Squandered chances, mistakes allow Yankees to wear down Twins

Squandered chances, mistakes allow Yankees to wear down Twins

Jose Berrios' command was absent, or at least shaky. The rest of the Twins contributed mistakes or fell short during the 5-2 loss at Yankee Stadium.

Sano's return? Molitor says, 'I don't know if that's going to happen'

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Sano's return? Molitor says, 'I don't know if that's going to happen'
Manager Paul Molitor is concerned about Sano trying to regain his timing in the midst of a postseason chase.

Postgame: Berrios says hurricane, road venue wasn't the problem

September 20
Postgame: Berrios says hurricane, road venue wasn't the problem
Twins righthander had a subpar night, but credits Yankee patience for his rapidly climbing pitch count.
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  • AL Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    Cleveland 94 57 .623 0 45-30 49-27 9-1
    Minnesota 78 73 .517 16 39-39 39-34 4-6
    Kansas City 73 77 .487 20.5 39-36 34-41 4-6
    Detroit 62 89 .411 32 34-42 28-47 2-8
    Chicago White Sox 60 90 .400 33.5 34-40 26-50 6-4
  • AL East w l pct gb home away last 10
    Boston 87 64 .576 0 46-28 41-36 7-3
    NY Yankees 84 67 .556 3 45-28 39-39 8-2
    Tampa Bay 73 78 .483 14 38-39 35-39 3-7
    Baltimore 73 79 .480 14.5 44-32 29-47 2-8
    Toronto 71 80 .470 16 40-36 31-44 7-3
  • AL West w l pct gb home away last 10
    Houston 92 58 .613 0 45-31 47-27 6-4
    LA Angels 76 74 .507 16 41-35 35-39 4-6
    Texas 74 76 .493 18 39-35 35-41 3-7
    Seattle 74 77 .490 18.5 39-37 35-40 4-6
    Oakland 68 83 .450 24.5 42-33 26-50 7-3
  • NL Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    Chicago Cubs 84 66 .560 0 46-32 38-34 7-3
    Milwaukee 81 70 .536 3.5 43-34 38-36 8-2
    St. Louis 78 72 .520 6 42-32 36-40 6-4
    Pittsburgh 68 84 .447 17 39-36 29-48 1-9
    Cincinnati 66 85 .437 18.5 39-37 27-48 5-5
  • NL East w l pct gb home away last 10
    Washington 91 59 .607 0 45-32 46-27 5-5
    Miami 71 80 .470 20.5 38-35 33-45 3-7
    Atlanta 67 82 .450 23.5 34-42 33-40 5-5
    NY Mets 65 86 .430 26.5 33-41 32-45 3-7
    Philadelphia 60 91 .397 31.5 34-39 26-52 7-3
  • NL West w l pct gb home away last 10
    LA Dodgers 96 55 .636 0 52-23 44-32 4-6
    Arizona 87 65 .572 9.5 48-27 39-38 5-5
    Colorado 82 69 .543 14 43-32 39-37 6-4
    San Diego 68 83 .450 28 41-35 27-48 5-5
    San Francisco 59 93 .388 37.5 35-42 24-51 4-6
  • Batting Average
    J. Altuve HOU .348
    A. Garcia CWS .333
    E. Hosmer KC .323
    J. Reddick HOU .317
    J. Ramirez CLE .314
  • Home Runs
    A. Judge NYY 44
    K. Davis OAK 39
    J. Smoak TOR 38
    J. Gallo TEX 38
    (3) Players 36
  • Runs Batted In
    N. Cruz SEA 110
    J. Schoop BAL 105
    J. Upton LAA 104
    K. Davis OAK 102
    (2) Players 98
  • Earned Run Average
    C. Kluber CLE 2.35
    C. Sale BOS 2.86
    L. Severino NYY 2.93
    M. Stroman TOR 3.01
    D. Pomeranz BOS 3.15
  • Wins
    C. Kluber CLE 17
    C. Carrasco CLE 16
    J. Vargas KC 16
    D. Pomeranz BOS 16
    (2) Players 16
  • Saves
    A. Colome TB 45
    R. Osuna TOR 37
    C. Kimbrel BOS 33
    K. Giles HOU 32
    E. Diaz SEA 32
  • Batting Average
    C. Blackmon COL .332
    B. Harper WAS .326
    J. Turner LAD .324
    D. Murphy WAS .318
    F. Freeman ATL .317
  • Home Runs
    G. Stanton MIA 55
    C. Bellinger LAD 38
    J. Votto CIN 35
    C. Blackmon COL 35
