(Minneapolis, MN) — The Twins rallied late but it wasn’t enough in a 12-7 loss to the Braves at Target Field. Jose Berrios was rocked for nine runs in less than six frames as he fell to 10-and-6. Nelson Cruz homered twice and knocked in four for the Twins, who saw their four-game winning streak end. Eddie Rosario and Mitch Garver also went deep in the victory.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Twins and Braves wrap up their three-game interleague series this afternoon at Target Field. Martin Perez will be on the bump for Minnesota. Atlanta will counter with Max Fried.
(Eagan, MN) — The Vikings will hold their final practice today in Eagan before they travel to the Big Easy tomorrow. The Vikes will kickoff the preseason on Friday against the Saints in New Orleans.
(Minneapolis, MN) — Timberwolves second round draft pick Jaylen Nowell is now under contract. Multiple outlets report he has agreed to a four-year deal. The final three seasons are team options. The Wolves selected Nowell with the 43rd pick in June’s NBA Draft out of Washington.
(Atlanta, GA) — The Lynx are back in the win column after an 85-69 rout of the Dream in Atlanta. Napheesa Collier posted 22 points and 11 rebounds to pace Minnesota, which snapped a four-game skid and improved to 11-and-11 on the year. The Lynx host Connecticut Friday before heading back out on the road,
(St. Paul, MN) — Minnesota United FC and Portland rematch tonight at Allianz Field, this time in the semifinals of the U.S. Open Cup. The Loons shutout the Timbers 1-nil on Saturday in Portland. Minnesota reached the USOC semis with a 6-1 rout of New Mexico United in July.