Joe Mauer drove in four runs, Phil Hughes held Baltimore without an earned run over eight innings and the Minnesota Twins beat the Orioles 6-4 Monday to avoid a four-game sweep.
The Minnesota Twins intend to add eight players to their roster, including catcher Josmil Pinto and four pitchers.
Salvador Perez homered and drove in three runs, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Texas Rangers 4-3 on Monday night to snap a three-game losing streak.
North Dakota State returned to its familiar perch as the No. 1 team in the Sports Network FCS Top 25 poll Monday, after powering its way to 34 unanswered points in a 34-14 win at Iowa State on opening weekend.
The Minnesota Vikings have been remaking their defense since Mike Zimmer took over this season as head coach.
J.J. Hardy hit his fourth career grand slam during a seven-run sixth inning, leading the Baltimore Orioles over the Minnesota Twins 12-8 on Sunday.
Cleveland's game at Kansas City was suspended due to rain with the Indians leading 4-2 heading into the bottom of the 10th inning.
The Minnesota Vikings have claimed tight end MarQueis Gray and offensive tackle Mike Harris off waivers.
Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota passed for 267 yards and accounted for four touchdowns – all in the first half – to lead third-ranked Oregon to a 62-13 win against South Dakota Saturday at Autzen Stadium in the season opener for both teams.
Missouri used big plays in all three phases of the game to defeat South Dakota State, 38-18, in the football season opener for both teams Saturday afternoon at Farout Field.
Jordan Schafer tied a career high with four RBIs, including a two-run single in the 10th inning Thursday night as the Minnesota Twins defeated the Kansas City Royals 11-5.
Teddy Bridgewater threw a touchdown in his first NFL start, Joe Banyard ran for 111 yards and the Minnesota Vikings wrapped up a perfect preseason beating the Tennessee Titans 19-3 on Thursday night.
The South Dakota State University football team kicks off the 2014 season Saturday afternoon by traveling to Missouri for the Jackrabbits’ lone game against a Football Bowl Subdivision opponent this year.
It would be hard to find a tougher opening game for the University of South Dakota football team.
Nebraska opens its 125th football season Saturday when Florida Atlantic visits Memorial Stadium.
Nori Aoki drove in the go-ahead run during a six-run eighth inning Wednesday night, sending the Kansas City Royals to a 6-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins.
Jake Locker and Matt Cassel might never leave the sidelines Thursday night with a pair of rookie quarterbacks possibly getting the chance to start.
The football season opener has come for the Minnesota Gophers.
The Iowa Barnstormers have relegated themselves.
Junior quarterback Kevin Earl, senior running back Jasper Sanders, junior linebacker Keyen Lage and junior defensive lineman Drew Iddings have been named captains of South Dakota’s football team for the upcoming season.