The Twins designated Jason Marquis for assignment on Tuesday and called up Cole De Vries from AAA Rochester. De Vries, a righthander from Eden Prairie, will make his big league debut Thursday in Chicago. The Twins also announced Anthony Swarzak will start on Friday.
St. Paul to close road in anticipation of Mississippi River flooding
River levels are expected to rise through the week.
Former Mormon church leader convicted of sexually assaulting boy, 13
It emerged that the church leader was a registered sex offender.
Lost 1-year-old reunited with parents in Brooklyn Park
The girl was found by a concerned citizen around 7:30 p.m. Sunday.
For 2nd time, Minnesota farm devastated by deadly fire
Around 1,000 goats and a litter of puppies were killed when a barn caught fire on Friday.
Fleeing suspect crashes, killing innocent driver in Brooklyn Park
The suspect fled police in Osseo and was going south on County Road 81.
Body found tangled with debris in the Mississippi River
The individual's name has not yet been released.
Around 100 kids run from carnival fight into Northtown Mall
Police say a large fight was happening on the ferris wheel before kids fled into the mall.
Former state senator Scott Jensen endorsed by GOP for governor
Jensen beat to multiple other hopefuls for the endorsement at Saturday's convention.
2 men die at the scene of shooting in north Minneapolis
Both men died at the scene.
NWS already monitoring Thursday for severe weather in MN
Monday-Wednesday should be fantastic weather in Minnesota.
Body of missing Mankato woman believed to have been found
A canoer found the body in a swamp near Eagle Lake Friday.
MN GOP endorses attorney general, secretary of state candidates
Kim Crockett was endorsed as the party's candidate for secretary of state, while Jim Schultz won the endorsement for attorney general.
Twins, De Vries blank Indians, 3-0
Twins pitcher Cole De Vries threw six solid innings and Glen Perkins picked up the save as the Twins shut out the Cleveland Indians 3-0 Saturday night at Target Field. The victory capped off an eventful night for the Twins, which honored former manager Tom Kelly before the game.
De Vries likely out for rest of season
Twins starting pitcher Cole De Vries will likely miss the remainder of the season because of a cracked rib. He suffered the injury when he was hit by a line drive in his last start. The Eden Prairie native was pitching well, with a 2.63 ERA in his last five starts.
Rookies De Vries, Quintana duel in Chicago
Cole De Vries starts for the Twins tonight in Chicago as Minnesota tries to bounce back from that 7-4 loss last night to the White Sox. De Vries is coming off a decent outing against Baltimore last week, but the bullpen blew that game. As a result, you could see De Vries out there past the normal 100-pitch count if he’s holding Chicago in check.
Twins send De Vries back to Triple-A, recall Parmelee
With three days off in the next few weeks, the Twins don't need a fifth starter, so they sent Cole De Vries back to Rochester today. Hot-hitting Chris Parmelee will be called up to take his spot on the roster.
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