Twins left-hander Francisco Liriano will get a chance to improve his 2-7 record when he's back on the mound at Target Field Sunday afternoon. Minnesota is going for their third consecutive win over the Kansas City Royals after sweeping Saturday's doubleheader. Kansas City will try to split the four-game set with lefty Bruce Chen on the hill.
Beloved small town MN baseball field destroyed by severe storm
The mid-May storm system blasted the area with 90+ mph winds.
Woman, 32, killed in crash with dump truck west of Twin Cities
The dump truck driver was unharmed.
CD-1 Primary: Jeff Ettinger gets DFL nod, Brad Finstad wins GOP vote
Jennifer Carnahan also was on the ballot as a GOP candidate — and fell about 11,000 votes shy of claiming victory.
6-year-old and his grandparents killed in trailer home fire
"Found among the charred debris were two adults and a child," the sheriff's office said in a release.
Uvalde massacre: MN schools react with horror, increase security
A gunman killed 19 children and two adults in Texas Tuesday afternoon.
Ex-South St. Paul coach dies by suicide 2 days before sentencing
Matthew McCollister was to be sentenced for fraud in federal court on Wednesday.
Minnesota 'glampground' named one of 10 best in U.S.
In Nevis, Minnesota, campers can stay in a refurbished 1905 train car.
Two men charged over terrifying armed robbery at Newport apartment
They shot the woman who lives in the apartment in the abdomen, and put a gun to a man's head.
Minneapolis 2-year-old identified in suspicious death case
The cause of death has not yet been revealed due to an ongoing investigation.
Victim of wrong-way driver crash ID'd as Hutchinson 19-year-old
Three women, ages 19, 20 and 20, were in the vehicle struck by a wrong-way driver early Sunday morning.
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, 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.
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.
Royals-Twins game postponed by rain, day/night split doubleheader set for June 30
Right-hander Jason Marquis will now start for Minnesota Sunday. He'll try to remain perfect and help turn things around for the Twins Saturday afternoon at Target Field. The Royals extended Minnesota's losing streak to six games Friday night at Target Field with a 7-6 victory. Bruce Chen will try to lead Kansas City to their fourth straight victory.
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.
Royals send Twins to third straight loss, 4-3
The Twins continued sliding out of contention in the AL Central by losing, 4-3 to the Royals at Target Field Friday night. On Tuesday the Twins were only 7.5 games out of first place, but three straight losses have dropped them 11 games behind the division-leading White Sox.
Doumit, Deduno lead Twins to 7-5 win over Royals
Ryan Doumit hit two solo home runs and finished with four RBIs as pitcher Samuel Deduno gained his first big-league victory. The Twins took two out of three games in Kansas City. Their road trip continues in Chicago on Monday with Francisco Liriano on the mound.
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