Twins beat Yankees behind Santana, Dozier

Twins beat Yankees behind Santana, Dozier

Max Kepler and Brian Dozier hit home runs and Ervin Santana pitched into the eighth inning to lift the Twins to a 7-4 victory over the New York Yankees in Minneapolis.

 Santana earned his first win since May 14.

Kepler finished with three hits for the first time in his career and also stole his first base. Dozier and Eduardo Nunez had two hits apiece and Eduardo Escobar knocked in a pair of runs as the Twins salvaged the final game of the four-game series.

Brian McCann had a pair of homers among three hits to lead the Yankees’ offense. Brett Gardner added a pair of hits and scored a run.