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Trevor Plouffe, Twins

The rookie shortstop made up for his critical second-inning throwing error with a two-run single in the third and the go-ahead sacrifice fly in the 10th.

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.485 Justin Morneau's average (16-for-33) in his past 10 games against the A's. He went 2-for-4.

6 Errors for Oakland's Daric Barton, a high for major league first basemen. He had gone 24 consecutive games without one before his 10th-inning throwing error.

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The Twins complete their short series in Oakland on Thursday with Nick Blackburn on the mound.

TWINS STATISTICS Through Tuesday Note: *-Player on disabled list. Stats include players no longer on the team BATTERS AVG AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI Kubel .322 146 16 47 10 0 4 20 Span .277 159 19 44 4 1 1 8 Plouffe .269 26 8 7 2 0 1 2 Cuddyer .261 142 12 37 4 0 4 9 Mauer * .235 34 2 8 1 0 0 4 Morneau .223 130 8 29 10 0 1 10 Valencia .218 142 11 31 6 0 3 19 L. Hughes .217 69 3 15 3 0 1 6 Thome * .214 56 5 12 3 0 2 7 Nishioka * .208 24 1 5 1 0 0 2 Repko * .208 24 5 5 0 0 0 3 Young .192 73 3 14 3 0 0 7 Casilla .191 89 11 17 2 2 0 3 Revere .167 24 2 4 0 0 0 0 Tolbert .164 67 10 11 3 1 0 2 Butera .108 74 3 8 2 0 0 4 Rivera .067 15 1 1 0 0 0 0 Totals .225 1346 123 303 55 4 18 109 Stolen bases (18): Casilla 3, Span 3, Cuddyer 2, Revere 2, Valencia 2, L. Hughes, Kubel, Nishioka, Plouffe, Repko, Young. Errors (25): Casilla 5, Cuddyer 3, Valencia 3, Butera 2, Nishioka 2, Tolbert 2, Duensing, L. Hughes, Morneau, Pavano, Perkins, Revere, Tosoni, Young. PITCHERS W-L ERA IP H ER BB SO Perkins 0-1 0.87 20.2 15 2 8 20 Blackburn 2-4 3.70 48.2 53 20 18 28 Capps 1-2 3.72 19.1 14 8 1 12 Slowey 0-0 3.86 14.0 16 6 1 7 Baker 2-3 3.99 49.2 48 22 17 48 Duensing 2-3 4.61 41.0 48 21 16 26 Mijares * 0-0 5.40 11.2 11 7 11 7 Pavano 2-4 5.89 47.1 57 31 14 18 Liriano 3-5 6.12 42.2 33 29 28 30 Burnett 0-2 6.52 9.2 13 7 9 6 Dumatrait 0-0 6.75 1.1 0 1 2 0 Nathan 0-1 7.43 13.1 13 11 8 12 Swarzak 0-1 8.44 5.1 8 5 1 1 Totals 13-27 4.96 352.1 369 194 153 235 Saves (8): Capps 5, Nathan 3. Home attendance (15 dates) Year Total Avg. 2011 579,737 38,649 2010 579,874 38,658