STAFF BLOG EH? PLUS Twins ride for money
Word is, the Black Woods Blizzard Tour raised $760,000 to help provide treatment and care for people with ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis). (This is a preliminary number, as they still were tallyin... Posted on 2/3/14 at 11:00 PM
GOETHE'S SPORTS BLOG Twins Caravan leftovers
Nothing really beats talking baseball on a cold January night like we endured in Fargo-Moorhead last night. The Minnesota Twins Winter Caravan stop at The Hub couldn't have come at a better time.
Thi... Posted on 1/21/14 at 2:31 PM
LAGNIAPPE The sidewalk incident
Now I know why, when I was a child, my mother always admonished me to pick up my feet.
While walking down a street in Milwaukee recently, I became the victim of an uneven sidewalk.
One minute I was ta... Posted on 6/6/13 at 11:36 AM
WESTERN WISCONSIN SPORTS Minnesota Twins used waivers to get Joe Mauer's attention
Baseball fans all around the country were wondering this week why the Minnesota Twins would place Joe Mauer on trade waivers.
The answer is simple. They did it to light a fire under their high-priced ... Posted on 8/30/12 at 1:32 PM
JUPITER, Fla. — Byron Buxton went 0-for-5 in his first start of the spring, and Phil Hughes allowed a run in 2 ? innings in his Twins debut. Miami catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia homered and scored twice, and the Marlins captured a 3-1 victory over the Twins at Roger Dean Stadium.
Jim Souhan column: Even when he stepped down as one of the most successful general managers in baseball and became an adviser, Terry Ryan would work the back fields and backstops, and put in long hours in an office overlooking Hammond Stadium.
Twins pitching coach Rick Anderson has directed starting rotations that have dominated and some recent ones that have been disasters. With spring training opening today, Anderson said he believes he’ll have a starting five that will embrace a different ‘D’ word: dependable.
Twins manager Ron Gardenhire was in Proctor on Wednesday night as part of the kickoff to the 15th annual Black Woods Blizzard Tour, a three-day snowmobile ride through Northeastern Minnesota that raises money in the fight against ALS.
BASEBALL: Minnesota pitcher Anthony Swarzak is known among his baseball buddies for his Bigfoot obsession. Swarzak downplayed it on Thursday at Grandma’s Sports Garden as part of the Twins Winter Caravan stop, but he admitted, “Anything is possible.”
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