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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…

Update: 1 of 2 twins found locked in hot vehicle has died

HIBBING, Minn. –  One of two twin 3-year-old boys found locked in a hot vehicle in Hibbing has died. The other twin has been released from a hospital. Hibbing police say the boys were reported missing Monday evening. Neighbors joined police in a search for the twins. About an hour later a citizen found the twins locked inside a vehicle…

Nelson Cruz traded to the Rays

MINNEAPOLIS (KVRR) – 2021 All-Star Nelson Cruz is no longer a Twin. Minnesota announced the 41-year-old and AA pitcher Calvin Faucher have been traded to the Tampa Bay Rays for AAA pitchers Joe Ryan and Drew Strotman. Cruz had a one year $13 million contract with the Twins. In his three years with the ballclub, he hit .304, hit 76…

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…

Twins fall to Astros 4-1 in Game 1 of AL Wild Card Playoffs

Game Two Wednesday at Noon

MINNEAPOLIS – Jorge Polanco committed just two errors at shortstop during the shortened 60-game regular season. The Minnesota Twins’ shortstop had a play in the ninth inning Tuesday he’d love to have back. With two out and two Houston Astros on base, George Springer sent a one-hopper to Polanco at short. A simple throw to second ends the inning, sending the Twins…

Josh Donaldson not on Twins playoff roster, Byron Buxton playing in Game 1

Game One Starts at 1 P.M. Tuesday

MINNEAPOLIS – (FOX 9)The Minnesota Twins announced their roster Tuesday morning for the American League Wild Card Playoffs against the Houston Astros, and third baseman Josh Donaldson is not listed. Donaldson, the team’s biggest acquisition in free agency, played just 28 of 60 games in the regular season as he battled a calf injury. Donaldson, who hit .222 with six…

Twins clinch 2nd straight AL Central title after White Sox loss to Cubs

Clinch home field advantage in wild card

MINNEAPOLIS (FOX 9) – The Minnesota Twins have taken home the American League Central crown on the final day of the shortened regular season. The Twins had a chance to clinch the division on Sunday with either a win against the Reds in the regular-season finale at Target Field, or if the White Sox lost. The Cubs held off the White Sox 10-8 in…

Longtime Twins Manager Gardenhire Retires

The announcement came shortly before Detroitsgame against the Indians

DETROIT — Tigers manager Ron Gardenhire announced his immediate retirement barely over an hour before Saturday night’s game against Cleveland, saying he’s been “stressed out” and not feeling well. The news came in an abruptly called video conference around 5 p.m. as Detroit prepared to play the Indians at Comerica Park. Bench coach Lloyd McClendon is taking over as manager…

Minnesota Twins Honor Grand Forks Officer Cody Holte

It's Armed Forces Appreciation Day at Target Field

  MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — It’s the 17th annual Armed Forces Appreciation Day at Target Field. The Twins honoring Grand Forks fallen officer Cody Holte at their game against Detroit. A short video played to show Holte’s love of baseball and the military. Holte served with the North Dakota Army National Guard. The baseball team also gave his family a custom…