4-3
8 - 3
3-4

Game Story

The Oakland Athletics can win a lot of different ways, as evidenced by their two-year hold on the AL West division title. Yoenis Cespedes proved he can play through a hurting right heel, giving Scott Kazmir and the A's a spark with a pair of RBIs that helped spoil the Minnesota Twins' home opener...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oak 0 2 3 0 0 1 2 0 0 8 10 0
Min 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 6 0

Scoring Summary

Top 2nd: Oakland
Yoenis CéspedesDFP
doubled to shallow left,
Brandon MossDFP
scored
OAK 1 - MIN 0
Josh ReddickDFP
singled to right,
Yoenis CéspedesDFP
scored,
Alberto CallaspoDFP
to second
OAK 2 - MIN 0
Bottom 2nd: Minnesota
Aaron HicksDFP
doubled to right center,
Kurt SuzukiDFP
scored,
Aaron HicksDFP
to third advancing on throw
OAK 2 - MIN 1
Top 3rd: Oakland
Brandon MossDFP
singled to right center,
Jed LowrieDFP
and
Josh DonaldsonDFP
scored
OAK 4 - MIN 1
Alberto CallaspoDFP
doubled to deep right center,
Brandon MossDFP
scored
OAK 5 - MIN 1
Bottom 3rd: Minnesota
Jason KubelDFP
doubled to right,
Trevor PlouffeDFP
scored,
Chris ColabelloDFP
to third
OAK 5 - MIN 2
Kurt SuzukiDFP
grounded out to second,
Chris ColabelloDFP
scored,
Jason KubelDFP
to third
OAK 5 - MIN 3
Top 6th: Oakland
Derek NorrisDFP
homered to deep left center
OAK 6 - MIN 3
Top 7th: Oakland
Nick PuntoDFP
scored,
Josh DonaldsonDFP
to second on balk
OAK 7 - MIN 3
Yoenis CéspedesDFP
hit sacrifice fly to left,
Josh DonaldsonDFP
scored
OAK 8 - MIN 3

Pitching Details

Batting

Oakland

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Sam FuldDFP
CF
5 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .222
Jed LowrieDFP
SS
2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .286
Nick PuntoDFP
PR-SS
0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .200
Josh DonaldsonDFP
3B
5 2 2 0 0 0 2 0 1 .161
Brandon MossDFP
1B
4 2 1 2 0 1 1 0 1 .320
Yoenis CéspedesDFP
LF
3 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 .231
Alberto CallaspoDFP
DH
4 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .444
Josh ReddickDFP
RF
4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 .125
Derek NorrisDFP
C
4 1 2 1 1 0 2 0 2 .417
Eric SogardDFP
2B
4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .286
Totals 35 8 10 7 1 3 7 0 12
Batting
2B - J Donaldson (1, K Correia); Y Cespedes (2, K Correia); A Callaspo (1, K Correia)
HR - D Norris (1, 6th inning off K Correia 0 on, 2 Out)
SF - Y Cespedes
RBI - B Moss 2 (7), Y Cespedes 2 (6), A Callaspo (3), J Reddick (1), D Norris (1)
2-out RBI - A Callaspo, D Norris
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Reddick 1
Team LOB - 5

Minnesota

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Brian DozierDFP
2B
4 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 .143
Joe MauerDFP
1B
3 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 2 .250
Trevor PlouffeDFP
3B
4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 3 .370
Chris ColabelloDFP
RF
4 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 2 .370
Josmil PintoDFP
DH
3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 4 .167
Jason KubelDFP
LF
4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .381
Kurt SuzukiDFP
C
4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .389
Aaron HicksDFP
CF
4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 .200
Pedro FlorimónDFP
SS
3 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 .100
Totals 33 3 6 3 0 7 9 1 16
Batting
2B - J Kubel (4, S Kazmir); A Hicks (2, S Kazmir)
RBI - J Kubel (5), K Suzuki (6), A Hicks (2)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Mauer 2, C Colabello 1, J Pinto 2, A Hicks 1
Team LOB - 10
Running
SB - P Florimon (2, 2nd base off S Kazmir/D Norris)
Fielding
Outfield assists - C Colabello
DP - 1 (C Colabello-P Florimon)

Pitching

Oakland

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Scott KazmirDFP
(W, 2-0)
6.0 6 3 3 4 5 0 0.98 2.03
Fernando AbadDFP
1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0.55 0.00
Dan OteroDFP
1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.75 3.38
Ryan CookDFP
1.0 0 0 0 2 2 0 2.00 0.00

Minnesota

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Kevin CorreiaDFP
(L, 0-1)
5.2 9 6 6 2 3 1 1.46 6.17
Samuel DedunoDFP
3.1 1 2 2 1 4 0 1.40 5.40
Pitching
BALK - S Deduno
HBP - J Lowrie (by S Deduno)
Pitches-strikes - S Kazmir 101-62; F Abad 21-11; D Otero 10-7; R Cook 21-8; K Correia 97-59; S Deduno 54-36
Ground balls-fly balls - S Kazmir 10-7; F Abad 2-0; D Otero 1-1; R Cook 0-1; K Correia 6-9; S Deduno 2-2
Batters faced - S Kazmir 28; F Abad 4; D Otero 3; R Cook 5; K Correia 27; S Deduno 13
Game Details
Game Time: 3:05.
Umpires: HP--Bill Miller. 1B--Vic Carapazza. 2B--Adam Hamari. 3B--Greg Gibson.
Weather: 58 degrees, Partly Cloudy.
Wind: 16 mph, Left to Right.
Attendance: 35,837.