Minnesota Sports
  • Trevor Plouffe surges to top of Twins power chart

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Trevor Plouffe hasn’t hit a home run in two games. That, in and of itself, is worth mentioning, which goes to show the kind of power binge the Minnesota Twins third baseman …

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    19 Jun 12
  • Twins C Mauer leaves game with bruised quadriceps

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Twins catcher Joe Mauer left yesterday’s game against Milwaukee with a bruised right quadriceps. Mauer came out after a single in the seventh, five innings after he was dinged in a …

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    18 Jun 12
  • Span has RBI single in 15th; Twins beat Brewers

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Denard Span had an RBI single with two outs in the 15th inning and the Minnesota Twins rallied to beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-4 Sunday in the longest game played at 2½-year-old …

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    18 Jun 12
  • Judge dismisses image lawsuit against NFL

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed an antitrust lawsuit filed by three retired football players that accused the NFL of constraining the use of former players’ images and likenesses. U.S. District Judge Paul …

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    14 Jun 12
  • Twins sign No. 2 pick Buxton, give him $6M bonus

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins have signed second overall pick Byron Buxton, an 18-year-old outfielder from Appling County High School in Georgia. The Twins announced the signing on Wednesday, one day after Buxton joined …

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    14 Jun 12
  • Twins starter P.J. Walters out with shoulder pain

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Twins right-hander P.J. Walters left his start after only 15 pitches with pain and stiffness in his throwing shoulder. Walters gave up four straight singles and two runs to begin the …

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    14 Jun 12
  • Thome powers Hamels, Phillies past Twins 9-8

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jim Thome drove in four runs against his former team, including a long homer to pad Philadelphia’s lead, and the Phillies hung on for a 9-8 victory over the Minnesota Twins on …

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    14 Jun 12
  • Vikings linebacker group is a work in progress

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have addressed a lot of problem areas over the past year. Their linebacker group is still a significant question mark. Chad Greenway is back as the leader, …

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    13 Jun 12