(Minneapolis, MN) — Jose Berrios fired seven innings of two-hit ball as the Twins shut out the Nationals 5-0 at Target Field. Berrios improved to 12-and-8. Mitch Garver broke a scoreless tie with a two-run homer in the seventh inning for the Twins, who have alternated wins and losses over their last seven games. Jorge Polanco added a two-run double in a three-run eighth. The series continues tonight.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The season is over for Twins outfielder Byron Buxton. The team placed him on the 60-day injured list yesterday with his ailing left shoulder. Buxton will undergo surgery to repair a damaged labrum that comes with a five to six month recovery.
(Eagan, MN) — The Vikings are back on the practice field as they prepare for the Packers. Minnesota will visit Green Bay on Sunday seeking its second win. The Vikes began the season with a 28-12 win over the Falcons this past Sunday. The Packers beat the Bears 10-3 last Thursday.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Golden Gophers are gearing up for their final non-conference game. Minnesota will host Georgia Southern on Saturday at TCF Bank Stadium. The Gophers will then have a week off before opening up Big Ten play September 28th at Purdue. The Gophers are 2-and-0 with wins over South Dakota State and Fresno State.
(Seattle, WA) — The Minnesota Lynx visit the Seattle Storm tonight in the single-elimination first round of the WNBA Playoffs. The Lynx and Storm finished the regular season with identical 18-and-16 records.
(Houston, TX) — Minnesota United are in Houston tonight to take on the Dynamo. The Loons sit third in the West with 45 points, just one behind Seattle for second.