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Oakland Drops Minnesota 6-3 - Match Report

Jonny Gomes drove in 5 runs as his Athletics defeated Minnesota 6-3 at Target Field.

The Athletics were a +122 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 7.5.

Oakland got 6 innings from A.J. Griffin, who gave up 3 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Athletics got 5 RBIs from Jonny Gomes in the win.

Minnesota got an 8-inning outing from Francisco Liriano in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 1 walk and 4 hits in his time on the mound, while Denard Span had 2 hits in the loss for the Twins.

The battle of the bats favored Minnesota as they had 9 hits, while Oakland only had 8.

Ryan Cook pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.