MN United routes FC Cincinnati 7-1

SAINT PAUL, Minn. (June 29, 2019) — On its first visit to Allianz Field, FC Cincinnati had an afternoon to forget. With temperatures reaching into the upper 80s, the Loons reached into the upper 90s, burying seven goals en route to a 7-1 rout of the expansion side in front of a sold-out crowd. Forward Mason Toye got his first MLS goal while Ike Opara contributed a brace and rookie Hassani Dotson drilled the second banger of his young career for what would be the game-winner.   Minnesota United began the game with the clear intent of taking command of it, breaking … Continue reading MN United routes FC Cincinnati 7-1

Twins activate Buxton, Gonzalez from IL

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have reinstated outfielder Byron Buxton and infielder/outfielderMarwin Gonzalez from the 10-day Injured List. Buxton, who missed the Twins last 13 games with a right wrist contusion, is hitting .266 (55-for-207) in 65 games this season, with 21 doubles, three triples, nine home runs, 38 RBI, 40 runs scored and a .851 OPS. Gonzalez, who missed the Twins last nine games with a right hamstring strain, is hitting .255 (59-for-231) in 63 games this season, with 11 doubles, nine home runs, 26 RBI, 28 runs scored and a .743 OPS … Continue reading Twins activate Buxton, Gonzalez from IL

Twins place Rosario on 10-day injured list

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have placed outfielder Eddie Rosario on the 10-day Injured List with a left ankle sprain (retro to June 27). Rosario is hitting .282 (87-for-308) with 14 doubles, 20 home runs, 60 RBI, 51 runs scored and an .841 OPS in 75 games. Ehire Adrianza from the 10-day Injured List.  Adrianza, who missed the last 10 games with abdominal issues, is hitting .271 (29-for-107) with two doubles, four home runs, 13 RBI and a .772 OPS in 43 games this season. Additionally, the Twins have optioned right-handed pitcher Zack Littell … Continue reading Twins place Rosario on 10-day injured list

TWINS PLACE ASTUDILLO ON INJURED LIST

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have placed catcher/infielder/outfielder Willians Astudillo on the 10-day injured list with a left oblique strain. Astudillo is hitting .263 (35-for-133) with seven doubles, three home runs, 13 RBI, 19 runs scored and a .665 OPS in 39 games. To replace Astudillo on the 25-man roster, the Twins have recalled outfielder LaMonte (lah-MONT) Wade Jr. from Triple-A Rochester. Wade played in 70 games for the Red Wings, hitting .248 (59-for-238) with five home runs, 24 RBI, 51 walks and a .759 OPS. In his last 20 games for the Wings, … Continue reading TWINS PLACE ASTUDILLO ON INJURED LIST

ROMAIN METANIRE NAMED A 2019 MLS ALL-STAR

GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. (June 24, 2019) — Minnesota United today announced that defender Romain Metanire has been selected to the 2019 MLS All-Star Game presented by Target by All-Star Head Coach James O’Connor of Orlando City. Metanire and his fellow All-Stars will take on 10-time La Liga champions Atlético de Madrid in the 2019 MLS All-Star Game presented by Target at Exploria Stadium in Orlando on Wednesday, July 31 (7:00 p.m. CT, FS1 / UniMás / TSN / TVA Sports). Metanire has been a standout player on both ends of the field for MNUFC. He leads the team with six … Continue reading ROMAIN METANIRE NAMED A 2019 MLS ALL-STAR

Green Goes Wire-to-wire for First LPGA Win at KPMG

CHASKA, Minn. – Last week, Australian Hannah Green posted a second-round 76 to miss the cut at the Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give by two shots. Entering this week’s KPMG Women’s PGA Championship at Hazeltine National Golf Club ranked No. 114 in the Women’s World Golf Ranking, Green carried the first 54-hole lead of her career and held off defending champion Sung Hyun Park Sunday to earn her first LPGA Tour victory in a major way. With a four-shot lead at one point during Sunday’s final round, Green carded three bogeys during a four-hole span, watching her lead dwindle … Continue reading Green Goes Wire-to-wire for First LPGA Win at KPMG