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Hot penthouse sales fly in the face of apartment naysayers

first_img6/455 Adelaide St, Brisbane More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home4 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor4 hours ago6/455 Adelaide St, Brisbane“That end of the market there is such a limited amount of $3m plus properties sold in the city. There’s just been no availability. There’s such a confidence boost for the inner city. I’ve been in the inner city for 12 years now and never seen such confidence in the plus $1m range.”Both penthouses last night sold to local buyers, who have been hard-pressed amid strong interest from interstate and overseas, especially Singaporean and Chinese househunters.“We just can’t get enough of those types of properties, I’d take 10 tomorrow and sell them all.We’ve got 16 buyers from last night who are still looking.” 6/455 Adelaide St, Brisbane. Two penthouses sold under the hammer last night with a third at 462/30 Macrossan St, Brisbane believed to be in discussion.BRISBANE’S inner-city penthouses are defying apartment naysayers, with two selling at auction last night alone — one to locals who dialled in while having breakfast in Europe.Penthouses and sub-penthouses above $1-3 million were being snapped up as soon as they were declared on the market because the city had strong value-for-money compared to similar properties in other capitals, according to experts.Last night the 580sq m Bellagio penthouse at 6/455 Adelaide St sold under the hammer for $3.277m. As well the Quay West sub-penthouse at 2102/132 Alice St sold for $1.175m.The agent for both those properties, Brandon Wortley of Ray White New Farm, told The Courier-Mail he’d never seen anything like it in his 12 years of working the city. 2102/132 Alice St, Brisbane 2102/132 Alice St, Brisbane 2102/132 Alice St, BrisbaneMr Wortley said the Bellagio penthouse, which occupies two entire floors and has views towards the Story Bridge, attracted nine registered bidders last night.“It kicked off at $2m and rose really quickly in $100,000 rises. It got to $3.16m which was when it was called on market. It then sold for $3.227m.”“The owners were over the moon, they were stoked. They’d had close to 70 groups through the door during inspections. There’s been a lot of time and effort put into the sale.”He said the new owner of the Bellagio penthouse was bidding from Europe.“I think it was 8am or something there. They were on a romantic holiday so that was a nice gift for them.” He said the Alice St sub-penthouse had eight registered bidders last night, kicking off at $900,000 and was called on market at $1.05m.“It had 38 bids and sold for $1.175m, the owners are very pleased.”Post auction discussions were ongoing over a third penthouse that went under the hammer last night at 462/30 Macrossan St in the city.last_img read more

Indiana State Fair officials promote ‘Social Media Fridays’

first_imgIndianapolis, In. — Officials with the 2018 Indiana State Fair encourage fairgoers to show off their State Fair/Indiana pride every Friday during the fair (August 3, 10, 17). #FairFashionFridays, a social media campaign, encourages to photograph and share images of their fair fashions – denim and Indiana-branded T-shirts or tank tops – while enjoying the Fair.Individuals who photograph themselves rocking their fair wear are asked to post images to social media and tag @IndyStateFair, along with the hashtag #FairFashionFridays. Throughout the Fairgrounds, designated signs will direct fairgoers to “selfie” locations where they can capture and share their “fair fashion” photos.  Each Monday during the fair, a winner from the previous Friday will be announced on the State Fair’s social media platforms and will be awarded a prize package (including restaurant gift cards, Pacers/Fever tickets) valued at $100.Fairgoers are encouraged to purchase T-shirts or tank tops from the Indiana State Fair gift shop or local Indiana T-shirt companies such as The Shop (920 Broad Ripple Ave, Indianapolis, IN, 46220) and United State of Indiana or by visiting their booth in Exposition Hall during the fair.The 2018 theme “STEP RIGHT UP! to The Greatest 17 Days of Summer,” revolves around Indiana’s rich circus heritage. Online ticket sales are available now, presented by WGU Indiana, at a discounted rate of $8 plus convenience fee on the Indiana State Fair website. Tickets can also be purchased at the Indiana Farmers Coliseum Box Office during regular business hours at the discounted rate. Tickets purchased at the gate are $13. Visit IndianaStateFair.comfor additional promotions throughout the summer.last_img read more

