A matchup of a pair of teams in the midst of the crowded American League wild card race opens up in the Twin Cities. The New York Yankees play the first game of a three game set with the Minnesota Twins Monday night. New York had the nightcap of a Sunday doubleheader with the Red Sox Sunday night: they won the opening game of the twin bill 3-0 Sunday afternoon. Minnesota dropped the rubber game of their road set with the Astros, falling 5-3 Sunday. The Yankees held a 5-2 edge in the season series last year, taking three of four here June 16-19, 2016.