La Velle E. Neal III | Star Tribune
Reporter | Minnesota Twins

A native of Chicago, La Velle has covered the Minnesota Twins since 1998. He also covered the Kansas City Royals for the Kansas City Star from 1995 through 1997. A graduate of the University of Illinois - Chicago, La Velle is a former president of the Baseball Writers Association of America.


Will Grossman be back with Twins? 'Whatever happens, happens'

The Twins roster is expected to look different next year as they restructure following a season of failed expectations. That makes Robbie Grossman's status for 2019 uncertain.


Ehire Adrianza's first lefty-lefty hit is a double

Ehire Adrianza's 19th double of the season Wednesday might have been his most impressive.


Gonsalves gets first victory as Twins blitz Tigers 8-2 for sweep

Stephen Gonsalves entered in the second inning and picked up his first major league victory, throwing six innings of one-hit baseball.


Eddie Rosario's season might be over for Twins

The left fielder aggravated a calf injury Monday in Detroit and the team won't push him.


Jake Odorizzi strong again as Twins top Tigers 5-3 for third consecutive victory

The righthander had his second consecutive impressive start, while Miguel Sano went 0-for-4 with four strikeouts in his return.


Gardenhires are in opposite dugouts with Twins visiting Detroit

It's a family feud of sorts, as Toby Gardenhire gets a chance to face off with his father this week.


Kohl Stewart shines, Eddie Rosario injured as Twins beat Detroit 6-1

Eddie Rosario homered in the first inning but had to leave after reinjuring his quadriceps in the fourth.


Concussion diagnosis takes out Mitch Garver

– Mitch Garver exercised on an elliptical machine for about 10 minutes on Saturday afternoon, but there wasn't much more planned…


Garver showing no signs of concussion

Twins catcher Mitch Garver took a Luke Voit foul ball of his mask on Wednesday and was not in the lineup Thursday as a precaution.


Twins face uncertainty over Sano's return from left leg injury

After initially expressing hope Miguel Sano could return to the lineup from a lower left leg injury in a couple of days, the Twins have taken a more cautious approach. He has missed five games.