Scott Kazmir, Oakland
He didn’t get his second career shutout or even a victory, but the lefthander dominated the Twins from the first inning into the ninth.
BY THE NUMBERS
2 Walkoff wins by the Athletics this season.
3 Blown saves by Oakland’s Tyler Clippard.
19 Straight first-pitch strikes by Phil Hughes to open the game.
Jesse Chavez was the winning pitcher on May 5 when Oakland beat the Twins 2-1. He will face former teammate Tommy Milone.
La VELLE E. NEAL III