Target Field, its grass already in midseason form, will sit empty Thursday instead of welcoming back the 2019 American League Central Division champions. The game was to be a sellout.
There are roughly 800-900 workers at Target Field not employed by the Twins. For them, the Target Field Employee Assistance Fund is being set up, and the team is making a "significant" (unspecified) contribution.
There's an "i" in cliché, but this is all about team, and columnist Jim Souhan is a team-first guy, but it's a business and he's got to be able to feed his family.
We've asked Patrick Reusse to bring us baseball each morning. Six games over seven days, beginning with the 1979 home opener reimagined for us in April 2020. This is Patrick's (Target) Field of Dreams.
MLB Network showed the epic Game 7 of the 1991 World Series between the Twins and Atlanta. Here's our Live Blog with comments from the Star Tribune and fans on social media.
From play-by-play of driveway P-I-G games to makeshift backyard golf courses, enthusiasts endure their new normal with inventive solutions.
Jake Odorizzi understood when he delayed free agency that he was betting on himself. But he might no longer be the deciding factor in that wager.
David Kim, a Twins Pacific Rim scout, could be watching his first ballgame within a month.
Ten Star Tribune staff members gathered after work (or during work for some) for a Virtual Happy Hour in which they compiled a list by holding a draft of the best sports movies. Here are their picks, video clips and more.
The longtime Tigers lefthander had hoped to make the Twins bullpen.
Chip Scoggins and Michael Rand reflect on what would have been opening week for MLB and the Twins by examining what baseball could look like in 2020 when and if it returns.
Manager Rocco Baldelli said that Byron Buxton has healed completely from the shoulder surgery that ended his 2019 season early; pitching coach Wes Johnson said his staff faces an assortment of challenges.
Phil Miller and Michael Rand trade stories about their favorite memories of baseball Opening Days in the past.
Sports bars near Target Center, Target Field reimagine role with no live events: 'We completely rely on it'
The spread of the COVID-19 virus has put sports bars and restaurants in the Twin Cities in a difficult situation. "At least 75 percent of our income is based on events," said one local operator.
Carlos Gomez and Alexi Casilla, both promising but erratic players, delivered when called off the bench in an epic Metrodome finale.
The loss of Opening Day traditions doesn't begin to compare to the losses being inflicted by coronavirus. But that won't make the day less … odd.
Jim Souhan and Michael Rand had a fun discussion on Wednesday’s Twins Insider podcast: What was the best Twins team of the last 20 years?
The baseball season was supposed to start for the Twins today in Oakland. Instead, you'll have to settle for a throwback opener with Game 163 of the 2009 season and a replay of last year's opener.
Game 163 from the end of the 2009 season is a good reminder that for every story of immense sports joy, there’s an equal reaction of heartbreak. Minnesota fans know the pain side of the equation all too well.
Take a look back at The Greatest Day in Minnesota Sports History: April 11, 1961. It was a three-hit shutout by Pedro Ramos, outlasting future Hall of Famer Whitey Ford