Minnesota Twins

5th AL Central | 37-62
  • Batting Avg
    .250 AVG
  • Runs
    435 R
  • Earned Runs Avg
    4.90 ERA
  • Home Runs Allowed
    134 HR
  • What’s on Tap: Previewing Wednesday evening’s action
    HardballTalk1 hour ago

    What’s on Tap: Previewing Wednesday evening’s action

    Wednesday gives us six afternoon games, leaving nine games for the evening. Masahiro Tanaka will start one of those games as the Yankees take on the Astros’ Lance McCullers in an 8:10 PM EDT start. The Yankees went into the All-Star break an even 44-44, 7.5 games out of first place and looking like sellers. They have come into the second half winning 8 of 12 games, including their last three. The club has only managed to make up one game against the first-place Orioles in the AL East, but they are also only four games out of the second AL Wild Card slot. Aroldis Chapman has already been shipped out, but the Yankees are also drawing trade interest in Andrew Miller, who has assumed the closer’s

  • Target exits Chip Ganassi IndyCar sponsorship after 27 years
    Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal4 hours ago

    Target exits Chip Ganassi IndyCar sponsorship after 27 years

    Target Corp. is ending its 27-year sponsorship of Chip Ganassi Racing that helped build the team into an IndyCar powerhouse. Target CEO Brian Cornell is examining all of the Minneapolis-based retailer's marketing platforms, including a Kyle Larson sponsorship in NASCAR that runs through 2017, the Associated Press reports. With Target’s backing, Ganassi Racing won 11 championships and four Indianapolis 500 races. Target (NYSE: TGT) attached its name to some of the best-known Indy drivers, including Dario Franchitti, Scott Dixon and Juan Pablo Montoya. An IndyCar sponsorship with a logo on the side of the car, the front of the car and a helmet decal costs $6 million to $12 million a season, according