(Minneapolis, MN) — Jose Berrios was out-dueled by Rick Porcello as the Twins fell to the Red Sox 2-0 at Target Field. Berrios struck out 10 while giving up just one run over eight innings but slipped to 8-and-3 with the tough-luck loss. C.J. Cron had two of the Twins’ five hits. Minnesota has dropped two in-a-row but still leads the AL Central at 47-and-24, 10 games ahead of Cleveland. The Twins and Red Sox continue their three-game series tonight at Target Field. Michael Pineda will be on the bump for Minnesota. Boston will send out lefty David Price.
(Minneapolis, MN) — Twins shortstop Jorge Polanco is the leader among American League shortstops in the latest All-Star voting totals. Polanco is more than 161-thousand votes ahead of Houston’s Carlos Correa. C.J. Cron is second among AL first baseman, while Nelson Cruz is third at DH. The top-three vote getters from each position will advance to next week’s “Starters Election.”
(Undated) — The NBA and NHL Drafts are this week. The Timberwolves hold the 11th pick in Thursday’s NBA Draft in Brooklyn. The Wild will pick 12th in the NHL Entry Draft, which is set for Friday and Saturday in Vancouver.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Golden Gophers are adding a pair of three-star football recruits. Quarterback/athlete Dylan McGill out of Texas and Georgia cornerback Victor Pless committed to Minnesota yesterday. The Gophers have 16 commits in the 2020 class.
(St. Paul, MN) — The U.S. men’s soccer team will square off with Guyana tonight in a CONCACAF Gold Cup match at Allianz Field in St. Paul. It’s the Americans’ first competitive game since their infamous loss to Trinidad and Tobago in October 2017 that kept them out of the 2018 World Cup.
(Houston, TX) — Minnesota United FC is in Houston to take on the Dynamo tonight in the U.S. Open Cup Round of 16. The Loons beat Sporting KC 4-1 last Wednesday to advance. The winner will play either FC Dallas or New Mexico United in the quarterfinals.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Minnesota Lynx are off the hardwood until Saturday when they host the New York Liberty. The Lynx have lost four straight after starting the year 4-and-1. They sit at 4-and-5 overall.
(Minneapolis, MN) — Two Gophers wrestlers are waiting on a decision on whether they will be charged for criminal sexual misconduct. Prosecutors are expected to decide today whether or not to charge Gable Steveson and Dylan Martinez. The two were arrested Saturday and have been in jail since then.