The Minnesota Twins rallied for a win over Oakland, while the Timberwolves recorded a loss. The St. Cloud State University softball team fell in their NSIC Tournament run, and the St. John's University baseball team dropped game one of the weekend series to Hamline.
The Minnesota Lynx came up short in their first contest at Target Center since 2019, the Oakland A's routed the Twins at Target Field, and the St. Cloud State University baseball and softball teams both notched wins to advance in the NSIC Tournament.
The Minnesota Wild rallied for a win against St. Louis in overtime, the Timberwolves fell to New Orleans in OT, and the Twins got blown out by Kansas City. Meanwhile, collegiate baseball and softball teams ended up with three sweeps and a split.
The Timberwolves earned an upset win against the Utah Jazz, the Wild won their seventh straight game and secured a spot in the playoffs, and the Twins failed to get much offense going in a loss to Pittsburgh on Saturday. Local college baseball and softball teams had a mostly successful day as well. Between St. Cloud State, St. John's, and St. Ben's, three teams earned doubleheader sweeps and one was swept.
It was a rough day for state and local sports teams as the Minnesota Twins, Wild, St. Cloud State men's hockey and baseball teams, St. John's University baseball team, and St. Cloud Norsemen all suffered losses on Saturday.