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  • Gordy Jones and Dave Winfield at a recent Twins Game.

    Haircuts, Big Hearts, and Reunions Stories and Photos by Gordy Jones While flipping through my car radio stations the other day, I heard an unfamiliar voice say that a pregame $100 haircut was the reason …

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    25 Apr 16
  • A youngster celebrates and "hot dogs" it up before throwing out first pitch for the Kernels.

    OK, Time to Panic! Last week, at the time of my writing, the Twins were 0-4. Being a homer and an optimist, I took an Alfred E. Neuman approach to the situation: “What? Me worry?” …

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    15 Apr 16
  • Dietitian Kate Moran with one of her protégées, Joe Benson.

    TWINS TALK Stories & Photos by Gordy Jones   The Twins have tripped coming out of the gate in their first three games, but there are 158 yet to play. I have watched them work …

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    08 Apr 16
  • Even with his ailing heart, Rod Carew continues to mentor young players. As for his health, he decided to use his misfortune to save others lives. You will hear about "The Heart of 29" soon.

    Twins Talk March in Paradise Story and Photos by Gordy Jones Baseball spring training is a wonderful time of the year, especially if you are coming from a northern state. You leave a frozen tundra …

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    01 Apr 16
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    05 Oct 15
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     The Twins and Indians split their doubleheader yesterday in Cleveland.  After Minnesota took the opener 7-1, the Tribe cruised to a 10-2 win in the nightcap.  The Twins are a game-and-a-half behind the Astros for …

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    01 Oct 15
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     Trevor Plouffe hit a two-run homer in the first inning and the Twins went on to beat the Indians, 4-2, in the first of four at Progressive Field.  Tommy Milone picked up his ninth win …

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    29 Sep 15
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     Brian Dozier homered during a four-run fourth inning as the Twins doubled up the Indians 4-2 at Target Field.  Trevor Plouffe went 3-for-4 with an RBI-double and a run, while Eduardo Escobar added a two-run …

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    24 Sep 15