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Pirates take control in the 8th

Gregory Polanco's bases-clearing double broke an 8th-inning tie at Target Field, giving Polanco 7 RBIs in his past 4 games. Neil Walker followed with an RBI single and Pittsburgh leads 7-3. Follow live

Escobar back at SS, batting ninth

The slumping Danny Santana has made shortstop a troublesome position for the Minnesota Twins. Eduardo Escobar will start at short and bat ninth on Tuesday against the Pirates.

Minnesota still deadline mystery

Will the Twins stand pat or make waves with a Justin Upton-type deal? Minnesota is a literal and figurative wild card at the deadline. Updated deadline preview (Insider)

Twins tumbling since All-Star break

Losers of six of their last nine, the Twins have yet to prove they're truly ready for prime time. They'll get a crack at the Pirates this week to show their first-half form wasn't a fluke. MLB Power Rankings

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Rapid Reaction: Yankees 7, Twins 2

Rapid reaction from the New York Yankees' 7-2 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Sunday, giving the Yanks a series victory.

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Nathan Eovaldi improves to 10-2 in win

The Yanks RHP struck out five and walked one through 8 innings in the Yankees' 7-2 win over the Twins. Yanks 3B Chase Headley went 2-for-4 with 3 RBIs as they took the series, their sixth straight series win. Box score

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Rodriguez nearing a couple of HR records

The Yankees slugger may not be near 762 HR yet, but he's nearing other notable marks, particularly those that pertain to three-homer games.

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A-Rod hits 3 HRs, keys 9th-inning rally vs. Twins

Alex Rodriguez hit three home runs in a game for the fifth time in his career and keyed a ninth-inning rally against All-Star closer Glen Perkins, sending the Yankees over the Twins.

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Final: Yankees 8, Twins 5

Alex Rodriguez was on fire, lifting 3 HRs over 1,300 feet, and John Ryan Murphy finished the New York rally with a 3-run HR in the 9th to give the Yankees their 5th win in 6 games. Box score

A-Rod goes deep for the second time

Alex Rodriguez's 62nd career multi-HR game has him tied with Hank Aaron for sixth most in the live ball era and one behind Willie Mays, and the Yankees trail the Twins 5-4 in the 7th. (via Elias) Follow live

Hunter extends Twins' lead over Yankees

For the second straight night, Torii Hunter hit a HR against New York, this time a 3-run shot in the 3rd to give Minnesota a 5-0 lead. The HR moves Hunter ahead of Kirby Puckett for 6th on the franchise's all-time homer list. Follow live

Twins get on board quickly against Yanks

For the second straight night, Minnesota put up 2 runs in the 1st against New York. This time, it was a 2-run HR from Aaron Hicks off CC Sabathia. Follow live

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It is a honor to be tied for 6th on the Twins all time home run list with Kirby Puckett, one of my mentors in this game. #bigbrother #misshim #RIPPuck

Familiar name gives Yankee hitters fits

Former Yankee Phil Hughes pitched seven shutout innings, and the Minnesota batters provided plenty of backup, as Torii Hunter tied Kirby Puckett for 6th most HRs in a Twins uniform (207).

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Ervin Santana tosses gem in Twins' win

The veteran righty struck out 7 with no walks and scattered 4 singles over 8 shutout innings. Glen Perkins worked a 1-2-3 9th inning to finish a 3-0 win vs. the Angels in Anaheim. Box score

2015 Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs41313th
Batting Average.25218th
On Base Percentage.30524th
Slugging Percentage.39714th
Earned Run Average3.8817th
Quality Starts5015th
WHIP1.3122nd
BAA.26927th

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