Don't underestimate the impact of Trevor May's elbow injury on the Twins' outlook for 2017. Whether he started or came out of the bullpen again this year, he had the potential to be a difference-maker on a team that desperately needs pitching.
The Wild's lead over Chicago has dwindled down to one point, with a daunting task ahead for Minnesota: trying to win at Washington, one of the top teams in the East all season. 6 p.m., FSN.
"The Gophers should be motivated to win this game. I have not heard of any sportswriter or anybody on any sports station say the Gophers will win this game. It's unbelievable really when you think they don't give the No. 5 seed a chance over the No. 12 seed."
"kev5115" commenting on startribune.com.
"MemoryBank Monday to the era when bracket research was a school library trip for a USA Today held together with that long wooden pole thing."