Twins' TV ratings nosedive

The Twins are seeing more wreckage from their 63-99 season. Ratings for games shown on Fox Sports North were down a whopping 28 percent from 2010.
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The Twins are seeing more wreckage from their 63-99 season. Ratings for games shown on Fox Sports North were down a whopping 28 percent from 2010.

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