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ALDS Game 2: Yankees vs. Twins

The Yankees hosted the Minnesota Twins in Game 2 of the best-of-five American League Division Series on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, at Yankee Stadium.

New York Yankees' Aaron Judge and Didi Gregorius,
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New York Yankees' Aaron Judge and Didi Gregorius, right, celebrate their 8-2 win in Game 2 of the ALDS against the Minnesota Twins on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, at Yankee Stadium.

Masahiro Tanaka #19 of the Yankees walks to
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Masahiro Tanaka #19 of the New York Yankees walks to the dugout after the second inning during Game 2 of the ALDS against the Minnesota Twins on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, at Yankee Stadium.

New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius (18) with
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New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius (18) with the grand slam is congratulated by teammates in the 3rd inning against the Minnesota Twins at Game 2 of the ALDS on Saturday October 5, 2019 at Yankee Stadium

New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius (18) with
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New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius (18) with the grand slam is congratulated by teammates at the dugout in the 3rd inning against the Minnesota Twins at Game 2 of the ALDS on Saturday October 5, 2019 at Yankee Stadium

Didi Gregorius #18 of the New York Yankees
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Didi Gregorius #18 of the New York Yankees celebrates his third inning grand slam home run during Game 2 of the ALDS against the Minnesota Twins with teammates Edwin Encarnacion #30, Gary Sanchez #24 and Gleyber Torres #25 on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, at Yankee Stadium.

New York Yankees' Didi Gregorius, right, is greeted
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New York Yankees' Didi Gregorius, right, is greeted by Gary Sanchez after his grand slam in the third inning during Game 2 of the ALDS against the Minnesota Twins on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, at Yankee Stadium.

Didi Gregorius #18 of the New York Yankees
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Didi Gregorius #18 of the New York Yankees gives a curtain call after his third inning grand slam home run during Game 2 of the ALDS against the Minnesota Twins on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, at Yankee Stadium.

Didi Gregorius #18 of the New York Yankees
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Didi Gregorius #18 of the New York Yankees follows through on a third inning grand slam home run during Game 2 of the ALDS against the Minnesota Twins on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, at Yankee Stadium.

Didi Gregorius #18 of the New York Yankees
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Didi Gregorius #18 of the New York Yankees follows through on a third inning grand slam home run during Game 2 of the ALDS against the Minnesota Twins on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, at Yankee Stadium.

Didi Gregorius #18 of the New York Yankees
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Didi Gregorius #18 of the New York Yankees follows through on a third inning grand slam home run during Game 2 of the ALDS against the Minnesota Twins on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, at Yankee Stadium.

New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius (18) with
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New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius (18) with the grand slam i in the 3rd inning against the Minnesota Twins at Game 2 of the ALDS on Saturday October 5, 2019 at Yankee Stadium

New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius (18) with
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New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius (18) with the grand slam i in the 3rd inning against the Minnesota Twins at Game 2 of the ALDS on Saturday October 5, 2019 at Yankee Stadium

New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius and Minnesota
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New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius and Minnesota Twins relief pitcher Tyler Duffey watch the flight of his grand slam in the third inning during Game 2 of the ALDS on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, at Yankee Stadium.

New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius hits a
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New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius hits a grand slam in the third inning during Game 2 of the ALDS against the Minnesota Twins on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, at Yankee Stadium.

New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius (18) with
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New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius (18) with the grand slam in the 3rd inning against the Minnesota Twins at Game 2 of the ALDS on Saturday October 5, 2019 at Yankee Stadium

New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius (18) with
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New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius (18) with the grand slam in the 3rd inning against the Minnesota Twins at Game 2 of the ALDS on Saturday October 5, 2019 at Yankee Stadium

New York Yankees second baseman Gleyber Torres (25)
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New York Yankees second baseman Gleyber Torres (25) with the rbi single in the 3rd inning against the Minnesota Twins at Game 2 of the ALDS on Saturday October 5, 2019 at Yankee Stadium

New York Yankees right fielder Giancarlo Stanton (27)
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New York Yankees right fielder Giancarlo Stanton (27) with the sacrifice fly thats scores New York Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge (99) in the 3rd inning against the Minnesota Twins at Game 2 of the ALDS on Saturday October 5, 2019 at Yankee Stadium

New York Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge (99)
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New York Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge (99) runs to third base on the hit by New York Yankees designated hitter Edwin Encarnacion (30) in the 3rd inning against the Minnesota Twins at Game 2 of the ALDS on Saturday October 5, 2019 at Yankee Stadium

New York Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka walks
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New York Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka walks to the dugout after striking out Minnesota Twins' Max Kepler to end the top of the third inning during Game 2 of the ALDS on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, at Yankee Stadium.

