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MINNEAPOLIS | Twins put DH/1B Logan Morrison on DL with hip injury

MINNEAPOLIS  — The Minnesota Twins have placed designated hitter/first baseman Logan Morrison on the 10-day disabled list with a left hip injury. The move was made before Minnesota’s game on Thursday against Tampa Bay, making room for utility infielder Ehire Adrianza’s reinstatement from the 10-day disabled list. Morrison is batting just .193 in his first … Continue reading MINNEAPOLIS | Twins put DH/1B Logan Morrison on DL with hip injury

MINNEAPOLIS | Rebekkah Brunson becomes WNBA rebounding leader in Lynx win

MINNEAPOLIS — Rebekkah Brunson grabbed 12 boards while becoming the leading rebounder in WNBA history, helping the Minnesota Lynx beat the Los Angeles Sparks 83-72 on Thursday. Brunson began the night in third place with 3,306 rebounds. She passed Lisa Leslie (3,307) early on and overtook Tamika Catchings (3,316) when she grabbed Candace Parker’s missed … Continue reading MINNEAPOLIS | Rebekkah Brunson becomes WNBA rebounding leader in Lynx win

MINNEAPOLIS | Prince estate, Sony ink distribution deal for 35 albums

MINNEAPOLIS — The Prince estate and Sony Music Entertainment have signed a distribution deal for 35 of Prince’s previously released album titles. The catalog included in the deal will be distributed by Legacy Recordings, a division of Sony. According to details announced Wednesday, albums originally released between 1995 and 2010 will be available for worldwide distribution … Continue reading MINNEAPOLIS | Prince estate, Sony ink distribution deal for 35 albums

MINNEAPOLIS | Porcello allows 1 hit through 7; Red Sox beat Twins 9-2

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Rick Porcello allowed one hit in seven innings, Mookie Betts and Andrew Benintendi homered, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Minnesota Twins 9-2 Thursday to avoid a series sweep. Xander Bogaerts had two RBIs for the Red Sox, who had a season-high 16 hits, and finished 6-4 on a road trip … Continue reading MINNEAPOLIS | Porcello allows 1 hit through 7; Red Sox beat Twins 9-2

MINNEAPOLIS  | Farmers in Trump country protest Pruitt’s ethanol policies

MINNEAPOLIS  — Deep in the heart of Trump country, Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt is being met with protests by farmers and ethanol producers concerned that he is undermining the industry with his strong support of oil and gas. Their unhappiness is being broadcast on billboards, at rallies and in meetings the EPA chief … Continue reading MINNEAPOLIS  | Farmers in Trump country protest Pruitt’s ethanol policies

MINNEAPOLIS | St. Paul raccoon reaches roof after scaling 25-story tower

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A raccoon that became an internet sensation by scaling a 25-story office tower in downtown St. Paul was safely trapped early Wednesday, and animal control officials were preparing to release it back into the wild. The caged raccoon looked a bit bedraggled but healthy after it was caught before dawn atop the … Continue reading MINNEAPOLIS | St. Paul raccoon reaches roof after scaling 25-story tower

MINNEAPOLIS | 3 siblings hurt, 1 critically, in Minnesota playground crash

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An unlicensed driver being chased by state troopers plowed into a Minneapolis playground, injuring three young siblings, one of them critically, authorities said. State troopers tried to stop the 27-year-old Kabaar Powell, of Richfield, for speeding on Interstate 94 on Monday, but he tried to flee, authorities said. He eventually got off … Continue reading MINNEAPOLIS | 3 siblings hurt, 1 critically, in Minnesota playground crash

MINNEAPOLIS  | Pujols ties Musial on RBI list; Angels beat Twins 2-1

MINNEAPOLIS — Albert Pujols hit his 623rd career homer and tied Stan Musial for seventh on the career RBI list with 1,951, helping the Los Angeles Angels beat the Minnesota Twins 2-1 after a four-hour rain delay Saturday. Pujols’ solo home run in the sixth proved to be the difference as Tyler Skaggs (5-4) allowed … Continue reading MINNEAPOLIS  | Pujols ties Musial on RBI list; Angels beat Twins 2-1