TIPSHEET

 

KNOW THIS

I’ve lost track of the number of times the Twins have been declared dead and brought back to life this season, but it is certainly enough material to make a successful franchise of horror films.

 

WATCH THIS

At this moment, the Twins are very much in one of their “alive” phases, with a wild-card playoff spot in sight if they can continue to navigate a tough stretch of games. They begin a three-game series at Tampa Bay: 6:10 p.m., FSN.

 

RANDOM FANDOM

“Centers and long snappers are like night and day — it’s asking way too much to take a center and have them switch mindsets, balance, and do that kind of timing change.”

hobie2 commenting on startribune.com

Weigh in on what you’re thinking about to mrand@startribune.com

 

TWEETED

“Roommates are discussing wedding rings. I’m updating my fantasy baseball team. I’m clearly having more fun right now.”

— Star Tribune Vikings reporter Master Tesfatsion

@MasterStrib