The Minnesota Twins, who lead the American League Central Division, lost 6-12 to the New York Yankees in a daytime game at their home target field on the 27th (Korean time). The two teams had 14 wins and 11 losses side by side.
The Yankees’ 12 points is the most this season. During their recent three-game losing streak, the Yankees have scored just four runs. In the final game of the 3-game series against the Twins, the top 3 batters, including rookie Anthony Volpi, 2nd Aaron Judge, and 3rd Anthony Ridzo, drove in 7 hits and 8 RBIs. In particular, on this day, his 31st birthday, Judge broke the team’s losing streak by wielding 3 hits and 3 RBIs in 4 at-bats with a bad wrist. 스포츠토토
Although the Twins lost 12 runs in the final game of the series, it paid off. The winning series was created by winning the previous two games. It was in 2001 that the Twins wrote their last winning series against the Yankees. That was 22 years ago. At that time, they wrote a winning series with 2 wins and 1 loss, respectively, home and away.
Teams from different districts play 6 or 7 games between teams in the season, home and away. 7 games this year. When the Twins faced the Yankees, it was a sacrifice. The recent playoff history of the Twins has also been a series of frustrations that have not overcome the Yankees wall.
The Twins have made the postseason a total of nine times since 2002. The only playoff victory in the past 20 years is the 2002 Division Series advancing to the championship. In nine playoffs, they lost to the Yankees six times, and their advance to the championship was frustrated. The Twins are a team that was unilaterally beaten by a specific Yankees in PO history. The Brooklyn Dodgers first defeated New York in 1955 to win the World Series after losing five straight to the Yankees. The Twins are losing 6 POs in a row.
2003 Division Series 1 win 3 losses, 2004 1 win 3 losses, 2009 Division Series 3 losses, 2010 also 3 losses, in 2017 they faced each other on the wild card and lost 4-8. The most recent was the 2009 Division Series 3 loss. There is no series that has gone from the 5th division series to the final round of the 5th round. It was unilaterally obtained and exploded. was an object of fear.
In 2023, although it is a regular season, the Yankees escaped fear with a winning series after 22 years. On the 14th, in a 4-game series at Yankee Stadium, they balanced with 2 wins and 2 losses. In this home target field, in line with the Yankees’ offensive slump, they won 2 wins and 1 loss, and finished the series with 4 wins and 3 losses. Now, the remaining task is whether he can overcome the fear of the Yankees in the postseason.