| Mar 8, 2013
| 6:38 PM
PHOENIX — Anthony Rizzo was walking out of the Cubs clubhouse earlier this week when one of his friends gave him a parting shot.
"See you Sunday,'' he said, referring to the day after Team Italy's last scheduled game.
Rizzo gets the last laugh,...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 10:30 PM
MINNEAPOLIS -- Clete Thomas had a career-high four hits for Minnesota and came home on a wild pitch for the go-ahead run in the eighth inning, giving the Twins a 4-3 victory over Philadelphia to stick the Phillies with their fifth straight loss.
| Mar 13, 2013
| 7:16 PM
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- While the consensus is that Brian Matusz will make the Orioles’ 25-man roster and pitch in the bullpen like he did superbly at the end of last season, the 26-year-old lefty has said repeatedly that he is approaching this spring...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 6:54 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — Brian Matusz's roller-coaster season had landed him in Triple-A Norfolk last August, and he was walking along the city's harbor in the shadows of majestic naval battleships with his father, Mike.
Days earlier, the Orioles left-...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 5:47 AM
The Orioles will head south to Fort Myers today to play the Twins for the second time this spring.
The Twins will have a lineup that includes Joe Mauer, Josh Willingham and Justin Morneau, so they’re playing a number of regulars.
As for the...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 1:43 PM
FORT MYERS, Fla. – The Orioles finally lost a Grapefruit League game.
The Twins jumped out to a six-run lead Thursday afternoon, three of them off starter Jair Jurrjens in the first inning, as the Orioles lost their first spring game, 7-1, at...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 8:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — On a day that had already featured a pair of marathon games elsewhere in baseball and a doubleheader the next day, the Minnesota Twins and Washington Nationals needed to end extra innings in a hurry.
Ryan Doumit made sure they...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 10:10 PM
WASHINGTON -- On a day that had already featured a pair of marathon games elsewhere in baseball and a doubleheader the next day, the Minnesota Twins and Washington Nationals needed to end extra innings in a hurry.
Ryan Doumit made sure they did....
| Jun 9, 2013
| 8:14 PM
Ian Desmond doubled home the go-ahead run in the seventh inning and the Washington Nationals made manager Davey Johnson’s “fun day” even better Sunday with a 5-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins to complete a sweep of a day-night...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 10:23 PM
MINNEAPOLIS -- The triple was the easy part. After Ryan Doumit laced a pitch to the warning track in right-center, driving home two runs and delivering the Twins a thrilling 5-4 victory over Seattle in the bottom of the ninth, he had some baseball rituals...
| May 31, 2013
| 1:05 AM
MINNEAPOLIS - The wind gusts at Target Field had the ball flying out to left field on Thursday night, a rare evening that made the big ballpark feel more like the ''Homerdome'' the Minnesota Twins used to call home.
After a 10-game losing streak earlier...