New York Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka (19)
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New York Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka (19) delivers the pitch in the 3rd inning against the Minnesota Twins at Game 2 of the ALDS on Saturday October 5, 2019 at Yankee Stadium

Minnesota Twins third baseman Miguel Sano (22) reacts
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Minnesota Twins third baseman Miguel Sano (22) reacts after striking out to end the 2nd inning inning against New York Yankees at Game 2 of the ALDS on Saturday October 5, 2019 at Yankee Stadium

Didi Gregorius #18 of the New York Yankees
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Didi Gregorius #18 of the New York Yankees completes a first inning ending double play after forcing out Nelson Cruz #23 of the Minnesota Twins during Game 2 of the ALDS on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, at Yankee Stadium.

New York Yankees designated hitter Edwin Encarnacion reacts
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New York Yankees designated hitter Edwin Encarnacion reacts after hitting an RBI single as Minnesota Twins first baseman Marwin Gonzalez looks on in the first inning during Game 2 of the ALDS on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, at Yankee Stadium.

New York Yankees designated hitter Edwin Encarnacion hits
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New York Yankees designated hitter Edwin Encarnacion hits an RBI single off Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Randy Dobnak in the first inning during Game 2 of the ALDS on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, at Yankee Stadium.

Edwin Encarnacion #30 of the New York Yankees
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Edwin Encarnacion #30 of the New York Yankees follows through on a first inning RBI double during Game 2 of the ALDS against the Minnesota Twins on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, at Yankee Stadium.

New York Yankees designated hitter Edwin Encarnacion (30)
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New York Yankees designated hitter Edwin Encarnacion (30) gets the rbi single and drives in New York Yankees second baseman DJ LeMahieu (26) in the 1st inning against Minnesota Twins at Game 2 of the ALDS on Saturday October 5, 2019 at Yankee Stadium

New York Yankees second baseman DJ LeMahieu (26)
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New York Yankees second baseman DJ LeMahieu (26) slides into 3rd base on the sacrifice fly by New York Yankees left fielder Brett Gardner (11) in the 1st inning against Minnesota Twins at Game 2 of the ALDS on Saturday October 5, 2019 at Yankee Stadium

Minnesota Twins relief pitcher Randy Dobnak (68) delivers
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Minnesota Twins relief pitcher Randy Dobnak (68) delivers the pitch in the 1st inning against New York Yankees at Game 2 of the ALDS on Saturday October 5, 2019 at Yankee Stadium

New York Yankees second baseman DJ LeMahieu (26)
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New York Yankees second baseman DJ LeMahieu (26) reacts to his double as Minnesota Twins shortstop Jorge Polanco (11) cannot handle the ball in the 1st inning at Game 2 of the ALDS on Saturday October 5, 2019 at Yankee Stadium

Yankees second baseman DJ LeMahieu is safe at
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Yankees second baseman DJ LeMahieu is safe at 2nd base as Minnesota Twins shortstop Jorge Polanco drops the ball on the double in the 1st inning at Game 2 of the ALDS on Saturday October 5, 2019 at Yankee Stadium.

Jorge Polanco #11 of the Minnesota Twins can't
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Jorge Polanco #11 of the Minnesota Twins can't come up with the ball as DJ LeMahieu #26 of the New York Yankees is safe at second base with a first inning double during Game 2 of the ALDS on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, at Yankee Stadium.

New York Yankees' DJ LeMahieu doubles in the
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New York Yankees' DJ LeMahieu doubles in the first inning during Game 2 of the ALDS against the Minnesota Twins on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, at Yankee Stadium.

Jorge Polanco #11 of the Minnesota Twins is
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Jorge Polanco #11 of the Minnesota Twins is hit by a pitch in the first inning during Game 2 of the ALDS against the New York Yankees on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, at Yankee Stadium.

