5-3
7 - 4
3-5

Game Story

Jim Johnson struggled again. The Oakland Athletics picked up their new closer with a strong finish. Derek Norris hit a three-run homer in the 11th inning, and the A's bounced back from another blown save by Johnson to beat the Minnesota Twins 7-4 on Wednesday. ... It's a nice chemistry we have...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 R H E
Oak 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 7 7 0
Min 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 4 13 0

Scoring Summary

Top 1st: Oakland
Josh DonaldsonDFP
doubled to deep right center,
Sam FuldDFP
scored,
Jed LowrieDFP
to third
OAK 1 - MIN 0
Brandon MossDFP
singled to shallow left,
Jed LowrieDFP
and
Josh DonaldsonDFP
scored
OAK 3 - MIN 0
Alberto CallaspoDFP
singled to shallow left,
Brandon MossDFP
scored,
Yoenis CéspedesDFP
to third
OAK 4 - MIN 0
Bottom 2nd: Minnesota
Jason KubelDFP
homered to deep right
OAK 4 - MIN 1
Bottom 8th: Minnesota
Brian DozierDFP
homered to deep left
OAK 4 - MIN 2
Bottom 9th: Minnesota
Eduardo EscobarDFP
singled to shallow left,
Jason KubelDFP
scored,
Kurt SuzukiDFP
to third,
Aaron HicksDFP
to second
OAK 4 - MIN 3
Brian DozierDFP
hit sacrifice fly to right,
Kurt SuzukiDFP
scored,
Aaron HicksDFP
to third
OAK 4 - MIN 4
Top 11th: Oakland
Derek NorrisDFP
homered to deep left,
Daric BartonDFP
and
Alberto CallaspoDFP
scored
OAK 7 - MIN 4

Pitching Details

Batting

Oakland

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Sam FuldDFP
CF
4 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .182
Jed LowrieDFP
SS
3 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 .250
Josh DonaldsonDFP
3B
5 1 2 1 0 0 2 0 2 .194
Brandon MossDFP
1B
4 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 .310
Daric BartonDFP
1B
0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .071
Yoenis CéspedesDFP
LF
5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .226
Alberto CallaspoDFP
DH
4 1 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 .462
John JasoDFP
C
3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .176
Derek NorrisDFP
PH-C
2 1 1 3 1 0 0 0 1 .429
Josh ReddickDFP
RF
5 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 3 .103
Eric SogardDFP
2B
2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .250
Nick PuntoDFP
PH-2B
2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .167
Totals 39 7 7 7 1 6 12 0 11
Batting
2B - J Donaldson 2 (3, P Hughes 2); Y Cespedes (3, P Hughes)
HR - D Norris (2, 11th inning off J Burton 2 on, 1 Out)
RBI - J Donaldson (2), B Moss 2 (9), A Callaspo (4), D Norris 3 (4)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Donaldson 1, B Moss 1
GIDP - J Reddick
Team LOB - 5
Fielding
Outfield assists - S Fuld
DP - 1 (J Donaldson-N Punto-D Barton)

Minnesota

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Brian DozierDFP
2B
5 1 1 2 1 0 2 0 3 .152
Joe MauerDFP
1B
4 0 2 0 0 2 2 0 0 .281
Trevor PlouffeDFP
3B
6 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 8 .364
Chris ColabelloDFP
DH
5 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 .313
Jason KubelDFP
LF
5 2 4 1 1 0 1 0 0 .462
Kurt SuzukiDFP
C
4 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .318
Chris HerrmannDFP
RF
5 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 2 .200
Aaron HicksDFP
CF
4 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 .207
Pedro FlorimónDFP
SS
2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .091
Josmil PintoDFP
PH
1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .154
Eduardo EscobarDFP
SS
2 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .286
Totals 43 4 13 4 2 4 11 0 18
Batting
HR - B Dozier (2, 8th inning off S Doolittle 0 on, 1 Out), J Kubel (1, 2nd inning off J Chavez 0 on, 0 Out)
SF - B Dozier
RBI - B Dozier 2 (3), J Kubel (6), E Escobar (1)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Dozier 1, T Plouffe 4
GIDP - K Suzuki
Team LOB - 11
Fielding
DP - 1 (P Florimon-J Mauer)

Pitching

Oakland

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Jesse ChavezDFP
7.0 6 1 1 0 9 1 1.00 1.38
Sean DoolittleDFP
(HLD, 3)
0.1 2 1 1 0 1 1 0.75 1.69
Luke GregersonDFP
(HLD, 2)
0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.60 1.80
Jim JohnsonDFP
(HLD, 1)
0.1 2 2 2 2 0 0 4.50 18.90
Dan OteroDFP
(W, 1-0)(BS, 1)
2.2 3 0 0 2 1 0 1.31 1.69

Minnesota

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Phil HughesDFP
5.0 5 4 4 3 3 0 1.60 7.20
Caleb ThielbarDFP
2.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1.29 3.86
Anthony SwarzakDFP
1.1 0 0 0 1 1 0 2.75 13.50
Brian DuensingDFP
0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.23 0.00
Glen PerkinsDFP
1.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1.80 7.20
Jared BurtonDFP
(L, 0-1)
1.0 2 3 3 1 2 1 1.75 9.00
Pitching
IBB - J Mauer (by D Otero)
Pitches-strikes - J Chavez 94-65; S Doolittle 12-10; L Gregerson 5-5; J Johnson 27-15; D Otero 41-24; P Hughes 104-74; C Thielbar 24-18; A Swarzak 14-8; B Duensing 9-6; G Perkins 21-13; J Burton 26-14
Ground balls-fly balls - J Chavez 8-6; S Doolittle 0-1; L Gregerson 1-0; J Johnson 0-1; D Otero 5-2; P Hughes 5-7; C Thielbar 0-3; A Swarzak 1-2; B Duensing 1-0; G Perkins 0-1; J Burton 0-2
Batters faced - J Chavez 26; S Doolittle 3; L Gregerson 2; J Johnson 5; D Otero 12; P Hughes 22; C Thielbar 6; A Swarzak 5; B Duensing 2; G Perkins 4; J Burton 6
Game Details
Game Time: 3:41.
Umpires: HP--Vic Carapazza. 1B--Adam Hamari. 2B--Greg Gibson. 3B--Bill Miller.
Weather: 59 degrees, Partly Cloudy.
Wind: 21 mph, Right to Left.
Attendance: 22,973.