• Wild GM Chuck Fletcher on Mike Yeo's new opportunity with the Blues, whom the Wild will face in the season opener: "I'm happy for Mike, first of all. Last year was a disappointment for all of us. I know Mike ended up paying the price, but to me that's not a reflection of his coaching ability."
• Three Twins catchers have caught at least 100 innings this year. Here is the pitching staff's ERA with each behind the plate: Kurt Suzuki, 5.49; Juan Centeno, 5.60; John Ryan Murphy, 3.74.
Ricky Nolasco and Ervin Santana have given the Twins good starts in back-to-back games. We'll see if the struggling Tyler Duffey can keep the momentum going. Phillies at Twins, 7 p.m., FSN.
"I think Zach LaVine has some serious upside to his game. Given that, I would prefer they keep him and bring in a veteran via free agency while keeping the No. 5 pick."
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