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Minnesota Sports Briefs: Twins begin series with White Sox

June 18, 2013 in Pierce County Herald

Minnesota Sports — The Minnesota Twins enjoyed Monday off and now will take to the field once again tonight as they host the Chicago White Sox. The game will be the start of a three game series at Target Field against the AL Central foe.
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Wild resign Scandella to two-year contract

June 18, 2013 in Pierce County Herald

Minnesota Sports — The Minnesota Wild re-signed defenseman Marco Scandella to a two-year contract Monday. Financial terms were not revealed. Continue Reading

Minnesota Sports Roundup: Hunter hits 300th homer as Tigers take series

June 17, 2013 in Pierce County Herald

Former Twins All-Star outfielder Torii Hunter connected on his 300th career home run to back 7 2/3 strong innings from Doug Fister as the Detroit Tigers took the rubber match of a three-game series with the Minnesota Twins by posting a 5-2 decision at Target Field. Continue Reading

Plouffe has a memorable birthday in leading Twins to win

June 16, 2013 in Pierce County Herald

Trevor Plouffe went 3-for-3 with a homer and three RBI to help the Minnesota Twins beat the Detroit Tigers, 6-3, in the middle contest of a three-game set at Target Field. Continue Reading

Twins blanked by Tigers 4-0

June 15, 2013 in Pierce County Herald

Minnesota Sports — Rick Porcello tossed seven strong innings and Prince Fielder hit a two-run double to help the Detroit Tigers take a 4-0 win over the Minnesota Twins in the opener of a three-game set. Continue Reading

Minnesota Sports Roundup: Phillies prevent sweep thanks to two-run eighth

June 14, 2013 in Pierce County Herald

Former Twin Ben Revere was 4-for-5 at the plate and scored the go-ahead run in the eighth inning as Philadelphia beat Minnesota 3-2 last night in Minneapolis. Continue Reading

Minnesota Sports Roundup: Twins trying to sweep Philadelphia tonight

June 13, 2013 in Pierce County Herald

Minnesota’s Clete Thomas doubled in the tying run in the eighth inning and then scored the go-ahead run on a wild pitch as the Twins topped the Phillies 4-3 at Target Field. Continue Reading

Nature Valley Grand Prix bike race underway

June 12, 2013 in Pierce County Herald

Minnesota Sports — The Nature Valley Grand Prix Pro Stage Bike Race is underway in locations across Minnesota. Continue Reading

Minnesota Sports Roundup: Morneau’s RBI single in the eighth wins it for Minnesota

June 12, 2013 in Pierce County Herald

Minnesota’s Justin Morneau was 3-for-4 with two RBI to lead the Twins in a 3-2 victory over the Phillies at Target Field last night. Continue Reading

Vikings coimplete final week of OTA’s

June 11, 2013 in Pierce County Herald

Minnesota Sports — The Minnesota Vikings continue with their final week of offseason Organized Team Activities at Winter Park today. Continue Reading