Jim Kaat, Tony Oliva and David Ortiz — three former Twins — stood on the stage after being inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Coo

Twins' Tony Oliva, Jim Kaat bask in their Hall of Fame moment

The two stars of the 1960s and 1970s enjoyed a day that had been decades in the making, as they were enshrined in Cooperstown.

Twins pile on late again, sweep Tigers with 9-1 victory

July 24
Twins star Carlos Correa beat the tag of Tigers catcher Eric Haase to score during a three-run top of the first inning Sunday in Detroit.
Sonny Gray enjoyed a return to form after a rough stretch of outings, striking out seven over six stellar innings.

Twins' Max Kepler removed after getting plunked in right foot

July 24
Twins outfielder Max Kepler walked in the dugout after getting plunked and being pulled for a pinch runner in the third inning Sunday.
X-rays were inconclusive, but the outfielder had his right foot in a boot after Sunday's game.

Patrick Reusse in Cooperstown: Cuba might be where he's from, but Minnesota is home now

July 24
Tony Oliva could have spent his offseasons in sunny Miami when he was with the Twins, but he soon found he would rather spend them in Bloomington.

Sunday's Twins-Detroit game recap

July 24
A quick look at Sunday's game.

Neal: It's the most Minnesota weekend ever at baseball's Hall of Fame

July 23
No other team will match the Minnesota Twins this weekend in the number of players who represent various checkpoints in local baseball history. That's Twins history and state baseball history.

Mark Contreras' two home runs not enough as Saints fall at Indianapolis

July 24
The Saints lost the final two games of the three-game series.
Twins
July 24

Saturday's Twins-Detroit game recap

A quick look at Saturday night's game.
Twins
July 23

Sano drives in three runs; Saints lose to Indy on walkoff single

An error by Miguel Sano at first base in the ninth inning put the winning runner on base for Indianapolis in the 7-6 victory.
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Twins
July 23
This corner is holding space for the six newest plaques at the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown.

Baseball Hall of Fame inductions at a glance

Sunday's ceremony will begin at 12:30 p.m. with TV coverage provided by MLB Network.
Twins
July 23
Miguel Sano has been on a rehab stint with the St. Paul saints.

Baldelli defers comment on what's next for Miguel Sano

Now that Sano has completed his rehab stint with the St. paul saints, the Twins need to make a decision about what's next for the first baseman.
Twins
July 23
Kyle Garlick (30) is greeted by designated hitter Jose Miranda (64) after they both scored on a single by Luis Arraez during the seventh inning.

Arraez picks up where he left off, helps spark Twins to win over Tigers

The offense broke open a close game, the bullpen had another shaky performance and Luis Arraez continued showing the form that's made him the top hitter in the majors.
Twins
July 23
Jack McKeon was a mentor to Tony Oliva and Jim Kaat early in their careers. (2019 photo.)

Oliva, Kaat share mentor who got them through early career woes

Tony Oliva and Jim Kaat recalled different kinds of struggles early in their pro careers — and how they were helped by a 91-year-old baseball lifer who went on to manage five major league teams.
Twins
July 23
Byron Buxton  won’t play this weekend in Detroit.

Buxton missing Detroit games after getting injection in knee

Byron Buxton flew back to Minnesota from Los Angeles after the All-Star Game and had the procedure early Wednesday morning.
Twins
July 23
Reusse goes to Cooperstown: Tales of Minnesota's anti-Sid Hartman

Reusse goes to Cooperstown: Tales of Minnesota's anti-Sid Hartman

Star Tribune columnist Patrick Reusse is taking the long way back to baseball's Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y., for a special made-in-Minnesota induction weekend.
Twins
July 23
Twins first baseman Miguel Sano.

Miguel Sano strikes out four times; Saints beat Indianapolis in 10 innings

Jermaine Palacios hit an early grand slam and Jose Contreras drove in the winning run with a sacrifice fly.
Twins
July 22
Tigers star Miguel Cabrera.

Twins vs. Tigers series preview

The division-leading Twins return from a five-day break to play at Comerica Park, where they are 1-4 this season.
Twins
July 22
Outfielders Max Kepler and Byron Buxton are two of the Twins’ five position players with a Wins Above Replacement number of at least 2.0, according

Twins are a first-place team, but it will take some moves to stay there

Ideally, Bryon Buxton and Carlos Correa will be big part of the second-half picture, and blown leads by bullpen less so.
Twins
July 22
“Tony O” — Tony Oliva — is an all-time fan-favorite in Minnesota sports.

Baseball Hall of Fame: a Minnesota-flavored weekend in Cooperstown

Here's a guide to Star Tribune's coverage in Cooperstown this weekend.
Twins
July 22
Minnesota Twins' Carlos Correa is pictured in the dugout before a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners, Tuesday, June 14, 2022, in Seattle. The

Scoggins: Trading Correa would be an insult to the spirit of competition

A first-place team trading an elite player? Why are we even having this debate? Carlos Correa should remain a Twin, and get a big contract offer to keep him here beyond this season.
Randball
July 22
Twins starter Sonny Gray has had a rough July, but he could be poised for a big August.

What happens now? Five second-half predictions for the Twins

Will everything the Twins do add up to a division title, or were the first 94 games a mirage? Thoughts about trades, who needs to go big and a look at when the AL Central will have a winner.
Sports
July 22
Minnesota Twins' Jorge Polanco sits in the dugout alone after losing to the Chicago White Sox 11-0 during a baseball game, Sunday, July 17, 2022, in M

Five big questions about the Twins; La Velle's Hall of Fame trip

Trades, bullpen issues and holding their division lead. Those are questions raised by host Michael Rand, who also checks in with La Velle E. Neal III about this weekend's Twins-infused Hall of Fame ceremony.
Twins
July 22
Neal: Oliva finally feels Hall of Fame love after too many years of waiting

Neal: Oliva finally feels Hall of Fame love after too many years of waiting

Tony Oliva played and coached for the Twins, his only team, and has been an ambassador for the club. And now he'll get baseball's highest honor at age 84. "Something happened to me that I never thought would happen."
Randball
July 21
Former Twins infielder Mike Cubbage.

Three ways this amazing 1978 Twins ejection would be different in 2022

A random but delightful highlight on Twitter from more than 44 years ago sent us down a winding path.
Sports
July 21
Souhan: Before becoming Boston's 'Big Papi,' David Ortiz felt joy, pain with Twins

Souhan: Before becoming Boston's 'Big Papi,' David Ortiz felt joy, pain with Twins

Columnist Jim Souhan was sitting in the dugout in the Dominican Republic on the day David Ortiz was let go by the Twins. What happened that day — and over the next 20 years — couldn't have been foreseen.
Twins
July 20
MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred

MLB commissioner rejects idea that minor-leaguers aren't paid fairly

Baseball has argued that minor league players are similar to apprentices — like those in art, music and theater — aspiring to reach a higher level where they would be well compensated.
Twins
July 20
Joe Smith faced seven batters on Sunday. All but one reached base and three hit home runs.

Reusse: Poor pitching makes Twins more than a trade from contention

Let's celebrate All-Stars and Hall of Famers this week, while also being realistic about how these wobbly 2022 Twins stack up against Cleveland, Chicago and the AL's best.