Patrick Reusse | Star Tribune
Columnist | Sports

Patrick Reusse is a sports columnist who writes two to three columns per week. He also can be heard on AM-1500 KSTP from 3 to 6 p.m. weekdays.


Reusse: Former Cobbers receiver catching on in Canada

Brandon Zylstra, a former wide-out at Concorida-Moorhead, is among the CFL leaders with 29 catches for Edmonton this season.


Reusse: Tom Kelly, where horsehide and horseflesh meet

During the 1988 All-Star Game visit to Cincinnati, then-Twins manager Tom Kelly couldn't say no to checking out Secretariat.


Reusse: Statue of T.K. makes Twins manager look good, and he was

Retiring former manager Tom Kelly's number 10 in 2012 wasn't enough. Now he has the eighth statue on the plaza outside Target Field.


Reusse: Granite puts boyhood love of Yankees on hold

Born on Staten Island, Twins' rookie Zack Granite grew up idolizing the Yankees' 1990s dynasty. He has a dog named "Jeter." But these days it's all about his opportunities with the Twins.


Reusse: Taxes from commoners prop up inaccessible Commons near U.S. Bank Stadium

The X Games needs a sign on the fence around the Commons: "No free stuff in the common area.''


Reusse: Latin America's dominance in MLB a relatively recent thing

Though there are just 10 Hall of Famers from Latin America. That number is going to double in the next decade, and continue to grow.


The summer game: Townball rules Sundays in central Minnesota

The 10-team Stearns County League forms a family, both in spirit and in reality, dating back more than 75 years in what is pretty much its original form.


Twins' Kent Hrbek never got over all those All-Star snubs

Ervin Santana, Miguel Sano and late addition Brandon Kintzler will be in Miami as All-Stars, marking the 30th time the Twins have had multiple players…


Reusse: Twins' move for Colon a sign of desperation

Some people see Bartolo Colon's 8.14 ERA in 13 starts this season in Atlanta and ask why, and Twins boss Derek Falvey sees that and asks, "Why not?"


Reusse: Some striking similarities between these Twins and 2015 team

The Twins appear to have a better team on the field than when they hung into the wild-card race until the final weekend in 2015.