(Minneapolis, MN) — Nick Swisher and Mark Teixeira each belted two-run homers as the Yankees doubled up the Twins, 8-4. CC Sabathia struck out nine over seven innings to improve to 17-and-7. Kevin Slowey is expected to toe the rubber opposite Phil Hughes in tonight’s second installment of a four-game set.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Twins placed center fielder Denard Span on the 15-day disabled list with migraine symptoms Thursday. The Twins recalled infielder Luke Hughes from Triple-A Rochester to fill the vacated roster spot.
(Seattle, WA) — The Minnesota Vikings continue their preseason slate this weekend. The Vikes square off against the Seattle Seahawks on Saturday night at CenturyLink Field. Minnesota lost to the Tennessee Titans, 14-3, last weekend in its preseason opener.
(Washington, DC) — Seimone Augustus netted 18 points to help the Lynx maul the Mystics, 81-62. Maya Moore added 14 points as Minnesota set a franchise record with its 19th win of the season. The Lynx wrap up this week’s play against the Sparks at the Target Center tomorrow.