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Game Story

Jon Lester got a rousing ovation the first time he pitched in an Oakland uniform. His second start for the Athletics ended with his name being chanted by the crowd at O.Co Coliseum. Lester pitched a three-hitter for his fourth career shutout, and the A's beat the Minnesota Twins 3-0 on Thursday...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Min 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1
Oak 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 X 3 7 0

Scoring Summary

Bottom 3rd: Oakland
Stephen Vogt homered to deep right, Alberto Callaspo scored
MIN 0 - OAK 2
Bottom 4th: Oakland
Derek Norris doubled to left, Brandon Moss scored
MIN 0 - OAK 3

Pitching Details

Batting

Minnesota

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Danny SantanaCF 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 .308
Brian Dozier2B 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .241
Trevor Plouffe3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .249
Josh WillinghamLF 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .210
Kennys VargasDH 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .280
Oswaldo ArciaRF 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .226
Kurt SuzukiC 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .307
Chris Colabello1B 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .229
Eduardo EscobarSS 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 .271
Totals 29 0 3 0 0 2 8 0 9
Batting
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - T Plouffe 2
GIDP - E Escobar
Team LOB - 4
Fielding
E - T Plouffe (9, field)

Oakland

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Coco CrispCF 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .270
John JasoDH 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .270
Jed LowriePH-DH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .242
Josh Donaldson3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .244
Brandon MossLF-1B 3 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 2 .250
Derek NorrisC 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 .298
Josh ReddickRF 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .258
Alberto Callaspo2B 2 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 .231
Stephen Vogt1B 3 1 1 2 1 0 1 0 2 .316
Jonny GómesPH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .239
Sam FuldLF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .258
Eric SogardSS 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 .214
Totals 32 3 7 3 1 4 4 2 16
Batting
2B - B Moss (18, Y Pino); D Norris (15, Y Pino)
HR - S Vogt (6, 3rd inning off Y Pino 1 on, 0 Out)
RBI - D Norris (42), S Vogt 2 (25)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Moss 2, D Norris 2, S Vogt 2
Team LOB - 9
Running
SB - J Donaldson (6, 2nd base off Y Pino/K Suzuki), E Sogard (9, 2nd base off C Thielbar/K Suzuki)
Fielding
DP - 1 (E Sogard-S Vogt)

Pitching

Minnesota

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Yohan Pino(L, 1-4) 5.2 6 3 3 1 2 1 1.25 4.59
Caleb Thielbar 0.1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1.19 3.16
Ryan Pressly 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.91 1.17
Brian Duensing 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1.23 2.34

Oakland

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Jon Lester(W, 12-7) 9.0 3 0 0 2 8 0 1.10 2.44
Pitching
IBB - B Moss (by R Pressly)
Pitches-strikes - Y Pino 96-66; C Thielbar 15-9; R Pressly 17-9; B Duensing 16-8; J Lester 122-83
Ground balls-fly balls - Y Pino 4-8; C Thielbar 0-0; R Pressly 2-0; B Duensing 1-1; J Lester 8-9
Batters faced - Y Pino 25; C Thielbar 3; R Pressly 4; B Duensing 4; J Lester 31
Game Details
Game Time: 2:42.
Umpires: HP--Brian Gorman. 1B--Ed Hickox. 2B--Pat Hoberg. 3B--Lance Barrett.
Weather: 59 degrees, Clear.
Wind: 5 mph, Out to Right.
Attendance: 22,108.