Caleb Truax withdraws from August 31 bout at The Armory

Coon Rapids, Minnesota (August 21, 2019) — Caleb Truax is withdrawing from his August 31st match against Peter Quillin due to a right Achilles injury. Dr. Paul Schaefer of Health Partners’ Stillwater Medical Group recently diagnosed Truax with a “high-grade, partial-thickness tear of the Achilles tendon on his right ankle.” Truax initially sustained the Achilles injury in March, and the nature of the high-grade tear presented surgery and non-operative management as options. Truax elected for the latter option, starting with six weeks in a boot, then he transitioned to physical therapy and was progressing. But as his workouts intensified, he … Continue reading Caleb Truax withdraws from August 31 bout at The Armory

Coon Rapids-Andover team loses second game at Little League World Series

After posting an impressive 2-1 victory in their opening game of the Little League World Series, the Minnesota team from Coon Rapids-Andover American Little League took one on the chin today,  losing 11-0 in four innings to a team from South Riding, Virginia. The Virginia team representing the Southeast Region,  became just the second U.S. team ever to post back to back no-hitters in their first two games of the World Series. Justin Lee pitched all four innings in recording the no-hit shut out victory for Virginia. Next up for Coon Rapids-Andover is an elimination losers bracket game on Monday … Continue reading Coon Rapids-Andover team loses second game at Little League World Series

Quintero gets only goal in MN United win over Colorado

Click here for photo gallery Photos by Bryan Singer After having its 11-game unbeaten streak snapped by FC Dallas on Saturday, Minnesota United rebounded with a thrilling 1-0 win over the visiting Colorado Rapids in front of a raucous Allianz Field crowd. With no shortage of attacking chances, a Darwin Quintero goal in the 39th minute held as the game-winning goal for Minnesota United after another clean sheet and a solid defensive performance. The victory marked the Loons 12th MLS win of the season and pushed them over the 40-point mark, both firsts in club history. “The crowd were magnificent … Continue reading Quintero gets only goal in MN United win over Colorado

Twins’ Cruz headed to injured list with wrist injury

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that they have placed designated hitter Nelson Cruz on the 10-day Injured List with a left wrist strain. Cruz injured his wrist on a swing during the fourth inning of last night’s game with the Cleveland Indians. In 87 games for the Twins this season, Cruz is hitting .294 (95-for-323) with 19 doubles, 32 home runs, 76 RBI, 41 walks, 59 runs scored and a 1.035 OPS. Since the All-Star break, Cruz leads baseball in home runs (16) and ranks fifth for the entire season. This marks Cruz’s second stint on … Continue reading Twins’ Cruz headed to injured list with wrist injury