Recent content from Chip Scoggins
The fact that he is in the All-Star discussion at all is a testament to Eddie Rosario's maturation, and also the team's acceptance of his risk-reward exuberance as a player.
NBA ratings continue to be robust, even as critics bash the league's lack of suspense, because stars are attractive and the game is being played at the highest level.
Radio play-by-play announcers carried that status with fans of a certain age. Those men brought games to life through their words before the explosion of cable TV.
Those who gazed into the Twins future and saw up-and-coming stars have received another blunt reminder that baseball development cannot be scripted or predicted with ironclad certainty.
These are significant changes that are long overdue and will provide more freedom and benefits to athletes.
Wins and losses matter, but true acts of sportsmanship define participants. A moment this genuine should be required viewing for all athletes.
The regular Japanese contingent covering Shohei Ohtani is 50 to 60 working home games. About half that number travels to road games and was at Target Field for this week's injury news.
The Twins and Chicago White Sox played a rare traditional doubleheader at Target Field. One ticket, two games, a 45-minute break in between.
The Gophers haven't advanced this far in a baseball season in more than 40 years. They'll be underdogs this weekend at Oregon State, but they won't be intimidated.
It's a small sample size, but a 7-1 win over Cleveland marked the fifth time in six games that the Twins have scored at least seven runs.