Michael Conforto went 4 for 4 and drove in the go-ahead run with a two-out single in the fifth inning.
Donato, a natural center who mostly played left wing after arriving from Boston, received a two-year, $3.8 million contract.
Thomas appeared in five games for the Vikings last year as an undrafted rookie from Jacksonville State.
Fowles finished with 14 points and 13 rebounds for her fourth consecutive double-double and broke Lisa Leslie’s mark of 156 set from 1997-2009.
The Twins a major league-record 165 home runs before the All-Star break — surpassing the 161 hit by the Yankees last year.
Mark Buringa went face-to-face with adversity and came out a tougher person because of it. He also came out on top as a state champion.
Gates joins associate head coach David Vanterpool and assistant coach Pablo Prigioni as the top advisers to Saunders.
Meghan says her pit was in July with the injury and now she’s hitting her peak and still climbing.