San Francisco Giants. In 49 games this year, Dyson has thrown 47 strikeouts, giving up 14 runs amassing a 2.47 ERA. The Twins continue to bolster the back end of their bullpen after also acquiring Sergio Romo…

By The Numbers: A Comprehensive Breakdown of the Twins’ Record-Breaking Season

The Minnesota Twins own the best record in baseball

MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Twins seem to be breaking new offensive records every day. They tied the MLB record for home runs through 49 games of the season, and they lead the Majors in run differential. Watch the video for a complete breakdown on what has made the team so successful in 2019. Categories: KVRR Sports Extra, Top Sports Headlines…

Twins Offer $5 Tickets, Sell Out In Hours

The team was selling tickets starting at $5 without fees for the remaining home games in May

MINNEAPOLIS, MN — Minnesota Twins are trying to fill the seats at Target Field following a drop in attendance. The team decided to sell tickets starting at $5 without fees for the remaining home games in May. And they went fast. The first-place club offered up twenty thousand tickets in the $5 promotion starting last night and they sold out by…

NDSU & UND Featured in 2019 Twins Theme Nights

1/2 Courtesy: Minnesota Twins Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Courtesy: Minnesota Twins Show Caption Hide Caption MINNEAPOLIS – The Twins announce their theme nights and North Dakota is featured twice. The June 11th game against the Seattle Mariners is North Dakota State University Night. The July 18th game against the Oakland Athletics is University of North Dakota night. If you get…

Barnesville, Minn. Welcomes Twins Caravan for First Time

Broadcasters Bert Blyleven and Dan Gladden joined players Mitch Garver and Kohl Stewart in Barnesville

BARNESVILLE, Minn. — There are only 20 days until pitchers and catchers report for Spring Training. The Minnesota Twins have a new manager and are trying to put last season behind them. In the meantime, the Twins Caravan is making its way across North Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa and South Dakota. Wednesday morning, it made a stop in Barnesville, Minn., for the…

On “Joe Mauer Day” In Minnesota, Twins Announce They Will Retire Mauer’s Number

Mauer announced his retirement at the end of the 2018 season

ST. PAUL, MN — Gov. Mark Dayton has proclaimed today, December 18, 2018, as “Joe Mauer Day” in Minnesota. The Minnesota Twins have announced that they are retiring Mauer’s uniform number, No. 7. That will happen during a pregame celebration sometime during the 2019 season. Mauer announced his retirement at the end of the 2018 season. The St. Paul native played…