The Twins behind a 6-run 2nd inning defeated the New York Yankees 6-1 Wednesday to capture the rubber game of the 3-game series. Zack Granite had a 2-run single before Miguel Sano hit a 3-run home run for Minnesota.
The Twins lost 6-2 Sunday in Kansas City to drop into a tie with the Royals for 2nd place in the American League Central. The Royals scored 3 runs in 3rd inning, 2 runs in 4th inning and 1 run in the 5th.
The Twins outscored the Orioles in Baltimore 14-7 last night to win the first game of a 3-game series. Minnesota trailed 6-2 before scoring 4 runs in the 5th inning and adding 6 runs in the 6th inning.
The Twins won at Kansas City 7-5 Sunday after winning the only other game played in the series on Friday night. Miguel Sano was solid at the plate going 3-5 with a 3-run homerun and 5 RBIs, Kennys Vargas was 2-5, Jorge Polanco went 2-5 with 1 RBI and Brian Dozier was 2-5 with a run scored.
The Twins lost 8-7 in Boston to the Red Sox Sunday. The Red Sox scored 3 runs in the 3rd inning and added 5 more in the 5th inning. Tommy Milone allowed 8 runs (4 earned) in 4 2/3 innings to take the loss for the Twins.