After going 5-1 on the home-stand, the Yankees flew to Minnesota with hopes of taking the first game of the series. Unfortunately, Phil Hughes was able to stop the red-hot Yankees, sending them to a 10-1 loss at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
The Yankees scored their lone run in the top of the ninth on a Jacoby Ellsbury SAC Fly.
Michael Pineda gave up five runs on eight hits in 5.2 innings of work against the Twins. Branden Pinder gave up a run in 1.1 innings of work and Chris Capuano gave up four runs on four hits in an inning of work.
— CC Sabathia will take the mound with hopes of evening the series in Minnesota. First pitch is at 7:05 p.m. and the game will air on PIX 11.