On this week's show: Sloane Martin describes the impact of center fielder Byron Buxton, Eric Nelson chats with Kristin Duke (wife of relief pitcher Zach) and former team broadcaster John Rooney, and Steve Thomson catches up with Community Relations senior manager Stephanie Johnson.
Steve and Eric take the show to Target Field, where they preview the continuation of the weekend series between the Twins and the Brewers. Plus, there's some chatter on the NBA postseason, the Stanley Cup Playoffs, and a report of friction between the Timberwolves and one of their star players.
The MN State Patrol's annual initiative for enhanced seat belt enforcement will start up on Monday. Lt. Tiffani Nielson returns to our studios for another "Ask the Expert" hour. She discusses the initiative and takes your road rules questions.
Steve Thomson reviews the Twins' week on the road (in St. Louis and Anaheim). Morgan Hawk provides a Minor League report from Single-A Cedar Repids. Peter Krause tell us how he started his company, Delano Bats.
On this week's edition: Eric Nelson talks with Amy Santana in the Wives segment, Lindsay Guentzel finds out what Frank Viola is up to these days, and Steve Thomson goes behind the scenes with senior director of community relations Bryan Donaldson.
Steve Carney provides one more update on Saturday's fishing opener. Then, our hosts get into a bevy of topics that include the Gopher baseball, where Andrew Wiggins' may need to grow, the NBA and Stanley Cup playoffs, and a Sunday rookie pitching showdown in Anaheim.
With the warmer weather finally here, we've crossed over into motorcycle season. How can you get licensed to ride? How can drivers of all vehicles stay safe on the roads? Bill Shaffer of the MN Department of Public Safety is in to discuss that during our "Ask the Expert" hour.
This week, we hear from Twins organist Sue Nelson, Brian Dozier's wife, Renee, and former third baseman Corey Koskie. Plus, Sloane Martin looks into the some of the newer advanced stats being used in the game.
Dr. Bill McGuire updates the season for MN United and the progress on the construction of Allianz Field. Vikings DE Everson Griffen discusses the team's offseason. White Sox broadcaster Darrin Jackson looks into the early season struggles of the South Side squad.
If you need help getting that lawn together after the long Winter, let our "Ask the Expert" hour give you a hand. Eric Nelson talks with Sam Bauer and Dr. Jon Trappe from the University of Minnesota, and they take your calls and texts.
This week, we go "Behind the Scenes" with Twins Production senior manager Sam Henschen. Twins Wives' liaison Raenell Dorn discusses the group's capacity to help charitable causes. In the "Where Are They Now?" segment, Pioneer Press writer Charley "Shooter" Walters recalls his time in the Twins organization.