FIRST INNING

Twins: With Oakland starter Jason Hammel pitching, Brian Dozier homered to left.

Oakland: With Twins starter Phil Hughes pitching, Sam Fuld singled to left. Fuld stole second. Josh Donaldson struck out. Brandon Moss was hit by a pitch. Stephen Vogt singled to right, scoring Fuld. Twins 1, Athletics 1

 

EIGHTH INNING

Twins: With Oakland reliever Luke Gregerson pitching, Danny Santana reached first on a bunt single to the catcher. Santana stole second. Dozier flied out to center. Santana moved to third on a wild pitch. Kurt Suzuki doubled to center, scoring Santana. Kennys Vargas struck out. Josh Willingham homered to left, scoring Suzuki. Twins 4, Athletics 1

 

NINTH INNING

Twins: With Oakland reliever Jesse Chavez pitching, Jordan Schafer singled to short. Santana singled to left, moving Schafer to second. Dozier walked, moving Schafer to third and Santana to second. Suzuki singled to third, scoring Schafer and moving Santana to third and Dozier to second. Vargas walked, scoring Santana. Twins 6, Athletics 1

 

TWINS AB R H BI BB SO Avg.

Santana cf 5 2 3 0 0 1 .315

Dozier 2b 4 1 1 1 1 1 .240

Suzuki c 5 1 2 2 0 0 .305

Vargas 1b 4 0 0 1 1 2 .297

Willingham dh 4 1 1 2 1 0 .210

Parmelee rf 4 0 0 0 0 1 .253

Nunez 3b 4 0 1 0 0 0 .252

Escobar ss 3 0 1 0 1 2 .274

Schafer lf 4 1 1 0 0 1 .313

Totals 37 6 10 6 4 8

Oakland AB R H BI BB SO Avg.

Crisp dh 4 0 1 0 0 0 .266

Fuld cf 4 1 1 0 0 1 .258

Donaldson 3b 4 0 1 0 0 2 .250

Moss lf 3 0 0 0 0 2 .246

Vogt 1b 4 0 1 1 0 1 .319

Reddick rf 2 0 0 0 1 0 .256

Gomes ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .236

Jaso c 3 0 0 0 0 0 .263

Freiman ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .216

Callaspo 2b 4 0 1 0 0 2 .231

Sogard ss 3 0 1 0 0 1 .216

Totals 33 1 6 1 1 9

Twins 100 000 032 — 6 10 0

Oakland 100 000 000 — 1 6 1

E—Hammel (1). LOB—Twins 8, Oakland 7. 2B—Suzuki (22). HR—Dozier (20), off Hammel; Willingham (12), off Gregerson. RBI—Dozier (51), Suzuki 2 (48), Vargas (8), Willingham 2 (34), Vogt (28). SB—Santana (10), Nunez (7), Schafer (4), Fuld (17). CS—Nunez (3).

TWINS IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA

Hughes W, 12-8 7 4 1 1 1 7 94 3.88

Fien 1 2 0 0 0 1 17 2.86

Perkins 1 0 0 0 0 1 8 2.74

OAKLAND IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA

Hammel 6⅓ 4 1 1 2 5 92 5.90

Abad ⅔ 0 0 0 0 1 4 1.76

Gregerson L, 2-2 1 3 3 3 0 1 25 2.26

Chavez 1 3 2 2 2 1 42 3.43

Inherited runners-scored—Abad 2-0. HBP—by Hughes (Moss). WP—Hammel, Gregerson. Umpires—Home, Lance Barrett; First, Brian Gorman; Second, Ed Hickox; Third, Pat Hoberg. T—2:49. A—25,598 (35,067).