Sports Shorts 4.22.17 22 Apr 17

(Minneapolis, MN) — The Twins used a six-run sixth inning to stun the Tigers, 6-3, at Target Field. Eddie Rosario clubbed the go-ahead three-run homer to cap the inning. Robbie Grossman had a two-run single and Jorge Polanco plated a run for the Twins. Hector Santiago earned the win, and Brandon Kintzler made his fourth save. The Twins ended a four-game slide. Adalberto Mejia is on the mound today in the second of the three-game series.

(St. Paul, MN) — The Minnesota Wild try to keep fighting off elimination today as they host the St. Louis Blues in Game Five of their first-round playoff series at the Xcel Energy Center. The Wild won Game Four on Wednesday and trail the seven-game series, 3-1. They need three straight wins to advance to the next round. The puck drops at 2 p.m.

(Philadelphia, PA) — The 2017 NFL Draft is less than a week away. The three-day affair begins with round one on Thursday, rounds two and three on Friday, and the final four rounds on Saturday. The Vikings do not have a first-round pick this year after trading it to Philadelphia to acquire Sam Bradford.