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Yankees 'Pen Preserves 6-5 Win Vs. Twins

Updated: 07/04/2014 6:31 PM
Created: 07/04/2014 6:25 PM WDIO.com
By: Associated Press

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Brian Roberts hit three doubles and a triple, and the New York Yankees used their bullpen to hang on for a 6-5 win over the Minnesota Twins on Friday.

David Huff (2-0) struck out three in three perfect innings of relief for the victory after starter Chase Whitley faltered, and Jacoby Ellsbury hit a two-run single in the second to finish off Twins starter Kyle Gibson (7-7).

Brian Dozier led off the first with his 16th homer and Chris Colabello went deep the next inning in his first at-bat since May 23, but the Twins lost for the ninth time in 11 games.

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