ROCK THE FIELD Per the Giants page on mlb.com, the team will host a Metallica night at AT&T Field this year. What promotions will the Twins announce Monday?
BRIGHT FUTURE Per ESPN.com, writer Keith Law ranked the Twins' prospects No. 2 overall in baseball, with seven of them (led by Miguel Sano at 11) in the top 65.
SCARING THE FISH The @TWolves_PR account sent out multiple pictures of Nikola Pekovic ice fishing on Thursday in advance of an upcoming TV feature.
A QUESTION POSED TO RANDBALL READERS ON THURSDAY, WITH VARYING RESPONSES: WHAT IS THE MINIMUM THE GOPHERS MEN'S BASKETBALL TEAM NEEDS TO ACCOMPLISH THIS SEASON IN ORDER FOR YOU TO CONSIDER IT A SUCCESS? SIMPLY MAKE THE NCAA TOURNEY? THAT SHOULD BE A GIVEN, BUT MAYBE THAT'S ENOUGH. WIN AN NCAA TOURNAMENT GAME? MAKE THE SWEET 16? MORE THAN THE SWEET 16? OTHER WEB HIGHLIGHTS:
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