Carl Pavano pitched five strong innings before allowing four runs to the Red Sox, who beat the Twins, 5-1 on Sunday. Ron Gardenhire was pleased with Pavano and said he's "where we wanted him to be" entering the regular season. Pavano will start Friday in the season opener at Baltimore.
Charges: 6-year-old Eli Hart shot up to 9 times by his mother
The 28-year-old is facing 2nd-degree murder charges.
Former WCCO Radio host Dave Lee moves into podcasts
His new podcast, called 'My First Concert,' launched last week.
Tow boat collides with Mississippi River lock and dam in Alma, WI
The crash remains under investigation by the United States Coast Guard.
Police: Man in minivan approached kids, claimed he was former principal
Investigators say children were approached by a man in a white minivan who falsely claimed he'd been a local school principal.
Police: 2 people shot, 1 fatally over the weekend in La Crosse
Officers arrived to the scene and found one person suffering multiple gunshot wounds.
Wisconsin couple fight, kill bear that broke into their home
The incident happened last week in north-central Wisconsin.
USS Minneapolis-St. Paul officially launched in Duluth ceremony
It's the first U.S. Navy ship to be commissioned in Minnesota.
North High principal Mauri Friestleben returning to finish year
The principal said Friday she had been fired from her role over her support of a student protest.
One dead, two injured in wrong-way crash on Hwy. 169
The crash occurred on Highway 169 early Sunday morning.
Pavano mentoring Twins' starters
36 year-old Carl Pavano knows what Scott Baker, Francisco Liriano and Nick Blackburn are going through. All three dealt with injuries and finished last season with poor results. Pavano, who struggled with injuries earlier in his career, is now mentoring the younger Twins on how to overcome their struggles.
Twins schedule MRI for Carl Pavano's sore shoulder
Minnesota Twins pitcher Carl Pavano is returning to Minneapolis Sunday to meet with the team's physician, and then will have an MRI exam done on his sore right shoulder Monday. Pavano gave up seven runs and nine hits in 3 2-3 innings against the Cleveland Indians Friday. Pavano's MRI on May 11 revealed a strain in the front of his right shoulder.
Pavano: Outacast in New York, flourishing in Minnesota
After a difficult four years with the Yankees, Twins starter Carl Pavano tells the Pioneer Press his time in Minnesota has "been like a second career." Pavano gets the start in Minnesota's season opener today in Baltimore.
Pavano hopes to outshine Diamond as Twins go for 2nd series win
Scott Diamond gave the Twins what they needed last night, hurling seven shutout innings in a 5-0 win over the Angels. Tonight, Carl Pavano will try to follow up with a similar performance as the Twins go for just their second series win of 2012.
Frustrated Pavano done for the season
Carl Pavano has been shut down for the remainder of the season after a new diagnosis on his sore shoulder revealed a bruise to his humerus bone, which heals with rest. Pavano said his season has been a "total failure" and he's upset that it took three months to figure out what the main problem was.
Angels take series with 6-2 win over Twins
Carl Pavano lasted only four innings as the Angels won the series over the Twins with a 6-2 victory Wednesday night. Josh Willingham hit his sixth home run of the season for Minnesota, but it was too little, too late, as the Angels held on to an early 5-0 lead.
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