Jul 31, 2014 at 5:12 am
Sports for Thursday, July 31st
MLB: Royals 3, Twins 2
- 3 RBI doubles in the 6th inning was too much for Phil Hughes and the Twins
- Josh Willingham had a HR in what could be his final game as a Twin
- Tonight is the finale of this 3 game set at Kaufman Stadium
- Yorando Ventura (7-8) vs. Kevin Correia (5-13), first pitch is at 7:10pm
- Today is the non-waiver trade deadline, it is at 3pm
Northwoods League: Moondogs 7, Rox 1
- The Waterloo Bucks are in town tonight, first pitch against the Rox is at 7:05pm
- Tonight is the “Diamond Dig” which was postponed earlier in the season
- Looks like it will be the Cleveland Cavs at the Miami Heat Christmas day, not a huge surprise with LeBron heading back to his hometown.
- ESPN is reporting that the Timberwolves are only dealing with the Cleveland Cavaliers when it comes to a Kevin Love trade. Sources say that it is a matter of when, not if, Love is dealt before the start of the season.
- Head Coach Mike Zimmer said that a depth chart will be released next week
- Teddy Bridgewater and Matt Cassel continue to split reps at the QB spot
- Minnesota checks in as a 66-1 long shot to win the BigTen this year. Their odds are better than Indiana, Maryland, Illinois, Rutgers and Purdue. Ohio State is the favorite with 10-11 odds.
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