Former Twins closer Joe Nathan held off his old club Saturday night with two scoreless innings and earned his first victory of the season as Texas Rangers beat the Twins 4-3 in 10 innings at Rangers Ballpark. Samuel Deduno made his first major league start, giving up three earned runs on six hits and three walks in 5 1/3 innings for the Twins.
Twin Cities mental health workers gather for 1-day strike
More than 400 mental health workers are participating in the unionized strike on Tuesday.
HAZMAT team at Bloomington hotel following chemical spill in pool
The fire department said two hotel employees are being evaluated by paramedics.
Big Brothers Big Sisters Twin Cities gets $6M of Mackenzie Scott donation
The donation is the largest the organization has ever seen from a single individual.
Minneapolis accused of backtracking on 24/7 bus lanes for Hennepin Ave.
The Minneapolis City Council is set to vote on Thursday.
Duluth brings back masking in city buildings amid COVID surge
Duluth, in one of the state's current COVID hotspots, has brought back a mask requirement in city buildings.
Violent Offender Task Force in standoff with suspect in St. Cloud
Police announced the standoff at 10:14 a.m. Tuesday.
Cause of fire that destroyed Waterville bar remains unknown
The fire destroyed the Funky Munky Bar and damaged several other properties.
Pro athletes to attend opening of Minnetonka Dick's Sporting Goods
The grand opening is set for June 3, with special guests appearing June 3-5.
Death of man found inside Minneapolis apartment ruled homicide
Anyone with information about the killing is asked to call 1-800-222-8477.
Minnesota State Fair reveals its free concert lineup for 2022
More than 900 performances will happen across numerous stages.
Jason DeRusha stepping down as morning news anchor at WCCO
His last day anchoring WCCO This Morning will be June 23.
Is Joe Nathan in danger of losing Rangers' closing role?
Ex-Twin Joe Nathan fully expects to be the Texas Ranger closer this summer, but some are already predicting last year’s closer Neftali Feliz -- will move into that slot before long. Nathan has had a rough spring, posting an ERA over 10.
10-run inning lifts Twins over Indians, 14-3
The Twins scored 10-runs in the second inning and wound up pounding the Indians, 14-3 in Cleveland Monday night. Justin Morneau, Josh Willingham and Ryan Doumit all homered in the inning. The Twins have been hot of late, winning eight of their last 11 games.
Rangers slow down the Twins, win 4-1
The Twins two game winning streak came to an end with a 4-1 loss to the Rangers. Anthony Swarzak pitched seven solid innings but took the loss. The Rangers elected to close the game with Alexi Ogando over Joe Nathan, which immediately created a closer controversy.
Joe Nathan returns to Target Field
The Twins-Rangers series kicks off tonight with the Twins sending Anthony Swarzak to the mound. Texas counters with lefty Matt Harrison. It’s also the return of closer Joe Nathan, who signed with the Rangers in the off-season. The Twins are riding a two-game winning streak.
Twins trade blows with Rangers in 10-6 loss
The Twins and Rangers played a competitive game until Texas took advantage of a couple of errors and opened the floodgates for a six-run eighth inning, and a 10-4 win. Drama unfolded early in the game after Joe Mauer was hit by a pitch and Scott Diamond retaliated with a fastball behind Josh Hamilton's head.
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