The Twins coughed up a 8-2 lead in the 4th inning and lost 14-12 in 10 innings at home against the New York Yankees Tuesday night.  Former Twin Aaron Hicks made a diving catch with the bases loaded in the 10 inning to end the game.  Gleyber Torres singled in the go-ahead run in the 10 inning to put the Yankees up for good.

Didi Gregorius went 5-5 with a home run and 7 RBIs for the Yankees.  Migel Sano hit a pair of home runs and drove in 5 for the Twins. Jorge Polanco added 3 hits, a home run, 2 runs scored and 3 RBIs.

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Kyle Gibson started the game for the Twins and threw 5 innings with 5 earned runs allowed.  Kohl Stewart allowed 2 runs in the 10 inning to the loss.  Taylor Rogers surrendered 2 runs in his 1 inning of pitching and Blake Parker was hit for 3 hits and 4 earned runs while recording just 1 out.

The Twins are 61-39 and remain 3 games up on Cleveland for first place in the American League Central.  The Twins and Yankees wrap up the 3-game series at Target Field tonight at 7:10, pregame on WJON at 6:30.  Jake Odorizzi will pitch for the Twins while J.A. Happ get the ball for New York.

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