Millions of Americans, idled by the pandemic and the need to avoid risking infection, can relate to the boredom that major leaguers face this week as they enter MLB-mandated lockdown prior to next week's postseason.
There have been position changes, piles of strikeouts and legal entanglements, but there's always the chance he could become the most prodigious power hitter in the game.
Josh Donaldson gave custom robes to his teammates — casual elegance as they enter quarantine heading into the postseason. One of the robes caused quite a stir during Tuesday's game.
The Twins are a game ahead of the White Sox heading into the final weekend of the regular season.
Cincinnati has the lowest team batting average (.211) in baseball, but at 29-28 it is in a dogfight for a playoff spot.
Josh Donaldson took a lot of heat for his ejection last week in Chicago. But, as the twins fortunes have changed, he's become a bathrobe-buying hero.
The American League postseason race has taken quite a turn in the last few days, and we have (almost) all of the options about what could happen involving the Twins.
Columnist Chip Scoggins joins Michael Rand to talk about what's at stake for the final week of the regular season and what's ahead for the twins in the MLB playoffs.
Jake Cave put on the "Rally Robe" twice Wednesday thanks to the third multihomer game of his career, and he made a diving catch of a Victor Reyes liner in the sixth.
Because of injuries, the Twins have put their first-choice lineup on the field in only two of 57 games this season.
Jake Cave hit two homers to help the Twins overtake the White Sox, who lost to Cleveland, for the AL Central lead.
The White Sox's loss to Cleveland on Wednesday helped the Twins take a half-game lead in the Central, but Chicago owns a tiebreaker over the Twins. The division champion will begin the playoffs at home.
Twins outfielder Jake Cave was 2-for-4 with two home runs, three RBI and made a diving catch in the sixth inning.
One in eight Minnesotans do not know where their next meal is coming from.
First, Cleveland rallied past the first-place White Sox with a 10th-inning walk off home run. Then, Max Kepler smashed the Twins into a 3-3 and then blooped a single for the 5-4 victory.
Twins righthander Kenta Maeda will make his final start of the regular season.
With four games remaining in the regular season, the Twins are vying for a home playoff berth.
Luis Arraez was playing in an intrasquad game at the Twins' alternative training site in St. Paul when he sprained his ankle during a rundown.
The Twins have released their 40-man roster for the postseason, which consists of the current 28-man roster plus a 12-man taxi squad.
Max Kepler's run-scoring single in the 10th scored Eddie Rosario with the winning run.