Twins score early, Yanks score often late in comeback 02 Jul 13

NEW YORK YANKEES (43-39) AT MINNESOTA TWINS (36-43)

MONDAY, JULY 1, 2013 – TARGET FIELD – MINNEAPOLIS, MN


                                                                 

FINAL

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New York Yankees

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Minnesota Twins

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WINNING PITCHER:  Chamberlain (1-0, 5.75)

LOSING PITCHER:  Burton (1-6, 4.29)

SAVE:  None

 

 

FIRST PITCH:  7:12 pm                          GAME TIME TEMP: 83 degrees, wind from NE at 13 mph                             TIME OF GAME 3:22                            ATTENDANCE:  29,619

 

HOME RUNS:     Cano (18, 1st inning off Diamond, none on, two outs, 3-1, 435 feet to center field)

                                 Cano (19, 3rd inning of Diamond, two on, one out, 0-0 pitch, 360 feet to left field)

                                 Parmelee (8, 6th inning off Pettitte, none on, no outs, 2-2 pitch, 358 feet to right field)

 

PITCHING LINES:

NEW YORK YANKEES

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Andy Pettitte

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102/60

Shawn Kelley

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9/6

Joba Chamberlain (W)

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11/5

David Robertson

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21/13

Mariano Rivera

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17/13

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MINNESOTA TWINS

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Scott Diamond

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Casey Fien

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Jared Burton (L)

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11/7

Brian Duensing

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35/18

Josh Roenicke

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18/11

YANKEES NOTES:

·    The Yankees defeated the Twins to snap their five-game losing streak…the Yankees won just their second road game in their last 10 contests, since June 11 at Oakland…New York has won four of their last five games against the Twins overall and have won six of their last eight against the Twins at Target Field…the Yankees scored 10 runs tonight, the most since scoring 11 runs on May 10 at Kansas City.

·    Joe Girardi earned his 600th career managerial win tonight…he becomes the 16th current manager to reach the 600-win plateau.

·    Andy Pettitte allowed four runs on six hits, four walks and a home run while striking out two in 5.0 innings tonight…he has allowed at least four runs in each of his last four starts…Pettitte struckout Clete Thomas in the second inning for his 1,957th career strikeout, tying Whitey Ford for the most in Yankees franchise history…Pettitte then struckout Justin Morneau in the fifth inning to pass Whitey Ford for the most strikeouts in franchise history with 1,958, according to Elias Sports Bureau…he finished the game with just those two strikeouts for a career total of 1,958…the two strikeouts are tied for his fewest in a start this season, also May 5 vs. Oakland (5.0 innings)…he has surrendered a lead in six of his last eight outings.

·    Robinson Cano (3-for-4) hit his team-leading 18th home run of the season with a solo shot in the first inning and followed it up with his 19th home run of the season with a two-run shot in the third inning…it was his second straight game with a home run after hitting a solo shot in the sixth inning yesterday at Baltimore…it marked the third time this season he has homered in back-to-back games, all three times having three homers in two games…he has three multi-home run games this season and 13 in his career…he has four straight multi-hit games, hitting .588 (10-for-17) with two home runs and five RBI in five games…tonight was his sixth game of the season with at least three hits.

·    Vernon Wells (2-for-3) collected singles in each of his first two at-bats on the night for his 14th multi-hit game of the season…it was his first multi-hit game since June 8 at Seattle…he has just two multi-hit games in his 40 games, since May 14.

·    Brett Gardner (2-for-5) doubled in the seventh inning tonight, it was his 21st double of the season which leads all Yankees…three of his last five hits are doubles…he has hit safely in 29 of his last 36 games, since May 24.

·    Zoilo Almonte (3-for-5) tied his career-high with three hits tonight (also June 21 vs. Tampa Bay)…the two RBI tonight mark his second multi-RBI game (three RBI on June 22 vs. Tampa Bay).

 

TWINS NOTES: ­

·    The Twins dropped the opening game of this current four-game series against the Yankees…Minnesota is now 3-5 since the beginning of 2012 against the Yankees…the Twins have a 3-8 record all-time (regular season) against New York at Target Field, including going 1-4 in their last five…the Twins are 2-3 on their current homestand.

·    Scott Diamond allowed three runs, two earned, on seven hits, one walk and two home runs while striking out five in 6.2 innings…he also threw two wild pitches, the most since also throwing two on August 1, 2012 vs. Chicago-AL…his career-high is three wild pitches…the 6.2 innings for Diamond were the most since tossing 7.0 innings on May 7 at Boston…he left with a 4-3 lead and was issued his first no decision since May 28 at Milwaukee, a span of five starts (2-3 in those five).

·    Chris Parmelee (2-for-3) hit his eighth home run of the season with a solo home run in the sixth inning to put the Twins up 4-3…he followed it with a double in the eighth inning…he has three home runs in his last eight games, since June 22…it was just his second home run of the season off a left-handed pitcher, the other being a solo shot off Detroit’s Darin Downs on May 1 at Detroit…six of his last eight hits are for extra-bases (3 doubles, 3 home run).

·    Trevor Plouffe (0-for-3) snapped his season-high hit-streak at 12 games going 0-for-3 tonight…over the 12 games he is hit .304 (14-for-46) with two home runs, a double, 10 RBI and two walks…it was just his second hitless game since May 12 vs. Baltimore, a span of 23 games (21 with at least one hit).

·    Oswaldo Arcia (1-for-4) is hitting .348 (16-for-46) over his last 12 games with two home runs, 10 RBI and four walks…he has at least one hit in 10 of those 12.

·    Ryan Doumit (2-for-5) doubled in two runs in the first inning to put the Twins up 2-1…it was his 16th double of the season…34 of his 58 hits on the season are for extra-bases…the two RBI are the first RBI for him since having two RBI on June 18 vs. Chicago-AL, he has just the four RBI in his last 18 games…tonight marked his 15th multi-hit game of the season and his fifth multi-hit game in his last 10.

·    Josh Willingham was a scratch prior to today’s game after experiencing increased discomfort in his left knee…he will undergo an MRI tomorrow.