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Jack Morris suspended indefinitely for using Asian accent during broadcast

Jack Morris apologies before Shohei Otani’s at-bat in the ninth inning. pic.twitter.com/WdCjfyfSvX — Spencer Wheelock (@SpencerWheelock) August 18, 2021 DETROIT (FOX 2) – Detroit Tigers broadcaster and former Minnesota Twins pitcher Jack Morris has been suspended indefinitely while he undergoes bias training. The announcement comes after the Hall of Famer used an Asian accent when discussing Angels player Shohei Ohtani…

Moorhead orchestra performs the national anthem at Target Field

MINNEAPOLIS (KVRR) – It was a long, but gratifying, day for Moorhead’s Horizon Middle School Orchestra as the youngsters played the National Anthem before the Twins took the field against the White Sox Wednesday afternoon. 5 busses ☑️ 287 Students ☑️ And Road Construction 🦺 ☑️ pic.twitter.com/GavGOwDZDY — Moorhead Orchestra (@MoorheadOrch) August 11, 2021 Since it was a 12:10 first…

Twins trading pitcher José Berríos to Toronto Blue Jays

Get two top prospects in return

MINNEAPOLIS (FOX 9) – The Minnesota Twins are trading pitcher José Berríos to the Toronto Blue Jays. The Blue Jays confirmed the trade on Twitter. In return, the Twins are getting Simeon Woods Richardson, a 20-year-old right-handed pitcher and Austin Martin, a 22-year-old shortstop. This season, Berríos is 7-5 with a 3.48 ERA. He was scheduled to start in Friday’s game against the St. Louis…

NDSU’s Gonnella Does More Than Score Touchdowns, He Hits Baseballs

The bison running back spent the summer with the Arizona Diamondbacks

FARGO, N.D. — Being a multi-sport athlete in high school is common, however, once you get to the college ranks, carrying the load of two sports– becomes a little harder. That’s not the case for North Dakota State running back Dominic Gonnella. When Bison nation is not cheering loudly for him on the football field, Dominic Gonnella’s second calling is…

West Fargo’s Andy Young Called Up to Arizona Diamondbacks

Second stint with the organization

PHOENIX, AZ — West Fargo’s Andy Young has been called up to the big leagues. The Arizona Diamondbacks had an injury with outfielder Starling Marte going down and Young fills that void. It’ll be his second stint with the D’Backs. The first came last year hitting .192 in 34 plate appearances while playing in left, right, second, short and at…

Saint Paul To Become Twins’ New AAA Affiliate

The Saints were previously part of the American Association alongside the Fargo-Moorhead Redhawks

MINNEAPOLIS/SAINT PAUL, MN –  As part of Major League Baseball’s new development program, the Minnesota Twins are shaking up their minor league teams. The organization invited the Saint Paul Saints to become their Triple A. affiliate, the Wichita Wind Surge as their Double A. affiliate, the Cedar Rapids Kernals as their High A. affiliate, and the Fort Myers Mighty Mussels…

St. Paul Saints to become Twins’ Triple-A affiliate in 2021

Decision made official Wednesday

ST. PAUL, Minn. (FOX 9) – The St. Paul Saints will leave independent baseball and become the Minnesota Twins’ new Triple-A, minor league affiliate starting next season, both teams announced Wednesday. The Twins said on Wednesday they had extended affiliate invitations to four minor league teams: Saints, Wichita Wind Surge, Cedar Rapids Kernels and Fort Myers Mighty Mussels. If they accept, the minor league…

Twins Nelson Cruz Wins Fourth Silver Slugger Award

Winner in back-to-back seasons

MINNEAPOLIS — For the fourth time in his major league baseball career designated hitter, Nelson Cruz, takes home the silver slugger award. Cruz is the fifth Twin to earn the honor multiple time doing so in back to back seasons. The Boom Stick had a monster year at the dish hitting 16 home runs, which was top 7 in the…

Mayville State Alum Anderson Gets Ready for First World Series Appearance

Nick Anderson is a member of the American League Champion Tampa Bay Rays

MAYVILLE, N.D. — Since joining the Tampa Bay Rays at the trade deadline in July of 2019, Nick Anderson has been of the most dominant arms in baseball coming out of the bullpen. Now the Mayville State alum gets to show his stuff on the biggest stage in baseball. Starting Tuesday, Anderson and the Rays play in their second ever…

Twins swept out of AL Wild Card Playoffs after 3-1 loss to Astros

Postseason Losing Streak Extended to 18 games

MINNEAPOLIS – (FOX 9) Another year in the Major League Baseball post-season, and the same frustrating result for the Minnesota Twins. They said their goodbyes Wednesday and cleaned out their clubhouse after a 3-1 loss to the Astros in Game 2 of the American League Wild Card Series. Swept out of the playoffs. That’s 18 straight post-season losses, the longest…