Last spring, he was looked upon as a player who could perhaps solidify the Twins infield. This spring, Tsuyoshi Nishioka, is sent to Triple A for more seasoning.
Minneapolis wants to use $1M in federal cash to plant 200,000 trees
The goal is to have these trees planted by the year 2040.
MOA theater to debut wrap-around, 270-degree movie screen
The new technology will expand the movie screen onto the side walls of the theater auditorium.
Alcohol, no seatbelt possible factors in deadly southwest MN crash
The crash happened just before 9 p.m. Tuesday.
Target shares plunge on profit drop, as costs grow and customers spend less
First quarter profitability declines 52% year-over-year.
Driver ejected in fatal Roseville crash identified as 30-year-old
The crash temporarily shutdown westbound Highway 36.
Endorsed candidate's campaign video used antisemitic trope at MN GOP convention
The video aired before GOP-backed secretary of state candidate Kim Crockett's speech at the state party convention.
Brooklyn Center rejects plans for MN's first ever 'car vending machine'
The proposal by Carvana was rejected in a split vote.
Ex-cop Thomas Lane pleads guilty to manslaughter in George Floyd killing
The former Minneapolis police officer appeared in court on Wednesday morning.
2 dead after driver flees cop in Coon Rapids, crashes in Anoka
The double-fatal crash happened on Main Street near Ferry Street in Anoka.
Fleeing suspect charged in crash that left husband dead, wife critical
Daniel Joseph Fisher, 57, died from multiple blunt force injuries in a crash Sunday. His wife, Cathleen, is in critical condition as of Tuesday.
Threat of severe weather returns to Minnesota for 2 days
Isolated severe storms Wednesday, followed by scattered severe storms Thursday.
Twins GM: Nishioka should get 'mulligan'
Twins GM Bill Smith was unusually candid last night in a conference call with season ticket holders. Smith promised the team will try to “get this ship righted.” Specifically, he said infielder Tsuyoshi Nishioka should get a “mulligan” for a poor 2011 because he broke his leg in April.
Twins consider minor league affiliate in St. Paul
Twins President Dave St. Peter is exploring the idea of bringing a minor league affiliate to St. Paul. The Pioneer Press says the lure of a new state-of-the-art ball park has the Twins considering the idea. Their Class A Midwest League affiliate, the Beloit Snappers, are approaching a deadline to renew for next season.
Blackburn, Nishioka booted from Twins' 40-man roster
Two of the Twins' most disappointing players are off the major league roster, but will stay with the organization in the minors. Tsuyoshi Nishioka has spent most of the season with Rochester, anyway. The Twins will name a replacement for Blackburn Tuesday.
Twins trade Valencia to Boston, recall Nishioka
The Minnesota Twins have traded third baseman Danny Valencia to the Boston Red Sox for minor league outfielder Jeremias Pineda. Pineda is leading the rookie Gulf Coast League in hitting. The Twins recalled infielder Tsuyoshi Nishioka to replace Valencia.
Sports MN Quiz: Who was the Twins' 2010 minor league player of the year?
Brian Dozier, the Twins' 2011 minor league player of the year, is now with the major league club to replace Jamey Carroll at shortstop. Who won this award in 2010? For the answer, click on the headline above.
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