The Bemidji Lumberjacks fall sports season got underway last night. The Lumberjacks volleyball team traveled to Alexandria, and lost 3-1. The Jacks girls soccer team traveled to Walker and beat the Walker Hackesanck Akeley Wolves 8-0.
James McCann went 4-for-5 with a three-run homer to help power the Tigers to an 8-5 win over the Twins and three-game sweep at Target Field. Jose Berrios gave up six runs in five innings to fall to 2-and-4 with the loss. Robbie Grossman and Max Kepler each drove in two runs for Minnesota in defeat.
The Twins have optioned struggling pitchers Jose Berrios and Tyler Duffey to Triple-A Rochester. Berrios is just 2-and-4 with a 9.24 ERA in nine starts this season. Duffey is 8-and-10 with a 6.24 ERA in 22 starts.
The Twins begin a six-game road trip tonight with the first of three against the Blue Jays in Toronto. Minnesota will also make a stop in Cleveland during the trek. Pat Dean will start for the Twins tonight. The Jays will counter with left Francisco Liriano.
The Vikings will host the San Diego Chargers in their home opener at US Bank Stadium. Minnesota is 2-and-0 so far following last Thursday's 18-11 win in Seattle.
The Lynx return to action tonight at Connecticut. Minnesota won six straight to enter the Olympic break 21-and-4 on the season. The Sun are 8-and-16.
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