Minnesota will face right-hander Jeff Niemann, who's still looking for a win this season, when they wrap-up the series with Tampa Bay Sunday afternoon. Left-hander Francisco Liriano is also looking to notch his first win of the season.
Campsites closed at Voyageurs National Park due to 'historic' water levels
All backcountry trails and campsites are closed, as well as many frontcountry sites.
Lawmakers reach agreement on tax cuts ahead of session's end
Lawmakers announced they had reached a deal on a tax bill Saturday ahead of the looming session deadline.
Victims of daytime drive-by shooting in Robbinsdale identified
The two men died after a hail of bullets struck a vehicle.
Source of 'loud explosion' in Brooklyn Park a mystery
The noise was investigated by police, but no source could be determined.
COVID: All Americans over 50 advised to get a second booster
Cases, hospitalizations and deaths are on the rise again as new COVID variants emerge.
2 Minnesotans inducted into White Castle's Hall of Fame
White Castle — it's what a man in Minneapolis and another in Woodbury, crave.
Video shows officers ended pursuit before fatal crash in Anoka
The crash occurred when the driver fled police during an attempted traffic stop in Coon Rapids.
6-year-old Eli Hart identified as boy found dead in car trunk
The kindergartner's father was trying to get full custody of his son.
Boy found dead in trunk of car in Mound was kindergartner
"It is horrifying and difficult to process a tragedy of this magnitude, especially in our close-knit community," the superintendent wrote.
Man found yelling for help after being shot in Minneapolis
The shooting occurred on the 800 block of Elwood Avenue North at around 9:15 p.m.
Minneapolis North principal says she was fired, district says otherwise
“MPS requires schools to follow protocols in times like that and I did not,” Friestleben said.
Rays rattle Liriano, Twins, 6-2 for series win
Francisco Liriano's struggles continued in his third straight loss. The Tampa Bay Rays used sacrifice flies to drive in four of their six runs. Josh Willingham went hitless for the first time in a Twins uniform, ending his 15-game hitting streak.
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 win Grapefruit League opener against Rays
A three run surge in the sixth inning helped Minnesota beat Tampa Bay 7-3 at Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers Saturday afternoon. Justin Morneau and Joe Mauer both delivered RBI singles. The Twins have split-squad action on Sunday against the Red Sox and the Rays.
Francisco Liriano set to start Tuesday against the Angels
The left-hander threw about 70 pitches during a bullpen session Saturday. Liriano was pulled from his last scheduled start to give him time to regain his confidence. He'll go for his first win of the season on May 1 in Anaheim.
Twins beat Rays, fall to Red Sox in spring training split squad games
The Minnesota Twins beat the Tampa Bay Rays and lost to the Boston Red Sox in spring training split squad games on Sunday. Francisco Liriano pitched two scoreless innings in an 8-3 loss to Boston. Alexi Casilla collected three hits in the Twins' 5-3 win over Tampa Bay.
Liriano baffles Rays in spring training loss
The Twins lost a split squad game to the Rays, 1-0 Thursday, but left the game pleased because Francisco Liriano and Denard Span played well. Liriano struck out five and allowed one hit in three innings and Span singled, walked and stole two bases.
Twins trade Francisco Liriano to White Sox
The Twins have parted ways with pending free-agent pitcher Francisco Liriano. The team traded the left-hander to the Chicago White Sox late Saturday night for two minor leaguers -- pitcher Pedro Hernandez and infielder Eduardo Escobar -- three days before the non-waiver trade deadline.
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