In 2009, R.A. Dickey spent an uneventful year in the Metrodome, posting a 4.62 ERA with the Twins in 35 appearances. A few years later, he's arguably baseball's best knucklballers, turning in a one-hit gem for the Mets against the Tampa Rays.
Raging North Shore rivers overtake bridges, snap trees in half
Pedestrian bridges near the Lutsen Resort have been damaged by the vast river flow.
Stillwater teen drowned while helping save friend struggling in river
The 17-year-old was identified Friday.
Nation's first city-owned electric car share service launches in Twin Cities
Subscriptions cost between $0-$30 a month.
Stevens County may have been hit the hardest by Thursday storms
The entire county was without power after the storms blew through Thursday evening.
3 killed, 1 critical after trio of crashes in Minnesota Thursday
One person also faces life-threatening injuries in a crash that happened in Olmsted County.
Mora woman saves pelican caught in fishing line for days
A birthday fishing trip shapes into a heroic tale.
Doc depicting MN dancer's journey with paralysis debuts at Twin Cities film festival
The film surrounds St. Paul-born Kelsey Peterson, who continues to pursue her passions in dance after being paralyzed from the chest down in 2012.
Gallery: Rare opportunity to own a home on historic Milwaukee Avenue
All the houses on the avenue front onto a pedestrian mall in south Minneapolis.
Banned items at the MN GOP State Convention attract attention
No plague of locusts, we're afraid.
Minnesota part of the top 2 hurricane force wind events since 2004
Photo above shows the ominous view in Marshall, Minnesota as a dangerous line of storms approached Thursday afternoon.
Mets to host 2013 All-Star game; Twins expected to host in 2014
Major League Baseball announced today that the New York Mets will host the annual All-Star game next year. The Twins are reportedly next in line, with the 2014 event expected to be played at Target Field.
Allen bloodied in scrap with Tampa tackle
A bloody fight between Jared Allen and Tampa Bay tackle Donald Penn had the Metrodome crowd howling last night. After the fight, Allen sacked quarterback Josh Freeman to cap a wild few minutes. Afterwards, No. 69 said, “Sometimes tempers get going...”
Ex-Twins Slowey, Dickey scale Kilimanjaro
He couldn’t be bothered to pitch out of the Twins’ bullpen, but Kevin Slowey has reached the top of Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa. Slowey and former Twin R.A. Dickey made the trip together. Dickey pitches for the Mets. Slowey was traded to the Rockies.
Ex-Twin Brunansky new hitting coach for Rochester Red Wings
Former Twins slugger Tom Brunansky is one step closer to the big leagues. He's been named the new hitting coach for the Rochester Red Wings, the Twins' Triple A affiliate. Last year, Brunansky held the same post in Double A New Britain. "Bruno" was a key member of the Twins' 1987 World Series team.
Ex-Twin Johan Santana pitches first no-hitter in Mets franchise history
Former Twins ace Johan Santana threw the first no-hitter in Mets franchise history Friday night. The left-hander struck out eight and walked five as the Mets beat the St. Louis Cardinals, 8-0. Santana spent his first eight years with the Twins before being traded to New York in 2008.
Concordia volleyball team downs Tampa, advances to championship match
The Golden Bears of Concordia are looking to add to the volleyball dynasty they've quietly built in St. Paul over the last few years. By rallying to beat Tampa, Concordia advanced to the national championship match for the fifth straight year. They'll try to keep their title streak going as they face the hosts of this year's tourney, Cal State-San Bernardino.
Ex-Twin R.A. Dickey tosses second-consecutive 1-hitter
R.A. Dickey -- who struggled in Minnesota’s bullpen a few years ago -- tossed his second-consecutive 1-hitter last night for the New York Mets. The knuckleballer improved to 11-1 on the year.
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