(Minneapolis, MN) — The Twins managed just two runs off Stephen Strasburg in a 6-2 loss to the Nationals at Target Field. Martin Perez permitted five runs in five frames as he fell to 10-and-7 with the loss. Jorge Polanco hit a two-run homer for the Twins, who now lead the Indians by just four games for first place in the AL Central. The rubber match of the three-game series is tonight.
(Eagan, MN) — The Vikings continue to prepare for Sunday’s showdown with the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field. 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.
(St. Paul, MN) — The Wild are bringing back winger Kevin Fiala. They have signed him to a two-year, six-million-dollar contract. The deal comes just ahead of training camp, which starts tomorrow. Fiala joined the Wild in the Mikael Granlund trade with Nashville last season.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Golden Gophers will battle Georgia Southern on Saturday in their final non-conference game at TCF Bank Stadium. The Gophers will then be off until their Big Ten opener September 28th at Purdue. The Gophers are 2-and-0 so far.
(Seattle, WA) — The Lynx are one-and-done in the WNBA Playoffs after an 84-74 loss to the Storm in Seattle. Damiris Dantas scored 20 points to pace seventh-seeded Minnesota. The Storm advance to round two to face Los Angeles.
(Houston, TX) — Minnesota United is coming home without any points after a 2-0 loss to the Dynamo in Houston. The Loons remain fourth in the West with 45 points, just one out of second place. Minnesota returns home to face Real Salt Lake on Sunday.