(Minneapolis, MN) — The Twins’ AL Central lead is down to just one game over the Indians after a 7-5 loss to the Tribe at Target Field. Jorge Polanco, Eddie Rosario and Miguel Sano plated runs for the Twins in a three-run eighth inning to make it close. Kyle Gibson dropped to 11-and-5 with the setback. The Twins have lost three in-a-row.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Twins and Indians continue their huge four-game series tonight at Target Field. Devin Smeltzer will get the start for Minnesota. Cleveland will counter with Shane Bieber.
(New Orleans, LA) — The Vikings kickoff the preseason tonight against the New Orleans Saints in the Big Easy. The Vikes will also face the Seahawks, Cardinals and Bills during the four-game exhibition slate. The regular-season starts September 8th.
(Florence, Italy) — The Golden Gophers are 2-and-0 on their tour through Italy after a 108-68 rout of Tuscan Select in Florence, Italy. Isaiah Ihnen and Tre Williams scored 19 points apiece for Minnesota, which wraps up the exhibition tour tomorrow facing Como Select.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Lynx square off with the Connecticut Sun tonight at the Target Center. Minnesota snapped its four-game losing streak with an 85-69 win in Atlanta on Tuesday. The Lynx evened their record at 11-and-11. The Sun are a WNBA-best 16-and-6.
(Frisco, TX) — Minnesota United is back on the road tomorrow with a visit to face FC Dallas. The Loons have won their last two including a 2-1 victory over Portland Wednesday in the U.S. Open Cup semifinals. Minnesota sits second in the West with 38 points.