Augie’s Blank Selected by Minnesota Twins

Augie's Blank Selected by Minnesota Twins

MINNEAPOLIS, MN… The Minnesota Twins drafted Augustana senior Jacob Blank in the 22nd round just 4 days after he pitched a complete game gem with 12 strikeouts in the D-II national championship game. Blank’s career numbers are almost hard to believe. He went 23-1 and didn’t lose a game the past two seasons. Blank, a right-hander from Gretna, NE, has…

Twins Sign Molitor To Contract Extension

Led Minnesota To 85-77 Record & Playoffs

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have signed Manager Paul Molitor to a three-year contract extension, which will keep him as the club’s manager through 2020. The St. Paul native was named Twins manager in November of 2014, replacing Ron Gardenhire and becoming the 13th manager in club history.  In 2017, Molitor led the Twins…

Twins Ready for Yankees in Wildcard Game

Twins Ready for Yankees in Wildcard Game

The Twins are in the playoffs for the first time since 2009 Tuesday night when they take the field at Yankee Stadium. You might think they would be nervous against a team they seldom beat at any location. But they have played great baseball down the stretch and intend to continue that in the winner-take-all game in New York. The…

Molitor Feels Good About Wildcard Game at New York

Molitor Feels Good About Wildcard Game at New York

The Twins take the field Tuesday night at Yankee Stadium with plenty of confidence. Afterall, they lost 103 games last year and turned that completely around to make the American League Wildcard game against the Yankees. With all they’ve overcome, Twins manager Paul Molitor feels good about his team’s chance in the one game playoff. Categories: National Sports, Sports, Sports…

Twins Seeking Better Start To 2017

Opening Day Tomorrow Against Kansas City

MINNEAPOLIS, MN —  Hope always springs eternal on Opening Day and the Minnesota Twins are quite literally getting a fresh start after a franchise season that saw them fire general manager Terry Ryan and hire a new front office. The 2017 Twins took to Target Field for the first time today for a workout.  It’s literally a new era for…

Molitor Loves The Twins Caravan

Twins manager enjoys meeting fans on Caravan

The Twins Caravan makes several annual stops in our neck of the woods and always comes to Sioux Falls. For manager Paul Molitor, who is a Minnesota native, he fully understands and appreciates the importance of getting out and rubbing shoulders with avid fans of his team. Categories: National Sports, Sports, Sports Top Story, Twins-imported Tags: Minnesota Twins, Paul Molitor

Molitor Says Twins Won’t Rebuild

Twins Caravan stops in Sioux Falls Tuesday night

  The Twins were in the playoff hunt two years ago, so hopes were extremely high for the 2016 season. It was a disaster. But manager Paul Molitor still has a very young and talented team. He knows they must get off to a better start in 2017 and that the pitching in particular must show dramatic improvement. Categories: National Sports,…

Dozier Loves Playing For HOF Manager Molitor

Twins Caravan stops in Sioux Falls Tuesday with Paul Molitor

  The Twins Caravan has been highly successful over the year regardless of how well the team is playing. Players and coaches all enjoy hitting the road during the off-season to meet and greet their fans. Manager Paul Molitor will be in Sioux Falls Tuesday night at the Elmen Center. Players like Brian Dozier, who was here last year, love…