Koeman has the worst possible plans with Messi

first_img Loading… Barcelona head coach, Ronald Koeman, has the worst possible plans surrounding the club’s captain Lionel Messi for the 2020/21 season. Messi reported to Barcelona training on Monday for the first time since boycotting the club’s affairs in order to force a move elsewhere. The Argentina international has trained separately for the last few days with Philippe Coutinho, but it is only a matter of time before he gains enough fitness to feature alongside the rest of his teammates. Ronald Koeman is planning a revolution at the Camp Nou and is close to signing two of his compatriots, Georginio Wijnaldum and Memphis Depay. Moreover, he has already asked Luis Suarez to leave and the Uruguayan is close to joining Serie A as is his other teammate deemed surplus, Arturo Vidal. Ivan Rakitic has already left for Sevilla.Advertisement Diario GOL has claimed that as the squad takes shape once again, the former Everton head coach has decided how he will line-up tactically. read also:No more Messi chase for now, says Inter vice-president Keeping that in mind, he will employ Messi in a free-roaming role wherein the onus would be on him to do everything, from pressing and winning the ball back to creating and finishing off the chances. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 center_img Promoted Content7 Reasons Why You Might Want To Become A Vegetarian9 Actors Who Stay Famous For That One Movie They Did 10 Years Ago7 Universities In The World With The Highest Market ValueEverything You Need To Know About Asteroid Armageddon7 Of The Wealthiest Universities In The WorldThe 10 Best Secondary Education Systems In The World15 Extremely Surprising Facts About Disney Princesses14 Hilarious Comics Made By Women You Need To Follow Right NowThis Guy Photoshopped Himself Into Celeb Pics And It’s Hysterical7 Ways To Understand Your Girlfriend Better9 Talented Actors Who Are Only Associated With One RoleTop 10 Iconic Personalities On TV Nowlast_img read more

Deery Series is bound for Boone on Memorial Day

first_imgBOONE, Iowa – Still looking for a repeat winner this season, the Deery Brothers Summer Series travels to Boone Speedway for its traditional Memorial Day show next Monday, May 25.Corey Zeitner, defending champion Justin Kay, Joel Callahan and seven-time IMCA Late Model tour champ Jeff Aikey each have single series wins so far. Andy Nezworski, however, has yet to finish outside the top five and brings the point lead to town.The main event at Boone pays $3,000 to win and a minimum of $300 to start. Pit gates open at 2 p.m., the grandstand opens at 3 p.m., hot laps are at 4 p.m. and racing starts at 5 p.m.Grandstand admission is $15 for adults, $7 for students ages 13-17 and free for kids 12 and under when accompanying a paid adult. Pit passes are $30.Forty-two previous Deery events have been held at Boone, 13 of them on Memorial Day.Five of Aikey’s series-leading 64 victories have come at Boone, including the 2013 and 2014 IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s main events. Gary Webb is a four-time Super Nationals champion and Ray Guss Jr. counts last year’s Memorial Day checkers among four career Boone Speedway wins of his own.Completing the holiday program at Boone are IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars, Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods and IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks, running for all applicable points.More information is available from promoter Robert Lawton at 515 987-1220 and at the www.raceboone.com website.Deery Brothers Summer Series top 20 point standings – 1. Andy Nezworski, Buffalo, 188; 2. Justin Kay, Wheatland, 180; 3. Corey Zeitner, Omaha, Neb., 169; 4. Joel Callahan, Dubuque, 167; 5. Scott Fitzpatrick, Wheatland, 165; 6. Tyler Bruening, Decorah, 152; 7. Jeff Aikey, Cedar Falls, 145; 8. Joe Zrostlik, Long Grove, 141; 9. John Emerson, Waterloo, 138; 10. Todd Malmstrom, Silvis, Ill., 137; 11. Charlie McKenna, Clear Lake, 134; 12. Andy Eckrich, Oxford, 128; 13. Jeremy Grady, Story City, 120; 14. Brian Harris, Davenport, 118; 15. Matt Ryan, Davenport, 113; 16. Darrel DeFrance, Marshalltown, 107; 17. Ryan Dolan, Lisbon, 101; 18. Curt Martin, Independence, 91; 19. Brunson Behning, Davenport, 88; 20. Jason Rauen, Farley, 86.last_img read more

