(Detroit, MI) — Max Kepler’s two-run single in the eighth lifted the Twins to a 4-3 win over the Tigers in Detroit. Ehire Adrianza launched a two-run homer in the second for Minnesota, which has won eight of its last nine games. Zack Littell pitched a scoreless inning to get the win and Taylor Rogers notched his 22nd save.
(Boston, MA) — The Twins begin a three-game series with the Red Sox tonight at Fenway Park. Randy Dobnak will make his first career start for the Twins, who remain five-and-a-half games ahead of the Indians for first place in the AL Central. Boston will counter with veteran Rick Porcello.
(Eagan, MN) — The Vikings are moving quick to replace Laquan Treadwell. They have signed wide receiver Josh Doctson to a one-year contract after he was released by the Redskins. Both are former first-round picks. Treadwell, who was drafted one pick after Doctson in 2016, was waived on Saturday after three unproductive seasons in Minnesota. Doctson played with Kirk Cousins in Washington.
(Eagan, MN) — The Vikings are gearing up for Sunday’s clash with the Atlanta Falcons to open the season at US Bank Stadium. The Vikes will visit Green Bay in Week Two before hosting Oakland. Two road games will follow with trips to Chicago and New York.
(Undated) — North Dakota State will host in-state rival North Dakota on Saturday in its home opener at the Fargodome. The Bison opened the season with a 57-10 rout of Butler this past Saturday. The Fighting Hawks drilled Drake 47-7 in their first game. It will be the 112th meeting all-time. UND leads 62-46-and-3 in the series that dates back to 1894. NDSU won the most recent matchup in 2015.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Golden Gophers continue to prepare for their showdown Saturday at Fresno State. Minnesota opened the season with a 28-21 home win over South Dakota State last Thursday.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Lynx will wrap up the regular-season this weekend with a pair of road games. Minnesota will visit Phoenix on Friday and Los Angeles on Sunday. The Lynx have won four in-a-row to improve to 17-and-15 and have locked up a playoff spot.
(St. Paul, MN) — Minnesota United is back on the pitch Saturday hosting C.F. Pachuca in a friendly. The Loons will then return to MLS action one week from tomorrow at Houston. Minnesota sits third in the West with 45 points, one ahead of San Jose and one behind Seattle.