SCORECARD

FIRST INNING

Twins: Brian Dozier singled to left-center off New York starter C.C. Sabathia. Aaron Hicks hit a two-run homer to left.

Twins 2, New York 0

THIRD INNING

Twins: Hicks singled to center. Trevor Plouffe struck out. Miguel Sano reached on an infield single, Hicks went to second. Torii Hunter hit a three-run homer to right.

Twins 5, New York 0

FOURTH INNING

New York: Alex Rodriguez hit a two-out homer to left-center off Twins starter Tommy Milone.

Twins 5, New York 1

SEVENTH INNING

New York: Chris Young doubled to left. Rodriguez hit a two-run homer to center. Mark Teixeira doubled to center. Brian Duensing relieved Milone. Carlos Beltran flied out to center, Teixeira advanced to third. Chase Headley hit a sacrifice fly to center, scoring Teixeira.

Twins 5, New York 4

NINTH INNING

New York: Rodriguez homered to center off reliever Glen Perkins. Teixeira singled to left-center. Beltran reached on a fielder's choice to third, Teixeira was out at second. Headley singled to center, Beltran advanced to third. John Ryan Murphy hit a three-run homer to center.

New York 8, Twins 5

New York AB R H BI BB SO Avg.

Ellsbury cf 5 0 1 0 0 1 .299

Young lf 2 1 1 0 1 1 .257

McCann ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 .252

Gregorius ss 0 0 0 0 0 0 .244

Rodriguez dh 4 3 3 4 0 0 .277

Teixeira 1b 4 1 2 0 0 0 .263

Beltran rf 4 1 0 0 0 0 .256

Headley 3b 3 1 1 1 0 0 .260

Murphy c 4 1 1 3 0 0 .271

Ryan ss 2 0 0 0 0 1 .263

Gardner ph-lf 2 0 0 0 0 0 .293

Drew 2b 4 0 1 0 0 1 .186

Totals 35 8 10 8 1 5

TWINS AB R H BI BB SO Avg.

Dozier 2b 3 1 1 0 2 1 .256

Hicks cf 5 2 2 2 0 1 .263

Plouffe 1b-3b 5 0 0 0 0 1 .255

Sano dh 3 1 1 0 1 0 .286

Hunter rf 4 1 1 3 0 1 .254

Escobar 3b 4 0 0 0 0 1 .246

Mauer 1b 0 0 0 0 0 0 .277

Robinson lf 4 0 1 0 0 0 .246

Suzuki c 3 0 1 0 1 0 .233

Santana ss 3 0 0 0 0 1 .219

Totals 34 5 7 5 4 6

New York 000 100 304 — 8 10 1

Twins 203 000 000 — 5 7 1

E—Drew (6), May (2). LOB—New York 2, Twins 7. 2B—Young (15), Teixeira (21). HR—Rodriguez 2 (22), off Milone 2; Rodriguez (23), off Perkins; Murphy (1), off Perkins; Hicks (4), off Sabathia;Hunter (16), off Sabathia. RBI—Rodriguez 4 (58), Headley (36), Murphy 3 (8), Hicks 2 (13), Hunter 3 (53). SF—Headley. DP—New York 1, Twins 1.

NEW YORK IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA

Sabathia 5 2/3 6 5 5 3 3 96 5.38

Warren W, 6-5 2 1/3 1 0 0 1 2 29 3.51

Miller S, 23-23 1 0 0 0 0 1 10 1.57

TWINS IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA

Milone 6 4 4 4 1 4 83 3.58

Duensing H, 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 4.91

May H, 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 13 4.38

Perkins L, 0-2 2/3 5 4 4 0 0 20 2.25

O'Rourke 1/3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.00

Inherited runners-scored—Warren 3-0, Duensing 1-1, O'Rourke 1-0. HBP—by Sabathia (Da.Santana). Umpires—Home, Jeff Nelson; First, Tom Woodring; Second, Cory Blaser; Third, Laz Diaz. T—2:54. A—40,660 (39,021).