The Twins acquired 4 players Tuesday before the Major League Baseball trade deadline. Star Tribune Sports Columnist Jim Souhan joined me on WJON. He says the Twins threaded the needle nicely by not giving up top prospects and yet acquired a top tier starting pitcher, 2 relievers and a backup catcher.
The Twins and their triple-A affiliate the St. Paul Saints are partnering to host a unique baseball tournament for girls. The Twins and Saints plan to hold what is believed to be the state’s first-ever girls baseball tournament.
On April 6th, 1982 the Minnesota Twins played their first regular season game against the Mariners at the Metrodome in Minneapolis. On Wednesday, the Twins announced this season's home opener against Seattle has been postponed to Friday due to anticipated poor weather conditions in Minneapolis on Thursday.
The Twins scheduled home opener against Seattle Thursday has been moved to Friday due to inclement weather. The game Friday is set to start at 3:10 p.m. Hear the game on WJON with coverage starting at 2:30. Joe Ryan will be the opening day pitcher for the Twins with Robbie Ray getting the ball for the Mariners.
Before the internet, folks would prepare for the upcoming season by reading one of the many preview magazines that cost an arm and a leg at the grocery store. My dad would always say that you could tell how good a team would be by how many times the preview of it said "if."