In the five games after Bartolo Colon threw seven shutout innings against the Brewers, no Twins starter worked more than five innings in any game. That's a hard way to get by, let alone try to contend. Somehow, the Twins were 3-2 in those games.
Big Ten Network is showing a bunch of notable Gophers football victories of recent vintage on Thursday starting at 3 p.m., with each game boiled down to one hour of TV.
"I like this a lot. Matt Cullen is not the player he was, but he's a great skater, not afraid to forecheck, sees the ice well, and grows a enviable one-day beard. He may not push this team over the top, but I'm much more comfortable with him out there than some of the other fellows they've had."
"empireofendo" commenting on startribune.com.
"Had an ELITE time surprising the team with an afternoon of paintball last week!! #RTB #HYPRR #SkiUMah."