The Minnesota Wild have won 5 games in a row and are now tied with 3 other teams with 32 points for the last playoff spot in the Western Conference. Star Tribune Sports Columnist Jim Souhan joined me on WJON today.
The Twins lost 5-1 Monday night in Game 3 of the ALDS at Target Field to the Yankees. The Yankees win the series 3 games to none. The Twins become the first team to win 100-plus regular season games and to be swept in the Divisional round of the playoffs.
This week's version of the Ovie and the Franchise Podcast focuses on the Twins and the Vikings. The Twins open the playoffs Friday and are still determining who is healthy enough to play in the series and how the starting pitching rotation will set up.
The Twins open the ALDS at New York against the Yankees Friday at 6:07pm, pregame on WJON at 5:00. The Twins won just 2 of the 6 games played against the Yankees this season including winning 1 of 3 in New York this season.
The Twins clinched the American League Central Wednesday night with a 5-1 with and a 8-3 Cleveland loss to the White Sox. Star Tribune Sports Columnist Jim Souhan was in Detroit Wednesday night to cover the clinching and talked with me this morning on WJON.
The Twins topped Kansas City 12-8 Sunday to shrink their magic number to clinch the American League Central down to 3. Miguel Sano hit a pair of home runs and drove in 4 while Nelson Cruz had 2 hits including his 40th home run of the season.