MN State Sports

Wilson homer backs Berrios in Twins 4-1 win over Cardinals

By Brian Hall Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Bobby Wilson hit his first home run in more than a year, Jose Berrios bounced back with strong effort on the mound, and the Minnesota Twins beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-1 on Tuesday night. Wilson, a journeyman catcher for six different ...

Error breaks up pitching duel as Mariners edge Twins 1-0

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — First baseman Logan Morrison’s throwing error in the eighth inning accounted for the game’s only run as the Seattle Mariners defeated the Minnesota Twins 1-0 after a long rain delay Monday night. Dee Gordon led off the eighth with a double against reliever Trevor ...

After Ohtani dazzles Twins, Angels walk off late in 2-1 win

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani had four pitches that were all doing terrible things to the Minnesota Twins. The two-way sensation got five consecutive strikeouts at one point while he pitched into the seventh inning of another dominant performance. Although the Los Angeles Angels ...

Pittsburgh’s Carr transfers to Minnesota basketball

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota men’s basketball coach Richard Pitino says Pittsburgh’s Marcus Carr will join the Gophers. Pitino announced the transfer on Saturday. The university says the 6-foot-1 Toronto native played one season at Pittsburgh and will have three seasons of college ...

Earthquakes beat Minnesota United 3-1

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Chris Wondolowski came on in the 55th minute and collected a goal and an assist to help that San Jose Earthquakes beat Minnesota United 3-1 on Saturday. It was Wondolowski’s 132nd goal for the Earthquakes, most in MLS history for a single franchise. San Jose (2-5-2), ...

Gophers hire Kyle Lindsted as assistant coach

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota has hired Kyle Lindsted as an assistant coach, after he spent the last three seasons in the same role at Wichita State. Gophers coach Richard Pitino announced the move on Friday, rounding out his staff. Pitino hired Rob Jeter last month, after losing two ...

Feat to repeat: Lynx set sights on back-to-back titles

By Dave Campbell AP Sports Writer MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Believe it or not, there is still another feat left for the Minnesota Lynx to accomplish once the season begins next weekend. With four of the last seven WNBA championships, the Lynx are well-established as one of the league’s few ...

Timberwolves assistant coach Rick Brunson resigns

By Amy Forliti Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Timberwolves assistant coach Rick Brunson abruptly resigned Tuesday and the team said he had fallen short of meeting its “high standards of conduct” amid reports he had acted improperly toward women. The Timberwolves ...

Odorizzi, Escobar lead Twins past Cardinals

By Kurt Voigt AP Sports Writer ST. LOUIS (AP) — Amid a bitterly cold April that led to four weather-related postponements, the Minnesota Twins never really had a chance to reap the rewards of a busy offseason. Now that the weather’s turned, the Twins are starting to live up to the ...

Shakopee teacher named Minnesota Teacher of Year

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — An English teacher at a Shakopee alternative high school is Minnesota's Teacher of the Year. Kelly Holstine was chosen Sunday from among 12 finalists. Holstine is the 54th recipient of the award and the first from the Shakopee district. Holstine teaches at the ...

Twins rally late for a 5-3 victory over Shields, White Sox

By JOHN JACKSON, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — With the White Sox struggling, James Shields doesn't want to hear about moral victories or solid efforts. His goal is to help his team win, so anything short of that can't be considered a success. Shields pitched a no-hitter into the seventh ...

Rosario homer lifts Twins past White Sox

CHICAGO (AP) — Eddie Rosario homered and drove five runs, Lance Lynn earned his first AL win and the Minnesota Twins beat the Chicago White Sox 8-4 on Saturday. The Twins posted back-to-back victory from the first time since April 12. Chicago has lost six of seven. Rosario had four hits, ...

Twins mash 4 homers in 6-4 win over White Sox

CHICAGO (AP) — Eduardo Escobar hit two home runs, Brian Dozier broke out of a slump and the Minnesota Twins beat the Chicago White Sox 6-4 on Friday night. Logan Morrison homered in his second straight game, and the Twins picked up the win after dropping four of five. Escobar connected ...

Vikings sign 2nd-round draft pick OT O’Neill

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have signed offensive tackle Brian O’Neill, their second-round draft pick out of Pittsburgh. The four-year deal was done Friday, before Vikings rookie minicamp began. They have three of their eight draft picks left unsigned: first-round cornerback ...

Romero gets win in MLB debut, Twins top Blue Jays 4-0

By Dave Campbell AP Sports Writer MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Fernando Romero's major league debut for Minnesota carried the extra weight of a Twins team that won only once in its previous 12 games. No pressure, kid. Well, he sure didn't appear to feel any. Romero kept Toronto scoreless while ...

Minnesota United beat Dynamo to end 4-game skid

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Ibson Barreto da Silva and Darwin Quintero each scored to help Minnesota United beat the Houston Dynamo 2-1 on Saturday night and end a four-game skid. Ibson redirected a cross by Miguel Ibarra to give Minnesota (3-5-0) a 2-1 lead in the 70th minute. Ibarra tapped it to ...

Vikings fill needs, focus on athletes on draft’s third day

By Brian Hall Associated Press EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — As he maneuvered through the NFL draft on Saturday, Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman certainly had his eye on filling team needs. Trusting his coaches to develop players, Spielman also had a specific focus on ...

Twins snap 8-game skid with 3-1 win over Reds

By Patrick Donnelly Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jake Odorizzi pitched into the seventh inning, Mitch Garver homered and the Minnesota Twins snapped an eight-game losing streak with a 3-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday. Odorizzi (2-2) gave up one run and five hits. ...

Twins’ Buxton out indefinitely with hairline fracture in toe

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins say outfielder Byron Buxton is out indefinitely with a hairline fracture of his left big toe. Twins manager Paul Molitor said Saturday that an MRI confirmed the injury, which occurred when Buxton fouled a ball off his toe in a rehab game in Florida last ...

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