June 7 – This Day in Twins History

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Twins record on June 7 games is 

2017 – Mike Zunino crushed a pair of home runs — including a two-run walk-off with two out in the ninth — as the red-hot Mariners pulled out a 6-5 victory over the Twins on Wednesday night at Safeco Field. Zunino hit his game-winner 437 feet to right-center off Twins closer Brandon Kintzler after Ben Gamel’s two-out single. The Mariners had just five hits on the night, but four were home runs, including Zunino’s third and fourth of the season. Miguel Sano hit a 3-run shot for the Twins but it was not enough. Box Score

Miguel Sano,

 

1961 – A Yankee five-run third inning does in the Twins in Gotham as Roger Maris and Yogi Berra both go long off Twins starter Pedro Ramos. The Maris home run was number 17 and leads the league. The Twins can only muster two hits off Yankee hurler Ralph Terry as he goes the distance for the win and the Twins drop into the AL cellar with the 5-1 loss. Box Score

Roger Maris

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