Minnesota Twins ambush New York Yankees ace Gerrit Cole with three straight home runs
The Minnesota Twins exploding three straight runs home New York Yankees ace Gerrit Cole in the first inning of tonight’s contest.
Luis Arraez kicked things off for the Minnesota Twins with a high-altitude swing to the deep right for a solo homer. Arraez is beating .365 with two home runs and 14 RBI runs during the season.
“Luis Arraez has been brilliant all year, but Gerrit Cole absolutely burned him here” – Jared Carrabis
Next up is Byron Buxton. He tosses one across the left court into the third deck. It was Buxton’s 14th homer of the year.
“BYRON BUXTON TO THE THREE DECK OFF GERRIT COLE” – Jared Carrabis
Then, Carlos Correa stepped on the plate and sent another person into the crowd to run in a row home. What a start to a baseball game!
“CARLOS CORREA IS BACK TO BACK HOME RUN OFF GERRIT COLE FOR PETE’S SAKE” – Jared Carrabis
The Yankees soon took a 1-0 lead after a great Josh Donaldson fly-in, but the Twins quickly wiped it out with those three solid hosts.
Minnesota Twins have a surprising start to 2022
The Twins got off to a great start in 2022 and took first place at American League Central. The Twins’ 33-25 record in tonight’s game is good enough to lead the four-game leaderboard.
Before the Twins signed Carlos Correa, not many people chose them to be their successors. After all, the team lost 89 games last year. The biggest question for the group was to start pitching.
Chris Archer, Sonny Gray and Joe Ryan played brilliantly to start 2022, but the only fittest of the three was Chris Archer. Both Gray and Ryan are on IL 15 days.
Archer put on a solid performance last night against the Yankees. Archer played five innings, allowing only one game against the best team in baseball. Archer spoke about his performance to the media after last night’s game. He is now 1-2 with an ERA of 3.65.
“First win as Twins. Chris Archer reacts after big win over Minnesota.” – Bally Sports North
Many people have chosen Chicago White Sox to run away with AL Central, but the Twins have been a pleasant surprise, especially after losing 89 games in 2021.
What’s on the faucet?
After the series finale tonight, the Twins will host Tampa Bay Rays for an important weekend series. The Yankees will return home to face the Chicago Cubs. For more news and updates, visit the Sportskeeda Baseball page.