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Maeda, Wacha hold night duel in Twins victory

Twins ace Kenta Maeda, flawless this spring, had only one item to check off his to-do list Saturday night against the Rays in Fort Myers: show he is human and give up a run. Maeda allowed one earned run on four hits while striking out six and walking one in 5 1/3 innings as the Twins beat ...

Another Maeda masterpiece

After a season in which he posted the second-lowest WHIP on record by a qualified starting pitcher, Minnesota Twins ace Kenta Maeda is not resting on his accomplishments. On Sunday, he threw a masterpiece, tossing four hitless innings against the Boston Red Sox in a 5-5 tie, while extending ...

Twins, Pineda getting into stride

While the games don't technically count yet, the efforts say something about the mindset of a team as the Florida heat turns up and spring training hits the midpoint. For the Minnesota Twins, there are still a lot of questions to be answered as they chase their first American League pennant in ...

Twins, Thorpe clicking

No other team sport is about development as much as baseball. A perfect example was on the mound for the Minnesota Twins to start against the Tampa Bay Rays on Sunday at Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers. Lewis Thorpe, who has been in the Twins system since 2013 seeking to establish himself as a ...

Spring Training for Twins, Red Sox brings back the fans

For local baseball fans, the COVID-19 pandemic was heart-wrenching, altering the 131-year-old tradition of spring training in Florida for the first time since the 1994 players' strike extended into the spring of 1995. The pandemic of March 2020 struck in the middle of spring training, shutting ...

Tarpon Hunters Club to hold free clinic

The Fort Myers Beach Tarpon Hunters Club is excited to announce its annual FREE Tarpon fishing and tackle clinic. Our guest speaker this year will be Captain Matt Mitchell, Local Captain, Fishing Guide and 2016 winning team captain of the Ding Darling Tarpon Tournament. Joining Captain Matt ...

Fort Myers Beach Tarpon Hunters Club to hold fishing clinic

The Fort Myers Beach Tarpon Hunters Club is excited to announce its annual FREE Tarpon fishing and tackle clinic. Our guest speaker this year will be Captain Matt Mitchell, Local Captain, Fishing Guide and 2016 winning team captain of the Ding Darling Tarpon Tournament. Joining Captain Matt ...

Fan access to Twins will be limited to gamedays this spring

The Minnesota Twins begin their 2021 season with a return to Fort Myers Thursday following last year's run as American League Central Division winners. This year's spring training will be unlike any other. Pitchers and catchers began reporting Thursday though the public will not be allowed ...

Annual children’s fishing tournament this Saturday

More than 100 children will be expected at this Saturday's annual fishing tournament on the public fishing pier and docks outside Bonita Bill's Waterfront Cafe and Tiki Bar.The tournament, which goes back decades to when it was a Fourth of July fishing contest, has been presented the past 28 ...

Captain Dave’s Fishing Tips

Captain Dave's Fishing Tip #1: Catching crevalle jacks is always fun. Pound for pound, they are one of the toughest fighters. Their strength has earned them the title of, "bulldogs of the bay." Large schools of jacks roam the beaches, passes, rivers and creeks, and they will eat most anything. ...