Jaime Garcia, Twins
In his first (and last?) start for the Twins, he pitched into the seventh inning, giving up three runs.
BY THE NUMBERS
4 Consecutive losses for the Twins before Friday; they have not won or lost more than four games in a row all season.
5 Consecutive losses for the Athletics, losers of nine of 11.
Adalberto Mejia, the Twins’ starter on Saturday, has a 2.31 ERA in six road starts this year.
Oakland starter Chris Smith has two career appearances against the Twins without allowing a run.