Chris Parmelee is off to an outstanding start in his rookie season with the Twins. The September call-up has been so good that, as of now, he is first in line to become Minnesota's starting first-baseman in 2012 if Justin Morneau isn't healthy enough to play in the field.
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.
DFL efforts to pass abortion, reproductive health bills blocked in Senate
The push to pass a slate of abortion and healthcare-related bills comes after a leaked Supreme Court opinion draft indicated Roe v Wade will be overturned.
Twins' Parmelee to start at first base?
The fact that Justin Morneau has started ten straight spring training games as the Twins' designated hitter could mean Chris Parmelee will be starting at first base when the regular season begins next Friday in Baltimore. Parmelee hit .355 with four home runs and 14 RBI in 21 games for the Twins last season.
Twins' Parmelee doing OK after getting drilled in helmet
Twins first baseman Chris Parmelee is reportedly doing "OK" after getting hit in the head by a pitch last night in Minnesota's 7-6 loss to Boston.
Twins vs. Yankees: Morneau to play first base in Bronx
After getting swept over the weekend by the Texas Rangers, the Twins are in New York tonight to face the Yankees. Carl Pavano gets the call for Minnesota against Freddy Garcia. Justin Morneau makes his season debut at first base after starting the season as designated hitter.
Mauer out, Parmelee in Twins lineup
Joe Mauer is out of the lineup for a fourth straight game because of a sore thumb. Meanwhile, Chris Parmelee is starting at first base as he rejoins the Twins from AAA Rochester. Parmelee credits ex-Twin Tom Brunansky for helping him "clear" his head in during his short stint in the minors.
Parmelee's power and defense made Morneau switch to DH easier
Chris Parmelee hit his fifth home run of the spring on Sunday, tying Luke Hughes for the team lead. His power, along with improved defense at first base, made the Twins' decision to move Justin Morneau to designated hitter much easier. GM Terry Ryan says Parmelee has "done everything you could ask for and probably more."
Gophers complete first sweep of 2012
Minnesota (19-9-1, 13-5-0 WCHA) held onto a 3-2 victory over St. Cloud State University Saturday night at the National Hockey Center. The Huskies (10-14-4, 7-10-3 WCHA) netted the first lead, but the Gophers freshman forward Sam Warning went to score the game-winning goal with less than two minutes left in the third. Minnesota is off to Denver in two weeks. The Gophers now lead UMD by five points in the WCHA standings.
Twins release 2012 schedule
The Minnesota Twins have released their 2012 schedule. They'll open on the road in Baltimore on April 6, with the first homestand at Target Field starting on April 9 against the L.A. Angels. As for their interleague opponents coming to town: The Cubs, Phillies and Brewers will all be here in June.
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