ATLANTA (AP) - Evan Gattis hit a grand slam yesterday to lead the Atlanta Braves past the Minnesota Twins 8-3. B.J. Upton and Ramiro Pena also homered as the Braves stretched their winning streak to six games. Vance Worley gave up eight runs in three-plus innings in the Twins' eighth straight loss.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Twins have placed third baseman Trevor Plouffe on the 7-day disabled list with a concussion. Plouffe was struck in the head by Dan Uggla's shin while breaking up an attempted double play on Tuesday night. The team will wait a couple of days before giving him a concussion impact test.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Minnesota Lynx says there's been a different edge in training camp this season after they fell short in their quest to repeat as WNBA champions. Maya Moore says the team is trying to strike a balance between being happy with their success while also being determined to finish the job again this year. The Lynx open the regular season June 1st against Connecticut.
CLEVELAND (AP) - Miguel Cabrera homered and drove in three runs last night in the Detroit Tigers' 11-7 win over the Cleveland Indians. Victor Martinez added two sacrifice flies and Brayan Pena had three hits as the Tigers swept the 2-game series. The game was delayed by rain twice.
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