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Yankees cruise past Twins; take series

Marcus Thames belted a two-run homer and the New York Yankees defeated the Minnesota Twins 6-1 in a sweep of their best-of-five ALDS Saturday night.

The Yankees won the game as -180 favorites, while the seven runs went UNDER the posted over/under (9) set by sportsbooks.

Nick Swisher went deep for a solo homer, and Phil Hughes tossed seven scoreless innings for the win.

Brian Duensing gave up seven hits and five runs over 3 1-3 innings in the Twins loss.