Postgame: Molitor wanted a ground ball, not a bunt

Boyer's problem with the first batter he faces persists; Manager has fond memories of his days as a Blue Jay.

What you might have missed at training camp on Monday, Aug. 3

6:24pm
SETTING THE SCENE: Another sunny day with low humidity, 14 mph winds and players who are eager to start hitting some enemy players come Sunday…

MCA contractor to credit state $1 million after testing glitches

5:27pm
Pearson, the testing contractor for Minnesota, will give the state a $1 million credit after students and educators faced a plague of testing issues this past spring.
Sports
5:09pm

Adrian Peterson barely makes SI.com ranking of top 10 running backs

I make a grocery list every week. Actually, it’s pretty much the same list. I keep it on my iPhone — a list of staples…
Local
5:01pm

Six years later, the search for Peter Achermann continues

Cass County marks sixth anniversary of 82-year-o disappeared six years ago in Staples.
Blogs
4:53pm

Italian fast-casual chain Piada is first announced tenant of MOA expansion

Piada, a growing fast-casual Italian eatery, hopes to open in November in the Mall of America's new expansion
Variety
2:54pm

Woody Harrelson's "Wilson" film shoot ends with wrap party at the CC Club

The actor hit Minneapolis' legendary watering hole on Saturday as the movie's 30-day Twin Cities shoot came to an end.
Vikings
1:55pm

Rookie Shepherd 'a guy that kind of knows how to play'

Shepherd, a seventh-round pick, started 27 games at right tackle for the Alabama Crimson Tide and was part of a pair of national championship teams.
Local
1:47pm

Man who stole MnDOT truck led police on chase through Newport

An Inver Grove Heights man apparently needed some instant transportation, so he helped himself to a MnDOT truck parked at a construction site and took off.
Blogs
1:41pm

Investors await answers from Nortech Systems on their latest acquisition

On June 24th a group of investors in Wayzata-based Nortech Systems sent a letter to management seeking more information on Nortech's most recent acquisition.
Variety
1:09pm

Hear Motion City Soundtrack's first track from "Panic Stations"

The Twin Cities rockers' sixth album will arrive Sept. 18 and was produced by John Agnello.
Sports
1:02pm

Jerry Kill on a potential Maxx Williams replacement and more

Gophers coach Jerry Kill weighs in on Berkley Edwards, Jerry Gibson, Peter Mortell and Ryan Santoso.
Vikings
1:00pm
Minnesota Vikings Scott Crichton (95) during the morning practice on T...

Crichton has 'nagging injury;' long-snapper competition 'very, very even'

Defensive end Scott Crichton suffered what defensive coordinator George Edwards called a “nagging injury” that caused him to miss Monday morning's practice.
12:48pm

Jim Abeler, longtime state rep who ran for U.S. Senate, eyes state Senate seat

Former state Rep. Jim Abeler is likely to run for an open state Senate seat next year in the northwest Twin Cities suburbs.
Sports
12:30pm

Flip Saunders breaks 16-month Twitter silence

He has tweeted 692. But until Sunday, there had been nary a peep from Saunders on Twitter since March 26, 2014. The silence was broken when Saunders expounded on three-point shots.
Local
12:28pm

Janis vs. the Mole Man

Ominous.
Twins
11:12am

Price makes Jays debut as Twins open big series in Toronto

Joe Mauer gets day off as manager Paul Molitor, wary of Rogers Centre turf, moves Trevor Plouffe to first base.
Variety
10:52am

Tomatoes: How's your harvest?

So far, it's a good year for growing
Sports
10:32am

Drury, Ruggiero, Schneider, DeGregorio named to U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame

Induction of new members will give the Hall, located in Eveleth, 169 enshrinees
10:25am

Gov. Mark Dayton again calls for special legislative session to deal with walleye crisis

Gov. Mark Dayton again acknowledged the tough times for Lake Mille Lacs walleye fishing industry with the end of the season today due to severe population decline.
9:57am

Morning Hot Dish politics newsletter

DNR Commish Tom Landwehr calls it a “dark day for anglers in Minnesota.” Walleye season ends tonight at Lake Mille Lacs due to the walleye population decline, the first time this has ever happened mid-season. Dayton to hold morning news conference.
Vikings
9:43am

Brandon Fusco settling in at left guard

As Fusco first started to make the conversion from right guard to left, his most challenging opponent was the mechanics of the move.
Local
August 3

No major setbacks for eastbound I-394 drivers

Commuters using eastbound I-394 during the he early portion of the Monday rush have largely been unaffected by new lane closures that have all vehicles using the carpool lanes between Hwy. 100 and downtown Minneapolis.