Ball to continue Sunderland role

first_imgKevin Ball will send Sunderland into battle with Manchester United on Saturday after having his spell as interim head coach extended. Press Association The 48-year-old, who was initially asked to take up the reins for the Capital One Cup win over Peterborough and Sunday’s 3-1 Barclays Premier League defeat by Liverpool, will continue in the role as the Black Cats run the rule over a series of potential replacements for Paolo Di Canio. Sunderland confirmed the move on their official website on Monday afternoon, eight days on from the Italian’s departure. However, chief executive Margaret Byrne has revealed that discussions with several contenders have already taken place and talks with others will be held this week, and it appears an appointment is not imminent. But should the club eventually opt to give the job to former Black Cats midfielder Ball, the decision would go down well with the players. O’Shea said: “Without a doubt, he’s made an impact. If it does happen, the players would be very happy. “But we will wait and see what the club decides.” Ball launched his spell in charge with a 2-0 Capital One Cup victory over Posh on Tuesday evening, but was unable to repeat the feat against sterner opposition on Sunday. Sunderland played a full part in the game, but were ultimately undone by the brilliance of the returning Luis Suarez and strike-partner Daniel Sturridge. The latter gave Liverpool a 28th-minute lead when he bundled Steven Gerrard’s corner home with his arm, and then set up the Uruguay international to score his first goal for the club since April with a perfectly weighted cross eight minutes before the break. However, the Black Cats’ response was hugely creditable and they got themselves back into the game within seven minutes of the restart when Emanuele Giaccherini struck from close range after keeper Simon Mignolet could only parry Ki Sung-yueng’s shot from distance. But the Reds held firm in the face of a concerted assault and secured their win with a minute remaining when Suarez and Sturridge combined superbly before the South American claimed his second of the game. Ball was disappointed by the result, but hugely encouraged by the performance of his players in front of the watching owner Ellis Short. He said: “That’s something that whenever you come away from the Stadium of Light, no matter who is in charge, whatever the club, we have always got to see that. “That’s something that I would drum into the players in future, we must see that all the time. “People must go away from here, irrespective of what happens, and away from home as well knowing full well that their team has put in a shift, and today, they can say that.” Confirmation, which was not unexpected, came as skipper John O’Shea ordered his team-mates to draw a line under the catastrophic breakdown of their relationship with Di Canio and dig themselves out of trouble. The Black Cats remain rooted to the foot of the Barclays Premier League table after taking just a single point from their first six games and O’Shea, while confirming that the dressing room had played a part in the 45-year-old’s demise, has insisted the players must regroup to prevent the club from being cast adrift. He told the Sunderland Echo: “That was obviously done. But we have to move on now. “Because of the position we are in in the league, we can’t keep going back to it. We have got some difficult months ahead. “Whoever comes in, whether it’s Bally or a new manager, we have got tough times ahead. “We have to stick together and if we keep going back to it, it will soon be too hard to pull back from where we are.” Sunderland turned in a much-improved display against Liverpool but ultimately came out of it empty-handed once again, and with United due to arrive on Wearside at the weekend intent on addressing their own losing streak, things could yet get worse before they get better. The Black Cats are continuing to evaluate a series of potential candidates for the vacancy with Gus Poyet, Rene Meulensteen and senior professional development coach Ball, who has indicated his own interest in filling the role on a permanent basis, figuring prominently in the betting. last_img read more

