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.