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Cole gives up a career-best 5 homers as Yankees edge Twins 10-7 – WCCO

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Gerrit Cole gave up homers to his first three batters and a career-high five in 2 1/3 innings, but the New York Yankees rallied to beat the New York Twins 10-7 on Thursday night. Minnesota thanks to two home runs by Joey. Gallo.Cole trailed 7-3 and the Yankees tied the score in the sixth when Aaron Hicks hit his second home run of the season, a two-run shot. Gleyber Torres popup and allowed the ball to drop for a single. READ MORE: Vikings Will Lean Hard Again On Peterson In Pass Coverage DJ LeMahieu hit his 100th career home run, and the Yankees earned their 16th win back, tying to Colorado and San Francisco for the leadership of the Major Leagues. New York improved to 14-2-2 in series and became the second team to win after allowing home runs to the first three opposition batters. The Yankees’ 41-16 record tops the major leagues. Five of Minnesota’s first 16 batters homered off Cole, who had never before allowed more than three in a game. He allowed seven runs on eight hits, his ERA rising from 2.78 to 3.63. Lucas Luetge, Miguel Castro (3-0), Wandy Peralta, Michael King and Clay Holmes combined for 6 2/3 innings of scoreless one-hit relief. Holmes cut his ERA to 0.33, recorded his ninth save in nine chances and extended his scoreless streak to 27 innings, the longest by the Yankees since Mariano Rivera finished the 1999 season with 30 2/3. Gallo hit a two-run home run in the second inning. he off Dylan Bundy and combined with LeMahieu for back-to-back home runs in the fifth. Aaron Judge led off the seventh with a double off Jhoan Duran (0-2) that hit the top of the wall. Judge scored on Anthony Rizzo’s single for an 8-7 lead, Hicks singled in a run later in the inning and Jovani Moran threw a run-scoring wild pitch in the eighth that got past the former Yankees catcher. Gary Sánchez.Luis Arraez (Credit: David Berding/Getty Images) Buxten has three two-homer games this season and six in his career, with a three-homer game at Toronto on Aug. 27, 2017. Luis Arraez, Buxton and Correa of Minnesota became the seventh trio of teammates to open a game with three straight home runs, starting a flurry against Cole. The only previous team to lose after starting with three home runs was San Diego at San Francisco on April 13, 1987. READ MORE: Lynx’s Fowles out indefinitely with knee cartilage injury to right field seats for his second home run this season. Buxton drove the next pitch, a hanging slider, 422 into the upper deck of left field for his 14th home run. to the lower deck of left field for his fourth home run and a 3-1 lead. The previous trio to accomplish the feat was Arizona’s Jarrod Dyson, Ketel Marte and David Peralta against Jerad Eickoff in Philadelphia on June 10, 2019. Buxton gave the Twins a 6-3 lead in the second with a three-run homer. runs on a cutter, a 370-foot drive to the left, and Trevor Larnach hit a solo homer on a fastball in the third, sending the ball 441 feet to the second deck at right-center. COACH’S ROOMYankees: LHP Aroldis Chapman is scheduled for th row a bullpen in New York on Saturday while recovering from tendinitis in his left Achilles tendon. Twins: Arraez returned to the lineup after missing Wednesday’s game with sore shoulder. on Friday when the Cubs visit New York to open a three-game series. He will face LHP Wade Miley (1-0, 3.38). Twins: The Rays come to Minneapolis to kick off a three-game series on Friday. LHP Devin Smeltzer (2-0, 1.93) will take the mound for the Twins against Tampa Bay RHP Drew Rasmussen (5-2, 3.02). MORE NEWS: Sisters Isabella and Reese McCauley have reached the pinnacle of Minnesota Associated Press golf. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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Gilbert Dominant On Mound To Lift Mariners Past Twins 5-0 – WCCO

