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The Minnesota Twins did their best to play spoiler with a doubleheader sweep of the Detroit Tigers on Sunday. The New York Yankees are a tougher challenge. The Yankees cruised to a win in the series opener at Minnesota and now lead the American League East by 1 1/2 games over the Baltimore Orioles. New York has won eight of its last nine games and will not play another team with a winning record the rest of the way.