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W:A.Griffin(1-0) L:F.Liriano(3-8) S:R.Cook (9)
HR: OAK- J.Gomes (9) MIN- J.Willingham 2 (21)



Oakland Top 1st
- UMPIRES: Home,Brian Gorman; First, Todd Tichenor; Second, Alan Porter; Third, Bob Davidson;
- Coco Crisp struck out swinging. None on with one out and Jemile Weeks due up.
- Jemile Weeks struck out looking. None on with two outs and Josh Reddick due up.
- Josh Reddick struck out swinging to end the inning.

Minnesota Bottom 1st
- Denard Span singled to right. Runner on first with none out and Ben Revere due up.
- Ben Revere struck out swinging. Runner on first with one out and Joe Mauer due up.
- Joe Mauer struck out swinging. Runner on first with two outs and Josh Willingham due up.
- Denard Span picked off and caught stealing second to end the inning.

Oakland Top 2nd
- Yoenis Cespedes singled to center. Runner on first with none out and Chris Carter due up.
- Chris Carter popped out to short. Runner on first with one out and Jonny Gomes due up.
- Jonny Gomes struck out swinging. Runner on first with two outs and Derek Norris due up.
- Derek Norris struck out swinging to end the inning.

Minnesota Bottom 2nd
- Josh Willingham lead-off Home Run (20) to left center. Justin Morneau due up.
- Justin Morneau flied out to left. None on with one out and Trevor Plouffe due up.
- Trevor Plouffe singled to left. Runner on first with one out and Brian Dozier due up.
- Brian Dozier flied out to center. Runner on first with two outs and Drew Butera due up.
- Drew Butera popped out to third to end the inning.

Oakland Top 3rd
- Brandon Inge struck out swinging. None on with one out and Brandon Hicks due up.
- Brandon Hicks struck out swinging. None on with two outs and Coco Crisp due up.
- Coco Crisp struck out swinging to end the inning.

Minnesota Bottom 3rd
- Jamey Carroll flied out to center. None on with one out and Denard Span due up.
- Denard Span singled to right. Runner on first with one out and Ben Revere due up.
- Ben Revere lined into a double play, short to first. On the play, Denard Span out at first to end the inning.

Oakland Top 4th
- Jemile Weeks infield single to pitcher. Runner on first with none out and Josh Reddick due up.
- Josh Reddick struck out swinging. Runner on first with one out and Yoenis Cespedes due up.
- Yoenis Cespedes reached first on Denard Span`s fielding error. On the play, Jemile Weeks advances to second. Runners on first and second with one out and Chris Carter due up.
- Chris Carter walked. Bases loaded with one out and Jonny Gomes due up.
- Jonny Gomes one-out, Grand Slam (9) to left scored Jemile Weeks, Yoenis Cespedes and Chris Carter. Derek Norris due up.
- Derek Norris grounded out short to first. None on with two outs and Brandon Inge due up.
- Brandon Inge struck out looking to end the inning.

Minnesota Bottom 4th
- Joe Mauer singled to center. Runner on first with none out and Josh Willingham due up.
- Josh Willingham none-out, two-run Home Run 2 (21) to left scored Joe Mauer. Justin Morneau due up.
- Justin Morneau struck out looking. None on with one out and Trevor Plouffe due up.
- Trevor Plouffe reached first on Brandon Hicks`s fielding error. Runner on first with one out and Brian Dozier due up.
- Trevor Plouffe caught stealing second. None on with two outs and Brian Dozier at the plate.
- Brian Dozier walked. Runner on first with two outs and Drew Butera due up.
- Drew Butera fouled out to left to end the inning.

Oakland Top 5th
- Brandon Hicks struck out swinging. None on with one out and Coco Crisp due up.
- Coco Crisp grounded out third to first. None on with two outs and Jemile Weeks due up.
- Jemile Weeks doubled to right center. Runner on second with two outs and Josh Reddick due up.
- Josh Reddick flied out to center to end the inning.

