One thing I learned hanging around Vikings coaches is that a big question they wanted to answer this offseason was how they were going to replace the retiring Jim Kleinsasser after 13 years of performing as one of the best, if not the best, blocking tight end in the NFL.
Updated: July 21, 2012, - 10:59 PM
Team officials liked what they saw before drafting him, and with training camp approaching, expect good things.
Updated: July 20, 2012, - 12:19 AM
The former Twins manager likes the team's offense, but it is giving up too many runs in other areas.
Updated: July 18, 2012, - 09:31 PM
The catcher is back in form, but the team is struggling.
Updated: July 15, 2012, - 11:39 PM
Leslie Frazier was impressed by what he saw from the rookies this offseason.
Updated: July 15, 2012, - 01:16 AM
Speaking about some of the positives from the Twins' season so far, President Dave St. Peter said: "The Josh Willingham signing, I think, will rank right up there with the better signings of the offseason, considering the pace he's on and the fact that that's a multiyear contract that I think really gives us that righthanded power here going forward for the next several years. I also think it's important to give Bill Smith some credit for that Scott Diamond Rule 5 pick-up, that certainly looks like it's going to be a keeper for the Twins here for years to come."
Updated: July 15, 2012, - 12:49 AM
Like CEO Jim Pohlad, the Twins president said the team's problems are not with its longtime manager.
Updated: July 13, 2012, - 06:34 AM
The team owner is no stranger to Ryan Suter, who, with Zach Parise, represents a rare opportunity.
Updated: July 11, 2012, - 11:38 PM
His conversations with Ryan Suter helped him decide that coming to Minnesota was the right decision.
Updated: July 09, 2012, - 01:24 AM