The Minnesota Twins will give left-hander Kris Johnson his first start with the team, as part of their day-night doubleheader against the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Twins announced late Tuesday they’ll designate Johnson as their 26th player for the second game Thursday, the rescheduled slot for the game that was washed out Tuesday.
Matt Cassel will start at quarterback for the Minnesota Vikings against Carolina on Sunday. Coach Leslie Frazier confirmed Friday what was widely expected, keeping Cassel in the lineup after he helped the Vikings get their first victory of the season with a solid performance in London against Pittsburgh.
The Vikings have three quarterbacks in Christian Ponder, Matt Cassel and Josh Freeman – but who starts against Carolina? It won’t be Freeman – and will most likely be Cassel – but does the club have an answer in the new arrival from Tampa Bay?
The Minnesota Vikings need a new man in the middle.