Paced by Justin Morneau's continued success in the Bronx, the Minnesota Twins are in position to win their first series in New York in almost 11 years.
The Twins can accomplish that feat with a second straight victory over the Yankees on Thursday night.
Morneau doubled his home run total for the season with two in Wednesday's 6-5 win at Yankee Stadium. The 2006 AL MVP, who did not play in Tuesday's 8-3 loss, also homered in Minnesota's 7-3 victory Monday.
With four home runs in 11 contests, Morneau matched his total over 69 games during a 2011 season that was marred by a concussion and a wrist injury. Including the postseason, Morneau is batting .370 with 10 home runs and 21 RBIs in 29 career games in the Bronx.
"It's been a long road," said Morneau, who was limited to 150 games over the past two seasons. "Not the end - just the start of more good days to come."
His presence is a big reason the Twins (4-8) have a chance to win their first series in the Bronx since May 8-10, 200...