The righthander held Oakland to one run on four hits over eight innings.
1,000 Career hits for Justin Morneau, who went 1-for-4 with a first-inning infield single Friday.
5 Consecutive one-run games for the Twins, who are 3-2 in that span.
79 Consecutive sellouts for the Twins at Target Field.
Nick Blackburn is 0-4 with a 6.64 ERA for his career against Oakland heading into Saturday night's start. The Twins face another tough Athletics lefthander in Gio Gonzalez.
|Cincinnati - WP: M. Lorenzen||7||FINAL|
|Pittsburgh - LP: J. Locke||1|
|Miami||2||Bottom 9th Inning|
|NY Yankees - WP: M. Pineda||6||FINAL|
|Toronto - LP: M. Estrada||3|
|Philadelphia - LP: C. Billingsley||0||FINAL|
|Atlanta - WP: S. Miller||9|
|Baltimore - LP: B. Norris||2||FINAL|
|NY Mets - WP: B. Colon||3|
|Tampa Bay - LP: D. Smyly||0||FINAL|
|Boston - WP: R. Porcello||2|
|Los Angeles||7||Bottom 7th Inning|
|Cleveland||3||Top 9th Inning|
|Detroit||2||Top 8th Inning|
|Oakland||2||Bottom 8th Inning|
|Texas||7||Bottom 8th Inning|
|Chicago Cubs||4||Bottom 6th Inning|
|Seattle||0||Top 2nd Inning|
|San Diego||0||Top 2nd Inning|
|Chicago||1||3rd Prd 5:11|
|San Jose||1||2nd Half 5:00|