The offense did their best to come back into the game but were only able to score four runs to the Twins ten. Ichiro had a big day at the plate, getting two RBI and hitting a solo home run in the seventh inning. Cano continue to drive runners in after an RBI single in the third inning. The offense missing the spark they need to guide them to victories. With Jeter's quad injury and a day off given to Brett Gardner, the Yankees were really at a disadvantage at the plate.
The Yankees end their first half seven games over .500 and after playing their sloppiest game of the season thus far, look to put the first half behind them and come back refreshed. Things won't get any easier for the Bombers as their first three opponents after the All-Star break are the Red Sox, the Rangers and finally Tampa Bay at home. Let the stretch run begin!