2017 Minnesota Twins Season Preview

The Minnesota Twins had an awful season last year — they finished with a record of 59-103 — the worst in Twins franchise history and the worst record in the majors last year. This performance by the club prompted a front office overhaul with Derek Falvey hired from the Cleveland Indians as the Chief Baseball Officer and Phad Levine hired from the Texas Rangers as General Manager.

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American League Batting Title Named After Twins Hall of Famer

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Before the All Star Game at Petco Park in San Diego, it was announced the American League Batting Title was to be named in honor of former Twins great and seven-time American League Batting title holder Rod Carew.

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How the iPhone Helps a Blind Baseball Fanatic

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There are many ways an iPhone can help a blind person like myself. You might wonder how since the device relies heavily on a touch screen. Let me share with you my experiences with my iPhone.

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Twins Pitching Coach Arrested on Suspicion of Drunken Driving


It was reported late Thursday that Minnesota Twins Pitching coach Neil Allen was suspended indefinitely following a DWI arrest early Thursday morning. According to the report, Allen was stopped by Hennepin County Sheriff’s Officers at Sixth Street and Park Avenue at around 2 a.m. in Minneapolis. Allen refused a test and was arrested for suspicion of drunken driving. He was booked in the Hennepin County Jail around 4 a.m. and was released around 10:30 a.m.

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Twins Pitcher Ervin Santana Suspended 80 Games

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Twins pitcher and major free-agent acquisition Ervin Santana has been handed an 80-game suspension by Major League Baseball for performance-enhancing drugs.

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What To Do On All-Star Weekend

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This upcoming weekend will mark the third time the Twin Cities have hosted the MLB All-Star events. Tickets for the main events like the game and the Home Run Derby are still available on individual ticketing sites, for those willing to pay a price. While you may be lucky enough to find tickets to the All-Star game for around $200, most extend up to and above $2,000. Similarly, prices for the Home Run Derby extend up until the thousands.

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Whose First Pitch Was Worse — Carly Rae Jepsen’s or 50 Cent’s?


While it isn’t the most pressing debate taking place on Minnesota Connected right now, there is a bit of chatter going on in the world about which music celebrity’s throw is the lousiest of them all.

Last year, Carly Ray Jepson threw out what might be the worst ceremonial first pitch Major League Baseball had ever seen.

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Minnesota Twins Announce “Sid Hartman Day” — May 18

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The Minnesota Twins will honor one of Minnesota’s most renown sports journalists with bobbleheads, commemorative coffee mugs, and a pregame ceremony May 18 at Target Field.

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Minnesota Twins Rising Prospect Miguel Sano Needs Surgery — Out For Season

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The Minnesota Twins season got off to a turbulent start when it was announced last week Miguel Sano would be lost for the 2014 season. The 20-year-old third basemen is one of the Twins most promising prospects — he will need Tommy John surgery on his throwing arm.

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