1:05 PM ET, May 16, 2010
Yankee Stadium, New York, New York
• The Yankees' bullpen imploded, beginning with Joba Chamberlain, who went .2 IP, 3 H, 3 ER, BB, K. Mariano Rivera then gave up a grand slam to Jason Kubel, the sixth of Kubel's career and the first Rivera has surrendered since 2002.
• The loss ended the Yankees' 10-game home win streak and nine-game overall win streak against the Twins.
• Nick Blackburn went 7 IP, 9 H, 3 ER and got his fourth win of the season. Minnesota is now 6-1 in Blackburn's starts.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
Yankees CF Curtis Granderson took batting practice and fielded about 15 balls in the outfield for the first time since he strained his left groin May 1. He also ran again and did some stretching. "Everything felt good," he said. ... Twins 3B Nick Punto was out of the starting lineup because Gardenhire wanted to give Matt Tolbert playing time. Tolbert went 1 for 3 in his first game since he was recalled from Triple-A Rochester last Tuesday. ... Girardi said RHP Chan Ho Park (right hamstring) likely will come off the DL on Monday. ... The Twins open a two-game series at Toronto on Monday. RHP Kevin Slowey is scheduled to face Blue Jays LHP Dana Eveland.
NEW YORK - MAY 16: Justin Morneau #33 of the Minnesota Twins rounds the bases after hitting a home run in the...(Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
Regular Season Series
|2nd||J Morneau homered to left (403 feet).||1||0|
|2nd||R Winn tripled to right, J Posada and M Thames scored.||1||2|
|5th||M Teixeira singled to center, R Pena scored, D Jeter to third, M Teixeira to second advancing on throw.||1||3|
|8th||J Thome walked, O Hudson scored, J Mauer to third, M Cuddyer to second.||2||3|
|8th||J Kubel homered to right (341 feet), J Mauer, M Cuddyer and D Butera scored.||6||3|
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|Stadium||Yankee Stadium, New York, NY|
|Attendance||46,628 (92.7% full) - % is based on regular season capacity|
|Weather||67 degrees, partly cloudy|
|Umpires||Home Plate - Tim Tschida, First Base - Bob Davidson, Second Base - Alfonso Marquez, Third Base - Tim Timmons|
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