Minnesota Sports
  • Mauer leaves game with strained muscle in side

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Twins first baseman Joe Mauer has left Minnesota’s game against the Kansas City Royals with a strained muscle in his right side. Mauer extended his hitting streak to 12 games with …

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    02 Jul 14
  • Flip names son Ryan to Wolves coaching staff

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Flip Saunders has always said he wants the Minnesota Timberwolves organization to feel like a family. Next season the coaching staff certainly will. Saunders’ son, Ryan, officially joined the staff as …

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    02 Jul 14
  • Royals beat Twins 6-1 in series opener

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Alcides Escobar tied a career high with four RBIs on two doubles and Salvador Perez homered to lift the Kansas City Royals to a 6-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins on …

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    01 Jul 14
  • Wild make qualifying offers to 5 players

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Wild have made qualifying offers to five restricted free agents: defenseman Jonathon Blum, right wing Justin Fontaine, goalie Darcy Kuemper, right wing Nino Niederreiter and left wing …

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    01 Jul 14
  • Wolves let Hummel, Jeffers become free agents

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Minnesota Timberwolves have declined to extend qualifying offers to forward Robbie Hummel and guard Othyus Jeffers, making both of them unrestricted free agents. The Timberwolves announced the decision Monday. Free …

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    01 Jul 14
  • Kendrys Morales

      ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) – Kendrys Morales had a tiebreaking double off Texas closer Joakim Soria in the top of the ninth inning and the Minnesota Twins snapped a 10-game road losing streak with a …

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    30 Jun 14
  • Minnesota makes presence felt again at NHL draft

      PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Minnesota has once again played a prominent part of the NHL draft. Fifteen natives of the State of Hockey had their names called in Philadelphia this weekend. Four Gophers were selected, …

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    30 Jun 14
  • Garrett Richards pitches Angels past Twins 6-2

      ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) – Garrett Richards pitched four-hit ball into the eighth inning to win his fourth straight decision, Kole Calhoun had a two-run double and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Minnesota Twins …

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    26 Jun 14