The Minnesota Twins executed a rare triple play Monday night in their game against the visiting new York Yankees at Target Field.

The Twins opened the three-game series with an 8-6 win over the Yanks in a game that also included two double-plays and five home runs for the first place Twinkies.

The Twins have a 3-game lead over the Cleveland Indians in the AL Central going into tonight's game.

Go Twins!