Jim Souhan

Columnist | Sports
Phone: 612-719-0257
Jim Souhan writes four columns and week and writes posts to the blog Souhan on Sports on Startribune.com. He can also be heard on 1500ESPN on Sunday from 10-noon and weekdays at 2:05 p.m.

Recent content from Jim Souhan

Souhan: A look at Twins in spring training before games fool everyone

Answers to the questions most frequently asked about the Twins

Updated: February 28, 2014, - 12:47 AM

Souhan: New depth helps Twins avoid desperate deals

The Twins’ successes and failures often have corresponded with the quality of trades they made in preceding years.

Updated: February 27, 2014, - 06:36 AM

Souhan: One little chat changed Perkins' future in his home state

It’s easy to forget that three years ago the Twins considered trading him, and only Perkins’ intervention led to what he calls “a great life.”

Updated: February 24, 2014, - 11:03 AM

Souhan: Look around, the face of the Twins is changing

After years of sometimes valuing players more for their refined skills than their athletic ability, the Twins this spring are turning their roster over to fit the motto “Bigger, stronger, faster.’’

Updated: February 23, 2014, - 07:03 AM

Souhan: Twins look for leader to fill void left by Puckett and Hunter

With Justin Morneau gone, Joe Mauer no longer has any competition when it comes to being the franchise’s central figure.

Updated: February 21, 2014, - 11:54 PM

Souhan: Young Twins should listen and learn from Molitor

Paul Molitor is one of the smartest men in baseball and a valuable resource for a young team.

Updated: February 21, 2014, - 12:11 PM

Souhan: How Willingham can help the Twins -- and why he should stay

If Josh Willingham performs well and is reasonable if and when the Twins approach him about a contract extension, he could become a part of the team’s grand plans.

Updated: February 21, 2014, - 01:31 AM

Souhan: Guerrier looking for good old days

The former Twin with arm trouble returned to make comeback in place where he was comfortable.

Updated: February 19, 2014, - 12:09 AM

Souhan: GM Ryan's absence in Florida felt by all

The Twins exec is home being treated for cancer. His absence stings Twins employees because he is a rarity two times over.

Updated: February 18, 2014, - 11:55 AM

Souhan: Twins need an everyday Joe in lineup

Now that Joe Mauer's value will not be determined by him being one of the best-hitting catchers in baseball history, his value will be determined almost exclusively by his offensive production.

Updated: February 17, 2014, - 07:43 AM

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