The Bemidji Bucks amateur baseball team held off the Nimrod Gnats last night at BSU's Security Insurance Field, winning 4-3. Cody Benson got the win. Ryan Fransen earned the save. The Bucks are now 8-6 on the season. Nimrod falls to 7-8. The two teams play again in Menagha next Tuesday.
Bemidji State University Director of Athletics Tracy Dill will formally introduce new Head Women's Track and Field and Cross Country Coach Kevin Kean Tuesday, July 7 at 1 p.m. In the Beaver Pride Room on campus. The Beaver Radio Network will broadcast the press conference on AM 1300 The Sports Fox. It will aslo be streamed on beaverradionetwork.com
Kyle Gibson fired eight shutout innings to lead the Twins to a 2-0 win over the Royals in the first of four in Kansas City. Gibson struck out seven as he evened his record at 6-and-6. Glen Perkins pitched a perfect ninth for his 26th save. Danny Santana tripled in a run in the fifth and Eduardo Escobar added an RBI-triple in the ninth for Minnesota.
The Twins have called up star prospect Miguel Sano [[ sah-NO ]] from the minors. They have promoted the 22-year-old third baseman from Double-A Chattanooga. He batted sixth as the DH last night in his big league debut in Kansas City, and finished 1-for-4. The Twins originally signed the Dominican slugger as a 16-year-old back in 2009.
The Twins and Royals resume their four-game series tonight in Kansas City. Tommy Milone will get the ball for Minnesota. He is 4-and-1 with a 3.19 ERA. KC will counter with veteran right-hander Jeremy Guthrie, who is 6-and-5 with a 5.68 ERA.
The Lynx are back in action tonight against the Seattle Storm at the Target Center. Minnesota is 7-and-2 on the season following last Saturday's 71-56 win over Phoenix. Seattle sits at 3-and-7.
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