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Athletics Beat Twins 11-7, Capture AL West Again

Coco Crisp hit a three-run homer, Daric Barton and Jed Lowrie each had a solo shot and the Oakland Athletics wrapped up their second straight AL West title while overpowering the Minnesota Twins 11-7 Sunday.

09/22/2013

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A’s Beat Twins 9-1, Lower Magic Number To 1

The Oakland Athletics lowered their magic number to one for clinching their second straight AL West title, beating the Minnesota Twins 9-1 Saturday behind the pitching of Jarrod Parker and hitting of Alberto Callaspo. The A’s have won 12 of 15 and are 16 of their last 21, opening a season-high 7½-game lead over second-place Texas entering Saturday. Texas was Kansas City later in the day. Oakland players filed quietly off the field to a standing ovation from the Oakland Coliseum crowd after reliever Jerry Blevins got the final out.

09/21/2013

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Twins Come Back, Then Lose To A’s Late

The Minnesota Twins sure made an interesting game out of it with Oakland, rallying back only to be done in by the longball. Several times.

09/20/2013

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A’s Beat Twins 8-2, Increase Lead In AL West

A.J. Griffin allowed just two hits in seven innings and the Oakland Athletics beat the Minnesota Twins 8-2 Thursday afternoon to increase their division lead heading into a crucial weekend series.

09/12/2013

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A.J. Griffin Part Of Athletics’ Young, High-Potential Starting Pitching

If the A’s are going to make the playoffs again, it will be on the strength of their pitching. A.J. Griffin will be a big part of that.

03/13/2013

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Athletics Sweep Twins With 9-4 Victory

Yoenis Cespedes had his first career four-hit game, including a homer and three RBIs, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Minnesota Twins 9-4 on Sunday to complete a three-game series sweep.

07/15/2012

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Willingham’s 3-Run HR In 9th Lifts Twins Over A’s

Josh Willingham hit a three-run homer in the ninth inning to lift the Minnesota Twins to a 3-2 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday night.

05/29/2012

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Twins Trump Athletics, 5-4

Justin Morneau drove in two runs for Minnesota, including the tying double in the eighth inning for the Twins in a 5-4 victory over Oakland on Monday, the sixth straight loss for the Athletics.

05/28/2012

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Twins Reinstate Denard Span; Hughes Optioned

The Minnesota Twins activated outfielder Denard Span from the 15-day disabled list following Sunday’s 7-3 loss to the Oakland Athletics.

07/31/2011

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Crisp, McCarthy Lead A’s To 7-3 Win Over Twins

Coco Crisp keyed Oakland’s offense with two hits and three stolen bases, leading Brandon McCarthy and the Athletics past the Minnesota Twins 7-3 Sunday.

07/31/2011

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Plouffe Lifts Twins To Victory; Twins 4, A’s 3

Trevor Plouffe was able to make amends for his mistake. Daric Barton did not.

05/19/2011

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A’s Snap Out Of Offensive Funk To Beat Twins, 5-3

Hideki Matsui homered to help the Athletics break out of a season-long offensive slump and Brandon McCarthy pitched into the eighth inning in Oakland’s 5-3 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Sunday.

04/10/2011

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Mauer, Span Rally Twins To Win Over A’s

Joe Mauer and Denard Span delivered RBI singles in the eighth inning against the superb Brett Anderson to lift the Minnesota Twins to a 2-1 victory over the Oakland Athletics in their home opener on Friday.

04/08/2011

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