NEW YORK (AP) — Talk about a wild start.
The Twins and Yankees took 45 minutes to play the first inning of Tuesday night’s AL wild-card game, heading to the second tied at 3 in a frantic, seesaw opening to this year’s postseason.
“I’m sure the pace of play was Commissioner (Rob) Manfred’s delight there,” said Twins manager Paul Molitor.
It took a while, but it also gave these playoffs an exhilarating, exhausting beginning — one that ended in an 8-4 New York victory.
Brian Dozier and Eddie Rosario homered for Minnesota to help chase New York ace Luis Severino after just one out, but the Yankees got all those runs back on a three-run shot from Didi Gregorius in the bottom half.
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