Thome blasted homer No. 599 and 600 against the Tigers in Detroit on Aug. 15, 2011. But that wasn't the only highlight. Before that game, the Twins traded outfielder Delmon Young to Detroit. In the first inning, Young homered off of Francisco Liriano in his first Tiger at-bat. The final score: Twins 9, Tigers 6 in a drama-filled day.
Monitoring severe storm threat Saturday-Tuesday in Minnesota
The holiday weekend won't be a washout, but multiple rounds of strong and severe storms are possible.
Charges: St. Cloud meth dealer had numerous weapons. body armor
Shawn Lawrence Jacobs, 38, faces 12 felony-level charges.
South Minneapolis tenants declare rent strike; allege unsafe conditions
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Threats involving 2 students at West St. Paul middle school
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Controversial Two Harbors mayor told: Resign or face recall election
The mayor has come under scrutiny for unusual behavior this year.
3M fined $2.8M for hazardous waste violations in Cottage Grove
The company's violations spanned more than two decades.
Couple charged after $75k worth of fentanyl pills seized during traffic stop
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Appeal to find man, 30, missing near Mille Lacs Lake since early April
Mille Lacs Band Tribal Police issued the appeal.
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Blocks away from Highland Village
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How did the Twins hit 12 home runs in one day?
On Aug. 29, 1963, the Minnesota Twins rocked the baseball world by smacking 12 homers in a single day. How did that happen? A) Harmon Killebrew had a really good afternoon. B) One home run each for 12 separate Twins teams in 12 parallel dimensions. C) By lambasting the woeful Washington Senators in a doubleheader. For the answer, click on the headline above...
Who hit the first walkoff home run at Target Field?
On Aug. 17, 2010, a home run decided a dramatic Twins game against arch-rival Chicago in the bottom of the 10th inning. Who hit it? A) Justin Morneau B) Jason Kubel C) Jim Thome For the answer, click on the headline above...
Which team did Kent Hrbek defeat with his first home run?
On Aug. 24, 1981, Kent Hrbek blasts a 12th-inning home run in his first major league game to defeat a team that would become a Minnesota arch-enemy. Was it the: A) Chicago White Sox B) New York Yankees C) Detroit Tigers For the answer, click on the headline above...
Which Orioles pitcher gave up Harmon Killebrew's 500th home run?
On Aug. 10, 1971, Harmon Killebrew hit his 500th homer against a Baltimore ace. Was it: A) Mike Cuellar B) Jim Palmer C) Pat Dobson D) Dave McNally For the answer, click on the headline above...
Former Twins slugger Jim Thome traded to Orioles
Former Twins star Jim Thome has yet another new home. Thome, who was traded by the Twins to the Cleveland Indians about a year ago before ending up with Philadelphia, was traded by the Phillies Saturday to the Baltimore Orioles for two minor leaguers. The slugger is tied for seventh on the all-time home run list with Sammy Sosa with 609 homers.
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