Coco Crisp hit a 3-run homer, Daric Barton and Jed Lowrie each had a solo shot and the Oakland A’s wrapped up their 2nd straight AL West title while overpowering the Minnesota Twins 11-7 Sunday.
The Oakland Athletics lowered their magic number to one for clinching their second straight AL West title, beating the Minnesota Twins 9-1 Saturday behind the pitching of Jarrod Parker and hitting of Alberto Callaspo.
The Oakland Athletics are closing in on another AL West title, and giving the ball to Bartolo Colon should get them even closer. It could also improve his chances at another AL Cy Young Award.
Though they come off a disappointing result, the Oakland Athletics figure to have a good chance to clinch their second straight division title by the end of their four-game home series with the struggling Minnesota Twins.
A.J. Griffin allowed just two hits in seven innings and the Oakland Athletics beat the Minnesota Twins 8-2 Thursday afternoon to increase their division lead heading into a crucial weekend series.
Sonny Gray tries to bounce back from a hard-luck loss Wednesday night as the AL West-leading Oakland Athletics continue their playoff push against the Minnesota Twins.
If Liam Hendriks sticks in the Majors, he could be a role model for hundreds of up-and-coming players trying to make it from down under.
Coco Crisp homered, hit an RBI double and scored three runs, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Minnesota Twins 5-1 on Wednesday for their second straight winning series.
The Oakland A’s beat the Minnesota Twins 9-4 on Sunday to complete a three-game series sweep.
Chris Carter and Yoenis Cespedes each homered and drove in three runs, powering the Oakland Athletics past the Minnesota Twins 9-3 on Saturday night.