Series preview: Twins at Oakland

Friday, 9:05 p.m. • FSN, 96.3-FM: LHP Jaime Garcia (4-7, 4.30 with Atlanta) vs. RHP Daniel Gossett (2-5, 5.40)

Saturday, 8:05 p.m. • FSN, 96.3-FM: LHP Adalberto Mejia (4-4, 4.10) vs. RHP Chris Smith (0-1, 3.32)

Sunday, 3:05 p.m. • FSN, 96.3-FM: RHP Bartolo Colon (2-9, 8.00) vs. RHP Sonny Gray (6-5, 3.43)


The Twins are 26-20 on the road. … They won two of three against Oakland at home in May, outscoring the A's 21-13. … They have lost five straight in Oakland. … They are a season-worst two games below .500. … RHP Trevor Hildenberger is a native of San Jose and pitched for Cal-Berkeley.


They have occupied last place in the AL West since May 30. … They are 28-23 at home and have won six of their past eight games in the Coliseum. … Their 86 errors are the most in the majors. The Twins have committed 51.