“That was probably one of the uglier games I’ve seen in this stadium for sure,” Vernon Wells said. “Just anything we did wrong came back to bite us.”
The Yankees made two errors that led to five unearned runs and also hit into four double plays.
Twins snapped a six-game losing streak, winning for the first time in six meetings with the Yankees this year.
The Yankees continue to say a prayer of thanks every time they see the Minnesota Twins on the schedule.
Perhaps the artillery Girardi really needs, the big cannons, will come alive soon enough.
Cano looks for a seventh consecutive multihit effort to cap this trip and the Yankees complete a four-game sweep and hand the Twins a fifth straight defeat.
CC Sabathia earned his 200th career win to stretch his winning streak over Minnesota to nearly six years, and Robinson Cano hit a tying two-run double to spark the Yankees in a 3-2 victory on Wednesday night.
The Yankees have placed Jayson Nix on the DL and signed infielder Luis Cruz who will play shortstop tonight and bat eighth.
The Twins have watched Mariano Rivera break a lot of their bats over the years. On Tuesday they presented the Yankees closer with a gift that captured Rivera’s dominance.
Robinson Cano homered for the third straight game and Phil Hughes gave up one run on six hits in seven innings, lifting the New York Yankees to a 7-3 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday night.
Robinson Cano homered twice and Andy Pettitte broke Whitey Ford’s club record for career strikeouts to help the Yankees snap a five-game skid with a 10-4 win over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night.
Forty years after taking local boy Lee Mazzilli in the first round of the 1973 amateur draft, the Mets selected his son, University of Connecticut second baseman LJ Mazzilli.
The Twins announced the decision about four hours before the scheduled game. On Sunday morning, light snow was falling, and the forecast called for rain and a high of 38 degrees.
Matt Harvey didn’t allow a hit until Justin Morneau homered off the right-field foul pole with two outs in the seventh inning and led the New York Mets over the Minnesota Twins 4-2 Saturday.
John Buck kept up his powerful start with a grand slam, his fourth home run in the last four games, and the New York Mets beat the Minnesota Twins 16-5 as snowflakes fell at Target Field on Friday night.