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A line drive off Todd Frazier's bat in the fifth inning Wednesday struck a young girl in the face, visibly affecting Frazier and several other players who witnessed it.
The Twins lost for the fifth time in six games Wednesday and fell to 1-8 in the Bronx over the last three years, continuing their long and durable domination by the Yankees.
Jose Berrios' command was absent, or at least shaky. The rest of the Twins contributed mistakes or fell short during the 5-2 loss at Yankee Stadium.
Manager Paul Molitor is concerned about Sano trying to regain his timing in the midst of a postseason chase.
Since Eduardo Escobar took over at Sano's position full-time while he recuperates, the backup has homered eight times, or one every 13.6 at-bats.
Jaime Garcia took advantage of the Twins being overaggressive at bat, striking out seven of the first 10 batters, while Ervin Santana pitched well in a ballpark that hasn't been kind to him in the past.
The Twins, like most MLB teams, will send scouts to a showcase in the Caribbean this week for Venezuelan prospects. All the players are 14 or younger.
A series of well-placed hits by the Blue Jays did in the Twins.
Byron Buxton has stolen 25 bases in 26 attempts this season, and the past 21 in a row.
Bartolo Colon's shutout - on 'Big Sexy Night' in his honor - vanished in the fifth inning, and Minnesota's bats went quiet.