Twins Thump New York 10-1
Minneapolis, MN (Learfield Sports) – Prized rookie Miguel Sano got things started with a two-run homer in the first as the Twins routed the New York Yankees 10-1 Friday.
Torii Hunter, Trevor Plouffe and Brian Dozier also cleared the fences at Target Field. Hunter’s homer was his 207th as a Twin, tying Kirby Puckett on the all-time list.
Former Yankee Phil Hughes blanked the New Yorkers over seven innings, winning his fifth consecutive decision and improving his record to 9-6. Tommy Milone pitches for Minnesota in tonight’s 6:10 p-m game against C.C. Sabathia for New York. Pre-game at 5:30 on KROC AM.