Minnesota Twins

Chicago Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro hits a double against the Minnesota Twins during the sixth inning of an interleague game on June 10, 2012 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Dempster Leads Cubs To 8-2 Win Over Twins

Ryan Dempster further raised his trade value with eight shutout innings, pitching the Chicago Cubs past the Minnesota Twins 8-2 Sunday.


Starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija #29 of the Chicago Cubs throws the ball against the Minnesota Twins during interleague play at Target Field on June 9, 2012 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Adam Bettcher/Getty Images)

Plouffe, Mauer Power Twins Over Cubs, 11-3

Trevor Plouffe had a double, a homer and four RBIs and Scott Diamond pitched six scoreless innings to lead the Minnesota Twins to an 11-3 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday.


Where have the days of Michael Barrett and A.J. Pierzynski exchanging blows gone? (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Pierzynski In A Cubs Uniform? It Almost Happened

In fact, Pierzysnki could have been wearing a Cubs uniform in that game.

670 The Score–06/07/2012

Jeff Manship. Credit: LBS

Twins Misspell Jeff Manship’s Name On Jersey

As the Twins called on right-handed pitcher Jeff Manship in Wednesday night’s game, it became apparent that good ole Minnesota had misspelled the reliever’s name on his jersey.

670 The Score–06/07/2012

Orlando Hudson. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Hudson On Critics: ‘They Have No Life’

Orlando Hudson’s welcome to the South Side hit a bit of a snag when one Twins reporter called him “the worst player I’ve ever covered.”

670 The Score–05/25/2012

Alex Rios #51 of the Chicago White Sox bats against the Minnesota Twins in the first inning on May 23, 2012 at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago, Illinois. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Sale Sharp, Konerko And Rios HR, Sox Beat Twins 6-0

Chris Sale pitched seven sharp innings and Paul Konerko and Alex Rios backed him with home runs, leading the Chicago White Sox to a 6-0 win over the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday night.


Minnesota Twins first baseman Justin Morneau is congratulated by catcher Joe Mauer and designated hitter Ryan Doumit after hitting a three run homer against the Chicago White Sox in the fourth inning  on May 22, 2012 at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Walters Throws 1st Complete Game, As Twins Rout Sox 9-2

P.J. Walters tossed his first career complete game and Justin Morneau hit a three-run homer as the Minnesota Twins routed the Chicago White Sox 9-2 on Tuesday night.


Orlando Hudson. (Photo by Rich Pilling/Getty Images)

Twins Reporter: Hudson Might Be The Worst Player I’ve Ever Covered

Jim Souhan of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, who covered Hudson for one season in Minnesota, called Hudson ‘the worst player I’ve ever covered.’

670 The Score–05/22/2012

Jason Marquis. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Twins Part Ways With Marquis Before White Sox Series

The Minnesota Twins have designated right-hander Jason Marquis for release or assignment, ending his stint with the team after just seven starts.

CBS Chicago–05/22/2012

Jered Weaver celebrates his no-hitter with catcher Chris Iannetta. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Angels’ Weaver Throws No-Hitter Against Twins

Signed to a five-year, $85 million contract extension last August, the 29-year-old right-hander pitched his first no-hitter Wednesday night, dominating lowly Minnesota in a 9-0 cakewalk.

CBS Chicago–05/03/2012

Chris Johnson #23 of the Houston Astros makes a diving attempt on a hard hit ball. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Wisch: Astros Keep Their Nickname, Avoid Baseball’s Name Game

Last week, Jim Crane, the new owner of Houston’s major league ballclub, threw Texas into a tizzy when he mentioned that his marketing division was investigating the possibility of changing the Astros’ nickname when they move to the American League West next season.

CBS Chicago–02/03/2012

Joe Mauer. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Doubt The Mully And Hanley Show Will Send A Gift

The man who once dated Miss USA is now engaged to his longtime best friend.

670 The Score–12/13/2011

Mike Quade

Report: Quade A Candidate For Twins Triple-A Job

Less than two weeks after he was fired as manager of the Cubs, it appears Mike Quade may have a lead on a new gig.

670 The Score–11/11/2011

Bill Smith with catcher Joe Mauer. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Twins Fire GM, Re-Hire Ryan On Interim Basis

The Minnesota Twins have fired general manager Bill Smith and returned Terry Ryan to the role on an interim basis.

CBS Chicago–11/07/2011

Rivera Earns MLB Record 602nd Save

Long regarded as the best closer in baseball, Mariano Rivera now has more saves than anyone else, too.

CBS Chicago–09/19/2011

The Cubs will play the Red Sox again in 2012. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Cubs Release 2012 Schedule

The Cubs will open the 2012 season with seven-straight games at home as they welcome the Washington Nationals to Wrigley Field for a three-game series starting April 5 before hosting the Brewers in a four-game series.

CBS Chicago–09/14/2011

Luke Hughes #38 of the Minnesota Twins slides in safely as A.J. Pierzynski #12 of the Chicago White Sox defends home plate in the sixth inning on September 7, 2011 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

White Sox Fail To Get Big Hit Against Twins

Slumping outfielder Alex Rios snapped his bat over his knee after an eight-inning strikeout. Catcher A.J. Pierzynski broke a bat slamming it against the ground after an earlier strikeout. The Chicago White Sox are beyond frustrated with not driving in baserunners.


Jake Peavy #44 of the Chicago White Sox delivers a pitch against the Minnesota Twins in the first inning on September 6, 2011 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Peavy, Rios Lift White Sox Over Twins 3-0

Jake Peavy struck out a season-high nine and Alex Rios homered to help the Chicago White Sox to a 3-0 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday night.


Zach Stewart

Zach Stewart Almost Perfect As Sox Beat Twins

Rookie Zach Stewart had a perfect game through eight innings as the White Sox, coming off a disastrous series in Detroit, defeated division rival Minnesota at Target Field on Monday


Philip Humber #41 of the Chicago White Sox delivers a pitch against the Minnesota Twins in the first inning of game one of a doubleheader on September 5, 2011 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Humber Throws 7 Shutout Innings, White Sox Win 2-1

Philip Humber and Chris Sale gave the Chicago White Sox exactly what the team needed after a lost weekend. Humber pitched seven scoreless innings and Chicago beat the Minnesota Twins 2-1 Monday in the first game of a day-night doubleheader.