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Yankees snap three-game skid with win over Twins

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  • Kyle Evans 

The New York Yankees (14-11) snapped a three-game skid and avoided the sweep with a 12-6 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday afternoon at Target Field in Minneapolis.

New York jumped out to an early lead against Twins starter Kenta Maeda and tagged him for ten runs on 11 hits over the first four innings. 

Aaron Judge led the way, going 3-for-4 with a bases-clearing double. Anthony Volpe plated three runs with a single and a double. Gleyber Torres crushed a two-run home run, his third of the season. Anthony Rizzo added a two-run double, while Willie Calhoun and DJ LeMahieu chipped in with an RBI. 

Domingo Germán surrendered six runs on five hits over six innings while walking two and striking out eight.

Ian Hamilton fired two scoreless innings, while Clay Holmes recorded the final three outs. 

The Yankees will head to Arlington to begin a four-game series with the Texas Rangers on Thursday. Gerrit Cole will take the ball. The first pitch is slated for 8:05 p.m.