Ichiro Suzuki rushed to triple for one of his three hits in today’s game. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)
New York Yankees 9 — Minnesota Twins 5
The Yankees got contributions up and down the lineup in today’s 9-5 win over the Minnesota Twins.
Ichiro started the game with a double. Zoilo Almonte followed with a single to put runners on the corners with no one out. Robinson Cano would continue being a big contributor in the series, this time with a sacrifice fly to plate the first run of the game. Travis Hafner followed with a double and Vernon Wells would single in another two runs.
Vernon Wells would cash in again when he plated Travis Hafner, who began the third inning by getting hit with a pitch. Shortstop Luis Cruz would also bring in another run. In the sixth inning, Lyle Overbay would walk to start the inning. Luis Cruz would double to put runners at second and third with no one out. Alberto Gonzalez singled in a run and after one out and a pitching change from rookie ...