(Oakland, CA) — Mitch Garver singled in the go-ahead run in the 12th inning to lift the Twins past the A’s 4-3 in Oakland. Garver plated two, while Jorge Polanco hit a game-tying solo home run in the eighth for Minnesota, which is 2-and-3 on its six-game road trip. Blake Parker picked up his first win and Taylor Rogers earned his 11th save.
(Oakland, CA) — Twins starting pitcher Jose Berrios is headed to the MLB All-Star Game. He was named a replacement for injured teammate Jake Odorizzi , who was placed on the 10-day injured list with a right middle finger blister. It’s Berrios’ second straight All-Star selection. He is 8-and-4 with a 2.89 ERA in 17 starts this year. The right-hander will start today’s finale in Oakland.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Timberwolves are adding another forward to the mix. Multiple outlets report the Wolves have acquired Jake Layman in a sign-and-trade deal with the Portland Trail Blazers. They will ink him to a three-year, 11.5-million-dollar contract. The Wolves are using the trade exception they received in the Dario Saric draft-night deal with Phoenix.
(San Jose, CA) — Darwin Quintero, Michael Boxall and Kevin Molino scored as Minnesota United beat San Jose 3-1 at Allianz Field. The Loons are fourth in the West with 27 points. United hits the road to Montreal to face the Impact on Saturday.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Lynx are headed back out on the road for a three-game trek starting Saturday in Connecticut. They will also visit Chicago and Atlanta next week before returning home. The Lynx have won three-of-four to improve to 7-and-6 on the season.
(Blaine, MN) — The 3M Open tees off this morning at TPC Twin Cities in Blaine. The tournament, formerly the 3M Championship, changed names this year. Kenny Perry won last year’s 3M Championship.