Update on the latest sports

first_img Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditVIRUS OUTBREAK-SPORTSVerlander to donate weekly paycheck to relief groupsUNDATED (AP) — Houston Astros ace Justin Verlander says he will donate his weekly paycheck during the coronavirus shutdown to organizations that are helping with relief efforts. NHL-RANGERS-RACIST HACKERHacker posts racial slur on fan chat with black NHL playerNEW YORK (AP) — A hacker posted a racial slur hundreds of times in an online fan video chat Friday with a black New York Rangers prospect.The NHL team scrambled to disable the hacker on the Zoom chat with K’Andre Miller, the 20-year-old former Wisconsin defenseman drafted No. 22 overall in 2018. The hacker repeatedly posted the one-word slur in all capital letters on the Rangers’ “Future Fridays” series on Twitter.The Rangers said in a statement that “a vile individual hijacked the chat to post racial slurs, which we disabled as soon as possible.” The team said it is investigating the matter. Update on the latest sports The NHL also released a statement condemning the hack, saying “No one deserves to be subjected to such ugly treatment and it will not be tolerated in our league.”,Tampa Bay Lightning advance to face Dallas Stars in Stanley Cup finals, beating New York Islanders 2-1 in OT in Game 6 Verlander and his wife Kate Upton made the announcement in an Instagram post today. They said they would pick an organization each week and highlight its work.The AL Cy Young Award winner is among a group of major leaguers getting $4,775 a day for 60 days, a total of $286,500. The payments were part of a recent agreement between Major League Baseball and the players’ union on how to proceed during the stoppage.Verlander’s salary this year is $33 million, which is $177,419 a day for the 186-day season.In other news related to the coronavirus pandemic:— The White House says President Donald Trump spoke with commissioners of the country’s sports leagues in a conference call Saturday and told them he recognizes “the good work being done by many teams and players” to care for their communities and fans dealing with the new coronavirus. The White House says the commissioners thanked Trump for his “national leadership and for his interest in the sports industry.” He called on them to continue efforts to support their fellow Americans during the current challenge. A wide range of sports league officials participated in the call, including NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and NBA commissioner Adam Silver. Associated Press center_img — English Premier League soccer players have rejected a move by clubs to cut their wages by 30% during the coronavirus pandemic. The stance from the union followed talks involving clubs and the leagues. Liverpool and fellow 2019 Champions League finalist Tottenham have announced that some non-playing staff will be furloughed since the competition has been indefinitely suspended.— Potters Corner held on in a computer-simulated race to win the Virtual Grand National Saturday. The real Grand National Steeplechase, one of the iconic sporting events in Britain, was canceled on March 16 following stringent measures put in place during the coronavirus pandemic.BASKETBALL HALL OF FAMEKobe, Duncan, Garnett headline Basketball Hall of Fame classUNDATED (AP) — Kobe Bryant’s resume has yet another entry to prove his greatness. He’s now officially a Hall of Famer. Dayton’s Toppin wins Naismith TrophyATLANTA (AP) — Dayton forward Obi Toppin (OH’-bee TAH’-pihn) has been awarded the Naismith Trophy as college basketball’s most outstanding player. Toppin was named the Naismith Trophy winner on Friday, adding to an award collection that includes national player of the year by The Associated Press.Toppin had a breakout sophomore season for the third-ranked Flyers, averaging 20 points and 7.5 rebounds per game while shooting 63%. The 6-foot-9 sophomore is Dayton’s first consensus All-American and he led the Flyers to a school-record 29 wins. The Flyers finished No. 3 in the final AP Top 25 after the NCAA Tournament was canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic, matching the highest ranking in school history, back in 1956.Dayton’s Anthony Grant also swept Naismith and AP honors as the national coach of the year after the Flyers won their third Atlantic 10 championship in five years.Oregon’s Sabrina Ionescu won the women’s award. Bryant and fellow NBA greats Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett headlined a nine-person group announced Saturday as this year’s class of enshrinees into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. They all got into the Hall in their first year of eligibility, as did WNBA great Tamika Catchings.Two-time NBA champion coach Rudy Tomjanovich (tahm-JAHN’-oh-vich), longtime Baylor women’s coach Kim Mulkey, 1,000-game winner Barbara Stevens of Bentley and three-time Final Four coach Eddie Sutton were also selected.All eight finalists who were announced in February were chosen to get in by the panel of 24 voters.Former FIBA Secretary General Patrick Baumann is also headed to the Hall. He was selected as a direct-elect by the international committee.COLLEGE BASKETBALL-NAISMITH TROPHY April 4, 2020last_img read more

