The Minnesota Twins open up a three-game Interleague series against the Chicago Cubs this evening at Target Field. P.J. Walters will toe the rubber opposite Travis Wood in the opener. The Twins took two-of-three from the Kansas City Royals in their last set to improve to 22-and-34 on the season. Twins and Cubs Tonight on 860 AM KNUJ and SAM 107.3. Coverage begins at 6;40pm.
MLB, Players Association Revise Drug Policy
(New York, NY) — Major League Baseball and the Players Association are making changes to their Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program. Among the revisions are additional blood testing for human growth hormone during spring training, the offseason and for reasonable cause. The parties also agreed to study expanding HGH testing to the regular season. Also modified are the collection and storage procedures for specimens, as well as appeal procedures for the program. The changes come after National League MVP Ryan Braun had a 50-game suspension overturned this spring.