Bartolo Colon picked up the win for the Twins and became just the third active pitcher (John Lackey and Max Scherzer being the others) to defeat all 30 MLB teams. Colon went six innings and allowed four runs on seven hits and two walks while striking out six.
The Minnesota Vikings have signed former University of Minnesota quarterback Mitch Leidner. The 6-foot-3, 228-pound Leidner was not selected in the 2017 NFL draft. He attended the Baltimore Ravens rookie minicamp but did not sign with the club.
Minnesota starting quarterback Sam Bradford played three offensive series and was 5/7 passing for 35 yards. However, the story of the game for the first-team offense was the two sacks allowed by the revamped offensive line and their generally shaky play.