Twins Fire Sale Heats Up

Francisco Liriano is gone. Could Justin Morneau and Denard Span follow him out the door? Liriano was predictably dealt on Saturday, as the Twins shipped their left-handed starter to the division-rival Chicago White Sox for a couple of minor leaguers. Minnesota is at 42-58, just a game ahead of Kansas City in the battle for…
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Kubel Shines In First Year In The Desert

The move from Target Field to Chase Field has been huge for former Minnesota Twins outfielder Jason Kubel. And his peers can see that just by looking at the league leaders. After hitting three homers and driving in six runs for the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday, Kubel now leads the National League in RBIs with…
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Timberwolves Move On From Batum

The Minnesota Timberwolves made the shooting guard position a top priority this offseason. But the guy they wanted most of all won’t be going anywhere. The Portland Trail Blazers matched the four-year, $45 million offer sheet given to Nicolas Batum by the Minnesota Timberwolves, which will keep the 23-year-old Frenchman in the Pacific Northwest. The…
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Twins Down On The Farm

The Minnesota Twins will remarkably use their 11th different starting pitcher this season when Samuel Deduno takes the mound against the Texas Rangers tonight. Deduno has been dubbed an atypical Twins starter in that he has been a high strikeout guy in the minor leagues, but his control gets away from him at times. In…
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Free Agency Power Play Works For Wild

Has there ever been a bigger free agency splash by a Minnesota pro sports team than the one that occurred yesterday? That’s what Grand Forks Herald reporter Brad Schlossman asked in this column that he penned for today’s editions. The Minnesota Wild signed arguably the top two free agents available in the NHL this offseason,…
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