Twins Talk
  • Tony Oliva got a standing ovation from the fans who arrive to the park early on his birthday.

    Photos and story by Gordy Jones Casey on the Mound! Casey Fien’s pitching talent has been one of the few bright spots in the 2013 Twins season. I knew little about him, so as we …

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    26 Jul 13
  • Congratulations to the closer Glen Perkins for being named to his first ever All Star Team.

    Photos and story by Gordy Jones The Gentlemen from Minnesota!   Congratulations to All-Stars Joe Mauer and Glen Perkins. Both Joe and Glen are from the Twin Cities, and played high school ball at the …

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    19 Jul 13
  • Umpire Jeff Nelson from Cottage Grove is about to call Ryan Doumit out at home as he tries to score a run against the Yankees.

      Photos and Stories by Gordy Jones The Twins find themselves, at the 2013 All Star break, almost no better off than they were the last two seasons, when they lost a combined 195 games.  It …

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    12 Jul 13
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    Story and Photos by Gordy Jones Beginning in 1981, coach Rick Stelmaszek was a fixture in the Twins’ bullpen. He was a good-natured guy, but yet he could be a curmudgeon. The players loved him, …

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    28 Jun 13
  • Although Chris Hermann was only around a little more than a week, he found time to have lunch with some fans who are patients at Gillette Children's Hospital.

    Stories and Photos by Gordy Jones   You may have watched a Twins game and noticed a few empty seats right behind home. You probably thought: “How can such fortunate people be no-shows at a …

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    21 Jun 13
  • A young fan from Gillette Children's Hospital share a photo with Joe; one he had just taken of Mauer.

    Winners!Photo and story by Gordy Jones The Twins’ organization and players are very generous with their time, all year long, when it comes to raising awareness and funds for those in need. Once a year, …

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    14 Jun 13
  • Justin Morneau and his wife, Krista, were hosts at their fifth annual Casino Night on June 2 and have raised more than $1 million for childhood arthritis.

    Story and Photos by Gordy Jones   Justin and Krista Morneau held their fifth annual Casino Night last Sunday to raise funds and awareness for childhood arthritis. The five annual fundraisers have now taken in …

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    08 Jun 13
  • Switcheroos

    Photos and Story by Gordy Jones   Every year I follow the Twins to Milwaukee and watch them take on the Brew Crew. In the many years that I’ve been going on this trip, I’ve …

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    31 May 13