Minnesota Twins


Following is a summary of current sports news briefs. MLB roundup: Twins win, clinch AL Central Luis Arraez and Eddie Rosario hit two-run homers, and the Minnesota Twins clinched their first American League Central title in nine years shortly after earning a 5-1 victory over the host Detroit Tigers on Wednesday. The win reduced the Twins' magic number to capture the division to one, and when the second-place Cleveland Indians lost 8-3 to the Chicago White Sox later in the evening, Minnesota sealed the AL Central crown.

Following is a summary of current sports news briefs. NFL Notebook: Chargers RB Gordon to reportedly end holdout Los Angeles Chargers running back Melvin Gordon is ending his holdout and will report to the team Thursday, multiple outlets reported Wednesday. According to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, Gordon will not play this Sunday in Miami.

Jonathan Schoop hit a two-run, go-ahead home run in the seventh inning, and Max Kepler also homered to lead the Minnesota Twins to a 4-3 victory over the Texas Rangers on Friday night in Arlington, Texas. Marwin Gonzalez went 3-for-4 with a run, and Ehire Adrianza had a single and a double for Minnesota, which increased its lead in the American League Central to 1 1/2 games over Cleveland. The Indians lost 3-2 to the New York Yankees earlier Friday night.