84-61
18 - 3
63-81

Game Story

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- There will be plenty of drama for the Oakland Athletics as they head down the home stretch in the pennant race. Probably not the kind of drama that unfolded Wednesday night against the Minnesota Twins, though.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oak 0 1 2 10 3 0 0 0 2 18 22 0
Min 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 3 5 1

Scoring Summary

Top 2nd: Oakland
Yoenis CéspedesDFP
doubled to shallow center,
Brandon MossDFP
scored
OAK 1 - MIN 0
Top 3rd: Oakland
Coco CrispDFP
homered to right
OAK 2 - MIN 0
Brandon MossDFP
singled to center,
Josh DonaldsonDFP
scored
OAK 3 - MIN 0
Bottom 3rd: Minnesota
Brian DozierDFP
singled to shallow left,
Chris HerrmannDFP
scored,
Eduardo EscobarDFP
to third,
Brian DozierDFP
to second advancing on throw
OAK 3 - MIN 1
Top 4th: Oakland
Stephen VogtDFP
singled to right,
Daric BartonDFP
scored,
Seth SmithDFP
to third
OAK 4 - MIN 1
Eric SogardDFP
singled to center,
Seth SmithDFP
scored,
Stephen VogtDFP
to second
OAK 5 - MIN 1
Josh DonaldsonDFP
singled to third,
Stephen VogtDFP
scored,
Eric SogardDFP
to third,
Coco CrispDFP
to second
OAK 6 - MIN 1
Jed LowrieDFP
doubled to shallow right,
Eric SogardDFP
and
Coco CrispDFP
scored,
Josh DonaldsonDFP
to third
OAK 8 - MIN 1
Yoenis CéspedesDFP
doubled to deep right center,
Josh DonaldsonDFP
and
Jed LowrieDFP
scored
OAK 10 - MIN 1
Daric BartonDFP
singled to center,
Yoenis CéspedesDFP
scored
OAK 11 - MIN 1
Stephen VogtDFP
homered to deep right,
Seth SmithDFP
scored
OAK 13 - MIN 1
Top 5th: Oakland
Jed LowrieDFP
homered to right,
Andy ParrinoDFP
scored
OAK 15 - MIN 1
Josh ReddickDFP
homered to right,
Brandon MossDFP
scored
OAK 17 - MIN 1
Daric BartonDFP
hit sacrifice fly to center,
Brandon MossDFP
scored
OAK 18 - MIN 1
Bottom 5th: Minnesota
Alex PresleyDFP
doubled to deep center,
Pedro FlorimónDFP
scored
OAK 18 - MIN 2
Bottom 6th: Minnesota
Eric FryerDFP
homered to deep center
OAK 18 - MIN 3
Top 9th: Oakland
Brandon MossDFP
doubled to deep center,
Jemile WeeksDFP
scored
OAK 19 - MIN 3
Seth SmithDFP
singled,
Brandon MossDFP
scored
OAK 20 - MIN 3

Pitching Details

Batting

Oakland

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Coco CrispDFP
CF
4 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 .259
Michael ChoiceDFP
CF
2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .222
Josh DonaldsonDFP
3B
3 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .299
Andy ParrinoDFP
PR-3B
2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .111
Jed LowrieDFP
SS
4 2 2 4 1 0 0 0 0 .287
Jemile WeeksDFP
2B
2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Brandon MossDFP
RF-LF
5 3 3 2 0 1 1 0 3 .255
Yoenis CéspedesDFP
LF
3 1 2 3 0 0 0 0 1 .241
Josh ReddickDFP
RF
2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .215
Daric BartonDFP
1B
4 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 1 .283
Nate FreimanDFP
1B
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .282
Seth SmithDFP
DH
4 2 2 1 0 2 0 0 2 .244
Stephen VogtDFP
C
6 2 3 3 1 0 2 0 4 .273
Eric SogardDFP
2B-SS
5 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 5 .267
Totals 47 18 22 18 3 4 6 0 18
Batting
2B - M Choice (1, C De Vries); J Lowrie (43, J Roenicke); B Moss 2 (17, M Pelfrey, M Tonkin); Y Cespedes 2 (21, M Pelfrey, J Roenicke); J Reddick (16, C De Vries); S Smith (24, M Pelfrey)
HR - C Crisp (19, 3rd inning off M Pelfrey 0 on, 0 Out), J Lowrie (12, 5th inning off C De Vries 1 on, 1 Out), S Vogt (4, 4th inning off R Pressly 1 on, 2 Out)
SF - D Barton
RBI - C Crisp (55), J Donaldson (83), J Lowrie 4 (66), B Moss 2 (75), Y Cespedes 3 (69), D Barton 2 (12), S Smith (38), S Vogt 3 (14), E Sogard (32)
2-out RBI - S Smith, S Vogt 2
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Moss 1, E Sogard 3
GIDP - N Freiman
Team LOB - 8
Running
CS - B Moss (2, 2nd base by M Pelfrey/C Herrmann)
Fielding
DP - 1 (E Sogard-J Lowrie-D Barton)

