Twins
June 23
Eddie Rosario and Nelson Cruz celebrated after a Twins’ victory in September.

When, where and how: Questions and answers about baseball's return

Who would the Twins play? How many players on the roster? Can I get into Target Field? Here's what we know about baseball's intended return, and some of the questions that still don't have firm answers.
Twins
June 23
A 60-game Major League Baseball season now seems likely. A renewed spring training would start July 1; the Twins would hold theirs at Target Field.

Major League Baseball plans to hold 60-game season

Once MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred formally implements a schedule, training camps could resume next week, and the 60th Opening Day in Twins history is likely to take place in about a month.
Polls
June 23

Poll: How interested will you be in a 60-game Twins season?

Twins
June 23
A giant baseball sculpture sits outside an empty Target Field, home of the Twins

What's covered, what's not in MLB's 60-game season plan

The players will get prorated pay, but there would not be an expanded playoff system preferred by the owners.
Twins
June 22
Nelson Cruz topped 400 career home runs for the Twins in 2019, and he also was honored for his off-the-field contributions.

Twins slugger Cruz wins ESPY award for sports humanitarianism

The award, named after the iconic boxer, is given to an athlete who has had an impact in his or her community through sports and comes with a $100,000 donation to charity.
Twins
June 22
Plywood marks the spot where a statue of former Minnesota Twins owner Calvin Griffith stood outside Target Field.

RandBall: Why removing statues -- like the one of Calvin -- is important

The only thing erased in taking down the Calvin Griffith statue from outside of Target Field is amplification of a value that has no place in 2020.
Vikings
June 22
Former Gophers and NFL wide receiver Ron Johnson has watched daughter Kamryn raise money for relief efforts in the aftermath of George Floyd’s death

Dads being dads: Minnesota sports figures cherish time with families

If 2020 were a normal year, Derek Falvey knows exactly where he would have been on Sunday for Father's Day: Target Field.
Twins
June 20
Minnesota ties are deep at this year's ESPY Awards

Minnesota ties are deep at this year's ESPY Awards

Maya Moore, Nelson Cruz and Kevin Love are up for the same award.
Twins
June 19
Calvin Griffith applauded Rod Carew after the Twins star was named 1977 AL MVP. But Carew was gone by the 1979 season.

Reusse: Yes, tear down the Griffith statue — and also listen to Carew

Remember former Twins owner Calvin Griffith in whatever way you choose, but there's no defending his racist comments of 1978.
Twins
June 19
A passerby looks back where a statue of former Twins owner Calvin Griffith stood outside Target Field

Twins remove Calvin Griffith statue, citing racist statements

The team made the decision after internal meetings following the killing of George Floyd. "We apologize for our failure to adequately recognize how the statue was viewed and the pain it caused for many people," the Twins said in a statement.
Twins
June 19

Twins' statement on removal of Calvin Griffith statue

The Twins removed Calvin Griffith's statue from the Target Field plaza Friday and issued this statement.
Twins
June 18
Miguel Sano.

Twins monitoring Sano situation in Dominican Republic

Miguel Sano has accused a lawyer in his hometown of San Pedro de Macoris of attempted blackmail after the lawyer claimed Sano and three friends assaulted a man on May 6.
Twins
June 18
Twins sign draft choices Alerick Soularie and Marco Raya

Twins sign draft choices Alerick Soularie and Marco Raya

They were the second and fourth round choices in last week's MLB first year player draft.
Twins
June 18
UNC-Wilmington lefthander Sharpe agrees to sign with Twins

UNC-Wilmington lefthander Sharpe agrees to sign with Twins

Zarion Sharpe was drafted by St. Louis in 2019, but returned to school for his redshirt junior season.
Twins
June 18
The grounds crew cut the grass at Target Field earlier this year.

Baseball's labor battle: Ten things to know about the ongoing drama

If you're a baseball fan, this week has probably played heavily on your emotions. Here are 10 questions about the latest in the negotiations to help sort out things.
Twins
June 18
Twins owner Jim Pohlad took questions from fans during Twins Fest in January.

Hartman: Twins owner Pohlad knows MLB needs to return to play soon

Twins owner Pohlad said communication with the commissioner's office has been steady with the club, but not directly between himself and Rob Manfred.
Twins
June 18
Miguel Sano during spring training in Fort Myers, Fla., on Feb. 16.

Twins' Sano claims he's being blackmailed after kidnapping accusation

A newspaper in the Dominican Republic provided details in a case where no charges have been filed. A Twins spokesman said the team is aware of the allegations
Twins
June 17
An empty Target Field an hour before what would have been the home opener against the Oakland A's

Players, owners still far apart on salvaging 2020 MLB season

Twins players are making it clear they want Major League Baseball to accept their union leader Tony Clark's challenge about the endangered 2020 season.
Twins
June 16
Twins sign Pacific lefthander Lucas Sweany, juco catcher Allante Hall

Twins sign Pacific lefthander Lucas Sweany, juco catcher Allante Hall

The 6-foot-6 Sweany played three seasons for the Tigers before turning pro. Hall was headed to the University of Missouri.
Twins
June 16
Commissioner Rob Manfred said Monday he's not confident there will be a 2020 MLB season. The most incredible aspect of baseball’s standstill is that

Scoggins: Baseball is redefining 'Moneyball' in the greediest of ways

The sport could have been the first back from the pandemic, but thanks to failed leadership and greed there's doubt it will be back this year at all.
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Poll: Should the Twins let Cory Provus and Dan Gladden travel to road games?

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