Thursday's recap: Twins-Oakland

  • Updated: August 8, 2014 - 12:25 AM

GAME RECAP

IMPACT PLAYER

Jon Lester

The veteran lefthander was perfect through five innings and ended up with a three-hit shutout, striking out eight and walking two. It was his fourth career shutout.

BY THE NUMBERS

3 Runs given up by Yohan Pino in 5⅔ innings.

2 RBI by Stephen Vogt,who hit a two-run homer in the third inning.

9 Times the Twins have been shut out this year.

ON DECK

Righthander Kyle Gibson (10-8, 3.93 ERA) tries to keep up his hot streak as he takes on Athletics’ lefthander Scott Kazmir (12-4, 2.53).

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