(Washington, DC) — The American League outlasted the National League 8-6 in 10 innings to win the All-Star Game at Nationals Park in D.C. The teams combined for a record 10 home runs, including back-to-back solo shots by Astros teammates Alex Bregman and George Springer in the top of the 10th inning. Twins pitcher Jose Berrios pitched a scoreless inning in relief.
(Kansas City, MO) — The Twins open up the second half of the season with a 10-game road trip starting Friday in Kansas City. Minnesota will also visit Toronto and Boston on the trek. The Twins went 9-and-2 on their homestand before the break and are now 44-and-50 on the season. They sit seven-and-a-half games behind Cleveland for first place in the AL Central.
(Minneapolis, MN) — A trio of Lynx are heading to the WNBA All-Star Game, which will be held one week from Saturday at Target Center. Maya Moore, Sylvia Fowles and Seimone Augustus were named All-Stars yesterday. Moore, however, declined to be a team captain. LA’s Candace Parker and Washington’s Elena Delle Donne will now serve as captains and pick the teams in a new format. The rosters will be revealed on Thursday.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Lynx are back on the hardwood this afternoon hosting the Indiana Fever at Target Center. Minnesota has dropped two in-a-row after Sunday’s 83-64 loss to Connecticut. The Lynx sit at 12-and-10 on the year. The Fever are just 2-and-20.