Compiled by Ken Chia
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.
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).
"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.
"Just toured the new athletes village. Absolute, 100 percent game changer! Wow #Gophers"
— Gophers men's basketball coach Richard Pitino on Friday.