Mariano Rivera, Yankees
The Yankees closer pitched a 1-2-3 ninth for his 602nd save, becoming baseball's all-time leader.
BY THE NUMBERS
9 Consecutive losses by the Twins, matching their season high.
16 Homers off lefthanded pitchers by the Yankees' Curtis Granderson.
4-23 Record by the Twins against the Yankees over their last 27 games, including postseason.
9-37 Record by the Twins since July 30.
LA VELLE E. NEAL III