Outfielder Joe Benson is trying to make the 25-man roster and he helped his cause Monday by leading the Twins over the Red Sox, 8-4. Benson smacked a three-run double off Boston's spring training version of the "Green Monster". He led the Twins with three RBI.
Standoff in St. Michael continues late Wednesday afternoon
Communication with the suspect is "sporadic at best," according to Wright County Sheriff Sean Deringer.
Charges: Man baited trophy-sized bear with donuts, killed it
The man told authorities be bought a hunting license weeks later to cover the out-of-season killing.
Locally-crafted flowers to be sold at Spyhouse Coffee
The floral pop-up shop will benefit local charities.
Sun Country sorry for Vancouver to MSP flight debacle
The new route to the Canadian city was announced late last year.
Brooklyn Center to pay Daunte Wright's family $3.25 million
The settlement is the largest for a city outside of Minneapolis in Minnesota's history.
Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Wednesday, June 22
The latest from the state health department.
Eden Prairie 19-year-old killed in crash near Valleyfair
The crash happened just before midnight near Valleyfair.
Renderings unveiled for potential World's Fair in Bloomington
Minnesota is one of five destinations in the running to host the event in 2027.
Gallery: Opulent estate for sale is a Wisconsin landmark
The Italian Renaissance-style mansion is on the National Register of Historic Places.
Parmelee and Benson battle for jobs in the big leagues
There's no place like a Major League Baseball ballpark, especially if your'e a minor league player who tasted the big leagues via a September call-up. That's what Chris Parmelee and Joe Benson experience last year, and they're doing everything they can in spring training to make the Twins' 25 man roster for good.
Twins send OF Joe Benson to Rochester
Another round of cuts at Twins camp this morning as outfielder Joe Benson and pitcher Jeff Manship were send to Triple A Rochester. Fox Sports North reports the club is now down to 34 players in the major league camp ahead of the April 6 opener in Baltimore.
Deduno pitches Twins to shutout in Boston, 5-0
Sam Deduno pitched six shutout innings to lead the Twins to a shutout win over the Red Sox, 5-0 Thursday night in Boston. Denard Span, Ben Revere, Ryan Doumit drove in the first three runs for Minnesota and Brian Dozier added insurance with a two-run homer in the ninth.
Marquis struggles in Twins debut
The last time Jason Marquis pitched in game he broke his leg. That might explain some of his spring training jitters in his Twins' debut on Monday. The right-hander allowed four runs on three hits and three walks, and he threw three wild pitches in Minnesotas 10-2 loss to the Red Sox.
Boston takes frustration with Twins into Saturday night game
The Twins are playing spoiler for the Boston Red Sox. After taking two of three from AL East-leading New York last weekend and doing the same against Detroit, Boston (53-54) has lost its first two against Minnesota, which has the second-worst record in the AL. Boston hopes to turn that around with Clay Buchholz pitching. Minnesota has won six of the last eight, and sends Cole De Vries, winless in his last five starts, to the mound.
Pavano 'great' in Twins loss to Boston
Carl Pavano pitched five strong innings before allowing four runs in the sixth inning of the Twins 5-1 loss to Boston on Sunday. Ron Gardenhire was pleased with Pavano and said he's "where we wanted him to be" entering the regular season. Pavano will start Friday in the season opener at Baltimore.
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