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Trailing 4-3 in the bottom of the seventh inning, Alex Rodriguez’s 19th career grand slam gave New York a lead they would not relinquish in an 8-4 win over Minnesota Friday night at Yankee Stadium.   Joba Chamberlain (1-1) struck out the side in the eighth inning to earn the win. Scott Baker (4-3) suffered the loss despite striking out nine in six innings. Minnesota’s struggles at Yankee Stadium continued. Including last year’s postseason, the Twins have lost 11 straight games in New York. Their last win in the Bronx was a 6-2 triumph on July 4, 2007. Since 2002, Minnesota is 3-24 at Yankee Stadium. With New York trailing 4-3 in the bottom of the seventh, the Yankees had runners at second and third and no outs. Mark Teixeira was intentionally walked with one out, and ...

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