Twins Beat Yankees 5-1; Play Tampa Bay
The Twins defeated the New York Yankees 5-1 in exhibition play in Florida Sunday afternoon. Joe Benson and Danny Valencia each hit solo homeruns and Mike Hollimon hit a 3-run homerun for Minnesota. Nick Blackburn threw 3 shutout innings with 3 hits allowed and 1 strikeout.
The Twins are 5-5 this spring and will play Tampa Bay at Charlotte Sports Complex in Florida at 12:05 today, pregame on WJON at 12:00.