The Twins offered starting pitcher Jake Odorizzi a qualifying offer and Odorizzi accepted it Thursday.  He'll be paid $17.8 Million next season.  Star Tribune Sports Columnist Jim Souhan joined me on WJON today.  He expects the Twins to address their starting and relief pitching needs in free agency and possibly trade.  Listen below.


The Vikings will play at home against Denver Sunday.  Jim thinks the Vikings are in good shape to win their game despite playing without Adam Thielen, Linval Joseph and Trae Waynes.

The Wild won 3-2 Thursday night against Arizona.  Jim thinks they still have a ways to go to get out of the hole they dug themselves during the first few weeks of the season.