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Oakland Athletics pitcher A.J. Griffin reaches for the ball as Minnesota Twins' Oswaldo Arcia, lower left, in the seventh inning of a baseball game, Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013 in Minneapolis. The Athletics won 8-2. Griffin gave up only two runs in his seven-inning appearance.(AP Photo/Jim Mone)

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Thursday's Twins-Oakland game recap

  • September 13, 2013 - 12:20 AM

GAME RECAP

IMPACT PLAYER

A.J. Griffin, Oakland

The righthander held the Twins to one run on two hits over seven innings.

BY THE NUMBERS

12 Home runs by Oswaldo Arcia, the most by a Twins rookie since Bobby Kielty and Dustan Mohr each hit 12 in 2002.

.360 Batting average for Josh Donaldson against the Twins in eight career games.

6.71 ERA for Twins pitchers through seven games of this homestand.

5-6 Record for the Twins in September.

28-19 Oakland’s record vs. lefthanded starters.

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