New York Yankees defeat Minnesota Twins, 7-2

He is 35 years old and has two wobbly knees, but Hideki Matsui showed again Wednesday night that he can still be Godzilla and deliver in big moments - especially against lefties.

Matsui crushed a fastball into Monument Park for a two-run homer off Twins lefty reliever Francisco Liriano in the fifth inning of the Yankees' 7-2 Game 1 victory in the AL division series.

"He's amazing," said Alex Rodriguez, who scored on Matsui's home run. "We don't see a lot of balls goi...