Minnesota Bottom 5th
- Jamey Carroll flied out to center. None on with one out and Denard Span due up.
- Denard Span grounded out second to first. None on with two outs and Ben Revere due up.
- Ben Revere singled to left. Runner on first with two outs and Joe Mauer due up.
- Joe Mauer singled to right. On the play, Ben Revere advances to second. Runners on first and second with two outs and Josh Willingham due up.
- Josh Willingham struck out swinging to end the inning.

Oakland Top 6th
- Yoenis Cespedes grounded out pitcher to first. None on with one out and Chris Carter due up.
- Chris Carter struck out looking. None on with two outs and Jonny Gomes due up.
- Jonny Gomes grounded out to short to end the inning.

Minnesota Bottom 6th
- Justin Morneau struck out swinging. None on with one out and Trevor Plouffe due up.
- Trevor Plouffe flied out to right. None on with two outs and Brian Dozier due up.
- Brian Dozier grounded out short to first to end the inning.

Oakland Top 7th
- Derek Norris struck out swinging. None on with one out and Brandon Inge due up.
- Brandon Inge grounded out pitcher to first. None on with two outs and Brandon Hicks due up.
- Brandon Hicks struck out swinging to end the inning.

Minnesota Bottom 7th
- Sean Doolittle starts the 7th for the A`s.
- Drew Butera struck out swinging. None on with one out and Jamey Carroll due up.
- Jamey Carroll struck out swinging. None on with two outs and Denard Span due up.
- Denard Span grounded out second to first to end the inning.

Oakland Top 8th
- Coco Crisp struck out swinging, catcher to first. None on with one out and Jemile Weeks due up.
- Jemile Weeks popped out to second. None on with two outs and Josh Reddick due up.
- Josh Reddick fouled out to third to end the inning.

Minnesota Bottom 8th
- Ben Revere fouled out to first on bunt. None on with one out and Joe Mauer due up.
- Joe Mauer flied out to right. None on with two outs and Josh Willingham due up.
- Josh Willingham walked. Runner on first with two outs and Justin Morneau due up.
- Justin Morneau doubled to left. On the play, Josh Willingham advances to third. Runners on second and third with two outs and Trevor Plouffe due up.
- Grant Balfour enters the game for the A`s. Runner on second and third with two outs.
- Trevor Plouffe lined out to second to end the inning.

Oakland Top 9th
- Alex Burnett starts the 9th for the Twins.
- Yoenis Cespedes singled to left. Runner on first with none out and Chris Carter due up.
- Chris Carter singled to left. On the play, Yoenis Cespedes advances to second. Runners on first and second with none out and Jonny Gomes due up.
- Jonny Gomes single to left scored Yoenis Cespedes. On the play, Chris Carter advances to second. Runners on first and second with none out and Derek Norris due up.
- Derek Norris grounded into a double play, short to second to first. On the play, Jonny Gomes out at second and Chris Carter advances to third. Runner on third with two outs and Brandon Inge due up.
- Brandon Inge single to center scored Chris Carter. Runner on first with two outs and Brandon Hicks due up.
- Casey Fien enters the game for the Twins. Runner on first with two outs.
- Brandon Hicks struck out looking to end the inning.

Minnesota Bottom 9th
- Ryan Cook starts the 9th for the A`s.
- Alexi Casilla is pinch-hitting for Brian Dozier.
- Pinch-Hitter Alexi Casilla struck out looking. None on with one out and Drew Butera due up.
- Ryan Doumit is pinch-hitting for Drew Butera.
- Pinch-Hitter Ryan Doumit struck out looking. None on with two outs and Jamey Carroll due up.
- Jamey Carroll grounded out third to first to end the game.

Oakland 6, Minnesota 3


Final
- Confirmed
- WP: A.Griffin (1-0); LP:F.Liriano (3-8); S:R.Cook (9).

Oakland 6, Minnesota 3