Skip to main content

A's outlast Twins, 8-6

  • Author:
  • Updated:
    Original:

Twins (65-87) fans had to stay up late to watch their favorite baseball team lose in Oakland last night, 8-6.

Kevin Corriea gave the Twins a chance to win with five strong innings. He allowed just two runs on six hits, but a high pitch count of 101 knocked him out of the game earlier than he wanted.

Brian Duensing got two outs before allowing a solo home run to Alberto Callaspo. The next batter singled off Duensing and the left-hander was replaced by Anthony Swarzak. Swarzak gave up a quick single before serving up a three-run homer to Jed Lowrie, which broke a 3-all tie.

The Twins started a rallied with a solo home run by Oswaldo Arcia in the seventh, and they put two more runs on the board in the eighth. Brian Dozier's two-out RBI single tied the game.

But in the bottom of the eighth, Oakland's Coco Crisp smashed a two-run home run off Shairon Martis to give the A's the win.

With three more losses the Twins will reach 90 losses for a third straight season. The only worse stretch of Twins baseball came from 1997-2000 -- a four year stretch of 90+ losses.

Next Up

Governor Tim Walz

Walz: Nearly 1M Minnesotans have applied for frontline worker pay

The governor noted that the checks could be smaller depending on the number of people who apply.

Chet Holmgren

Kevin Durant compliments Chet Holmgren's debut (and his shoes)

The Minneapolis native made a sizzling summer league debut wearing Durant's shoe.

police lights

Police investigating attempted child kidnapping at school bus stop

The incident occurred Wednesday morning at Brookdale Drive and Kyle Avenue North.

Red River Moorhead

Body pulled from Red River in Moorhead

Police said it was discovered by a group of youths at around 12:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Screen Shot 2022-07-06 at 7.45.25 PM

Four shot in alley near St. Cloud State campus

Police say an argument led to gunfire.

MPR

Acclaimed investigative podcast 'In the Dark' canceled by American Public Media

The Peabody Award-winning investigative podcast earned national acclaim.

Screenshot of the incident showing a teacher throw a hockey stick at a second-grade student at a Sherburne County school.

Former MN teacher charged for knocking student's tooth out with hockey stick

Kimberly June Neubauer has been charged with third-degree assault and is no longer a teacher at Princeton Public Schools.

Screen Shot 2022-07-06 at 11.56.59 AM

Guthrie cancels 'Emma' performances, Illusion Theater delays premiere due to COVID

The pandemic is continuing to leave theater seats empty in the Twin Cities.

Ellie Ragin

Property owners asked to monitor river shorelines in ongoing search for Elle Ragin

Investigators are focusing their search on the Mississippi River in Stearns County.

Shots fired scene

Over 100 shots fired in Brooklyn Center, no injuries reported

Police said they haven't learned of any injuries as of Wednesday.

Screen Shot 2022-07-06 at 12.37.52 PM

Unleashed, off-duty police K-9 attacks boy in Isanti

The attack involved an Anoka County Sheriff's Office K-9, named Bubba.

Related