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CHICAGO -- Wily Peralta failed to become the Major Leagues' first 15-game winner last night, as the Milwaukee Brewers were shut out by the Cubs 3-nothing in Chicago. Peralta lost for the first time since July 8th, giving up three runs on seven hits in six-and-a-third innings as he fell to 0-and-3 against the Cubbies this season. Peralta dropped only his second decision in his last 12, and is now 14-and-7 on the year. Rookie Kyle Hendricks got the win in his sixth big league start, giving up six hits and a walk in seven-and-a-third frames. He's now 4-and-1.
HOUSTON -- Chris Carter homered twice and knocked in five, as the Houston Astros pounded the Minnesota Twins, 10-4, in the second edition of a three-game series. Jose Altuve went 3-for-5 with two RBI and two runs scored for the Astros, who recovered from dropping a 4-2 decision in Monday's opener to win for the third time in five overall. Oswaldo Arcia accounted for three RBI on two home runs and Kennys Vargas added a solo shot for the Twins, whose two-game win streak came to an end. Yohan Pino (1-5) was tagged in defeat for seven hits and as many runs, despi
A 19-year-old Northfield man will spend a year in jail and another 15 years on probation in connection with two incidents of criminal sexual conduct. One of the incidents involved a 15-year-old Rosemount girl.
Archaeologists believe that skeletal remains found this week at a Hastings construction site are from the early 1800s.
One of five people charged in the synthetic drug overdose death of a Woodbury girl pleaded guilty Friday to third-degree murder.
You will not need a photo I-D to vote in tomorrow's Wisconsin fall primaries
A 26-year-old man is finally under arrest in Fond du Lac, after he was allegedly nude while committing at least three home invasions since June 24th. The man was arrested on Saturday. Police said he confessed to entering homes that were not locked. At least three such incidents were reported to police by the homeowners. Officers are also investing a fourth home invasion that was not reported because the owners did not know he had entered the house. In one of the entries, police said the man touched a woman while she slept.
Minnesotans choose in tomorrow's (Tues) primary election which one of the four major Republican candidates for governor will be on the ballot in November. The rivals squared-off last week at Farmfest. Scott Honour says he'll be a strong advocate for rural Minnesota and will work to lower taxes. Kurt Zellers says Minnesotans should vote for him because he's lived and worked half of his life on the family farm.
MILWAUKEE -- Clayton Kershaw won his 11th straight decision yesterday, when the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-to-1 at Miller Park. Milwaukee made four outs on the base-paths and got into a pair of rundowns in the third inning. Despite the loss, the Crew took 2-of-3 over the weekend from L-A, which has the National League's best record. The Brewers remain atop the N-L Central Division by two games over Saint Louis, and two-and-a-half over Pittsburgh. Kershaw gave up one run on six hits in eight innings, striking out six.