The Yankees appeared to be in control all night, three outs since completing a much needed Twins streak. Aroldis Chapman trusted his heat would do the job, but he couldn’t skip Josh Donaldson and Nelson Cruz’s quick balls.
Chapman didn’t register an out in the ninth inning, serving a two-point homer that equalized the game against Josh Donaldson and Nelson Cruz’s two-point shot when the Yankees were stunned by the Twins, 7-5, Thursday night. to the target field. It was the third game in Chapman’s career in which he gave up multiple homers.
Giancarlo Stanton put New York on the scoreboard early by hitting his third home run in two nights and Gio Urshela kept throwing a hot bat, while the Bombers forced JA Happ to grind through five stressful innings, tapping the former Yankees starter. for four points and eight shots.