Oakland, Crisp Beat Twins 5-1
The Twins lost the rubber game of the 3-game series at Oakland against the Athletics Wednesday afternoon. CoCo Crisp went 3-3 with a homerun and 2 RBIs for the Athletics. Tommy Millone threw 8 innings with 2 hits and 1 earned run allowed to get the win. Liam Hendriks allowed 6 hits and 4 earned runs allowed in 5 innings to take the loss and drop to 0-6. Matt Carson had 2 of the 3 Twins hits.
The Twins are 51-72 this season and will play at Texas against the Rangers beginning a 4-game series at 7:05 tonight, pregame on WJON at 6:35. Lefthander Scott Diamond (10-5) gets the start on the mound for the Twins and righthander Roy Oswalt (4-2) toes the rubber for the Rangers.