(Minneapolis, MN) — Wednesday’s Rockies-Twins match-up has been postponed due to stormy weather in the Minneapolis area. The game will instead be played today as part of a doubleheader at Target Field. Game one opens at 12:10 p.m. with the nightcap following at 6:10 p.m. Ervin Santana will start game one, followed by Jose Berrios.
(Eden Prairie, MN) — Thea Vikings are adding depth to their defensive line. The Vikes have signed former Bears defensive tackle Will Sutton. The 25-year-old spent his first three seasons in Chicago, racking up 60 tackles in 36 games. He was limited to just eight contests last season due to an ankle injury and was released by the Bears last week. The Vikes also waived defensive tackle Toby Johnson.
(Eden Prairie, MN) — The Vikings will hold Organized Team Activities starting next Tuesday. The 10 OTA sessions will run periodically through June 8th. A mandatory mini-camp for all players will take place from June 13th through the 15th. In roster news, the Vikes signed rookie offensive lineman Freddie Tagaloa and waived defensive end B.J. Dubose.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Lynx will begin a two-game road trip tonight in New York against the Liberty. Minnesota will then visit Dallas on Saturday before returning home. The Lynx opened the season with a 70-61 win over Chicago last Sunday.
(Baltimore, MD) — Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming is a 4-to-5 morning-line favorite for Saturday’s Preakness Stakes. Always Dreaming will start from post-position four in the 10-horse field. The 142nd running of the Preakness Stakes is the second leg of horse racing’s Triple Crown.
(Bemidji) — Eric Monsrud was named as the new Bemidji High School boys hockey coach on Wednesday. Monsrud has served for the past six seasons as an assistant coach on the BHS staff under former head coach Wade Chiodo. Chiodo, a native of Thief River Falls, resigned for family reasons on April 7 after nine seasons in charge of the program. Wednesday’s hiring makes Monsrud the eighth head coach in program history.