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Friday's recap: Twins-Oakland

  • August 9, 2014 - 12:32 AM

GAME RECAP

IMPACT PLAYER

Coco Crisp, Oakland

The veteran broke a scoreless tie in style, hitting a three-run double in the fifth inning off Kyle Gibson.

BY THE NUMBERS

6 Walks drawn by the Athletics, matching their hit total against Kyle Gibson and four Twins relievers.

12 Consecutive batters retired by Oakland’s Scott Kazmir to start the game, one day after fellow All-Star lefthander Jon Lester retired the Twins’ first 15 batters.

ON DECK

Righthander Trevor May will make his major league debut for the Twins on Saturday night, while Oakland starts its third All-Star in a row in this series in Jeff Samardzija.

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