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Captain Clutch: Jeter enjoying the ride
Shortstop Derek Jeter has 68 postseason wins and four World Series rings to his credit. (Elsa/Getty Images)
Derek Jeter, who already has a rather lengthy postseason resume, is determined to enjoy his club's current playoff success. Jeter, who has a Major League record 107 postseason hits to his credit, batted .429 in the ALDS and was right in the middle of the postgame celebration. Full story > 
Series Status
Game 1: MIN 3 @ NYY 1   Box  |  Wrapup
Game 2: MIN 1 @ NYY 4   Box  |  Wrapup
Game 3: NYY 3 @ MIN 1   Box  |  Wrapup
Game 4: NYY 8 @ MIN 1   Box  |  Wrapup

Series Preview
Twins preview
Santana now topping pitching charts
The Twins' Johan Santana is topping the pitching staff by starting Game 1 of the ALDS against the Yankees on Tuesday. Full story >
• Three is Twins' magic number
• Video: Twins season recap
Yankees preview
Mussina has been mighty vs. Minny
Yankees pitcher Mike Mussina can't explain why he has compiled a 20-2 career record against the Twins. Full story >
• Pitching the key for Yankees
• Video: Yankees season recap

Game1, Sept. 30, 2003  Twins 3, Yankees 1  Wrapup >
By using hustle, solid pitching and timely hitting, the Twins won Game 1 of the ALDS, beating the Yankees, 3-1, on Tuesday afternoon at Yankee Stadium. Five Minnesota pitchers, including game-winner LaTroy Hawkins (right) combined to limit the Yankees to nine hits and had eight strikeouts. Wrapup > 
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NewsMinny plays major role in victory | Yankees come up short in Game 1 | More >
AudioTorii Hunter's run-scoring triple | Soriano drives in a run | More >
VideoStewart robs Matsui in the corner 56K | 300K | More >

Oct. 1, 2003
Twins coverage
Twins staying cool in hot setting
Minnesota is obviously a cold-weather state, but the Twins have been red hot in the second half of the season -- and continued to be so in the ALDS opener. Full story >
• Radke ready for Game 2 start
• Audio: Hunter says Twins are ready
Yankees coverage
Yankees not down about being down
It was hardly surprising that the Yankees seemed as relaxed as ever before Wednesday's workout, with typical Bronx smiles and pats on the back. Full story >
• Yankees notes: Game 1 done, over with
• Audio: Posada says Yanks must find way

Game 2, Oct. 2, 2003  Yankees 4, Twins 1  Wrapup >
Andy, Alfonso: 2 A's for Yanks in DS test
A three-run seventh inning lifted the Yankees past the Twins, 4-1, in Game 2 of the ALDS on Thursday. Andy Pettitte struck out 10 in seven innings as New York evened the series at a game apiece. Alfonso Soriano drove in the go-ahead run and Jason Giambi provided the final margin with a two-run single in the seventh. 
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NewsSeventh is not heaven for Twins | Yankees rally to series-evening win | More >
AudioHunter's fifth-inning solo homer | Soriano's RBI single | More >
VideoRivas flashes some leather: 56K | 300K | Giambi provides insurance: 56K | 300K | More >

Oct. 3, 2003
Twins coverage
Minnesota fans have a rally good time
You can forget the Yankees when you've got the Hankies. That was the overwhelming sentiment as at least 2,000 giddy Twins fans packed Nicollet Mall. Full story >
• Lohse hopes gift is win
• Audio: Lohse on Game 3 start
Yankees coverage
Not ready for last Rocket ride
Roger Clemens is well aware that if things don't go right on Saturday, he could be making the final start of his long career. Clemens is out to prevent that in Game 3. Full story > 
• Steinbrenner: Torre to return in '04
• Audio: Clemens ready for Game 3

Game 3, Oct. 4, 2003  Yankees 3, Twins 1  Wrapup >
Rocket power fuels Yanks' win
Roger Clemens struck out six and gave up just one run to the Twins in seven innings as the Yankees beat Minnesota, 3-1, in Game 3 of the AL Division Series on Saturday. Hideki Matsui hit his first postseason home run, a two-run shot in the second inning and Bernie Williams had a pair of hits and an RBI. 
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NewsNo dome advantage in Game 3 | Rocket fuels Yankees to Game 3 victory | More >
AudioPierzynski's home run | Matsui's two-run homer in 2nd | More >
VideoPierzynski rips a solo home run: 56K | 300K | Clemens baffles the Twins: 56K | 300K | More >

Game 4, Oct. 5, 2003  Yankees 8, Twins 1  Wrapup >
Minus 'sota, bubbly for Yanks
The Yankees, using their bats and the pitching of David Wells (pictured) are headed back to the American League Championship Series for a date with either the Oakland A's or their longtime rival, the Boston Red Sox, following Sunday's win over the Twins in the American League Divison Series at the Metrodome. 
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NewsEnd for the Twins comes way too soon | Yanks' Boomer, bats too much for Twins | More >
AudioGardenhire following Game 4 | Wells on Game 4 win | More >
VideoYankees celebrate their victory: 56K | 300K | Stewart robs Jeter: 56K | 300K | More >