Twins Talk
  • Kepler loves being at Target Field.​

    Twins TalkStories and Photos by Gordy Jones Standing Tall While growing up in Arecibo, Puerto Rico, Twins catcher Juan Centeno was always a little shorter than average. He loved baseball and, like other kids, dreamed …

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    30 Jun 16
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    With the Twins’ season in the tank, it is hard to find a deserving candidate to represent the team at baseball’s fast-approaching All-Star Game. Joe Mauer is having a respectable season, but he is batting …

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    16 Jun 16
  • Eduardo Nunez has been a pleasant surprise as he has a blast on the base paths this season.

    Twins Wife Is a Star! Alisha Perkins, wife of Twins reliever Glen, has a new book out called “Running Home.” It tells how Alisha tried to find her own identity while struggling with anxiety problems, …

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    10 Jun 16
  • Grandpa Jake helped raise Joe and his brothers and taught them how to play baseball. He loves hanging out at spring training and posing for pics with friends and fans. He he is with pal, Brad Drake.

    Twins Talk NBA Referee Ken Mauer Would Love to “Bar You” from Poor Health! Story and Photos by Gordy Jones A few weeks ago, I told you about the unofficial Pioneer Press and Dispatch headquarters …

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    03 Jun 16
  • Fans and players alike enjoy being around Brian Dozier, he's a lot of fun.

    TWINS TALK Story and Photos by Gordy Jones HELP and Thanks to the Hardcore Fans! The Twins are playing their worst baseball since the Washington Senators moved to Minnesota from Washington 55 years ago. That’s …

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    26 May 16
  • The late Harmon Killebrew and Tony Olivia

    Twins Talk In the Summer of ‘69 Photos and Story by Gordy Jones   Last week as I sat with Pioneer Press columnist Charley Walters before the Mancini’s Hall of Fame banquet, I glanced at …

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    19 May 16
  • Darin Mastroianni put in a lot of extra work to make it back to this level.

    Twins Talk Photos and Story by Gordy Jones On the Bright side I walked into Target Field the other day feeling frustrated by the Twins’ recent losses. Then I began thinking: Life’s too short to …

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    12 May 16
  • Kurt Suzuki takes a beating behind the plate.

    TWINS TALKSTORY AND PHOTOS BY GORDY JONES A Few Observations, One Month in! A month into the 2016 baseball season, I have to declare: This is not the same Twins team that I watched at …

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    06 May 16