    P. Goldschmidt ARI 35
  • Runs Batted In
    N. Arenado COL 125
    G. Stanton MIA 117
    P. Goldschmidt ARI 115
    M. Ozuna MIA 113
    A. Rizzo CHC 106
  • Earned Run Average
    C. Kershaw LAD 2.26
    M. Scherzer WAS 2.59
    S. Strasburg WAS 2.60
    G. Gonzalez WAS 2.68
    Z. Greinke ARI 2.87
  • Wins
    Z. Greinke ARI 17
    C. Kershaw LAD 17
    Z. Davies MIL 17
    M. Scherzer WAS 15
    (2) Players 15
  • Saves
    G. Holland COL 40
    F. Rodney ARI 38
    K. Jansen LAD 38
    C. Knebel MIL 37
    W. Davis CHC 32
  • Monday, September 18
    Boston 10, Baltimore 8, F NY Yankees 2, Minnesota 1, F Philadelphia 4, LA Dodgers 3, F
    Milwaukee 3, Pittsburgh 0, F Oakland 8, Detroit 3, F Miami 13, NY Mets 1, F
    San Diego 4, Arizona 2, F
  • Tuesday, September 19
    Boston 1, Baltimore 0, F NY Yankees 5, Minnesota 2, F Philadelphia 6, LA Dodgers 2, F
    Milwaukee 1, Pittsburgh 0, F Toronto 5, Kansas City 2, F St. Louis 8, Cincinnati 7, F
    Oakland 9, Detroit 8, F Miami 5, NY Mets 4, F Chicago Cubs 2, Tampa Bay 1, F
    Washington 4, Atlanta 2, F Houston 3, Chicago White Sox 1, F Cleveland 6, LA Angels 3, F
    San Diego 6, Arizona 2, F Texas 3, Seattle 1, F San Francisco 4, Colorado 3, F
  • Today, September 20
    NY Yankees 11, Minnesota 3, Top 8th Oakland 3, Detroit 2, Bottom 9th Miami 9, NY Mets 2, F
    San Francisco 1, Colorado 0, Bottom 2nd LA Dodgers @ Philadelphia Milwaukee @ Pittsburgh
    Kansas City @ Toronto Boston @ Baltimore St. Louis @ Cincinnati
    Chicago Cubs @ Tampa Bay Washington @ Atlanta Chicago White Sox @ Houston
    Arizona @ San Diego Cleveland @ LA Angels Texas @ Seattle
  • Thursday, September 21
    LA Dodgers @ Philadelphia Cleveland @ LA Angels Tampa Bay @ Baltimore
    Kansas City @ Toronto St. Louis @ Cincinnati Minnesota @ Detroit
    Washington @ Atlanta Chicago White Sox @ Houston Chicago Cubs @ Milwaukee
    Colorado @ San Diego Texas @ Seattle
  • Friday, September 22
    Tampa Bay @ Baltimore St. Louis @ Pittsburgh NY Yankees @ Toronto
    Boston @ Cincinnati Minnesota @ Detroit Washington @ NY Mets
    Philadelphia @ Atlanta Chicago Cubs @ Milwaukee Kansas City @ Chicago White Sox
    LA Angels @ Houston Miami @ Arizona Texas @ Oakland
    San Francisco @ LA Dodgers Colorado @ San Diego Cleveland @ Seattle
  • Saturday, September 23
    LA Angels @ Houston Chicago Cubs @ Milwaukee NY Yankees @ Toronto
    Boston @ Cincinnati Cleveland @ Seattle Minnesota @ Detroit
    Tampa Bay @ Baltimore St. Louis @ Pittsburgh Philadelphia @ Atlanta
    Kansas City @ Chicago White Sox Washington @ NY Mets Miami @ Arizona
    Colorado @ San Diego Texas @ Oakland San Francisco @ LA Dodgers
  • Sunday, September 24
    Minnesota @ Detroit NY Yankees @ Toronto Boston @ Cincinnati
    Washington @ NY Mets Philadelphia @ Atlanta Tampa Bay @ Baltimore
    St. Louis @ Pittsburgh Kansas City @ Chicago White Sox Chicago Cubs @ Milwaukee
    Texas @ Oakland Miami @ Arizona San Francisco @ LA Dodgers
    Cleveland @ Seattle Colorado @ San Diego LA Angels @ Houston
  • Monday, September 25
    Kansas City @ NY Yankees Atlanta @ NY Mets Washington @ Philadelphia
    Toronto @ Boston Atlanta @ NY Mets Houston @ Texas
    LA Angels @ Chicago White Sox Chicago Cubs @ St. Louis Miami @ Colorado
    San Francisco @ Arizona Seattle @ Oakland San Diego @ LA Dodgers
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Molitor: Mauer's days of rest are done for the season

