10:49 AM EDT, Tue May 23, 2017
1 hour ago

OTA primer: It's Dalvin Cook's backfield as Vikings ramp up practices

For the first time Tuesday, Vikings’ top pick Dalvin Cook will line up against Linval Joseph and the rest of Mike Zimmer’s defense. Zimmer won’t be monitoring Organized Team Activities this time, taking a few weeks to recover from the latest surgery to his right eye. But coordinators George Edwards and Pat Shurmur, along with trusted defensive line coach Andre Patterson, will have plenty to evaluate as practices intensify this week. These voluntary OTA sessions (10 in the next three weeks) are the first of 2017′s practices to resemble actual football. Helmets can be worn....
9 hours ago

Twins 14, Baltimore 7

The Twins overcame a 5-0 deficit after two innings to hammer the Orioles 14-7 at Camden Yards on Monday night.
9 hours ago

Gibson: Tried not to let bad inning snowball

Twins righthander Kyle Gibson says he tried to stay focused Monday on not allowing Orioles' rally to snowball out of control.
12 hours ago

Twins battle back to pound Orioles

After spotting Baltimore a 5-0 lead after two innings, Minnesota rallied with 21 hits in a 14-7 trouncing.By Phil Miller  phil.miller@startribune.com
16 hours ago

Gibson returns to Twins, faces Orioles and their MLB-best home record

Phil Hughes has been placed on the disabled list with inflammation in his right biceps.
22 hours ago

After 40 games: Five Twins comparisons with the very ugly 2016

We're not going to get too carried away with the Twins being in first place (by two percentage points) one-quarter of the way into this season. But still...
23 hours ago

Mike Zimmer, after another eye surgery, taking time away from Vikings

Coach Mike Zimmer, who last Wednesday had yet another surgery on his right eye, “will be taking time away from the team to dedicate to recovering from eye surgery and restoring his health,” General Manager Rick Spielman announced in a statement this morning. “We all agree Mike’s health is the priority and we believe rest and recovery are in his best interest for the long term,” Spielman. The Vikings anticipate Zimmer “back on the field in a few weeks.” Zimmer over the weekend revealed that he had another surgery last week and shrugged when asked if it would be the last. The...
May 21, 2017

Twins righthander Phil Hughes was struggling before injury, but still a blow to staff

The Twins split a traditional doubleheader on Sunday to Kansas City as they completed their homestand. Now on to Baltimore, where more threatening weather is waiting for them
May 21, 2017

Mejia makes good impression in victory

Called up to spot start on Sunday, Twins lefthander pitches seven innings to win first major league game.
May 21, 2017

Hughes lands on disabled list because of sore shoulder

Twins righthander felt soreness during his outing on Sunday during Twins loss to Kansas City in the first game of a doubleheader.
May 21, 2017

Twins split doubleheader with Royals

The Royals won the opener 6-4, but the Twins triumphed 8-4 in the second game.
May 21, 2017

Another day, another doubleheader for the Twins

The Twins and Royals will play a traditional doubleheader today before they head to Baltimore for three games against the Orioles
May 20, 2017

Twins might spread the wealth in June's draft

The team could pay less for the top overall pick and use the savings on others.
May 20, 2017

Mike Zimmer says he had another eye surgery this week

Mike Zimmer had surgery No. 8 on his right eye this week. The Vikings head coach, speaking at his foundation’s first youth football camp, told reporters today at Winter Park that he had “another little surgery” on Wednesday. “It’s so complicated. But they took the silicone oil out, put the gas bubble in,” said Zimmer, his eyeball red and his eyelid partially closed. Earlier this month, Zimmer revealed that he had undergone seven total procedures on his eye since Nov. 1 of last year. He has also said he will need cataract surgery on his eye at some point. Asked today if this would...
May 20, 2017

Twins rained out again; Makeup game scheduled as Sunday doubleheader

Both teams' players were consulted about when to reschedule, and they chose Sunday over a September makeup date.