MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Chad Moeller finally hit his first major league home run, even if it never left the ballpark.
In his 78th major league at-bat, the rookie catcher hit a tiebreaking, two-out, three-run inside-the-park homer as the Minnesota Twins beat the New York Yankees 6-2 Saturday night.
Minnesota, which has won seven of nine, got its 25th come-from-behind win of the season.
Moeller came to bat with runners at first and third and the score tied at 2. His sinking liner bounced past diving Yankees left fielder Ryan Thompson and rolled to the wall, making it 5-2. His three RBIs on the play equaled his season total for his first 24 games.
"I never would have expected that this was how I get my first homer," Moeller said. "My legs are still shaking."
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