Minnesota

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Alex PresleyDFP
CF
3 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 .349
Clete ThomasDFP
CF
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .222
Eduardo EscobarDFP
3B
3 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 2 .209
Brian DozierDFP
2B
2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .244
Doug BernierDFP
PH-2B
1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .240
Oswaldo ArciaDFP
RF
3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .252
Chris ColabelloDFP
1B
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .200
Trevor PlouffeDFP
DH
4 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 .245
Josh WillinghamDFP
LF
1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .210
Eric FryerDFP
C
2 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 .500
Chris ParmeleeDFP
1B-RF
4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .220
Chris HerrmannDFP
C-LF
4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .215
Pedro FlorimónDFP
SS
2 1 0 0 0 2 2 0 1 .227
Totals 31 3 5 3 1 5 10 0 13
Batting
2B - A Presley (3, S Gray)
HR - E Fryer (1, 6th inning off T Milone 0 on, 2 Out)
RBI - A Presley (6), B Dozier (61), E Fryer (1)
2-out RBI - B Dozier, E Fryer
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Bernier 1, O Arcia 2
GIDP - C Parmelee
Team LOB - 6
Fielding
E - P Florimon (16, throw)
DP - 1 (M Tonkin-P Florimon-C Colabello)

Pitching

Oakland

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Sonny GrayDFP
(W, 3-3)
5.0 4 2 2 3 7 0 1.04 2.63
Tommy MiloneDFP
1.0 1 1 1 0 2 1 1.29 4.31
Pedro FigueroaDFP
1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3.00 0.00
Pat NeshekDFP
1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1.37 3.49
Evan ScribnerDFP
1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.24 4.37

Minnesota

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Mike PelfreyDFP
(L, 5-12)
3.0 8 7 7 1 2 1 1.53 5.31
Josh RoenickeDFP
0.1 4 4 4 0 1 0 1.44 3.90
Ryan PresslyDFP
0.2 2 2 2 0 0 1 1.26 3.66
Cole De VriesDFP
3.0 6 3 3 2 0 1 2.67 9.00
Shairon MartisDFP
1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.00 0.00
Michael TonkinDFP
1.0 2 2 0 1 1 0 2.40 0.00
Pitching
HBP - J Donaldson (by M Pelfrey)
Pitches-strikes - S Gray 91-55; T Milone 19-9; P Figueroa 17-11; P Neshek 13-6; E Scribner 12-8; M Pelfrey 78-43; J Roenicke 18-15; R Pressly 16-9; C De Vries 62-38; S Martis 13-10; M Tonkin 27-14
Ground balls-fly balls - S Gray 5-3; T Milone 0-2; P Figueroa 2-1; P Neshek 1-2; E Scribner 1-0; M Pelfrey 5-3; J Roenicke 1-1; R Pressly 2-1; C De Vries 3-7; S Martis 0-1; M Tonkin 3-0
Batters faced - S Gray 21; T Milone 4; P Figueroa 4; P Neshek 4; E Scribner 3; M Pelfrey 18; J Roenicke 5; R Pressly 4; C De Vries 17; S Martis 3; M Tonkin 6
Game Details
Game Time: 3:42.
Umpires: HP--Dale Scott. 1B--Bill Miller. 2B--Todd Tichenor. 3B--CB Bucknor.
Weather: 83 degrees, Partly Cloudy.
Wind: 14 mph, Right to Left.
Attendance: 24,522.