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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…

North Dakota Girl Invited to Sing at Twins Game

Kensey Knight got to sing God Bless America during the 7th inning stretch.

KINDRED, N.D.–A young girl from Kindred, N.D. was invited to sing at the Twins game against Kansas City on Sunday. Kensey Knight got to sing God Bless America during the 7th inning stretch after submitting an audition tape and getting picked by the Twins. Kensey is an eighth grader at Kindred High School. Categories: Minnesota News, North Dakota News Tags:…

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…