“Work Harder. Nobody Cares!”: Why LaMonte Wade Jr. Has Been a Fan of Lamar Jackson from the Start
By Tom Schreier - Feb 21, 2020
LaMonte Wade Jr. believed in Lamar Jackson from the beginning. The Minnesota Twins rookie, who made his debut last season and played in 26 games, watched Jackson […]
The Minnesota Twins Have a Philosophy on Coaching, Not a Hitting Philosophy
By Tom Schreier - Feb 19, 2020
FORT MYERS, Fla. — The coaching staff of the Minnesota Twins was raided this offseason. While former bench coach Derek Shelton, hitting coach James Rowson and assistant […]
The Minnesota Twins are Balancing Aggressive Ambitions and a Laid-Back Culture
By Tom Schreier - Feb 18, 2020
FORT MYERS, Fla. — It’s 75 and sunny in Southwest Florida, where the Minnesota Twins’ position players have joined the pitchers and catchers and are now preparing […]
The Minnesota Twins Became a Playoff Team This Year, Now They Have to Build a Contender
By Tom Schreier - Oct 9, 2019
Rocco Baldelli admitted that returning to Fenway Park as the manager of the Minnesota Twins was special. He went on a familiar jog before entering the historic […]
The Minnesota Twins Had a Historic Season with a Familiar Ending
By Tom Schreier - Oct 8, 2019
Friedrich Nietzsche said that the idea of eternal recurrence came to him one day in August 1881 while he was taking a walk along a lake in […]
The Twins Will Have to Go Through the Yankees, and Yankee Stadium, to Have Playoff Success
By Tom Schreier - Oct 5, 2019
NEW YORK — Yankee Stadium is built like a coliseum, making it unique among major league parks. Fenway has its quirks, like the Green Monster and the […]
Rocco Baldelli Believes that His “Resilient” Twins Will Bounce Back Against the Yankees
By Tom Schreier - Oct 5, 2019
NEW YORK — There is an alternate universe where after Zack Littell gave up two earned runs without recording an out in the fifth inning, and Tyler […]
These Minnesota Twins Have a Chance to Reset Expectations Against the New York Yankees
By Tom Schreier - Oct 4, 2019
NEW YORK — After being announced as the Minnesota Twins’ Game 1 starter against the New York Yankees, Jose Berrios pantomimed throwing up into a trash can […]
How Ryan Saunders’ Current Situation Compares to Paul Molitor’s with Falvey and Levine
By Tom Schreier - Oct 3, 2019
When Paul Molitor was hired to replace Ron Gardenhire as the Minnesota Twins manager in 2015, he said he felt that his team could compete right away. […]
The Minnesota Twins Hope Nelson Cruz Will Have a Lasting Impact on Miguel Sano
By Tom Schreier - Sep 22, 2019
Nelson Cruz has had success in his age-38 season because of his routine. He gets his swings in, he takes his naps and he doesn’t rush anything. […]
Berrios Gives Up 5, Rogers Gives up 3 in Penultimate Home Game for the Minnesota Twins
By Tom Schreier - Sep 21, 2019
There was Jorge Alcala making his major league debut with the bases loaded and one out in the ninth inning. Unfortunately for one of the Minnesota Twins’ […]
Randy Dobnak Has a 4.99 Uber Rating, a 2.01 ERA and a Wedding This Weekend
By Tom Schreier - Sep 20, 2019
Randy Dobnak and his fiancee, Aerial Munson, have registries at Target and Bed, Bath and Beyond. They would like some Pine-Sol, an Amazon Echo and a Queen-sized […]