Kyle Gibson pitched six innings of one-hit baseball, and Eduardo Escobar and Robbie Grossman homered as the Twins went into the bottom of the ninth with a 3-1 lead. But it all went for naught.
The 30-year-old righthander pitched two scoreless innings for the Yankees against his new team on Monday.
Twins GM Thad Levine, after witnessing a week's worth of losses on an ugly road trip, said he believes the ninth-inning collapse on Thursday may represent a turning point in Minnesota's season - in a good way
Twins closer Fernando Rodney says he left a fastball too high to Gary Sanchez, and his quick hands were able to drive it out for a walk off home run Thursday.
The Twins haven't been swept in a four-game series in a couple of years, since an ugly four days in Kansas City in August 2016.
The Twins had hoped to keep Tyler Kinley on the roster all season. He lasted only four weeks and had a sky-high ERA to show for it.
The Twins had their chances on a dreary night in the Bronx by loading the bases twice, but could not put together a big inning in a 7-4 loss.
Byron Buxton still was being bothered by a sore left big toe a day after a hole was drilled in the nail, further clouding his return to the Twins.
A look back at Wednesday night's game.
Along with a great new restaurant, the ballpark has debuted a bunch of occasionally impressive food offerings.
Eduardo Escobar's .293 road trip stands out in an otherwise dim Twins hitting slump of late. Lance Lynn will try to snap Twins' five-game losing streak in his Yankee Stadium debut.
Tyler Kinley, who under MLB's Rule 5 has to remain on the major league roster all season or be offered back to the Marlins, has thrown 102 pitches this season, 50 of them 95 miles per hour or faster.
CC Sabathia limited the Twins to just two hits in his six innings of work while Gary Sanchez, Aaron Judge and Didi Gregorius provided the offense in an 8-3 romp at Yankee Stadium, Minnesota's fifth straight loss.
Twins righthander Jose Berrios says New York hitters laid off anything close on Tuesday, forcing him to give them better pitches to hit.
Is Lance Lynn the answer? His only career shutout came in his lone start against the Yankees.
A look back at Tuesday night's game.
The Twins' center fielder won't rejoin the team until this weekend in Minnesota, at the earliest.
Duffey was strong in four games in Class AAA, striking out 14 in 11 innings.
With the Twins trailing the Yankees by 11 runs in the eighth inning, Paul Molitor signaled for Ryan LaMarre to take the mound.
The center fielder, recovering from a four-day bout with migraine headaches that landed him on the disabled list, fouled a ball off his left foot during Sunday's game.