September 7, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
MINNEAPOLIS Returning home from a successful Texas road swing, the Minnesota Twins are facing a stretch of 24 games in 24 days to end the season and are just trying to get through the busy schedule with the current pitching staff.
July 6, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
TORONTO With an afternoon start looming the next day, Mike Pelfrey had already gone back to the hotel when Twins manager Ron Gardenhire held a postgame meeting Friday night, urging his slumping team to lighten up.
November 13, 2012 in West Central Tribune
The Miami Marlins’ spending spree a year ago didn’t work, so now they’re trying another payroll purge.
Rebranded in a new ballpark at the start of 2012, the Marlins were up to their old ways Tuesday, swapping stars for prospects. Miami traded shortstop Jose Reyes, left-hander Mark Buehrle and right-hander Josh Johnson to the Toronto Blue Jays as part of a blockbuster deal, a person familiar with the agreement said. Continue Reading
June 11, 2012 in West Central Tribune
Former Willmar Stinger Jason Leblebijian agreed to terms with the Toronto Blue Jays on a minor league contract Monday. Continue Reading
May 13, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Scott Diamond has been with the Minnesota Twins for less than a week, and he already has accounted for one-fifth of the team’s wins. Continue Reading
May 14, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
Jose Bautista hit a two-run homer in the 11th inning and the Toronto Blue Jays won their fourth straight game by beating Minnesota 9-3 Saturday.
May 13, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
Ricky Romero pitched 8 2-3 innings, Jose Bautista homered and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the somber Minnesota Twins 2-0 on Friday night.
April 1, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
J.P. Arencibia homered twice and drove in five runs, Jose Bautista and Adam Lind also went deep and the Toronto Blue Jays routed Minnesota 13-3 on Friday night, handing the Twins their third straight season-opening loss. Continue Reading
March 29, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
Justin Morneau is optimistic he’ll return to the lineup Friday in his native Canada, yet Morneau remains cautious. It was a long fall and winter for the 2006 American League MVP, and he has been in daily contact with his doctor, usually talking to him on the way home from the park. Continue Reading
January 21, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
The Los Angeles Angels have acquired All-Star center fielder Vernon Wells from Toronto, giving them the big bat they wanted to add this winter. Continue Reading