Three games behind the fifth-place Kansas City Royals, with 15 games to go. Halloween is six weeks away, but this is as scary as it's been for the Twins since 2000. It'll just get grimmer if K.C. wins today's matinee.
Rookie kicker Carlson wins the job, Vikings release Forbath
Kai Forbath is out, paving the way for the rookie kicker from Auburn.