A’s Sweep Twins, Royals Come To Town 11 Apr 14

Josh Donaldson and Sam Fuld each hit two-run homers to help power the A’s to a 6-1 win and a three-game sweep of the Twins at Target Field.  Mike Pelfrey was tagged for all six runs in five-plus innings to fall to 0-and-2.  Brian Dozier staked Minnesota to a 1-0 lead with a solo homer in the first.  Jason Kubel and Josmil Pinto had the other hits for the Twins, who are now 3-and-6.

 Twins Open Weekend Set With Royals Tonight

The Twins open up a weekend series with the Kansas City Royals tonight at Target Field.  Kyle Gibson will take the mound for Minnesota.  He tossed five innings of one-run ball and got the win in his season debut last week in Cleveland.  KC will counter with veteran right-hander Bruce Chen.