Twins Talk by Gordy Jones
  • Catching is a dangerous position and last week Joe suffered a concussion.

    Buy a Purse & Things Can’t Get Much Worse Photos and Story by Gordy Jones    I have written about my friend Jim Cunningham in this column before.  He is the Target Field pregame announcer — …

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    23 Aug 13
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    Story and Photos by Gordy Jones Persistence Paid off for Andrew Albers Andrew is from North Battlefield, Saskatchewan, Canada.  He began playing catch with his dad as a toddler, and got into organized ball when he …

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    16 Aug 13
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    Stories and Photos by Gordy Jones Pedro Really Loves Baseball!        Whether the Twins win or lose, there is one player who always has fun. Not that he enjoys losing – far from it! It’s …

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    09 Aug 13
  • Paul Molitor's Hall of Fame swing at the Paul Molitor Classic.

    Photos and stories by Gordy Jones Paul for Ball in St. Paul! I am fortunate enough to have known and made friends with people who are actual baseball Hall of Famers. Once a person’s inducted, …

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    03 Aug 13
  • 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