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Byron Buxton placed on 60-day IL, season over

MINNEAPOLIS (FOX 9) – After just 87 games, Byron Buxton’s 2019 season with the Minnesota Twins is over. The Twins announced Tuesday they’ve placed Buxton on the 60-day injured list with a shoulder injury. He’s been out since hurting his non-throwing shoulder on Aug. 1 in a 5-4 loss at the Miami Marlins. The Twins have selected the contract of Ronald Torreyes…

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…

Twins Unveil new 2019 Target Field Foods

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Twins Caravan Returns to Fargo Ready to Hype Fans for the Upcoming Season

Traveling across Minnesota, North and South Dakota and Iowa, the winter Caravan meets fans away from their home base.

FARGO, N.D. — It may not be baseball season outside in these negative temps, but fans are bringing their peanuts and cracker jacks inside for the annual Twins Caravan. The snow outside may not be reassuring that baseball season is in the air…but Twins jerseys, warm hot dogs and, of course, TC, are a sure reminder. “I always look forward…

Twins’ Joe Mauer retiring after 15 seasons

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) –  Minnesota Twins star Joe Mauer is retiring after 15 seasons. The Twins released a retirement statement Friday from Mauer that will run Sunday in the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Mauer, who missed significant time this season with a concussion, says in the ad that his decision “came down to my health and my family.” “Thank you, Minnesota Twins,…

Romero Wins MLB Debut as Twins Shutout Blue Jays

Romero struck out five in first game with the Twins.

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (AP) — Fernando Romero’s major league debut for Minnesota carried the extra weight of a Twins team that won only once in its previous 12 games. No pressure, kid. Well, he sure didn’t appear to feel any. Romero kept Toronto scoreless while pitching into the sixth inning, giving the Twins a badly needed boost in a 4-0 victory…

Lamoureux Twins Visit Sanford Children’s Hospital

Children got to hold the twins' Olympic gold medals

  FARGO, N.D. — The Lamoureux twins of Grand Forks visited Sanford Children’s Hospital hoping to inspire the next generation. “It’s like, they were at the Olympics and they won the gold medal. I never thought I’d meet someone like that,” said 17-year old Michael Landquist. Kids at Sanford got the chance to feel just how heavy that gold medal is…

Mauer Continuing to be a Leader for Young Twins Squad

Joe Mauer is entering his 15th season with the Minnesota Twins.

FORT MYERS, Fla. — The Minnesota Twins continue to welcome in new faces to this years squad. A familiar face still remains in first baseman Joe Mauer. The 34-year-old is gearing up for this 15th season with his hometown Twins. For the eighth time in his career, Mauer hit above .300 last year leading Minnesota back to the postseason. Joe says…

Minnesota Woman Killed On the Way to Twins Game

The Andover woman was traveling to a Twins spring training game in Florida

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — An Andover, Minnesota woman was killed and 14 other Minnesotans were hurt when a suspected drunk driver struck their van after attending a Twins spring training game. The group was driving from Fort Myers to Fort Lauderdale after the game on Tuesday evening. Twenty-one-year-old Lauren VanReese was killed. A four-year-old girl in the van was seriously…

If You’re Headed to the Twin Cities, Save Extra Time for a Potential Traffic Nightmare

I-35W between downtown Minneapolis and Crosstown Highway 62 will be shut down Friday night through Monday morning.

  MINNEAPOLIS — If you are headed to the Twin Cities this weekend, prepare yourself for a traffic nightmare. I-35W between downtown Minneapolis and Crosstown Highway 62 will be shut down Friday night through Monday morning. More than 100,000 people are expected to take in a Vikings game, a Twins game and the Twin Cities Marathon, all on Sunday. Gov….