Thursday's Twins-Oakland game recap

  • Updated: September 13, 2013 - 12:20 AM

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)

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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Cleveland - LP: C. Carrasco 6 FINAL
Detroit - WP: K. Lobstein 8
Chicago Cubs - WP: J. Arrieta 5 FINAL
Cincinnati - LP: A. DeSclafani 2
Washington - LP: G. Gonzalez 2 FINAL
Miami - WP: D. Haren 6
Toronto - LP: M. Buehrle 1 FINAL
Tampa Bay - WP: C. Archer 5
Atlanta - LP: T. Cahill 4 FINAL
Philadelphia - WP: J. Williams 5
Boston - LP: W. Miley 7 FINAL
Baltimore - WP: B. Norris 18
St. Louis 3 Bottom 8th Inning
Milwaukee 6
Kansas City - LP: K. Herrera 2 FINAL
Chicago WSox - WP: D. Robertson 3
Kansas City 3 Bottom 6th Inning
Chicago WSox 4
Texas 2 Top 5th Inning
LA Angels 0
Houston 3 Top 3rd Inning
Oakland 2
Los Angeles 0 Top 4th Inning
San Diego 1
Pittsburgh 2 Top 3rd Inning
Arizona 0
San Francisco 0 Postponed
Colorado 0
Minnesota 2 Bottom 3rd Inning
Seattle 0
NY Mets - J. Niese 7:05 PM
NY Yankees - N. Eovaldi
Cleveland 101 FINAL
Boston 93
LA Clippers 56 3rd Qtr 9:23
San Antonio 51
Toronto 5:30 PM
Washington
Houston 8:00 PM
Dallas
St. Louis 1 3rd Prd
Minnesota 2
Montreal 5:00 PM
Ottawa
Los Angeles 4:00 PM
Red Bull New York
Toronto FC 6:00 PM
Orlando City
Portland 8:30 PM
Seattle
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