Twins sign pitcher Martin Perez

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have signed left-handed pitcher Martín Pérez to a one-year contract. Pérez, 27, appeared 22 games (15 starts) for the Texas Rangers last season, going 2-7 with a 6.22 ERA (85.1 IP, 59 ER), 36 walks and 52 strikeouts.  He began the season on the 10-day disabled list recovering from offseason right (non-throwing) elbow surgery.  He missed more time on the disabled list from late April to mid-July with right elbow discomfort related to his offseason surgery. The Guanare, Venezuela native was originally signed by the Rangers as an undrafted … Continue reading Twins sign pitcher Martin Perez

Timberwolves Sign Guard Isaiah Canaan to 10-Day Contract

Minneapolis/St. Paul – The Minnesota Timberwolves today announced the team has signed guard Isaiah Canaan to a 10-day contract. Canaan, 27, played in 19 games (15 starts) for the Phoenix Suns this season, averaging 7.5 points, 2.6 rebounds and 3.3 assists in 26.5 minutes per game before being waived on November 28. He also played in 19 games with the Suns during the 2017-18 season. The 6-0 guard is in his sixth season in the NBA, previously playing with Houston (2013-15, 2017-18), Philadelphia (2014-16) and Chicago (2016-17). He has career averages of 8.4 points, 1.9 rebounds and 1.9 assists in … Continue reading Timberwolves Sign Guard Isaiah Canaan to 10-Day Contract

Josh Okogie to be in Rising Stars All-Star game

Minnesota Timberwolves Guard Josh Okogie will be part of the “World” team taking part in the 2019 Rising Stars game as Part of 2019 NBA All-Star Weekend Over 42 games in his rookie season, Okogie holds averages of 7.3 points, 3.0 rebounds, 1.2 assists and 0.9 steals in 22.1 minutes per contest. Minnesota drafted the 6’4 guard with the 20th overall pick in the 2018 NBA Draft.   Continue reading Josh Okogie to be in Rising Stars All-Star game

St. Cloud State still #1 despite loss to North Dakota

St. Cloud State’s men’s hockey team retained its #1 ranking in the latest USA Today/USA Hockey poll despite dropping a 5-1 decision to the University of North Dakota on Saturday night. Tbe Huskies got a split of the weekend series, winning 3-1 on Friday at Grand Forks. This is the 9th time this season that St.Cloud State has held the top spot in the poll. Rank School Last Week’s Rank 2018-19 Record Weeks in Top 15 1. St. Cloud State University, 507 (31) 1 18-4-2 17 2. University of Massachusetts, 476 (2) 2 19-5-0 13 3. University of Minnesota Duluth, … Continue reading St. Cloud State still #1 despite loss to North Dakota

Wild Goalie Devan Dubnyk Named NHL Third Star of the Week

Devan Dubnyk, who represented the Central Division at the 2019 Honda NHL All-Star Weekend  and earned two wins for the Wild (26-21-3, 55 points), compiling a 2.00 goals-against average and .926 save percentage in two starts has been named the 3rd Star of the Week in the NHL. Dubnyk made 30 saves in a 4-2 victory over the Vegas Golden Knights Jan. 21, followed by 20 stops in a 5-2 triumph against the Colorado Avalanche Jan. 23. Dubnyk then turned aside 25 shots across a pair of contests at Saturday’s 2019 Honda NHL All-Star Game, including 19 in the Central … Continue reading Wild Goalie Devan Dubnyk Named NHL Third Star of the Week

Men’s Hockey: Badgers edge Gophers 4-3

MINNEAPOLIS – A 3M Arena at Mariucci record crowd was on hand for a back-and-forth battle between Gopher Hockey and Wisconsin as the Badgers edged Minnesota 4-3 on Saturday night in this weekend’s Border Battle finale. With an attendance of 10,686 fans on hand, the series finale broke a 14-year old facility record when 10,587 fans turned out to watch Minnesota and Wisconsin battle on Nov. 6, 2004. For the second night in a row, Minnesota (10-11-4 overall, 7-6-3-0 Big Ten) tallied three power-play goals with two tallies from Rem Pitlick and one from Brent Gates Jr. Tyler Sheehy recorded … Continue reading Men’s Hockey: Badgers edge Gophers 4-3

Nathan, Bell named to Twins Hall of Fame

Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN — The Minnesota Twins announced today that former Twins right-handed pitcher Joe Nathan and former team PresidentJerry Bell have been elected to the club’s Hall of Fame. Nathan and Bell will become the 32nd and 33rd members of the Twins Hall of Fame when they are inducted during separate, on-field pre-game ceremonies scheduled for Hall of Fame Weekend, Aug. 3-4 when the Twins host the Kansas City Royals at Target Field.     The Twins Hall of Fame, which honors players, managers, coaches and off-field personnel who have contributed to the organization’s growth and success since Major … Continue reading Nathan, Bell named to Twins Hall of Fame