Kevin Jepsen

Rodriguez, Beltran Homer As Yankees Rally Past Twins

Rodriguez, Beltran Homer As Yankees Rally Past Twins

MINNEAPOLIS — Only those not paying attention to the 2016 Twins felt the Yankees’ four-run deficit after six innings Saturday afternoon was insurmountable.

For those who had been following closely, what happened next seemed inevitable.

Alex Rodriguez hit a two-run homer off Ricky Nolasco, who had shut the Yankees out over the first six frames, in the seventh and Carlos Beltran blasted a two-run shot off Kevin Jepsen in the eighth to tie it.

The Yankees further battered the Twins’ taxed and terrible bullpen in the ninth, with Jacoby Ellsbury’s two-run single the big hit, which paved the way for a 7-6 victory in front of 30,760 at Target...

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