Sports Shorts 9.7.17 07 Sep 17

 (St. Petersburg, FL) — Jorge Polanco plated the go-ahead run on a bunt-single in the seventh inning as the Twins went on to beat the Rays 10-6 at Tropicana Field. Ehire Adrianza hit a three-run homer, while Brian Dozier drilled a solo shot for Minnesota, which avoided a three-game sweep. Taylor Rogers picked up the win.


(Kansas City, MO) — The Twins begin a four-game series with the Royals tonight in Kansas City. Kyle Gibson will get the ball for Minnesota. KC will counter with right-hander Sam Gaviglio.


(Minneapolis, MN) — The Vikings open up the regular season against Adrian Peterson and the New Orleans Saints on “Monday Night Football” next week. The Vikes look to rebound from last year’s 8-and-8 finish.

 (Minneapolis, MN) — The Golden Gophers are gearing up for their second game this Saturday at Oregon State. Minnesota began the year with a 17-7 home win over Buffalo last Thursday.