Derek Norris hit a three-run homer in the top of the 11th inning to propel the A’s to a 7-4 win over the Twins at Target Field. Jared Burton gave up the bomb to Norris in the 11th and took the loss for Minnesota. Jason Kubel [[ KOO-bull ]] went 4-for-5 with a home run and Brian Dozier also went deep for the Twins. Eduardo Escobar had two hits and an RBI in defeat.
Twins Try To Avoid Sweep Today
The Twins try to avoid a three-game sweep at the hands of the Athletics today at Target Field. Oakland has won the first two in the three-game set, dropping the Twins to 3-and-5 on the year. Mike Pelfrey will take the mound for Minnesota. He lost his first start of the year last week. The A’s will counter with Dan Straily, who is also 0-and-1. Coverage begins at 12:30pm on 860 AM KNUJ.