"This probably has been the longest preseason I've been a part of. Feels like it, anyway. I'm excited about this week and excited to get back on the football field."
On finally returning to action after a seven-month layoff with an injury
MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL
Astros at Cubs, WGN, 6 p.m.
Giants at Rockies, FSN, 6:30 p.m.
U.S. Open, USA, 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL
Raptors at Owlz, AM-700/AM-1490, 7 p.m.
Region girls soccer previews for Region 2 and Region 10 now available at deseretnews.com/preps
Is Utah coach Kyle Whittingham excited about the possibility of the Utes being ranked in the top 25? Find out in the Utah Utes blog.