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SEATTLE (AP) — At the rate he’s going, Logan Gilbert will find himself pitching in Los Angeles in the All-Star Game a month from now. -Batter in the Mariners’ 5-0 win over the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday night. depression. But the only thing everyone wanted to talk about afterwards was another excellent performance from Gilbert. “It sounds to me like he’s putting together an All-Star season,” Seattle manager Scott Servais said. “I think he’s certainly setting himself apart as one of the best starters in this league.” Gilbert cut his ERA to 2.22, struck out six and walked one. Gilberto Celestino, batting No. 9, and Carlos Correa hit two singles off Gilbert, but the rest of the Twins’ lineup was unsuccessful. The only time Minnesota threatened was in the sixth with runners on first and second and two out, but Gilbert struck out Max Kepler on a 3-2 pitch. It was the fourth time this year that Gilbert won after a loss in Seattle. “I’m trying to always set the tone when it’s my day, and get ahead and keep zeros on the board and give us a chance to win,” Gilbert said. . “So win or lose, that’s my job. And that’s what I’ve tried to go out and do.” Gilbert (7-2) has allowed three runs or fewer in 12 of his 13 starts this season. He has pitched at least six innings in six straight outings, and only Seattle, wanting to keep the pitching countdown down against the Twins a bit, prevented Gilbert from entering the seventh inning. just a bunch of positive things combined,” Twins manager Rocco Baldelli said. “He made good pitches when he had to.” Erik Swanson, Diego Castillo and Matt Festa each worked an inning of relief to finish the shutout. home run an inning later to chase down Minnesota starter Joe Ryan. Sam Haggerty added an RBI double in the seventh. Seattle had scored three runs or fewer in four of the previous six games. The Mariners are 25-10 when scoring four or more this season, even if Gilbert didn’t need that much support.READ MORE: Buxton Homers Vs Seattle Again, Twins Top Mariners 3-2“When he goes out, it’s business, and playing behind a guy like that, he’s a lot of fun,” France said. “The game just flows. Hopefully we can get some racing support tonight.” Ryan (5-3) made his first start since he was placed on the COVID-19 disabled list on May 25. He retired 11 of his first 12 batters before Julio Rodriguez doubled with one. out in the fourth, and Suarez followed with an impressive home run down the left field line. An inning later with Ryan working, France hit a broken ball hanging on the first pitch. Ryan allowed five hits and struck out three in 4 2/3 innings. Injured back that the team expected and would be imagining a bit to see if there is something else at stake. Polanco has sat out the last two games. Mariners: SS JP Crawford was ruled out about an hour before first pitch after experiencing flu-like symptoms, Servais said. Crawford was ready to bat in the leadoff spot. Dylan Moore replaced him at shortstop. Servais seemed pessimistic that Crawford would be able to play Wednesday. … Jesse Winker was given the night off. Servais had planned to give each of his outfielders a day off during this stay at home, but Winker has been a huge disappointment at the plate. He is batting just .208 and has six hits in his last 39 at-bats. ROSTER MOVEMENT To make room for Ryan, the Twins designated Elliot Soto for the INF assignment a day after he was drafted out of Triple-A St. Paul. Soto did not appear in his only game with the Twins. Baldelli was hopeful Soto would remain in the organization if he clears waivers.UP NEXTTwins: Right-hander Sonny Gray (3-1, 2.41 ERA) is expected to be reinstated from the 15-day disabled list after missing time for a strain in the right pectoral. Gray hasn’t started for the Twins since May 29 when he pitched six innings against Kansas City. Mariners: LHP Marco Gonzales (3-6, 3.63) is making his 13th start of the season. Gonzales lasted 4 1/3 innings in his last start against Boston, allowing two runs on two hits with a career-high six walks. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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Storm wins for fourth straight time to extend Lynx losing streak – WCCO

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Breanna Stewart scored 29 points, including a go-ahead basket with 42.6 seconds left, and the Seattle Storm beat the Minnesota Lynx 81-79 on Tuesday night for their fourth straight victory. Stewart floated into the lane to break a 79-all tie. After Minnesota was left empty-handed at the other end on a lopsided layup attempt by Moriah Jefferson, Stewart dribbled the clock past it to Jewell Loyd, who missed a contested shot down the lane. But Stewart grabbed the offensive rebound and knocked him out to run out time. Epiphanny Prince made four 3-pointers in the first five minutes of the fourth quarter and finished with 15 points for Seattle (9-5). Loyd added 13 points, including a 3-point play for a 57-54 lead after Seattle started the third quarter on an 18-8 run. Sue Bird did not play due to illness other than COVID. Breanna Stewart (Credit: Steph Chambers/Getty Images) Stewart had 15 points in the first half, but Seattle still trailed 46-39. The Storm finished 12 of 27 from 3-point range. Kayla McBride scored 20 points for Minnesota (3-12), including a 3-pointer to tie it at 79-all with 52 seconds left. Jessica Shepard added 12 points, Nikolina Milic added 11 points and the Aerial Powers had 10 points and seven assists. Minnesota, which has lost four straight, outscored Seattle 51.5% to 38.4 but gave it up 15 times. (© Copyright 2022 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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‘We are only here to win’: Benilde-St. Margaret’s Boys Lacrosse team seeks fifth state championship – WCCO

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ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn. (WCCO) — They’re young, but they’re not insecure. “We are very confident. We know we are the best team in the state. It all comes down to whether we all play together,” said Benilde-St. Margaret’s senior spiker, Cam Gelling. READ MORE: ‘Take What’s Ours’: Championship Softball Turns Ruthless In FinalsThe Benilde-St. Margaret’s boys are back in the state, for the fifth year in a row, undefeated and in first place. “We know what to expect. We know the splendor around the state tournament,” said BSM Head Coach Rob Hunt. Margaret’s has been a sure success, winning the first state title in 2007 and last year. This week they go for title number five. (Credit: CBS) “I think it would just continue to cement our show as one of the best shows in Minnesota, if not the Midwest,” Hunt said. “We want to continue to help elevate the game not just locally, but for the entire state.” READ MORE: MSHSL passes name, image, and likeness policy for student athletes“It would mean a lot to us, especially going back,” Gelling said. The Red Knights have a reputation for winning every game. “I think you’re everyone’s target. Some people have said that. It really doesn’t affect us. We’re just here to win,” junior midfielder Brad Little said. Still, they try to reframe the narrative. “At one point this year, we positioned ourselves in our own locker room as if we were the chasers,” Hunt said. . “We were going to go out and hunt everyone down and let everyone know that we were still here. As the year progressed, it became clear that we were one of the best teams in the state. And we were going to get the best shot of all.” MORE NEWS: The Chanhassen HS lacrosse team is enjoying a dominant season despite few home game opportunities They are ready for whoever comes to take their place at the top.

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