Twins Place All-Star Pitcher Jake Odorizzi On Injured ListThe Minnesota Twins announced Wednesday that right-handed pitcher Jake Odorizzi has been placed on the 10-day injured list.
Twins’ Byron Buxton Placed On Injured ListThe Minnesota Twins have placed outfield Byron Buxton on the injured list for an injury suffered on Friday.
Wolves Backup Turiaf Done For Season After SurgeryMinnesota Timberwolves backup center Ronny Turiaf will miss the rest of the season recovering from arthroscopic surgery on his right hip. The surgery went as planned Tuesday in New York and the team announced after that Turiaf won't return this season.
Vikings Rookie McKinnon Out Vs. PanthersMinnesota Vikings running back Jerick McKinnon will not play against Carolina on Sunday because of an injury to his lower back. McKinnon didn't practice all week. He was listed as doubtful. The rookie said Friday his condition is nothing he "can't play through," but he confirmed he will be held out against the Panthers. That will mean more time in the backfield for Matt Asiata, Joe Banyard and perhaps Ben Tate.
Asiata Out With Concussion For Vikings Vs. PackersMinnesota Vikings running back Matt Asiata will miss Sunday's game against Green Bay because of a concussion. Asiata has not yet been cleared to practice. Running back Jerick McKinnon was listed as probable to play the Packers after participating in Friday's practice on a limited basis. Recently signed veteran Ben Tate could get some time at running back.
Wolves' Martin Out Indefinitely With Broken WristKevin Martin's 37-point effort against the New York Knicks on Wednesday night just got even more impressive. Martin played the final three and a half quarters of that game with a fractured wrist on his shooting hand, the Minnesota Timberwolves announced Friday hours before hosting San Antonio. He is out indefinitely.