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Yankees Complete Four-Game Sweep of Twins

By KBJR News 1

Yankees Complete Four-Game Sweep of Twins

July 4, 2013 Updated Jul 4, 2013 at 10:56 PM CDT

Minneapolis, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- Twins rookie Kyle Gibson struggled in his second start in the majors, and Vernon Wells drove in three runs for the Yankees en route to their 9-5 win over Minnesota on Thursday.

Gibson gave up eight earned runs and 11 hits in 5 1/3 innings. Brian Duensing gave up a run in 1 2/3 innings of relief.

Justin Morneau hit two solo home runs in the loss, his first multi-home run game since September 2012.

Minnesota (36-46) travels to Toronto on Friday to take on the Blue Jays at 6:07 p.m.

Posted by Sarah Wheeler
swheeler@kbjr.com