Sports Shorts 9.14.17 14 Sep 17

(Minneapolis, MN)  –  Eddie Rosario hit a walk-off, two-run homer in the bottom of the 10th to lift the Twins past the Padres, 3-1, at Target Field.  Ervin Santana tossed six shutout innings with seven strikeouts but wasn’t apart of the decision.  Matt Belisle got five outs for the win.  Minnesota three games behind the Twins for the top AL Wild Card spot. 

(Minneapolis, MN)  –  The Twins open up a four-game series with the Toronto Blue Jays tonight at Target Field.  Jose Berrios will get the ball for Minnesota.  The Jays will counter with lefty Brett Anderson.

(Minneapolis, MN)  –  The Vikings continue to prepare for Sunday’s game against the Steelers in Pittsburgh.  The Vikes opened the year with a 29-19 win over the Saints on Monday.  The Steelers slipped past the Browns 21-18 in their first game.

(Minneapolis, MN)  –  The Lynx host the Washington Mystics tonight in Game Two of the WNBA semifinals at Williams Arena.  Minnesota grabbed a 1-0 lead in the best-of-five series with a 101-81 rout of the Mystics on Tuesday.

(Minneapolis, MN)  –  The Golden Gophers are gearing up for their showdown with Middle Tennessee on Saturday.  Minnesota is 2-and-0 on the year after wins over Buffalo and Oregon State.  The Blue Raiders are 1-and-1.