Twins reinstate Perkins; Enns goes to DL

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have returned left-handed pitcherGlen Perkins from his rehab assignment and have reinstated him from the 60-day disabled list. Perkins has been on the disabled list since April 2016 recovering from surgery on a torn labrum in his left shoulder. Perkins made eight rehab appearances from July 22 to August 14, including two with the GCL Twins, three with Single-A Ft. Myers and three with Double-A Chattanooga. The Twins have also placed left-handed pitcher Dietrich Enns on the 10-day disabled list with a left shoulder strain. Enns, who was acquired … Continue reading Twins reinstate Perkins; Enns goes to DL

Neisen Holds Off Burnham to Win Second Minnesota Women’s State Open Crown

VICTORIA, Minn. – After a record-breaking performance to begin the 2017 Minnesota Women’s State Open at Deer Run Golf Club Tuesday, former New Prague High School standout Kenzie Neisen won her second title by carding a final-round 74 Wednesday. Neisen set a career-mark and tournament record by shooting a 9-under par 63 Tuesday, taking a five-shot lead over 2013 champion Sarah Burnham into Wednesday’s final round, narrowly fending off a charging Burnham by sinking a short par putt on the final hole to earn a one-stroke victory. “This is really special—I’ve missed being home and being able to play with … Continue reading Neisen Holds Off Burnham to Win Second Minnesota Women’s State Open Crown

Tonight’s Twins-Indians game postponed

Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN – The Minnesota Twins have announced that tonight’s (Wednesday, August 16) 7:10 p.m.game against the Cleveland Indians has been postponed due to inclement weather. The game will be made up tomorrow,Thursday, August 17 (6:10 pm), following the originally scheduled 12:10 pm game against the Indians at Target Field. Both games of the split day-night doubleheader will be broadcast on FOX Sports North and Treasure Island Baseball Network.   Fans holding tickets to tonight’s (August 16) postponed game have two options: 1.)             Utilize their tickets for admission into the rescheduled game. 2.)             Exchange their unused ticket for any … Continue reading Tonight’s Twins-Indians game postponed

Wild sign Matt Cullen to one year deal

Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has agreed to terms with free-agent center Matt Cullen on a one-year, $1 million contract plus $700,000 in potential performance bonuses. Cullen, 40 (11/2/76), recorded 31 points (13-18=31) in 72 games with Pittsburgh in 2016-17 and won51.2% of faceoffs taken while averaging 13:55 in TOI/game. He added nine points (2-7=9) in 25 playoff games and won 56.4% of faceoffs taken to help the Penguins win their second consecutive Stanley Cup. This marks Cullen’s second tenure with Minnesota as he previously signed as a free agent on July 1, 2010, … Continue reading Wild sign Matt Cullen to one year deal

Indians roll past Twins 8-1 in series opener

Behind a five-home run attack, the Central Division leading Cleveland Indians pounded the Twins 8-1 Tuesday night at Target Field.  Bartolo Colon, who started his illustrious career with the Tribe some 20 years ago, took the loss for Minnesota. However, Colon actually kept the Twins in the game through 5 innings allowing just three runs (all solo home runs). But the Twins bullpen faltered, first on a 3-run homer by Austin Jackson in the 7th, then a 2-run bomb by Carlos Santana in the 9th for the final margin. All eight Indians runs came via home runs. With the victory, … Continue reading Indians roll past Twins 8-1 in series opener

Gopher men’s basketball unveils non-conference schedule.

Featuring 10 home games along with a challenging slate of opponents, the Minnesota men’s basketball team unveiled its non-conference schedule Tuesday. Game times and television broadcast information will be announced at a later date. “Our non-conference schedule is going to provide us a great test early on in the year,” said head coach Richard Pitino. “With several high-profile opponents who are also coming off NCAA Tournament appearances, we will have a chance to prepare our team for the Big Ten season.” Beginning with an exhibition against Concordia St. Paul on Thursday, November 2, the 124th season of Golden Gopher basketball … Continue reading Gopher men’s basketball unveils non-conference schedule.

Twins recall Enns; option Vargas

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have recalled left-handed pitcherDietrich Enns from Triple-A Rochester and he will start tonight vs. Milwaukee.  Enns was recently acquired by the Twins from the Yankees in the Jamie García trade on July 30. Enns, 26, went 1-1 with a 2.29 ERA (39.1 IP, 10 ER), 10 walks and 37 strikeouts in seven starts for Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre this season and pitched 6.0 innings in a losing effort in his lone start for Rochester on August 4.  In 111 career appearances (51 starts) over five minor league seasons, he is 27-15 … Continue reading Twins recall Enns; option Vargas