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Scoggins: Maybe Dozier will get the hint from the bench

Chip Scoggins

In a season of disappointment for almost every Twins player in uniform, Dozier looks lost — defiant is probably more accurate — at the plate as he attempts to yank every pitch down the left-field line.

Dick Bremer says Twins player 'confronted' him about broadcast remarks

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The Twins play-by-play announcer told a Fargo radio host that during the homestand before the current one, a Twins player was upset about some of what's been said on the air.

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Postgame: Bullpen remains thin; Polanco impressed Twins ... again

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Molitor says Sano has been working on his defense, but still has difficulty on balls hit to the wall.

Dozier on bench as Molitor tries to help him shake slump

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Eduardo Escobar is back at shortstop for the first time since May 6, moving Eduardo Nunez to Dozier's spot at second base.

Prepare for 'this is Teddy Bridgewater's prove-it year' to become national narrative

It’s only natural that there will be plenty of discussion of Bridgewater and whether he can take another step forward. It started months ago — and you can even find evidence of it on the Vikings’ website.


Wild assistants Wilson, Sydor won't be back

Darby Hendrickson and Bob Mason will stay on; Andrew Brunette moves to the front office.


New rules would put stricter limits on high school pitch counts

The Minnesota State High School League is considering new baseball rules for the 2017 season that would create stricter limits on how prep pitchers are used.


Pavelski scores twice, Sharks top Blues to take 3-2 lead

All the time Joe Pavelski has spent practicing his stick work has paid off big for the San Jose Sharks.


Lowry, DeRozan lead Raptors over Cavs, even series + Video

A series that once looked lopsided is now even.


Lynx's Moore wins conference player of the week

It was Moore's 15th such honor in her career.


Updating our projected offensive depth chart as Vikings' OTAs ramp up

It has been exactly two months since we took our first crack at projecting the Vikings' depth charts. Since then, there was something called the draft,


Escobar's return from DL might pinch playing time for Nunez

Eduardo Nunez entered Monday as the Twins' leader in hits, doubles and batting average. And he's not certain, at the moment, that he has a job.


Big Ten titles often spur Gophers baseball to healthy postseason runs

Recent history shows the Gophers have performed well in the postseason after winning the outright conference championship.


With travel ban to North Carolina lifted, Century College headed to NJCAA World Series

The junior college located in White Bear Lake was one of several baseball programs around the state that briefly had its dream of winning a national championship stripped from them earlier this season.


Minnesota United soccer mum after key stadium measure approved

The Legislature passed a key property tax exemption the team sought but Gov. Mark Dayton said he needs more time before signing bills after what he called a "disappointing'' conclusion to the session.


NFL tried to influence new concussion research, congressional study finds + Video

When the NFL agreed in 2012 to donate tens of millions of dollars to concussion research overseen by the National Institutes of Health, it was…


Fire crews make gains in BWCA

The Foss Lake wildfire on the southeastern edge of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness continued to burn Monday, but fire officials said "It was a good day," and the fire is 45 percent contained.


Wawrinka can chuckle after avoiding historic loss in Paris

So, Stan Wawrinka was asked, were you aware that in the long history of the French Open, no defending champion ever had lost in the first round?


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