New York Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka (19)
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New York Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka (19) delivers the pitch in the 1st inning against Minnesota Twins at Game 2 of the ALDS on Saturday October 5, 2019 at Yankee Stadium

Masahiro Tanaka #19 of the New York Yankees
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Masahiro Tanaka #19 of the New York Yankees throws during Game 2 of the ALDS against the Minnesota Twins on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, at Yankee Stadium.

Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka delivers the pitch
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Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka delivers the pitch in the 1st inning against Minnesota Twins at Game 2 of the ALDS on Saturday October 5, 2019.

Former New York Yankees Mark Teixeira throw out
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Former New York Yankees Mark Teixeira throw out the 1st pitch at Game 2 of the ALDS on Saturday October 5, 2019 at Yankee Stadium

New York Yankees designated hitter Edwin Encarnacion (30)
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New York Yankees designated hitter Edwin Encarnacion (30) does some stretching before the start of Game 2 of the ALDS against Minnesota Twins on Saturday October 5, 2019 at Yankee Stadium

Fans arrive at Game 2 of the ALDS
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Fans arrive at Game 2 of the ALDS between the New York Yankees and Minnesota Twins on Saturday October 5, 2019 at Yankee Stadium

New York Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka warms
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New York Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka warms up in the outfield before Game 2 of the ALDS against the Minnesota Twins on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, at Yankee Stadium.

Gary Sanchez #24 of the New York Yankees
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Gary Sanchez #24 of the New York Yankees takes batting practice before Game 2 of the ALDS against the Minnesota Twins on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, at Yankee Stadium.

Brett Gardner #11 of the New York Yankees
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Brett Gardner #11 of the New York Yankees looks on during batting practice before Game 2 of the ALDS against the Minnesota Twins on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, at Yankee Stadium.

New York Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge (99)
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New York Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge (99) during batting practice at Game 2 of the ALDS on Saturday October 5, 2019 at Yankee Stadium

Giancarlo Stanton #27 of the New York Yankees
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Giancarlo Stanton #27 of the New York Yankees takes batting practice before Game 2 of the ALDS against the Minnesota Twins on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, at Yankee Stadium.

Former Yankee Nick Swisher at Game 2 of
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Former Yankee Nick Swisher at Game 2 of the ALDS on Saturday October 5, 2019 at Yankee Stadium

New York Yankees designated hitter Edwin Encarnacion (30)
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New York Yankees designated hitter Edwin Encarnacion (30) during batting practice at Game 2 of the ALDS on Saturday October 5, 2019 at Yankee Stadium

Former Yankees Reggie Jackson and Carlos Beltran at
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Former Yankees Reggie Jackson and Carlos Beltran at Game 2 of the ALDS on Saturday October 5, 2019 at Yankee Stadium

New York Yankees right fielder Giancarlo Stanton (27)
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New York Yankees right fielder Giancarlo Stanton (27) during the batting practice at Game 2 of the ALDS on Saturday October 5, 2019 at Yankee Stadium

New York Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge (99)
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New York Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge (99) during the batting practice at Game 2 of the ALDS on Saturday October 5, 2019 at Yankee Stadium

New York Yankees shortstop Tyler Wade (14) during
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New York Yankees shortstop Tyler Wade (14) during the batting practice at Game 2 of the ALDS on Saturday October 5, 2019 at Yankee Stadium

Ed and Theresa Wysotki of Harding , Pa
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Ed and Theresa Wysotki of Harding , Pa take a selfie outside the stadium as fans arrive at Game 2 of the ALDS between the New York Yankees and Minnesota Twins on Saturday October 5, 2019

Gleyber Torres #25 of the New York Yankees
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Gleyber Torres #25 of the New York Yankees takes batting practice before Game 2 of the ALDS against the Minnesota Twins on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, at Yankee Stadium.

Fans arrive at Game 2 of the ALDS
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Fans arrive at Game 2 of the ALDS between the New York Yankees and Minnesota Twins on Saturday October 5, 2019 at Yankee Stadium

Antoine Bertrand of Montreal checks out his Yankee
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Antoine Bertrand of Montreal checks out his Yankee cap at Game 2 of the ALDS on Saturday October 5, 2019 at Yankee Stadium

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