Plenty of evidence exists that the Twins are in the midst of a charmed season, but the biggest sign might be this: The guy who wasn't even supposed to be in their starting rotation this season — and one who was a symbol of its struggles each of the past two seasons — is suddenly their best pitcher and among the best in baseball.
If Ervin Santana hadn't been busted for steroids, who knows what kind of year Mike Pelfrey — slated for the bullpen before that turn of events — would be having. The season he is having is special, including just three runs allowed in his past four starts, spanning 28 innings.
high tech The Cowboys are having their quarterbacks wear virtual reality headsets to watch 3D replays, per a story at recode.net.
don't forget Although these guys won't be in the majors for years, the MLB draft starts Monday and the Twins have the sixth pick.