Threshers slide past Miracle, 7-6, in series opener

FORT MYERS, Fla. (July 29, 2016) – The Clearwater Threshers edged the Fort Myers Miracle, 7-6, after a run in the top of the ninth inning to cap off a back-and-forth series opener at Hammond Stadium on Friday evening.

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Del Rosario Fans 11 in 4-0 Kernels Win

Eddie Del Rosario recorded a career-high 11 strikeouts Friday for the Cedar Rapids Kernels in a 4-0 three-hit shutout against the Kane County Cougars. Cedar Rapids (21-13, 57-46) swept this three-game series over Kane County (11-23, 44-60) at Fifth Thi…

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Purple Podcast, ep 142: Teddy Bridgewater’s import, and the Nick Foles intrigue

On this episode of the Purple Podcast, Ben Goessling and Judd Zulgad discuss the Vikings’ quarterback position. Will Teddy Bridgewater show improvement this year? If Shaun Hill is starting for any length of time, you…

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Wings top IronPigs in series opener

Tommy Field drove in three runs, helping the Red Wings to a 4-2 win over Lehigh Valley Friday night.

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One day into camp, things not going according to plan for offensive line

By Joe Oberle MANKATO — At most Vikings training camps, little attention is paid to the daily grind and grunting of the offensive line drills. That changed this offseason when the line became the focus…

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Zulgad: Desirable destination: Michael Griffin happy to get opportunity with Vikings

MANKATO – Michael Griffin’s agent received a few calls from NFL teams last February after the safety was released by the Tennessee Titans, but the one that intrigued him the most came from the Vikings.…

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Adrian Peterson held out of Vikings practice, Cordarrelle Patterson leaves early

MANKATO — Running back Adrian Peterson did not participate in full during Vikings practice Friday. He spent the first portion of practice on a side field with a head athletic trainer Eric Sugarman running through a series of…

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Sporting News lists Peterson, Moss among most hated NFL players of all time

It’s no secret that Adrian Peterson had his name in the news for the wrong reasons two years ago. Still, it was a little surprising for me when I read that the Sporting News considers…

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Alex Boone adds the tough, mean and nasty to Vikings’ O-line

BY: JOE OBERLE MANKATO — It’s hard to miss offensive guard Alex Boone. Not because he’s 6-8, 310 pounds (although that helps), but because he’s a bundle of energy. The past spring the Vikings’ biggest…

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NFI/PUP: 4 Vikings players, including QB Heinicke, out for start of camp

MANKATO — The Vikings on Friday announced that four players will not begin training camp with the rest of the team. Defensive tackle Kenrick Ellis and tight end Rhett Ellison have been placed on the…

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