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Twins-Yankees: Jason Kubel’s Slam Stuns Yankees

another series sweep in the Bronx, the Twins pulled off some magic usually reserved for the Yankees.

Jason Kubel’s two-out, eighth-inning grand slam off Mariano Rivera powered Minnesota to a 6-3 win over New York Sunday afternoon at Yankee Stadium.

With the win, Minnesota ended a 12-game losing streak in New York. The Twins had not won a game at Yankee Stadium since July 4, 2007.

New York lost for just the third time in 15 home games this season.

Trailing 3-1 in the top of the eighth, Minnesota loaded the bases on two singles and a walk against Joba Chamberlain (1-2). After Michael Cuddyer’s infield single with two outs, Rivera entered the game and forced in a run by walking Jim Thome. It was Rivera’s first ...

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