Eddie Rosario's three-run homer capped a five-run first inning as the Twins topped the Mariners, 9-5, in the opener of a four-game series at Target Field. Brian Dozier also went deep in the opening inning and Aaron Hicks hit a solo shot in the second for the Twins, who snapped a four-game skid. Phil Hughes improved to 10-and-5 despite giving up five runs in five frames.
The Twins and M's resume their four-game series tonight at Target Field. Tommy Milone will be on the bump for Minnesota. He is 5-and-2 with a 3.58 ERA. Seattle will send out righty Taijuan Walker, who is 7-and-7 with a 5.03 ERA.
The Vikings continue training camp today in Mankato. They begin preseason play next one week from Sunday against the Pittsburgh Steelers in the Hall of Fame Game in Canton.
The Lynx wrap up their three-game homestand tonight against the Atlanta Dream at the Target Center. Minnesota has won five of six following Wednesday's 82-76 victory over Los Angeles. The Lynx lead the West at 13-and-4. The Dream are 7-and-11.
--------------------------------------Kershaw extends scoreless streak to 37 innings
August 1, 2015, 6:53 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) Clayton Kershaw extended his scoreless streak to 37 innings with eight innings of two-hit ball and batterymate Yasmani Grandal hit a two-run homer, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 3-1 victory over the Angels on Saturday.Rockies place Kendrick, Dickerson on disabled list
August 1, 2015, 6:52 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) The Colorado Rockies have placed right-hander Kyle Kendrick and outfielder Corey Dickerson on the 15-day disabled list.Bam! Ever cool Cespedes makes Mets debut
August 1, 2015, 6:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) If Yoenis Cespedes is feeling the pressure to lead the New York Mets to their first trip to the playoffs in nine years, he's certainly not showing it.Tomsula begins camp doing things his way, with player input
August 1, 2015, 6:49 pm
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) Jim Tomsula walked through the cafeteria on Day 1 and fist-bumped a chef from across the high counter, then asked another member of the kitchen staff about her family.Jets GM supportive, but noncommittal on Richardson's future
August 1, 2015, 6:49 pm
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) New York Jets general manager Mike Maccagnan was supportive of Sheldon Richardson, but noncommittal on the defensive lineman's long-term future with the team.