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Five things to know about the Twins' next opponent

The defending World Series champion Houston Astros are next up in the American League Division Series.

Playoff edge? Twins vs. Blue Jays roster breakdown, series prediction

A position-by-position breakdown of the Twins and Blue Jays shows which team has the edge in the American League wild-card series at Target Field.

Fields of nightmares: How the Twins lost their last 18 playoff games

Misfortune has followed the team since 2004, when they were on the verge of taking a two-game lead over the Yankees in the American League Division Series. Then things took a turn for the worse — and have not turned back.

Twins playoff schedule: Wild-card games, ticket updates and more

The Twins will host a best-of-three wild-card series at Target Field against the Blue Jays starting Tuesday. Here's the schedule and ticket information.

Twins will play Toronto in wild-card series that begins Tuesday at Target Field

The Astros won the AL West on the final day of the season, elevating the defending World Series champions to the league's No. 2 seed.

Twins roster brings a breadth of playoff experience to postseason

Twenty of the Twins' players have postseason games under their belts, five of which have World Series rings.

Twins playoff tracker: Division title could come tonight

The Guardians and Tigers have faint, faint hopes of catching the Twins for the division title — if both lose Thursday, Minnesota clinches the Central.

Henry Boucha, legend of Minnesota hockey from Warroad, dies at 72

The Warroad High School star was an Olympic medal winner who played professionally and became a Minnesota hockey icon. He remained involved in hockey and Native American activism in recent years.

Wild GM Guerin named team's president of hockey operations

Team President Matt Majka was promoted to CEO of the team's umbrella company.

Who's on the list? Ranking the Top 25 players in Minnesota Lynx history

The WNBA team is celebrating its 25th season this weekend and chose the Top 25 players in Lynx history. Using a list created by the team, the Star Tribune ranked the best of the best.