Ike Davis

Yankees Can't Finish Series Sweep, Fall 7-4 To Twins

MINNEAPOLIS — Brian McCann did his part to help the Yankees accomplish something they haven't done in nearly 70 years: sweep a four-game series for the third straight time.

McCann had two home runs among his three hits, but New York lost 7-4 to Minnesota on Sunday.

If the Yankees would have won, it would have marked the first time since 1947 they swept three consecutive series of at least four games, according to the Elias Sports Bureau. New York won four straight at Oakland from May 19-22 and at home against the Los Angeles Angels on June 6-9.

As it is, they'll return home somewhat upbeat after a 3-3 trip that began with two losses in Colorado.

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