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Updated: October 3rd, 2010 4:33pm
Twins to face Yankees in ALDS; game times announced

Twins to face Yankees in ALDS; game times announced

by Phil Mackey
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MINNEAPOLIS -- With the New York Yankees losing 8-4 to the Boston Red Sox on Sunday, the Tampa Bay Rays earned their second-ever American League East division title.

The Yankees (95-67) settled for the AL Wild Card, which means they will travel to Target Field on Wednesday to face the Twins (94-68) in the American League Division Series.

Twins vs. Yankees ALDS schedule (all times Central and all games on 1500 ESPN Twin Cities):

Game 1 (Target Field): Wednesday, 7:37 p.m.
Game 2 (Target Field): Thursday, 5:07 p.m.
Game 3 (Yankee Stadium): Saturday, 7:37 p.m.
Game 4, if necessary (Yankee Stadium): Sunday, Oct. 10, TBD
Game 5, if necessary (Target Field): Tuesday, Oct. 12, TBD

The Twins have faced the Yankees in the postseason three times since 2003, and they have lost all three of those series -- 3-1 in 2003, 3-1 in 2004, and 3-0 in 2009.

Phil Mackey is a columnist for He co-hosts "Mackey & Judd" from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. weekdays on 1500 ESPN Twin Cities.
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