Twins Talk by Gordy Jones
  • 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
  • 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