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Alex Gordon hits MLB's record-setting 5,694th HR of season

Kansas City's Alex Gordon broke Major League Baseball's season home run record with 12 days to spare, hitting the 5,694th long ball of 2017 on Tuesday night.
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September 20

Berrios: Yankees took a lot of pitches

Twins righthander Jose Berrios says his bad night Tuesday was due to Yankees' patience, not hurricane or Yankee Stadium.
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September 20

N.Y. Yankees 5, Twins 2

The Yankees topped the Twins 5-2 in New York on Tuesday evening.
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September 19

Tuesday's Twins-N.Y. Yankees game recap

Brett Gardner, New York's leadoff hitter, went 3-for-5, including hits to drive in the Yankees' first two runs.
Twins
September 19

Scoggins: Dozier's dependability in lineup can't be taken for granted

Brian Dozier's combination of power and slick defense made him an All-Star second baseman, but his durability should not go overlooked in dissecting his importance to the Twins' success.
Twins
September 19

Twins hope nerves are gone; Yankees pitch their ace Wednesday

With another hurricane bearing down on his homeland, Jose Berrios is on the mound for the Twins tonight against Yankees lefthander CC Sabathia.
Twins
September 19

Escobar's home-run production rate jumps out

Since Eduardo Escobar took over at Sano's position full-time while he recuperates, the backup has homered eight times, or one every 13.6 at-bats.
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September 19
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Souhan: Here's why Mientkiewicz firing is a bad look for the Twins

Six weeks ago, the Twins asked Doug Mientkiewicz to manage their Arizona Fall League team. That's usually a compliment, and often a sign that the manager has a future in the organization.
Twins
September 19

Lack of contact: Twins strike out 13 times as Santana takes 2-1 loss to Yankees

Jaime Garcia took advantage of the Twins being overaggressive at bat, striking out seven of the first 10 batters, while Ervin Santana pitched well in a ballpark that hasn't been kind to him in the past.
Twins
September 19

Playoff chase: If Twins advance, October will be mayhem for sports fans

If the Twins make the playoffs and win the Wild Card game, it'll start an extraordinary run of sports action for Twin Cities' sports fans.
Twins
September 19

Santana: I can pitch better than this

Twins righthander Ervin Santana says despite allowing only two runs to the Yankees on Monday, if they meet again in wild-card game, "I want to pitch better."
Twins
September 18

Monday's Twins-New York Yankees game recap

With the bases loaded and the Yankees protecting a one-run lead, Aroldis Chapman preserved it with a critical strikeout of Joe Mauer and a fly out by Byron Buxton, the first two outs of a five-out save.
Twins
September 18

Postgame: Garcia looked good, if different, to former Twins teammates

Chapman reminded Twins that coming back against Yankees is difficult; Minnesota catchers had a rough night behind the plate.
Twins
September 18

N.Y. Yankees 2, Twins 1

The Twins lost 2-1 in the opener of a three-game series against the Yankees in New York on Monday.
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NY Yankees 84-67 11 13 0