central minnesota sports wrap-up

central minnesota sports wrap-up Click to Enlarge Photo:

Jul 1, 2014 at 5:05 am

Sports for Tuesday, July 1st


MLB: Royals 6, Twins 1

-       Trevor Ploufee and Eduardo Nunez both came off the DL before the game

-       Twins had plenty of baserunners (9 hits and 3 walks) but couldn’t get them home

-       Sloppy defense in the 8th (2 errors) blew the game open late for KC

-       Twins and the Royals again today, James Shields (8-3) for Kansas City while the Twins will answer with Ricky Nolasco (4-6), first pitch at Target Field set for 7:10pm


-       An update on the AL All-Star voting, the Twins have two players in the top 5 of their positions. Brian Dozier checks in at 5th when it comes to 2nd base, and Kurt Suzuki checks in at 4th when it comes to catcher. 


Northwooods League: Rox split a double header with Mankato

Game 1: Moondogs 8, Rox 3

Game 2: Rox 3, Moondogs 2

-       Rox have the night off tonight, are at Kenosha starting tomorrow


Soccer: USA vs. Belgium, 3pm start time

-       Round of 16 wraps up today with two games

-       Jozy Altidore is available for the US after missing the last two games with a hamstring injury

-       Head coach Jurgen Klinsmann was not pleased with the choice of referee for today's game, believing that the Belgians would have a better time comunicating with the officials. 

-       The winner of this game will face the winner of Switzerland and Argentina Saturday at 11am.



-       Free Agency kicked off at midnight this morning, LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony, Chris Bosh and others are free to sign contracts now

-       The Milwaukee Bucks have traded for Jason Kidd, who coached the Brooklyn Nets last season


-       The Brooklyn Nets lost 144 million dollars last season. The next closest team was the Wizards at 13 million.


NHL: Free agency set to kick off Saturday, July 5th

College Sports: Maryland and Rutgers officially became members of the Big 10 as of midnight this morning

Matt Wood

Posted By Matt Wood

Sports Director

Matt Wood's Profile

Leave a Comment

Current Weather

For Central Minnesota

Temp: 38°F (3°C)

Dewpoint: 35

Wind: 13 SE

Weather: mist

Full Forecast | Live Radar

Community Calendar

Mon December 22, 2014

Calls to Santa...

Wed December 24, 2014

Christmas Eve Service...

Thu December 25, 2014


Sat December 27, 2014

Rubys Pantry Ogilvie...

Sat December 27, 2014

Rubys Pantry Ogilvie...