Recent content from Jim Souhan
Try this sentence on for size: Joe Mauer made his first out of the game in the bottom of the 15th inning, 6 minutes, 23 seconds after the first pitch.
Given reason to cheer, fans at TCF Bank Stadium became impressively loud, and impressively organized.
Buck Showalter heaped praise on the Twins organization as a whole - and he just might be right on all his observations
What's most important for Mike Zimmer and the Vikings is for him to make it through the 2017 season with good health and a healthy attitude. The time to start is now.
Young Twins starter Jose Berrios has quality stuff and multiple pitches. And he has learned to dominate each level of the game once he becomes comfortable.
Statisticians might say the rise to first place is illusory and temporary, and they're probably right. But the view from the clubhouse is different.
One of the hallmarks of the Lynx during a decade of excellence has been a mind-set best described as optimistic realism. So coach Cheryl Reeve didn't spend her postgame news conference praising Fowles; instead she pushed the buttons of a player who will be crucial to her team this season.
With the NBA draft lottery set for Tuesday night, Tom Thibodeau's tenure in Minnesota is not in trouble but his reputation is in need of bolstering.
Despite spectacular exceptions, the Vikings have generally fared well when making these sorts of ventures.
Olympian Katie Johnson has helped coach Hopkins to the national high school club championships.