Curtis Granderson, Yankees
The outfielder was 5-for-5 with three home runs, the 28th time a Yankees player has hit three home runs in one game. It was Granderson's 13th career multihomer game. The three home runs came in the first four innings.
BY THE NUMBERS
19 Combined first-inning runs for both teams over the series, including 10 by the Twins. For the second game in a row, the first inning ended with the Twins up 4-3.
10 First-inning runs for the Twins in this series.
4 RBI by Ryan Doumit, ty
ing his career high.
5 Comeback victories for the Yankees this season.
13 Consecutive games with a hit for Josh Willingham, the second player to start his Twins career with a streak that long.
LA VELLE E. NEAL III