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Twins’ Oliva ‘not bitter’ after falling short of HOF

December 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

SAN DIEGO — After falling one excruciating vote shy of election to the National Baseball Hall of Fame, Twins great Tony Oliva insisted he wasn’t angry.
Disappointed? Certainly.
“Look, I’m not bitter about anything,” Oliva, 76, said on a c…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Twins’ Oliva ‘not bitter’ after falling short of HOF

December 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

SAN DIEGO — After falling one excruciating vote shy of election to the National Baseball Hall of Fame, Twins great Tony Oliva insisted he wasn’t angry.
Disappointed? Certainly.
“Look, I’m not bitter about anything,” Oliva, 76, said on a c…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Twins sign Hunter to one-year deal

December 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

MINNEAPOLIS — Torii Hunter is coming home.
Seeking to bolster their lineup and add veteran leadership to a mostly quiet clubhouse, the Twins surprised many in baseball Tuesday evening by agreeing to a one-year, $10.5 million contract with the five…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Twins sign Hunter to one-year deal

December 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

MINNEAPOLIS — Torii Hunter is coming home.
Seeking to bolster their lineup and add veteran leadership to a mostly quiet clubhouse, the Twins surprised many in baseball Tuesday evening by agreeing to a one-year, $10.5 million contract with the five…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Subjectively, Minnesota isn’t as bad as it appears

August 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

MINNEAPOLIS — By several objective measures, the Twins are having another disappointing season at the plate.
They rank 22nd in the majors with 92 home runs, 24th in strikeout rate (21.3 percent), 20th in batting average (.249) and 27th with runner…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Twins place Buxton on seven-day concussion DL

August 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Mike Berardino
St. Paul Pioneer Press
The Twins placed top prospect Byron Buxton on the seven-day concussion disabled list Thursday, one day after an outfield collision with teammate Mike Kvasnicka for Double-A New Britain.
Buxton, 20, was maki…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Minnesota seeing stars: Twins’ Perkins, Suzuki named to All-Star roster

July 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

MINNEAPOLIS — In the weeks leading up to Sunday’s announcement, Glen Perkins tried to play it cool.
If he were selected for the first Twin Cities All-Star Game in three decades, that would be great. If not, so be it.
After the Twins closer fina…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Minnesota seeing stars: Twins’ Perkins, Suzuki named to All-Star roster

July 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

MINNEAPOLIS — In the weeks leading up to Sunday’s announcement, Glen Perkins tried to play it cool.
If he were selected for the first Twin Cities All-Star Game in three decades, that would be great. If not, so be it.
After the Twins closer fina…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Brock: Baseball isn’t fair, as hard as they try

April 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

Baseball, like life, isn’t supposed to be fair. Baseball is a game I dearly love and should not be confused with other sports.

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Brock: Baseball isn’t fair, as hard as they try

April 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

This week I decided to go to a movie that was based on a popular book. I have heard multiple things about it, including the statement that it was nothing like the beloved story it was based on. Others have said it has the potential to be one of the b…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com