REGGIE TALES Billy Smith
The Minnesota Twins did something very un-Twins like yesterday. They fired General Manager Billy Smith. And the Minnesota Twins never fire anyone. And while I never like to see anyone lose their job, ... Posted on 11/8/11 at 12:53 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.
FARGO — North Dakota State pitcher John Straka got a Facebook private message that perhaps had a little foreshadowing to it. Former Bison pitcher Neil Wagner, now with the Toronto Blue Jays, wished Straka good luck on the upcoming Major League Baseball draft.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Twins outfielder Clete Thomas thought he had tracked down Alex Gordon’s double leading off the eighth inning, and reliever Jared Burton seemed surprised that Eric Hosmer’s base hit found a hole.
BOSTON — Stephen Drew doubled in the winning run with two outs in the 11th inning, and the Boston Red Sox rallied past the Minnesota Twins 6-5 on Monday night to snap a season-high, three-game losing streak.
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