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Byline: The Nation.
Jason Kubel hit a stunning grand slam off Mariano Rivera with two outs in the eighth inning as the Minnesota Twins ended a nine-game losing streak against the New York Yankees with a 6-3 victory yesterday (Bangkok time).
Rivera replaced Joba Chamberlain (1-2) with the bases loaded and a 3-1 lead and walked Jim Thome. Kubel pulled a drive into the seats in right, startling the crowd of 46,628.
Kubel's third homer of the season and sixth career slam ended a string of 51 straight converted save opportunities for Rivera at home, equalling the major league record set by Eric Gagne with the …