JETER HOMERS IN YANKS WIN
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Derek Jeter homered and made a highlight-reel
play at shortstop in the sixth inning to lift the New York Yankees
to a 1-0 victory Wednesday over the Minnesota Twins in the
completion of a game halted by rain the night before.
The Yankees and Twins had to push the pause button Tuesday after
a thunderstorm forced an 83-minute delay and then suspension of a
scoreless game after the fifth.
Their regularly scheduled matchup was still on tap for Wednesday
night, about a half-hour after completion of this pitching duel
started by A.J. Burnett and Scott Baker the previous night and
picked up by the bullpens for both teams in the late-afternoon sun.
Let's play 1½? Well, this wasn't exactly what Ernie Banks had in