Trojans seek redemption in Palo Alto

first_imgStanford has never beaten USC four times in a row. But after a 55-21 loss in 2009 and three consecutive defeats at the hands of their Bay Area rivals, the No. 2 Trojans would make dubious history with a loss this weekend.Grudge match · Sophomore linebacker Dion Bailey leads a unit determined to put an end to USC’s three-game losing streak to Stanford. Bailey had two interceptions in last week’s victory 42-29 over Syracuse. – Carlo Acenas | Daily TrojanGiven recent contests and the budding rivalry between the two, it’s a reasonable question as to whether Pac-12 opener is weighted with any additional significance for the Trojans. On the surface, USC (2-0) isn’t straying from its “prep, not hype” motto in advance of the highly anticipated showdown at Stanford Stadium.“Every season’s new,” USC coach Lane Kiffin said. “Every year is different. They have a lot of new people. We have new people. It goes back to preparing really well and getting ready to go on the road in our conference opener.”Despite this rhetoric, many players admit that winning this game would be more satisfying than an ordinary victory, as the vast majority of the roster has never downed the physical Cardinal.“It’s definitely in the back of your head,” senior safety T.J. McDonald said. “You never want to end your career knowing that you didn’t beat a team.” After all, USC’s senior class is 0-3 against the Cardinal.Without former quarterback Andrew Luck, who in his career terrorized the Trojans defense with his arm and his mobility — rushing for 137 and two touchdowns on 22 carries in three meetings, running back Stepfan Taylor is the Cardinal’s 2012 offensive headliner.Though quietly operating in Luck’s shadow for most of his career, Taylor is one of the premier running backs in college football, boasting consecutive 1,000-yard rushing seasons, while often splitting duties with multiple tailbacks.“They’re going to run to set up the pass game,” said sophomore linebacker Dion Bailey, who intercepted two passes against Syracuse last Saturday.To combat the multiple spread offenses it sees in the Pac-12, USC has re-adjusted the type of defender it recruits, preferring lighter, faster players who can defend in space. These undersized defenders will be tested against Stanford’s more traditional pro-style offense that prioritizes tough blocking up front and running between the offensive tackles.“I have to be fundamentally sound,” Bailey said. “I have to know where I’m supposed to be, so I can use my speed to my advantage.”Junior quarterback Josh Nunes — Luck’s replacement — is off to an uneven start in 2012. Through two games, he has posted a respectable four-to-one touchdown-to-interception ratio, but has struggled with his accuracy. The Upland, Calif. native completed a pedestrian 53.3 percent of his passes last Saturday against Duke.“You’re not going to be the same anytime you lose somebody people talked about as one of the best prospects to ever come out,” Kiffin said. “They seem to have relied on their running game, which is still really good. The offensive line, even though they had a couple of guys leave, is still a really good offensive line.”On defense, Stanford’s physical and veteran linebacker corps is its most imposing unit. Chase Thomas, a 2011 All-Pac-12 first-team selection, and Shayne Skov, an explosive pass rusher who missed most of 2011 because of a knee injury, will pressure senior quarterback Matt Barkley to release his throws quickly.Unfortunately for Barkley, USC might be without senior center Khaled Holmes, a three-year starter and his former teammate at Mater Dei High School. The offensive captain exited the Syracuse game on a stretcher after sustaining an apparent ankle injury, and his status for Saturday is unknown. USC does not release injury information, per a new program policy.“It pushes me more to try to step up and get this line going,” junior offensive tackle Kevin Graf said of Holmes’ injury.In his absence, the mostly likely candidate to start against Stanford’s tenacious defensive front seven would be redshirt freshman Cyrus Hobbi, a heralded four-star recruit from Scottsdale, Ariz.“It’s always tough to watch guys go down like that, but we have Cyrus and he stepped up,” Graf said. “I know he’s ready for it if his time comes.”With the first away game behind them, the Trojans expect fewer distractions and more consistent performance at Stanford Stadium.“Getting that first [road win] out of the way is big,” Kiffin said. “We always talk about the first time going [off-campus]. As a team, every year is new when we travel and go on the road. Players need to understand our expectations. Hopefully, we play better this week.” Saturday’s game will kick off at 4:30 p.m. and be televised by Fox.last_img read more

