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Tigers Pound Twins, Again 7-1
The Twins lost 7-1 in Detroit to the Tigers Thursday afternoon. The game was delayed more than 3 hours due to rain and inclement weather. Kyle Gibson threw just 3 2/3 innings with 8 hits, 5 walks and 6 earned runs allowed.
Twins’ Nolasco Has Elbow Injury
Twins starting pitcher Ricky Nolasco flew back to Minneapolis after feeling pain in his right pitching elbow during the game against Detroit Wednesday. He experienced pain when throwing to Alex Avila and stays in the game to face 2 additional hitters before leaving the game.
Retiring St. John’s Basketball Coach Talks Retirement [AUDIO]
St. John's head men's basketball coach Jim Smith talked with me on WJON today. Jim is the all-time winningest coach in Minnesota college basketball history with 786. Smith led his teams to seven MIAC titles, five MIAC playoff titles, nine trips to the NAIA tournament and eight trips to t…
Twins Top Orioles 2-1 in Fort Myers
The Twins won 2-1 in Fort Myers, Florida against Baltimore Sunday afternoon. Joe Mauer and Eduardo Escobar each had an RBI double for the Twins. Ervin Santana threw 2 shutout innings with 2 hits allowed and 3 strikeouts to get the win.
Timberwolves Trade Mo Williams For Gary Neal
The Timberwolves traded point guard Mo Williams and shooting guard Troy Daniels to Charlotte for shooting guard Gary Neal and a 2019 2nd round pick. Williams was averaging 12.2 points and 6.4 assists a game this season.
Chicago Tops Wild 4-2
The Minnesota Wild lost 4-2 at home against Chicago Thursday night. Chicago scored 2 first period goals before Jason Zucker scored in the 2nd period. Bryan Bickel scored twice in the 3rd period for Chicago including an empty net goal.
Joe Mauer is Coming to St. Cloud as Part of the Twins Caravan
Joe Mauer has been added to the St. Cloud leg of the Twins Winter Caravan Tuesday January 20. Mauer will be appearing in St. Cloud as part of the Caravan for the first time in his career.
Flyers Beat Wild 5-2
The Minnesota Wild lost 5-2 at home to Philadelphia Tuesday night. Marco Scandella and Charlie Coyle each scored a goal for the Wild. Coyle's goal in the 2nd period tied the game at 2 but Wayne Simmons scored a goal late in the 2nd to give the Flyers a 3-2 lead.
Kings Blank Wild 4-0
The Minnesota Wild lost 4-0 at home to the L.A. Kings Wednesday night. The Kings scored 4 first period goals. Darcy Kuemper allowed 4 goals with 6 saves before being lifted for Niklas Backstrom. Backstrom had 12 saves the rest of the way.
Wild End Skid with 6-3 Win Over Buffalo
The Minnesota Wild downed Buffalo 6-3 Thursday night to end a 4-game losing streak. Nino Neiderreiter scored a hat trick for the Wild including a power play goal.
Wild Falls 3-1 at New Jersey
The Minnesota Wild lost 3-1 at New Jersey Tuesday night. The loss is the 4th straight for the Wild. Ryan Carter scored the lone Wild goal in the 3rd period after New Jersey led 2-0 after 2 periods.
Wild Are Getting Healthier; At New Jersey Tonight
The Minnesota Wild got some good news Monday when Zach Parise, Jared Spurgeon and Josh Harding all worked out with the team on the ice. Parise has been missing time with a concussion.