full description - content: (Cincinnati, OH) -- Eduardo Nunez went 3-for-4 with two runs scored and an RBI as the Minnesota Twins evened their series against the Cincinnati Reds with an 8-5 win on Tuesday. The Twins pounded out 15 hits to back a quality outing from Phil Hughes. Joe Mauer and Kurt Suzuki both had two hits and two RBI, while Torii Hunter added a solo homer among his three hits. Hughes (7-6) was charged with four runs -- two earned -- on seven hits over 6 2/3 innings, and Minnesota held off a late rally to snap a two-game slide.
full description - content: (Rochester, NY) -- Ervin Santana pitched eight shutout innings on a rehab assignment for the Rochester Red Wings last night as he gets ready to return from his 80-game suspension. Santana allowed five hits and no walks as the Red Wings beat Pawtucket 1-0. Santana is expected to make his debut for the Twins on Sunday in Kansas City. Santana was suspended on April 3 after testing positive for steroids. He signed as a free agent in the off season inking a four year, $55 million deal.
full description - content: (undated) -- The NBA's Free agency period began at midnight, and the New Orleans Pelicans wasted little time in inking their star Anthony Davis to a massive extension. Davis will reportedly sign a five-year maximum contract extension worth $145 million that will kick in following the 2015-16 season. Davis, the top pick in 2012 out of Kentucky, led the Pelicans to the postseason for the first time since 2008-09. The San Antonio Spurs also made a splash, agreeing on the framework of a five-year offer worth up to $90 million to restricted free agent Kawhi Leonard. The reigning Defensive Player of the Year and 2014 Finals MVP will wait to make it official to give the Spurs flexibility in negotiating with other free agents.
full description - content: (Minneapolis, MN) -- Authorities are trying determine what caused of fire on the South Side that left two people hurt. Fire officials say the blaze broke out early yesterday morning at a home in the 27-hundred-block of 18th Avenue South. Two people were taken to the hospital where their conditions weren't known.
full description - content: (Minneapolis, MN) -- Up and coming eyeware retail company Warby Parker is coming to Minneapolis. Men's clothing company Askov Finlayson announced that their new flagship store set to open in August will feature a Warby Parker showroom. The store will be located in the North Loop adjacent to their current store on North First Street.
full description - content: (Lakeville, MN) -- A man is dead after a trench collapsed while he was working in Lakeville. Police say the collapse happened Tuesday afternoon while the subcontractor was installing drain tile at a residential construction site in the nine-thousand-block of 179th Street West. The man ended up getting trapped underneath a large amount of wet soil. The cause of the collapse is still being investigated.
full description - content: (New York, NY) -- Chicago Sky star Elena Delle Donne was named one of the WNBA's Players of the Week on Tuesday for a third consecutive week to start the season. Delle Donne averaged a WNBA-best 28.3 points and an Eastern Conference-high 10.7 rebounds in three games last week, leading Chicago to a 2-1 record. Minnesota Lynx guard Lindsay Whalen was named the Western Conference Player of the Week after averaging 18.5 points in a pair of wins.