Starlin Castro drove home the tiebreaking run in the eighth inning with a sharp one-hopper scored an error on shortstop Eduardo Escobar, and New York edged the Minnesota Twins 2-1 Saturday with another dose of dominant relief pitching.
Dellin Betances, Andrew Miller and Aroldis Chapman combined for three innings of perfect relief for the second straight game, Rob Refsnyder hit a tiebreaking single and the New York Yankees took advantage of three errors to rally past the Minnesota Twins 5-3 Friday night.
Didi Gregorius hit a tiebreaking three-run homer in the seventh inning, CC Sabathia had another strong start and the New York Yankees stopped a four-game losing streak with a 4-1 victory Thursday night over the Minnesota Twins.
Nolan Arenado tied for the major league lead with his 20th homer and drove in three runs, and the Colorado Rockies beat the Yankees 6-3 Wednesday to sweep a two-game series and send New York to its fourth straight loss.
Detroit rookie Michael Fulmer dominated on Old-Timers' Day at Yankee Stadium, winning his fifth straight start while extending his scoreless streak to 28 1/3 innings to lead the Tigers over New York 4-1 Sunday.
Carlos Beltran hit a tiebreaking, two-run double in a five-run fifth inning, and the New York Yankees beat the Los Angeles Angels 6-3 Thursday night to complete a four-game sweep and reach .500 for only the second time since mid-April.