Ian Kinsler’s home run caps comeback victory for Angels

first_img“You can’t replace those guys,” Kinsler said of Ohtani and Simmons, “but at the same time, the games don’t stop. We’ve got to play the games. We’ve got to pitch well, we’ve got to swing the bats – continue to swing the bats.”The come-from-behind win allowed the Angels (36-28) to keep pace with the first-place Seattle Mariners (40-23) and remain 4-1/2 games out of first place in the American League West.Richards has a 2.09 ERA in his last seven starts but only one win to show for it. The right-hander settled for another no-decision Friday despite allowing only two earned runs, walking three, and striking out seven in 5-1/3 innings.“We have faith in everybody,” Richards said. “(The bullpen) picked me up. The offense picked me up. Hopefully, this is some good momentum moving forward.”Richards could scarcely be blamed for the Twins’ first run.The Angels led 1-0 when Max Kepler singled with one out in the second inning. The next batter, Miguel Sano, hit a fairly routine grounder to Angels third baseman Luis Valbuena. With a chance to turn a double play, Valbuena pulled his body toward second base as the baseball hopped over his glove and into left field.Kepler scored all the way from first base, and Sano was credit with a double.The score remained 1-1 until the sixth inning, when Robbie Grossman smoldered a hanging slider into left field for a home run. The Twins led 2-1, and Richards’ night was over after he walked the next batter, Kepler.“I made some good pitches, made a mistake to Grossman that unfortunately put us down a run,” Richards said. “I’m just glad we got the win.”Twins starter Lance Lynn limited the Angels to one run over six innings Friday. The right-hander walked two batters and struck out seven, lowering his ERA from 5.46 to 5.08.The Angels’ lone rally against Lynn came in the second inning, and they very nearly scored more than one. Zack Cozart, Jose Fernandez, and Martin Maldonado – the Angels’ 6-7-8 hitters – hit singles in consecutive at-bats. Fernandez’s single came in his first major-league at-bat, and it sent Cozart to third base. Cozart scored easily on Maldonado’s grounder back up the middle, giving the Angels a 1-0 lead.Related Articles A few more moments like that can quiet doubts about the Angels’ ability to compete without Ohtani and Simmons.“Close ballgames build character,” Kinsler said. “Anytime you can win those games, it’s big.”The veteran second baseman rejected the idea that these are the kind of games – close and low scoring – that the Angels will have to win without Ohtani and Simmons. Time will tell. Simmons was using crutches to avoid putting pressure on his sprained ankle the last time he was with the team. Ohtani will miss the next three weeks, and maybe the rest of the season, after receiving a PRP and stem cell injection to treat a sprained elbow ligament.The Angels got enough clutch performances without them Friday.Garrett Richards pitched five strong innings, and part of a rocky sixth, before the Angels’ bullpen allowed only an infield single over the final 3-2/3 innings. Justin Upton’s 15th home run of the season gave the Angels an insurance run in the eighth inning. Chris Young made the second out on an infield pop-up. The next batter, Ian Kinsler, broke his bat on a weak flare toward second base that landed on the infield grass. Nobody could field the ball cleanly, Kinsler was safe with an infield single, and the bases were loaded for Trout.Trout began the game with only one hit, a single, in six career at-bats against Lynn. In the first inning, Lynn challenged Trout with a two-strike fastball and got him to swing and miss. This time Trout fared no better. He fouled off a 96-mph heater with the count full, then swung and missed at another.Trout is hitless in his last nine at-bats with five strikeouts. He saw 17 pitches against Lynn on Friday. Only the last two were curveballs. He finished the game 0 for 4 with two flyouts.The Angels were trailing 2-1 in the seventh inning when Martin Maldonado doubled against Pressly, just ahead of Kinsler’s home run. Five of his seven home runs this season have come in the last two weeks, and three of his five hits during the Angels’ last homestand left the ballpark.Noe Ramirez (2-2), Jose Alvarez and Blake Parker allowed only an infield single and struck out five batters. Parker was credited with his sixth save. Jose Suarez’s rocky start sinks Angels in loss to Astros Clippers, Mavericks brace for the unknown in Game 4 PreviousMINNEAPOLIS, MN – JUNE 08: Zack Cozart #7 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim slides safely into third base during the second inning of the game on June 8, 2018 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)Los Angeles Angels pitcher Garrett Richards throws against the Minnesota Twins in the first inning of a baseball game Friday, June 8, 2018, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone) SoundThe gallery will resume insecondsMinnesota Twins pitcher Lance Lynn throws against the Los Angeles Angels in the first inning of a baseball game Friday, June 8, 2018, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)Los Angeles Angels second baseman Ian Kinsler, left, tags out Minnesota Twins’ Mitch Garver at second in the second inning of a baseball game Friday, June 8, 2018, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)MINNEAPOLIS, MN – JUNE 08: Garrett Richards #43 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim delivers a pitch against the Minnesota Twins during the first inning of the game on June 8, 2018 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)Minnesota Twins’ Robbie Grossman runs the bases on a solo home run off Los Angeles Angels pitcher Garrett Richards during the sixth inning of a baseball game Friday, June 8, 2018, in Minneapolis. The Angels won 4-2. