Bronx, NY (Sports Network) - Alex Hicks hit an early three-run homer, while
Trevor Plouffe finished with two hits and three runs scored, as Minnesota
knocked off the Yankees, 10-4, in the rubber match of a three-game set.
Pedro Florimon, Jamey Carroll, Justin Morneau and Brian Dozier added an RBI
apiece for the Twins, who reach the All-Star break having won the last two in
the series to erase a six-game slide.
Kyle Gibson (2-2) did enough to snag the win, allowing five hits, four walks
and three runs -- two earned -- over five-plus innings.
Ichiro Suzuki put together a 3-for-5 performance with a solo homer, two RBI
and a pair of runs scored for the Yankees, who have dropped five of eight.
Robinson Cano and Chris Stewart also knocked in a run each in defeat.
CC Sabathia (9-8) was tagged for eight hits and as many runs -- but only
three earned -- over his four-inning outing.
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