The Twins ended their 5-game losing streak with a 7-2 win at Oakland Monday night.  Oakland's 4-game win streak is snapped.  Brian Duensing threw 6 innings with 5 hits and 2 runs (1 earned) to earn the win and improve to 3-8.  Joe Mauer and Josh Willingham were each 3-5 with 2 RBIs, Darin Mastroianni went 2-3 with 2 runs scored and 2 RBIs and Pedro Florimon went 3-3 with 3 runs scored for the Twins.

Minnesota is 51-70 and will play at Oakland at 9:05 again tonight, pregame on WJON at 8:35.  Righthander Cole DeVries (2-4) gets the start on the mound for the Twins and lefthander Brett Anderson toes the rubber for the A's.  Anderson is returning from elbow surgery.