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New York Yankees-Minnesota Twins Series: New York Looks to Get Pitching Back

a disappointing 2-5 stretch against three of their biggest rivals, the Yankees finally got an off day before making their first trip to the new Target Field for another difficult series against the American League Central leading Twins.

New York had won 12 straight against Minnesota, including a three-game sweep in last year's AL Division Series, until Jason Kubel hit a grand slam off Mariano Rivera on May 16 to spark a 6-3 Twins victory.

Including that game, the Bombers have lost six of eight and while many will blame it on injuries, the slide is really due to a slump by the rotation. It's ironic that the only starter who wasn't pitching well over the first six weeks—Javier Vazquez—is the only one doing a good job now, as CC Sabathia, ...

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