Josh Willingham led the Twins with three RBI but it wasn't enough as the bullpen gave up three runs in the seventh inning and the Indians went on to win, 7-6 at Target Field Friday night. Liam Hendriks remains winless in his big league career. He allowed four runs in just five innings and didn't factor in the decision.
The Raptor Center says downward trend holding for avian influenza
A "baby shower" fundraising campaign hopes to help return young raptors to the wild.
Commemorative street name for Prince approved in Minneapolis
The block next to the First Avenue nightclub will be named Prince Rogers Nelson Way.
Monitoring severe storm threat Saturday-Tuesday in Minnesota
The holiday weekend won't be a washout, but multiple rounds of strong and severe storms are possible.
Charges: St. Cloud meth dealer had numerous weapons. body armor
Shawn Lawrence Jacobs, 38, faces 12 felony-level charges.
South Minneapolis tenants declare rent strike; allege unsafe conditions
A group of Powderhorn Park residents say they'll withhold May rent due to health and safety concerns.
Threats involving 2 students at West St. Paul middle school
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Controversial Two Harbors mayor told: Resign or face recall election
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3M fined $2.8M for hazardous waste violations in Cottage Grove
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Couple charged after $75k worth of fentanyl pills seized during traffic stop
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Appeal to find man, 30, missing near Mille Lacs Lake since early April
Mille Lacs Band Tribal Police issued the appeal.
Twins' Hendriks to start Saturday?
Liam Hendriks' 10-strikeout gem Saturday at Triple-A Rochester might have been good enough to get him another start with the Twins. Ron Gardenhire tells reporters Hendriks and Jeff Manship are in line to get a spot start against the Milwaukee Brewers this weekend.
Where there's a Will-ingham there's a way, Twins win series opener in Tampa Bay, 5-4
Josh Willingham's brilliant start to the season continued Friday night in the Twins' 5-4 win over Tampa Bay. Trailing 4-2 in the seventh, Willingham smacked a three-run double to give the Twins the lead. The double extended his hitting streak to a career-high 14 games.
Hendriks remains hospitalized with food poisoning
An apparent case of food poisoning is keeping Twins' starting pitcher Liam Hendriks in a Baltimore hospital until Monday, according to MLB.com. Hendriks was admitted to the hospital on Saturday, and forced to miss his start against the Orioles on Sunday. He was replaced by Anthony Swarzak.
Hendriks likely to start season in rotation
Scott Baker (elbow) and Jason Marquis (personal) likely won't start the first trip through the rotation, so Liam Hendriks will likely start against Baltimore next Sunday, according to the Pioneer Press. That would allow Nick Blackburn to start the Twins' home opener April 9th against the Angels. Hendriks is 3-0 with a 1.80 ERA this spring.
Twins rip Indians with power and pitching, 11-0
Justin Morneau ripped a three-run homer in the first inning and Josh Willingham smacked a three-run shot in the fourth as the Twins blew out the Indians, 11-0 Friday night at Target Field. Scott Diamond threw his first career complete game shutout for his ninth win of the season.
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