A’s Walk Off Twins 6-5 in 12 Innings
The Twins lost 6-5 in 12 innings Sunday to the Oakland Athletics on a Yonder Alonso walk off solo homerun against Twins' reliever Tyler Duffey.
Minnesota took a 5-0 lead in the 4th inning only to see the A's chip away at the lead until they tied the game at 5 in the 8th inning. Taylor Rogers and Ryan Pressly coughed up the lead.
Brian Dozier and Eduardo Escobar each hit homeruns and Joe Mauer had 2 hits, a run scored and 1 RBI. Bartolo Colon threw 6 1/3 innings with 3 earned runs allowed.
The Twins are 50-53 and are currently 7 games back of Cleveland for first place in the American League Central. Minnesota will take the day off today and will start a 2-game series in San Diego Tuesday night at 9:10, pregame on WJON at 8:30.