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Continued: Hartman: Securing the Super Bowl is reason for revelry

  • Article by: SID HARTMAN , Star Tribune
  • Last update: May 22, 2014 - 12:33 PM

• Vikings top draft choice Anthony Barr signed a four-year contract calling for $12.7 million, and it is all guaranteed. Teddy Bridgewater, the quarterback the Vikings selected after trading for Seattle’s first-round pick, could earn $6.8 million over four years, but $5.5 million is guaranteed. The Vikings will spend a total of $6.5 million this year to sign their 10 draft choices. Two more Vikings draft choices, Scott Crichton and Antone Exum, agreed to contracts Wednesday. Another third rounder, Georgia Southern running back Jerick McKinnon, is the team’s only unsigned draft choice.

• Twins first baseman Joe Mauer extended his 15-game hitting streak in interleague play after going 1-for-3 Wednesday night. He is hitting .283.

• Thomas Vanek, the former Gophers hockey star who has been an outstanding player first for Buffalo, then the Islanders and now Montreal, definitely has sent word to people close to the Wild front office that he wants to finish his career living year-round in Stillwater, where he resides in the offseason. Vanek turned down a seven-year, $50 million contract offer from the Islanders because of his desire to finish his career here.

• Florida is playing in the SEC baseball tournament, and the Gators’ best pitcher this season has been Logan Shore, a freshman from Coon Rapids who posted a 7-2 record with a 1.69 ERA and 57 strikeouts in 85 innings. … Speaking of college baseball, Alec Crawford was named Big Ten pitcher of the week for the Gophers. Crawford pitched eight innings and allowed three hits in the Gophers’ 2-1 victory over Indiana last week.

• Trevor Yedoni, a Gophers long jumper who also runs the 4x100 relay, won the Big Ten freshman of the Year award. The team also gave Zach Siegmeier, a pole vaulter, the Garry Bjorklund Award as team MVP.


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San Diego - LP: J. Lane 0 FINAL
Atlanta - WP: E. Santana 2
Washington - LP: R. Soriano 6 FINAL
Miami - WP: M. Dunn 7
Philadelphia - LP: A. Burnett 1 FINAL
NY Mets - WP: B. Colon 7
Milwaukee - LP: K. Lohse 1 FINAL
Tampa Bay - WP: J. Odorizzi 2
Toronto - WP: R. Dickey 14 FINAL
Boston - LP: C. Buchholz 1
Arizona - WP: O. Perez 2 FINAL
Cincinnati - LP: J. Hoover 1
Colorado - LP: Y. Flande 1 FINAL
Chicago Cubs - WP: T. Wada 4
NY Yankees - LP: D. Phelps 2 FINAL
Texas - WP: Y. Darvish 4
Oakland - LP: J. Chavez 3 FINAL
Houston - WP: B. Oberholtzer 7
Pittsburgh - WP: V. Worley 5 FINAL
San Francisco - LP: M. Bumgarner 0
NY Giants 8/3/14 7:00 PM
Los Angeles 3 FINAL
Seattle 0
Winnipeg 7/31/14 6:00 PM
Toronto 8/1/14 6:00 PM
Brt Columbia 8/1/14 9:00 PM
Saskatchewan 8/2/14 6:00 PM
Indiana 73 FINAL
Los Angeles 77
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Date/Opponent Time W L Score
2014 preseason     
Aug 8 - vs. Oakland 7 pm
Aug 16 - vs. Arizona 7:30 pm
Aug 23 - at Kansas City 7 pm
Aug 28 - at Tennessee 7 pm
2014 regular season     
Sep 7 - at St. Louis Noon
Sep 14 - vs. New England Noon
Sep 21 - at New Orleans Noon
Sep 28 - vs. Atlanta 3:25 pm
Oct 2 - at Green Bay 7:25 pm
Oct 12 - vs. Detroit Noon
Oct 19 - at. Buffalo Noon
Oct 26 - at Tampa Bay Noon
Nov 2 - vs. Washington Noon
Nov 9 - Bye
Nov 16 - at Chicago Noon
Nov. 23 - vs. Green Bay Noon
Nov. 30 - vs. Carolina Noon
Dec 7 - vs. NY Jets Noon
Dec 14 - at Detroit Noon
Dec 21 - at Miami Noon
Dec 28 - vs. Chicago Noon




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