6:55 PM EDT, Tue September 26, 2023
2 hours ago

Twins injury updates: Carlos Correa should be playoff ready; status of Royce Lewis, Byron Buxton unclear

Carlos Correa, who has been battling plantar fasciitis, should be ready for the start of the MLB playoffs. Manager Rocco Baldelli said he doesn't know whether Royce Lewis of Brian Buxton will be available.
3 hours ago

Ben Simmons heads into training camp healthy. He might be the Nets' point guard if he stays that way

Ben Simmons is set to begin training camp next week with no restrictions after two injury-shortened seasons in Brooklyn.
4 hours ago

Timberwolves and Wild in limbo with Bally Sports North as another deadline nears

Key markers are coming up as Diamond Sports attempts to remain a key player in regional sports broadcasts. Two are this week, and they could affect whether the Wolves and Wild stay on BSN.
4 hours ago

As the NHL lends an assist, top men's players hope the new women's hockey league thrives

Sharing the ice during NHL All-Star festivities and informal training skates and crossing paths at various Olympics over the past several years, some of the best men's and women's hockey players in the world got to talking. The state of the women's game often came up.
5 hours ago

Twins playoff update: Who's their most likely opponent? Can they still get the No. 2 seed?

The battle for the last wild card spot in the American League is headed for the final weekend, but the Twins playoff position will likely be finalized before that.
7 hours ago

Shohei Ohtani headlines majors' soon-to-be free agents, and there's a sizable gap to the next name

There is Shohei Ohtani, and then there is the rest of baseball's soon-to-be free agents.
9 hours ago

One of game's characters, Guardians manager Terry Francona set to end career defined by class, touch

At some point in the next few days, Terry Francona will hop on his celebrated scooter, zip along the underground concrete concourses of Progressive Field and leave the ballpark he's called home the past 11 seasons for the final time.
11 hours ago

Vikings big question: After an 0-3 start, what changes can they make?

Vikings Big Question: Under Kevin O'Connell and Kwesi Adofo-Mensah the Vikings haven't hesitated to use job changes as a means to fix things that aren't working.
14 hours ago

Twins host the Athletics in first of 3-game series

Oakland Athletics (48-108, fifth in the AL West) vs. Minnesota Twins (83-73, first in the AL Central)
17 hours ago

Webb goes distance, Conforto comes through in clutch as Giants top Padres 2-1 after Snell's gem

Logan Webb pitched his second complete game this season and pinch-hitter Michael Conforto delivered a two-run single in the eighth inning to lift the San Francisco Giants over the San Diego Padres 2-1 on Monday night in a matchup of teams clinging to slim playoff hopes.
17 hours ago

Rangers back Gray with 3 straight homers, beat Angels 5-1 to maintain AL West lead

Adolis GarcĂ­a, Mitch Garver and Nathaniel Lowe hit consecutive home runs in the sixth inning, and the first-place Texas Rangers beat the Los Angeles Angels 5-1 on Monday night for their sixth straight victory.
17 hours ago

Vintage Verlander silences Seattle as Astros top M's 5-1 to open key series in playoff race

In a season where he said nothing has come easy, Justin Verlander picked the right moment to once again look like the ace he's been for most of his career.
20 hours ago

Twins face abysmal A's in final regular season series at Target Field

The A's (48-108) have their worst record since moving from Kansas City in 1968, though former Twins outfielder Brent Rooker has been a bright spot.
22 hours ago

Sammy Walker challenges for Wild roster spot in training camp

A logjam of veterans on the depth chart and a tight salary cap is working against former Gophers standout Sammy Walker, but he's scoring goals and turning heads so far.
Sep 25, 2023

Byron Buxton out? Royce Lewis in? Projecting the Twins playoff roster

Will the Twins playoff roster have room for Byron Buxton and Royce Lewis? And which three starters will Rocco Baldelli use in the Wild Card series?