Twins hold out to win Game 2, Rox Rally to beat Duluth

The Minnesota Twins and St. Cloud Rox both won at home to visiting Tampa Bay Rays and Duluth Huskies on Saturday. On Sunday, the injury-plagued Minnesota Lynx will look to turn their tide when they return to the court to host Indiana.


– The Twins came from behind in a 6-5 win over Tampa Bay on Saturday. The Rays opened the game with three runs in the first inning. Then Luis Arráez hit his first career grand slam to give Minnesota the first four runs of the game and the lead in the last third of the game. The Twins improve to 35-26 and the Rays drop to 34-25. The teams will conclude the series with game three on Sunday. Pre-game coverage begins at 12:00 p.m. on AM 1240 and 95.3 FM WJON.

– The Rox found their way back into the Victory Column on Saturday, defeating Duluth 10-5. John Nett led all scorers with three runs for St. Cloud. Matthew McClure allowed five hits and four runs in the first five innings. Rafael Acosta and Chad Treadway combined for two hits and a run in the last four innings. The Rox improve to 10-1 and host Willmar on Sunday afternoon. Pre-game coverage begins at 3:35 p.m. on AM 1390 and 93.9 FM Granite City Sports.


– Despite a slow start and multiple injuries, the Lynx (3-10) have a chance to add another hit in the Victory Column when they host the Fever (3-12) on Sunday night. This is the second matchup between the teams this season. Back in May, Indiana beat Minnesota 82-76. Tip-off is scheduled for 6:00 p.m. at the Target Center.

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