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Torres Leads Yankees to 5-1 Win And Sweep of Twins

DAVE CAMPBELL
Created: October 08, 2019 12:03 AM

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Gleyber Torres got New York going with a second-inning home run, scored on each of his two doubles and made a pair of sparkling defensive plays, fueling the Yankees to a 5-1 victory over Minnesota on Monday night to finish yet another sweep of the Twins and advance to the AL Championship Series.

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— Alicia Tipcke (@AliciaTipcke) October 8, 2019

Click the video box on this page to see KSTP Sports' postgame interviews with several Twins players in the clubhouse following Game 3 of the ALDS - Jake Odorizzi, C.J. Cron, Mitch Garver, Nelson Cruz, Kyle Gibson, Trevor May, Randy Dobnak and Jose Berrios

Didi Gregorius hit two RBI singles for the Yankees, who stretched their postseason winning streak over the Twins to 13 straight games. Minnesota has lost 16 consecutive postseason games, matching matched the North American major sports record held by the Chicago Blackhawks in the NHL from 1975-79.

Eddie Rosario's solo homer in the eighth inning was the lone run for the Twins.

New York starts the AL Championship Series on Saturday, at home against Tampa Bay or at Houston.

More AP MLB coverage: https://apnews.com/MLB and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports

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