TIPSHEET

Compiled by Ken Chia

KNOW THIS

This season marks the first time since 2009 that the only home opener the Twins will play in is their own. It also happened in 2007; before then, the previous time was 1993.

WATCH THIS

There are still a few MLB teams that have to play their home opener. One of the last to do so will be the Cubs, who will raise their long-awaited championship banner before they play host to the Dodgers in an NLCS rematch (7:05p.m., ESPN).

RANDOM FANDOM

"Playing St. Louis motivates the Wild more than playing Nashville, remember Mike Yeo and the players who did not want him as coach? A motivated Suter and Parise + anyone else who wanted Yeo gone is enough to sink St. Louis and their ship."

"bhrnew1l" on the Wild's first-round playoff opponent at startribune.com.

TWEETED

"Just toured the new athletes village. Absolute, 100 percent game changer! Wow #Gophers"

— Gophers men's basketball coach Richard Pitino on Friday.

@MNCoachPitino