Righty Samuel Deduno heads to the hill for Minnesota looking to improve his 4-0 record during Sunday's series finale in Seattle. The Mariners could sweep the Twins for the first time in 11 years after last night's 3-2 victory. Blake Beavan, who has won four of his last five starts, will get the ball for Seattle.
Body of missing Mankato woman believed to have been found
A canoer found the body in a swamp near Eagle Lake Friday.
MN GOP endorses attorney general, secretary of state candidates
Kim Crockett was endorsed as the party's candidate for secretary of state, while Jim Schultz won the endorsement for attorney general.
Volunteer firefighter identified as man killed during Thursday storms
The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office confirmed that 63-year-old Ryan Erickson died when a grain bin fell on him.
Firm takes on case defending Taco Chon against Taco John's lawsuit
The local Mexican restaurant is fighting a case presented by Taco John's over naming rights, among other things.
Worker killed in skid loader accident was 23-year-old apprentice lineman
Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative called the incident "the unthinkable."
Raging North Shore rivers overtake bridges, snap trees in half
Pedestrian bridges near the Lutsen Resort have been damaged by the vast river flow.
Stillwater teen drowned while helping save friend struggling in river
The 17-year-old was identified Friday.
Nation's first city-owned EV car share service gets official Twin Cities launch
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.
Blackburn, Twins aim to complete sweep at Fenway
The Minnesota Twins have a chance to complete a four-game sweep against the Boston Red Sox for the first time in 21 years Sunday afternoon. Joe Mauer's three-run homer in the ninth inning helped the the Twins secure a thrilling 6-4 victory Saturday night. Minnesota will send Nick Blackburn to the hill for the series finale.
Twins aim to propel past Royals in series finale
Right-hander Esmerling Vasquez will make his debut with the Twins as he heads to the hill Sunday afternoon. The Twins will try to complete the three-game sweep in Kansas City, but without Josh Willingham. Twins General Manager Terry Ryan tells the Star Tribune the team wants to keep the outfielder off his left leg because of a slightly sore hamstring. The Twins will face Royals righty Luis Mendoza.
Twins look to wake-up offense in Seattle
The Twins will turn to right-hander Nick Blackburn and hope he can continue his recent success versus the Mariners Sunday afternoon. Seattle will send Hector Noesi to the mound when they go for back-to-back victories after shutting out the Twins Saturday night.
Twins take aim at sweeping the Tribe w/o Liriano
The Minnesota Twins have a chance to sweep the Cleveland Indians Sunday afternoon at Target Field after handing the tribe a couple of embarrassing losses. Right-hander Brian Duensing will step in for Francisco Liriano, who was traded to the Chicago White Sox. Ubaldo Jimenez will take the hill for the Indians. Twins Third baseman Danny Valencia is also back for the first time since being sent down to Triple-A Rochester in May.
Twins head to Chicago for 3 games
The Minnesota Twins open a three-game series with the White Sox in Chicago on Monday night. Samuel Deduno (5-2, 3.72) takes the mound for the Twins. Left-hander Hector Santiago (2-1, 3.91) will pitch for the White Sox. Heading into the series, Deduno has allowed three earned runs or fewer in six of his last eight starts.
Twins aim to halt Ray's five-game winning streak
Left-hander Scott Diamond heads to the hill for Minnesota to face the hot bats of the Tampa Bay Rays in the series finale at Target Field Sunday afternoon. The Twins will face right-hander James Shields as they look to snap a three-game skid and avoid another sweep.
Twins aim to snap four-game skid in series finale
The Minnesota Twins are still looking for their first win after the All-Star break. The Oakland Athletics are just one win away from completing a three-game road sweep against the Twins for the first time in more than a decade. Twins lefty Brian Duensing will make his fourth start of the season Sunday afternoon at Target Field.
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