Minnesota Twins beat the New York Yankees 7-5 on walkoff to avoid a three-game sweep
FORT MYERS, FLORIDA - FEBRUARY 26: Nelson Cruz #23 of the Minnesota Twins celebrates with Cody Asche #92 after he scored a run against the Philadelphia Phillies in the fifth inning of a Grapefruit League spring training game at Hammond Stadium on February 26, 2020 in Fort Myers, Florida. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)
Josh Donaldson and Nelson Cruz hit two-run homers off Aroldis Chapman in the ninth inning, and the Minnesota Twins beat the New York Yankees 7-5 to avoid a three-game sweep. Giancarlo Stanton drove a slider off the end of his bat 422 feet for a three-run, first-inning homer off J.A. Happ, Gio Urshela also homered and an all right-handed New York Yankees lineup built a 5-2 lead by the sixth inning. But Chapman blew a save for the second time in 14 chances as he allowed all four batters to reach.