Tigers Blank Twins
(Detroit, MI) -- Anibal Sanchez was two outs away from his second career no-hitter in leading the Tigers to a 6-0 win over the Twins last (FRI) night. Joe Mauer singled up the middle off Sanchez to break up the bid with one away in the final frame. Samuel Deduno allowed six runs in five-and-a-third innings to take a loss in his first game of the year. The Twins have lost ten in-a-row. (MORE...)
Gopher Road Trip Continues
(Minneapolis, MN) -- The University of Minnesota athletic department continues to take the show on the road this summer. The "Gopher Road Trip: Chalk Talk" tour began last week and will continue with various visits around the state through June 20th. (MORE...)
Vikings OTAs Next Week
(Eden Prairie, MN) -- The Vikings will host Organized Team Activities next week at Winter Park. Every NFL team can ask its players to take part in ten such days of organized off-season training, although they are not mandatory workouts. The first set of three OTA's are scheduled for May 28-30 before seven more days of OTA's are set for the month of June. (MORE...)
Tigers send Twins to ninth straight loss
(Detroit, MI) -- 5-24-13-- The Tigers combined for four runs in the seventh and
eighth innings to rally by the Twins 7-6 last night in Michigan. The loss
was the ninth in a row for the Twins, who dipped to 18-and-26 on the season.
Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera blasted his 14th homer of the season
and knocked in three runs for Detroit, which has won three in-a-row. More....
Gophers lose to Indiana, face elimination today
(Minneapolis, MN) -- 5-24-13-- The Golden Gopher baseball team lost to top-seed
Indiana in the Big Ten Baseball Tournament at Target Field last night, 4-2.
The fourth-seeded Gophers now slip into the loser's bracket of the
double-elimination tournament and will face Illinois in a game today at noon
in Minneapolis. More....
Wild jack up season ticket prices
(Undated) -- 5-24-13-- The Minnesota Wild are increasing the price for season
tickets next season. The price is going up an average of 4.5-percent per
ticket. Per-game costs range from 23-dollars to 92-dollars. The renewal
deadline is Friday, June 21st at 11:59 p.m. (MNN)
Carb Day at Indianapolis
(Speedway, IN) -- 5-24-13-- It's Carb Day at the Indy 500. It marks the final day
of practice before Sunday's 97th running of the "Greatest Spectacle in
Racing." Carburetion Day used to give qualified cars the opportunity to
practice in full race-day trim. More....
Red Wings, Kings, Rangers win in NHL playoffs
(Detroit, MI)-- 5-24-13-- Jimmy Howard posted 28 saves for his second career playoff shutout and Detroit
took a commanding lead in their Western Conference semifinal series against
Chicago with a 2-0 win in Game 4. Jakub Kindl scored the game-winner, while
Daniel Cleary added an empty-netter as the Red Wings now hold a 3-1 lead in
this best-of-seven set. More....
Braves pound Twins, sweep series
(Atlanta, GA) -- 5-23-13-- Atlanta's Evan Gattis capped a five-run fourth inning
with a grand slam as the Braves topped the Twins 8-3 yesterday in Atlanta.
Ramiro Pena and B.J. Upton hit solo shots for Atlanta, which built an 8-0
lead and cruised from there. Paul Maholm (mah-HAH-lum) allowed just one
unearned run in seven innings for the win as the Braves swept the three-game
interleague series. More....
Worley sent back to minor leagues, Plouffe to 7 day DL
(Atlanta, GA) -- 5-23-13-- The Twins optioned pitcher Vance Worley to Class AAA
Rochester following a disappointing outing on Wednesday in Atlanta. Worley
was rocked for eight runs and 10 hits in just three-and-two-thirds innings
as he fell to 1-and-5 on the season. His earned run average is now 7.21 in
10 starts. More....