Royals No. 9 hitter Tony Abreu went 3 for 4 and tied a career high with three RBIs as Kansas City staved off a three-game sweep in front of an announced crowd of 23,641 on Sunday at Kaufmann Stadium.
MN researcher part of team behind 'revolutionary' discovery of ancient tooth in Laos
The molar found in a remote cave is believed to have belonged to a Denisovan girl who lived 164,000-130,000 years ago.
Gallery: Minneapolis penthouse comes with private elevator and 24-foot ceilings
The custom-designed home is on the market for $500K
Charges: Sting catches MN principal trying to hire child prostitute
Authorities alleged Mohamed Selim attempted to meet a 15-year-old girl for sex on Tuesday.
Nominate a 'local hero' to get a dozen Cub donuts from Salvation Army
The organization is looking for 1,000 volunteers to help with the effort in the metro.
Duck smashes through chopper window and hits State Patrol pilot
Two pilots were on the aircraft at the time, with one of them sustaining a head injury.
Charges: Minnetonka Nordstrom employee stole $500,000 in merchandise
Store employees used a covert camera to investigate disappearing merchandise.
Woman drives into wet concrete, gets stuck in attempt to flee police
The 53-year-old woman drove into wet concrete trying to flee police on Monday.
Family of late Rep. Hagedorn sues widow Carnahan over unpaid medical expenses
The lawsuits allege that Carnahan has yet to reimburse Hagedorn's family for medical expenses despite promising to do so.
Hail and tornadoes possible Thursday in Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin
Storms are expected to fire along a warm front draped across southern Minnesota.
Bde Maka Ska pavilion construction begins next week
The former lakeside food stand, home to Lola on the Lake, caught fire in 2019.
Undercover child sex sting sees 4 men arrested in St. Louis Park
One of the men is being held as he's in a position of authority of power over children.
Royals blank Twins in basement battle
The Twins are now three games behind the Royals in the battle for the basement after losing in Kansas City, 4-0 Tuesday night. In eight innings of work, Royals starter Bruce Chen shut down the Twins allowing only two hits, and he retired 24 of the final 26 batters he faced.
Mauer's grand slam helps Twins sweep Royals in doubleheader
A grand slam home run by Joe Mauer and a three-run shot by Chris Parmelee give the Twins enough push to secure an 8-7 win and a doubleheader sweep of the Kansas City Royals Saturday night at Kaufmann Stadium. Justin Morneau drove in two runs to help the Twins defeat the Royals 3-1 victory in the first game.
Twins vs. Royals: Battle for the basement
Who said the Twins wouldn’t play meaningful games in September? If Minnesota wants to avoid finishing in last place in the AL Central, they have to beat the team in front of them: Kansas City. The Twins start a two game series against the Royals tonight in K.C.
Twins sweep Royals in doubleheader
The Twins took two from the Kansas City Royals Saturday in a doubleheader at Target Field. Solid pitching by Scott Diamond and a home run by Trevor Plouffe helped the Twins beat the Royals 7-2 in the daytime opener, while Cole De Vries scattered five hits over six innings and Josh Willingham hit a homer in the Twins' 5-1 win the nightcap.
Twins can't manage a sweep, lose to Red Sox 6-4
Brooms are quietly returning to the closets of Twins fans after a ninth inning rally fell short Sunday. Home runs by Josh Willingham and Ryan Doumit kept it interesting but were not enough to prevent another Nick Blackburn loss. Meanwhile, Ben Revere's outfield wizardry keeps overshadowing his hitting streak, which is now at 19 games.
Twins, Royals meet in battle of AL Central basement
How do you turn around an awful April? By sweeping Kansas City at home. The Twins and Royals start a three-game set at Target Field tonight.
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