Losers of eight of nine and with their season on life support, the Yankees quickly found themselves down by five runs to the hapless Twins on Monday afternoon.
They didn’t get a hit until Joey Gallo’s bunt single to lead off the fifth.
Then the Yankees finally came to life — thanks mostly to Aaron Judge, whose three-run homer tied it in the bottom of the eighth — before Gary Sanchez won it in the 10th against a Twins team that never fails to be the perfect foil for the Yankees.
“I know what we’re capable of at our best,’’ Aaron Boone said following the 6–5 win. “We’ve been a little bit of everything. It’s gonna take our best, but if we …