New York Yankees defeat Minnesota Twins, 5-2

MINNEAPOLIS - Standing at his locker last weekend at Fenway Park, Lance Berkman said that one big hit in the postseason would erase the frustration of his two months in pinstripes.

He was right.

Berkman doubled his fun with two huge hits, leading the Yankees to a 5-2 win over the Twins Thursday night in Game 2 of the American League division series.

Andy Pettitte backed up his fellow Texan with seven strong innings of two-run ball, moving the Yankees one win away ...