Reporter | Minnesota Twins

Ryan covered the Minnesota United FC during its first two years of existence before switching to college sports in 2019. She previously spent two years at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette covering Penn State football, Robert Morris basketball and high school sports. A Minnesota native and Minneapolis resident, she graduated magna cum laude from the University of Minnesota with a major in journalism and minors in management and global studies. She has lived in Pennsylvania, Texas (covering the real Friday Night Lights for the Dallas Morning News) and New York (as a sports copy editor for a summer through the Dow Jones News Fund).


Motzko credits Gophers hockey players for helping him through grief

Motzko, who lost his son, Mack, in a July car accident, said being back on the ice with his team has been a great outlet.


Twins manager Baldelli gets free advice in growing group of new fathers

There is plenty of baby talk around the Twins clubhouse as players balance work and time at home in a new way.


Little offense, sloppy defense add up to Twins being crushed by Cleveland

Miguel Sano provided the Twins' few offensive highlights in the 12-3 rout with a second-inning double and a three-run homer in the seventh.


Twins' Maeda stays optimistic while enduring an unfamiliar absence

The righthander is recovering from elbow surgery and says it's not an absolute he'll pitch in 2022.


Ryan apologizes after injury scare; Twins split with Cleveland

Joe Ryan didn't even bother to try to scoop up the ball and make the out at first after getting hit by a line drive in the first game of Tuesday's doubleheader.


Given a choice, Joe Ryan preferred to start first game of doubleheader

The rookie joked that he'd even prefer a 7:30 a.m. start, if that was possible.


Twins, Cleveland have split doubleheader at Target Field

Joe Ryan starts Game 1 and Charlie Barnes starts Game 2 for the Twins.


Royals score in eighth and ninth innings to edge Twins, win series

In a make-or-break moment, Brent Rooker came through for the Twins. Unfortunately for the Twins, though, this was more a game for steady progress than short bursts.


Looking to future, Baldelli prefers to play Gordon at multiple positions

Manager Rocco Baldelli said Nick Gordon's athleticism and "baseball sense," combined with his willingness to work at different positions, makes him an ideal candidate to be a utility player.


Sunday's Twins-Royals game recap

Royals second baseman Whit Merrifield had two doubles against the Twins on Sunday.