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Yankees-Twins: Derek Jeter’s Home Run Lifts NY in Resumption of Suspended Game

York and Minnesota didn't expect to finish their Tuesday game more than 22 hours after the first pitch, but in a game that took two days to complete, Derek Jeter’s sixth inning home run was the only offense in a 1-0 Yankees win at Target Field.

The Yankees recorded their first 1-0 win since Sept. 20, 2008. The Twins lost for the fifth time in their last seven games.

Just after Orlando Hudson struck out to end the bottom of the fifth inning, the game was suspended Tuesday night due to a thunderstorm. The Yankees and Twins resumed the game at 5:05 p.m. ET on Wednesday.

Facing reliever Brian Duensing (2-1), Jeter was the second hitter after the game resumed in the top of the sixth, and he connected on his fifth home run of the season, ...

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