The Minnesota Twins made some roster moves on Tuesday, reinstating shortstop Andrelton Simmons from the Restricted List and returning catcher Mitch Garver from a rehab assignment and the 10-day Injured List.
José Berríos pitched into the seventh inning to beat his former team, Bo Bichette homered in a five-run first inning and the Toronto Blue Jays held their playoff position by beating the Minnesota Twins 5-3 Sunday.
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. connected for his major league-leading 46th homer, but Jorge Polanco, Josh Donaldson, and Miguel Sanó hit consecutive homers as the Minnesota Twins beat the Toronto Blue Jays 7-3 Friday night.
Cal Quantrill gave Cleveland another strong start, and Oscar Mercado, Bobby Bradley and Franmil Reyes homered to help ignite a lagging Indians lineup in a 12-3 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday night.
The Twins won the nightcap against the Indians, 6-3. The Twins improved to 3-9 in doubleheader games this season on the strength of a four-run fourth inning in the second game against Indians starter Logan Allen (1-7).
Triston McKenzie turned in another stellar start for Cleveland, cruising through six innings of the first game of a doubleheader to lead the Indians past Minnesota 3-1 on Tuesday after a comebacker off the wrist of Twins rookie Joe Ryan sidelined one half of the pitching duel.
On Tuesday, Major League Baseball announced that former Minnesota Twins designated hitter Nelson Cruz has been named the team's nominee for the 2021 Roberto Clemente Award, baseball's most prestigious individual honor for major leaguers.
Aaron Judge hit a tying three-run homer off Alex Colomé with two outs in the eighth inning, Gary Sánchez lined a winning single in the 10th, and the New York Yankees overcame a five-run deficit to beat the Minnesota Twins 6-5 Monday.
The Minnesota Twins' charter flight had mechanical problems, forcing the team to change planes. Manager Rocco Baldelli said the Twins arrived at their hotel in New York for their makeup game against the Yankees at about 1:30 a.m. Monday.