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)MINNEAPOLIS, MN – JUNE 08: Chris Young #24 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim makes a catch in right field of the ball hit by Logan Morrison #99 of the Minnesota Twins during the first inning of the game on June 8, 2018 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)Los Angeles Angels pitcher Garrett Richards throws against the Minnesota Twins in the first inning of a baseball game Friday, June 8, 2018, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)Minnesota Twins’ Eduardo Escobar celebrates his stand-up triple off Los Angeles Angels pitcher Garrett Richards in the third inning of a baseball game Friday, June 8, 2018, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)Minnesota Twins shortstop Eduardo Escobar throws out Los Angeles Angels’ Ian Kinsler after fielding a grounder in the fifth inning of a baseball game Friday, June 8, 2018, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)Los Angeles Angels’ Ian Kinsler rounds third base on a two-run home run off Minnesota Twins pitcher Ryan Pressly during the seventh inning of a baseball game Friday, June 8, 2018, in Minneapolis. The Angels won 4-2. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)MINNEAPOLIS, MN – JUNE 08: Martin Maldonado #12 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim congratulates teammate Ian Kinsler #3 on a two-run home run against the Minnesota Twins during the seventh inning of the game on June 8, 2018 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Angels defeated the Twins 4-2. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)MINNEAPOLIS, MN – JUNE 08: Noe Ramirez #25 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim delivers a pitch against the Minnesota Twins during the sixth inning of the game on June 8, 2018 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Angels defeated the Twins 4-2. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)Los Angeles Angels’ Justin Upton rounds the bases on a solo home run off Minnesota Twins pitcher Addison Reed during the eighth inning of a baseball game Friday, June 8, 2018, in Minneapolis. The Angels won 4-2. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)MINNEAPOLIS, MN – JUNE 08: Third base coach Dino Ebel #21 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim congratulates Justin Upton #8 as he rounds the bases after hitting a solo home run against the Minnesota Twins during the eighth inning of the game on June 8, 2018 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Angels defeated the Twins 4-2. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)Los Angeles Angels’ Justin Upton prepares for high-fives as he enters the dugout following his solo home run off Minnesota Twins pitcher Addison Reed during the eighth inning of a baseball game Friday, June 8, 2018, in Minneapolis. The Angels won 4-2. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)MINNEAPOLIS, MN – JUNE 08: Justin Upton #8 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim looks on as teammate Mike Trout #27 makes a catch in center field of the ball hit by Eduardo Escobar #5 of the Minnesota Twins during the seventh inning of the game on June 8, 2018 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Angels defeated the Twins 4-2. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)MINNEAPOLIS, MN – JUNE 08: Blake Parker #53 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim delivers a pitch against the Minnesota Twins during the ninth inning of the game on June 8, 2018 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Angels defeated the Twins 4-2. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)Los Angeles Angels pitcher Blake Parker, right, and catcher Martin Maldonado celebrate after the Angels defeated the Minnesota Twins 4-2 in a baseball game Friday, June 8, 2018, in Minneapolis. Parker picked up the save. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)MINNEAPOLIS, MN – JUNE 08: Omarr Baker, brother of the late Prince, delivers a ceremonial pitch before the game between the Minnesota Twins and the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim on June 8, 2018 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)MINNEAPOLIS, MN – JUNE 08: Zack Cozart #7 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim slides safely into third base during the second inning of the game on June 8, 2018 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)NextShow Caption1 of 20MINNEAPOLIS, MN – JUNE 08: Zack Cozart #7 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim slides safely into third base during the second inning of the game on June 8, 2018 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)ExpandMINNEAPOLIS — The Angels were in a spot Friday. It’s a spot they hope doesn’t become familiar.They had four hits and only run through six innings against the Minnesota Twins. Mike Trout, their best hitter, was 0 for 3 with two strikeouts. Andrelton Simmons and Shohei Ohtani, two pillars of their lineup, were on the disabled list with no defined end in sight. More urgently, the Angels were down a run against the Minnesota Twins with nine outs to waste.It was a moment that demanded a response, and Ian Kinsler responded. His two-run home run in the seventh inning against Ryan Pressly gave the Angels the go-ahead runs in a 4-2 win over the Twins.Sign up for Home Turf and get 3 exclusive stories every SoCal sports fan must read, sent daily. Subscribe here.The home run, Kinsler’s seventh, was long and loud enough to quiet the announced crowd of 28,383 at Target Field before it landed. The ball traveled an estimated 411 feet, clanging off the facade of the first deck of seats overhanging the left-field bleachers.center_img Angels offense breaks out to split doubleheader with Astros Mike Trout, with bat and glove, helps Angels end losing streak Angels’ Shohei Ohtani spending downtime working in outfield Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Errorlast_img read more