The Twins, who stand to lose Rich Hill, Jake Odorizzi and Homer Bailey from last season's starting staff, welcome in J.A. Happ, who produced a 3.47 ERA last season.
Hank Aaron, who faced down racism as he eclipsed Babe Ruth as baseball's home run king, hitting 755 homers and holding the most celebrated record in sports for more than 30 years, has died.
This story from the front page of the Star Tribune sports section on February 24, 1981, staff writer Jay Weiner spent time with Hank Aaron, who died Friday at the age of 86.
Self-promotion wasn't a part of slugger's game, but admirers tooted his horn loudly.
The Twins will stage seven hours of online programming, much of it interactive, on Jan. 30, an effort to connect with their fans while Target Field remains off-limits.
The Twins' one-year deal for left-handed pitcher J.A. Happ was met with a collective "meh" from a lot of fans, but it was necessary.
At 38, J.A. Happ represents a breed that once was more common on the Twins' roster: A veteran lefthander winding down a successful career.
The 38-year-old has played for the Phillies (2007-10), Astros (2010-12), Blue Jays (2012-14, 2016-18), Mariners (2015), Pirates (2015) and Yankees (2018-20).
The firing of the New York Mets general manager Jared Porter after one month on the job brought strong responses about issues women face while trying to do their jobs.
New St. Paul Saints manager Toby Gardenhire isn't sure if the Twins would have drafted him in 2005 if he wasn't the manager's son.
The streamlining of baseball's minor leagues cost Ray Smith his job after 26 years of managing the rookie-level Elizabethton Twins of the Appalachian League.
After being named the Class AAA manager in 2020, he watched as the minor league season was canceled.
Tom Kelly Jr., the son of former Twins manager Tom Kelly, died Saturday in Scottsdale, Ariz., at age 42 while on a golf excursion with friends from St. Paul.
August 16, 1977 might be remembered for the death of a rock and roll legend, but followers of the Minnesota Twins might remember there was more.
George Floyd's death spurred aggressive commitments of financial support and team involvement. Recipients sense a new desire from owners and athletes to create genuine relationships that go deeper than in the past.
About $5 million donated In the wake of George Floyd's killing in May has been spent so far.
Danny De Andrade and seven others set to join the Twins organization, although signings won't be official until players pass physicals.
Roufs, 73, became the MBA president in May as amateur baseball was facing a shutdown due to the state's COVID-19 restrictions.
Cleveland traded Francisco Lindor. Chicago added high-priced closer Liam Hendriks. The 2021 race is on. What will the Twins do?
The legendary Star Tribune columnist was named Minnesota Sportswriter of the Year for 2020 and also given a lifetime achievement award by the Football Writers Association of America.