• Oakland Athletics left fielder Khris Davis makes a sliding catch against the Minnesota Twins in the first inning of a baseball game Monday, May 30, 2016, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

    Graveman ends long skid in A’s 3-2 win over Twins

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Erwin Santana gave up a leadoff home run to Coco Crisp but then settled in and pitched effectively. The offense never did get it going and that spelled the end of a four-game winning streak.

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  • St. Paul Saints play Purple Game to remember Prince

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The St. Paul Saints gave Prince a final farewell — complete with a lot of purple, and some red corvettes.

  • In this April 23, 2016, photo, members of the Meeker County Ag Squad are seen at the University of Minnesota in St. Paul showing off the GPS ear tags they developed to help farmers track their livestock from far away. From left are: are Andrew Massmann, Jackie Massmann, Casey Gohmann, Abbey Schiefelbein, and Bailee Schiefelbein, all of Kimball, Minn. They're taking part in the 4-H Science of Agriculture Challenge, which aims to nurture the next generation of agricultural scientists for a country facing a critical shortage of them. (AP Photo/Steve Karnowski)

    4-H program aims to grow next generation of ag scientists

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — One team is developing GPS ear tags so cattle farmers can track herds from afar. Another thinks drones can protect livestock from predators. Yet another is developing a rechargeable portable warmer to prevent vaccines from freezing when dairy producers inoculate their herds in the winter.

  • Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Taijuan Walker, right, returns to the mound as Minnesota Twins' Robbie Grossman (36) is congratulated by third base coach Gene Glynn on Grossman's home run in the second inning of a baseball game Sunday, May 29, 2016, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

    Walker allows 3 homers, Mariners swept by Twins

    SEATTLE (AP) — Felix Hernandez and Wade Miley both turned in lackluster outings for the Mariners this weekend, and Seattle was hopeful Taijuan Walker could provide a lift against the lowly Minnesota Twins.

  • Seattle Mariners' Shawn O'Malley lays on the ground after being tagged out caught stealing by Minnesota Twins third baseman Eduardo Nunez who threw to second to complete a double play in the ninth inning of a baseball game, on Saturday, May 28, 2016, in Seattle. The Twins won 6-5. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)

    Miguel Sano’s 3 RBIs leads Minnesota past Seattle 6-5

    SEATTLE (AP) — Considering all the troubles of the first two months, the Minnesota Twins could laugh and crack some smiles after the wacky and unlikely double play to close out their third straight win.

  • Lynx build big lead early, hold off Fever 74-71

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Lindsay Whalen and Seimone Augustus scored 12 points each and the Minnesota Lynx held off a late charge to beat the Indiana Fever 74-71 on Friday night in a rematch of last season’s WNBA Finals.

  • Twins manager Molitor says coach’s well-being matters most

    SEATTLE (AP) — Minnesota Twins manager Paul Molitor said his primary concern was for the well-being of pitching coach Neil Allen, who was suspended by the team following his arrest on suspicion of drunken driving.

  • This undated photo provided by the U.S. Attorney's Office shows Mohamed Roble. According to court testimony in a federal terrorism trial, Roble, who was one of 52 passengers that survived when the school bus they were on plummeted more than 30 feet after the Aug. 1, 2007, Minneapolis bridge collapse, is now believed to be in Syria with the Islamic State group. U.S. Attorney's Office via AP)

    AP Exclusive: Bridge collapse survivor linked to IS in Syria

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Mohamed Roble was weeks shy of his 11th birthday when the school bus he was on plummeted more than 30 feet as the bridge beneath gave way.

  • Twins suspend pitching coach Allen after DWI arrest

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins have suspended pitching coach Neil Allen indefinitely with pay, following his arrest on suspicion of drunken driving.

  • In this Feb. 27, 2013 photo, Minnesota Gophers pitching coach Todd Oakes holds a ball before an NCAA college baseball game in Minneapolis. The top-seeded Gophers have much more to keep them going this week in postseason play with somber thoughts of leukemia-stricken pitching coach Todd Oakes, who has entered home hospice care. The Gophers will play No. 8 seed Iowa in the first round Wednesday, May 25, 2016, in Omaha, Neb. (Carlos Gonzalez/Star Tribune via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

    Gophers pitching coach Todd Oakes dies after leukemia battle

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota pitching coach Todd Oakes died Thursday after a four-year battle with leukemia.