Twins Talk by Gordy Jones
  • 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
  • In March, Joe Mauer and his wife Maddie announced that they are expecting Twins

    Photos and Story by Gordy Jones   Earlier this year, Twins catcher Joe Mauer and his wife, Maddie, announced they were due to have twins in late summer/early fall. Joe is not the only Twin …

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    24 May 13
  • Rooting for a Potential Hero!

    Twins Talk Photos and Stories by Gordy Jones Rooting for a Potential Hero!   I met 23-year-old Aaron Hicks this year at spring training, and he seemed like a hard-working, happy-go-lucky guy – a little …

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    17 May 13
  • Forever Trevor

    One of my favorite characters on the Minnesota Twins is Trevor Plouffe. He is always fresh and enthusiastic, and you can tell how much fun he has with baseball. I always see Trevor rooting for others, and he’s the first to congratulate his teammates when they make a good play. He is also the guy jumping around the dugout trying to rev up his colleagues.

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    10 May 13
  • Batboy Rap

    When I last interviewed Twins batboy Dominic Frost, it was 2011 and he was a rookie in the Twins’ clubhouse. Former batboy Adam Hanson had just been promoted to clubhouse attendant. I remember asking then-17-year-old Dominic how he landed such a cool job.

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    03 May 13