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Granderson Hits 3 Homers, Yanks Beat Twins
Posted By Sports Talk Florida On April 20, 2012 @ 8:26 AM In 1040 Sports,main feature,MLB | No Comments
NEW YORK (AP) — Curtis Granderson hit three home runs in the first four innings and matched a career high with five hits, leading the New York Yankees to a 7-6 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday night.
Granderson homered in each of his first three at-bats, driving in four runs, and helped Phil Hughes overcome a four-run first to secure his first victory of the season.
Mark Teixeira hit his first home run of the year and the Yankees earned a split of the four-game series. The Twins have not won a series in New York since 2001, a year before Ron Gardenhire took over as their manager.
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