"It was far from a good outing, but there are some positives I can take out of it," Hughes said.
Swarzak gave up six runs and eight hits in 2 2-3 innings.
Doumit hit a two-run homer off Hughes in the sixth to cut the lead to 7-6.
"In this park, it's fun to hit," Doumit said.
NOTES: Yankees starters have a 5.59 ERA. Their bullpen has a 1.83 ERA, according to STATS LLC. ... The teams combined for 19 runs in the first inning this series. ... Twins CF Denard Span broke his bat tapping it on home plate during his at-bat leading off the game. ... Joe Mauer went 1 for 5 on his 29th birthday.
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