11:12 AM EDT, Fri August 17, 2018
Puckett's Pond 31 mins ago

Minnesota Twins Kirby Puckett: A reminder why not to throw baseballs at people

The Minnesota Twins and their fans can look into their team’s history to be reminded just how fragile one’s body is when met with an MLB pitch. The Minnesota Twins and their fans love Kirby Puckett to this day. He was the total package of a player that performed on the field and was also […] Minnesota Twins Kirby Puckett: A reminder why not to throw baseballs at people - Pucketts Pond - Pucketts Pond - A Minnesota Twins Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Twinkie Town 3 hours ago
Winning Twingo card opens pathway to improbable nightmare realm

Winning Twingo card opens pathway to improbable nightmare realm

“It’s pretty weird,” said Joe Mauer. Mel “Hermie” Hermanson has been trying his hand at Twingo since the Minnesota Twins were playing sparsely attended games in the Metrodome. Victory in the baseball-themed bingo game eluded him for decades, until Wednesday afternoon. But it came at a high cost. Twins security and the Minneapolis Police Department believe the game-ending double play, which sealed both Minnesota’s and Hermanson’s victory, opened a dread passageway to Ncanhth, a demon realm of untold horror. “The timing, the constant shrieking from the vile creatures within,...
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 10 hours ago

Twins postgame: Twins sizzle at plate, but so did a few of Santana's pitches

The Twins scored a season-high 15 runs on Thursday, which also was the most the Tigers have allowed in a game this season
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 11 hours ago

Twins 15, Detroit 8

The Twins feasted on Tigers pitchers and thumped Detroit 15-8 at Target Field on Thursday night.
Twinkie Town 11 hours ago
Twins 15, Tigers 8: Former aces falter frequently

Twins 15, Tigers 8: Former aces falter frequently

Francisco Liriano and Ervin Santana labored while the offenses feasted In 2006, the Twins had a budding superstar in Francisco Liriano. In a year when Johan Santana won the Cy Young, Liriano was the better pitcher (I swear, I was there). Then his arm blew up and an otherwise ridiculously talented Twins team exited the playoffs meekly versus Oakland. Don’t dive for that fucking ball, Torii. 12 years on, Liriano is still pitching, but that freakishly dominant arm doesn’t exist anymore, as the Twins pounded on their former ace for 8 runs in only 1 2⁄3 innings. They needed all of them in...