Oakland A aimed at Target Field on Friday and hit the target.
The four A’s hit home with a leisurely 6-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins in the opening of the weekend series. It is the fourth time in several attempts that A has defeated the Twins this year.
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All runs by both clubs are scored via Dinger. Auckland started in the third inning when. Ramon Loriano Deep down
On day 5 Sean Murphy Get it all one by having runners courtesy of lead walkers.
On day 6 it was a second walk followed by Jack from Stephen Piscotty.
On the 8th Mark Canha Came in for a pinch, hit, and he let go.
That was a pretty good game. A was scattered three times and two more walks. But the story is Homers. The exit speed was 103.8 mph (Laureano), 107.3 mph (Murphy), 105.7 mph (Piscotty) and 94.4 mph (Canha), with Piscotty leading 412 feet, Murphy’s to 408, and he also. Add another flyout at the same distance and it’s almost the same monstrous velo.
One more note for the lineup: Chad Pinder Came out of the bench while the person hit the curls and walked He was activated from today’s list of injuries after recovering from a sprained left knee.
A’s pitcher has to fight a former Oakland star. Josh DonaldsonBringer of Rain, but they are strong.
Start Frankie Montas Cruising for six innings with his only blunder to be made on a solo homer by Donaldson. On another occasion, Donaldson came up with a rally brew and was based on a double play.
- Montas: 6 ip, 1 run, 4 Ks, 1 BB, 1 HR, 4 times, 94 courses, 87.5 mph EV
The Twins hit a few balls hard against Montas, making his fifth quality starting with eight appearances so far this year.
Something that works in the same way Birch Smith A few hits are allowed, but it works. Small Yusmeiro Perfect and Lou Trivino Walked out, but something else wrapped up 9.
Oakland officials have now only allowed 20 runs in their last seven games and eight of them lost one last night.
Keep it rolling
A has gained a lot of power tonight and is doing well, and they now have won three of four on their current road trip. And they haven’t added Pinder back to their starter list yet. Keep riding that wave!