Chris Young went 2 for 3 and hit his first home run of the spring off Scott Diamond in the bottom of the first inning as a New York Mets' split squad tied the Minnesota Twins 3-3 in nine innings on Saturday.
After the Minnesota Twins fumbled, stumbled and whiffed their way through one last miserable defeat in a season full of them, many of the players walked up to manager Ron Gardenhire to give him one last handshake or hug.
Josh Reddick homered and had three RBIs, A.J. Griffin allowed just two hits in seven innings, and the A’s beat the Minnesota Twins 8-2 Thursday afternoon to increase their division lead to 3½ games over idle Texas in the American League West.
Hiroki Kuroda pitched five innings, the last after a long rain delay, Robinson Cano had another big hit against the Twins and the New York Yankees beat Minnesota for the fifth time in two weeks, 2-0 Friday night.