Game recap

 

IMPACT PLAYER

Greg Bird, Yankees

The fill-in first baseman hit a pair of two-run homers to fuel the victory.

 

BY THE NUMBERS

4 Consecutive decisions Ervin Santana has lost.

6 Times the Twins have been swept in a series this season.

16 Batters retired by Nathan Eovaldi before the Twins got their first hit.

7-0 Record for Eovaldi against the AL Central.

2-13 Record for the Twins in their past 15 road games.

.318 Batting average for Trevor Plouffe at Yankee Stadium.

LA Velle E. Neal III