Twins woes continue; lose 8-2 to Reds and option Duffey to AAA

THE TWINS the Twins lost the third of the three-game series against the Reds today 8-2…they are now 6-5 at Target Field this year. The Twins have now lost three straight series’. Minnesota’s interleague record is now 2-3 this season and 205-182 all time, with a 114-79 record at home…Twins lost their first Interleague series since getting swept in Los Angeles in three games July 24-26, 2017, having gone 4-0-2 since… JOSÉ BERRÍOS allowed four runs on five hits in his sixth start of the season…lasted only 3.0 innings, his shortest start since September 11, 2016 vs. Cleveland, when he went … Continue reading Twins woes continue; lose 8-2 to Reds and option Duffey to AAA

Recap and Photo Gallery: MN United dumps Houston 2-1

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (April 28, 2018) — Goals from Darwin Quintero and Ibson lead Minnesota United (3-5-0, 9 points) to a 2-1 win over the visiting Houston Dynamo (2-3-2, 8 points), taking three points in its first match of a six-match stretch in which MNUFC plays five matches at home. “Hopefully it gives us something to build on,” said Head Coach Adrian Heath. “Sometimes you get your rewards at different times. I honestly thought we got a little bit of a reward for some of our play in the last few weeks. It showed great character, teamwork and belief from the guys … Continue reading Recap and Photo Gallery: MN United dumps Houston 2-1

Twins recall Tyler Duffey from Rochester

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have recalled right-handed pitcher Tyler Duffey from Triple-A Rochester. Duffey, 27, began the season with Triple-A Rochester making four relief appearances, tossing 11.0 innings without allowing an earned run (2 runs) while walking one and striking out 14. In 92 appearances (36 starts) over three major league seasons, Duffey has a record of 16-16 with a 5.29 ERA (71.0 IP, 39 ER). Duffey will take the roster spot of Alan Busenitz who was optioned to Rochester last night. Continue reading Twins recall Tyler Duffey from Rochester

Photo Gallery: Rockets clobber Wolves with 3rd quarter surge

The Houston Rockets piled up a near-record 50 points in the third quarter enroute to a 119-100 win over Minnesota on Monday night to take a three games to one lead in their first round best of seven series. The Rockets James Harden led all scorers 36 points. Photos by Cameron Dahlin Click here for photo gallery Click here for video recap     Continue reading Photo Gallery: Rockets clobber Wolves with 3rd quarter surge

Game Three: Wolves Dump Rockets 121-105; narrow series to 2-1

For the first time in 14 years there was playoff basketball at Target Center Saturday night. And for the first time since May 29, 2004 when the Wolves beat the Lakers in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals, the Wolves won a playoff game. Jimmy Butler poured in 28 points to lead a balanced attack as Minnesota ran roughshod over the NBA’s best team this season, the Houston Rockets 121-105. The Rockets now lead the series two games to one.  “Our mentality was great” said Wolves guard Jamal Crawford. “Everybody played with a lot more energ y and we … Continue reading Game Three: Wolves Dump Rockets 121-105; narrow series to 2-1

Wild go down with a whimper, lose 5-0 to Jets

The Minnesota Wild’s post season ended quickly and with not much push back as they were shut out by the Jets 5-0 Friday night in Winnipeg. With the victory, Winnipeg wins the series 4-1 ending Minnesota’s season. The shut out marked the second straight game that the Wild were held scoreless after being shut out 2-0 Tuesday night in St. Paul. It also marks the second straight season that Minnesota was eliminated in the first round of the playoffs after having made the post season for the sixth straight year. Minnesota once again played without Zach Parise who was injured … Continue reading Wild go down with a whimper, lose 5-0 to Jets

2018 Minnesota Vikings regular season schedule

MINNESOTA VIKINGS 2018 SCHEDULE Sep. 9 San Francisco 49ers 12:00 PM FOX Sep. 16 at Green Bay Packers 12:00 PM FOX Sep. 23 Buffalo Bills 12:00 PM CBS at Los Angeles Rams (Thu) 7:20 PM FOX/NFLN Oct. 7 at Philadelphia Eagles 3:25 PM FOX Oct. 14 Arizona Cardinals 12:00 PM FOX Oct. 21 at New York Jets 12:00 PM FOX Oct. 28 New Orleans Saints 7:20 PM NBC Nov. 4 Detroit Lions 12:00 PM FOX Nov. 11 BYE Nov. 18 at Chicago Bears 12:00 PM FOX Nov. 25 Green Bay Packers 7:20 PM NBC Dec. 2 at New England Patriots … Continue reading 2018 Minnesota Vikings regular season schedule

Buxton goes on the disabled list

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have placed outfielder Byron Buxton on the 10-day disabled list (retro to April 15) with migraines.  Buxton has played 11 games on the season, hitting .195 (8-for-41) with two doubles, two RBI and two walks. Replacing Buxton on the 25-man roster is outfielder Ryan LaMarre, who was previously added as the 26th-man for the Twins and Indians series in Puerto Rico.  LaMarre has played in six games for the Twins this season, hitting .500 (4-for-8) with one RBI. Continue reading Buxton goes on the disabled list