Twins outfielder Josh Willingham is swinging a bigger bat than the player he replaced on the Minnesota roster, Michael Cuddyer. Willingham has eight homers and 25 RBI so far. Cuddyer, playing with Colorado, has four homers and 23 RBI.
Suspect arrested after 3 family members stabbed in Albert Lea
The three victims are related, according to police.
50,000 gallons of toilet wastewater leaks into Twin Cities lake
You may want to avoid this body of water.
Evidence that omicron strains BA.4 and BA.5 are in Minnesota
The European CDC has warned of a possible significant summer surge fueled by the omicron subvariants.
Hastings man charged for driving drunk with 2-year-old in vehicle
Matthew Quade's BAC was almost five times over the legal limit when police pulled him over last week.
Arrest made after person shot at Hopkins apartment building
Police say this was an isolated incident and that the victim and suspect knew each other.
BA.2.12.1 omicron subvariant quickly becoming dominant in MN
Experts say the subvariant is more transmissible but there is not evidence to suggest it causes more severe disease.
Teen paddle boarders rescued after 'abrupt wind change' on Lake Superior
The rescue happened off Park Point Beach Saturday.
DFLer who was in labor during endorsement convention to run in primary
Maye Quade gave a speech while in active labor before she ultimately withdrew from the endorsing convention last month to give birth.
Valleyfair opens this weekend, reveals full summer schedule of events
New fare includes walking tacos, hand-scooped ice cream and deep-fried pickles.
Jury selection begins in trial of Buffalo clinic shooter, Gregory Ulrich
The Buffalo health clinic shooter is accused of fatally shooting one person and injuring four others last year.
The Willingham, Cuddyer conundrum
Even with Josh Willingham agreeing to a three-year deal worth $21-million, the Twins are still in contract talks with free-agent outfielder Michael Cuddyer. Nobody knows if Cuddyer will re-sign with the Twins, and the addition of Willingham has created a puzzling story.
Willingham likely Twins only All-Star
Josh Willingham is on pace to set career highs in home runs and RBI. He hit 28 homers and drove in 98 runs with Oakland last year. His performance as the Twins best, and most clutch hitter will likely earn him a trip to the All-Star Game. All-Star rosters will be announced July 1st.
Morneau, Willingham power Twins over Royals
Josh Willingham, Justin Morneau and Trevor Plouffe each homered to lead the Twins over the Royals, 10-7 last night in Kansas City. Ben Revere added three hits and a couple of RBI as well. The Twins are playing their best baseball of the season, having won six of their last seven games.
Josh Willingham named Twins' MVP
After finishing the season with 35 home runs and 110 RBI, Twins outfielder Josh Willingham was named the Calvin R. Griffith Award winner, given to the team's most valuable player. Scott Diamond was named the Twins' pitcher of the year and most outstanding rookie.
Willingham, Liriano lead Twins past Pirates, 2-1
The Twins used power and pitching to beat the Pirates, 2-1 in Pittsburgh Wednesday night. Josh Willingham's 14th homer of the year broke a 1-1 tie in the eighth inning and the Twins were carried on the mound by Francisco Liriano's fourth straight solid start.
Revere back with Twins as Willingham goes on paternity leave
The Twins have recalled Ben Revere from Rochester to fill in for left fielder Josh Willingham, who will take a few days off for the birth of his third child.
Twins still in contract talks with Cuddyer
Michael Cuddyer's time in Minnesota may come to an end soon, but as of now the Twins are still in contract talks with the free-agent outfielder. The Twins are also reportedly in the final stages of signing outfielder Josh Willingham, who could serve as Cuddyer's replacement.
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