Phil Hughes ended a personal losing streak that dated to last July, pitching into the seventh inning Sunday and helping the Twins top the Kansas City Royals 8-3 to avoid a three-game sweep.
Corey Provus from the ballpark after Sunday’s win.
The Twins are off today and open a series against the Rays Tuesday in Tampa on WCMP, Cool Country 100.9.
Cool Country Twins Notes
The Twins have claimed outfielder Sam Fuld off waivers from Oakland and designated outfielder Darin Mastroianni for assignment.
Twins infielder Jason Bartlett made the team out of Spring Training, but has opted to retire amid a rehab assignment, according to a report by the St Paul Pioneer Press.
Kraft Foods is recalling 96,000 pounds of its Oscar Mayer wieners because they may mistakenly contain cheese. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service said Sunday that packages of Kraft’s “Oscar Mayer Classic Wieners” may instead contain the company’s “Classic Cheese Dogs.” The agency says the product labels are incorrect and do [...]
About 75 U.S. troops who landed at the Minneapolis-St. Paul airport this weekend got a sweet surprise from local Girl Scouts. A KSTP-TV report says the kids handed out boxes of Girl Scout cookies Saturday evening as they held signs thanking the military members for their service. The 461st Engineering Company was returning from the [...]
The Minnesota State Patrol has reported the death of a Hinckley man who was killed in a rollover crash on Saturday. According to WDIO, troopers say 24-year-old Cole R. Hegge lost control of a Ford Focus after falling asleep at the wheel on Highway 18 in Pine County. The report says Hegge veered into the [...]
Chisago County Commissioner Mike Robinson called-in to WCMP on Saturday to talk about the latest board meeting held on April 16. This week Mike discusses a major referendum that would allow Chisago County to give it’s roads back to local townships.
Officials from the Washington State Patrol and US Marshals Service say their search for a former Pine Co. minister is strengthening thanks to numerous public tips. According to the AP, nearly 30 tips were given to the State Patrol last week after it was reported that 52-year-old Victor Barnard faced 59 counts of sexual misconduct. [...]
The Minnesota State Patrol is reporting an Aitkin Co. woman has died after crashing her car near Minneapolis on Wednesday. The Patrol says 65-year-old Karen Tibbets of Aitikin lost control of her SUV while driving on highway 55 between Rockford and Buffalo in Wright County. According to the report, Tibbets’ SUV crossed the center line [...]