Max Kepler singled in Ehire Adrianza Sunday after to send Twins' fan home happy with a 7-6 come from behind win over Oakland. Kepler finished with 3 hits including a 3-run home run and 4 RBIs on the day.
Twins prospect Luis Arraez is batting .385 with 2 home runs, 7 RBIs and 16 runs scored in 96 at-bats for the Twins this season. Because of his high level of performance he is forcing his way into the Twins lineup on a regular basis.
The Twins go into the All Star break with a 5 1/2 game lead on Cleveland after falling 4-1 in 11 innings at home against Texas yesterday afternoon. Rougned Odor hit a 3-run home run off Adelberto Mejia in the 11th to put Texas on top.
The Twins lost 7-2 at Oakland Thursday afternoon and Minnesota finishes the road trip 2-4. Oakland won 2 out of 3 against the Twins. The Twins yesterday took a 1-0 lead in the first inning with Oakland tying the game at 1 in the 4th inning.
The Twins lose 8-6 at Oakland Tuesday night to begin a 3-game series. Minnesota went out to a 3-0 lead in the 3rd inning before Oakland started the comeback. The A's got a 2-run home run from Matt Olson before former Twin Chris Hermann hit a grand slam home run in the 4th inning.
The Twins defeated the Tampa Bay Rays 9-4 Tuesday night to open their 3-game series with the Rays. Star Tribune Sports Columnist Jim Souhan joined me this morning. He says fans shouldn't overreact with the ebbs and flows this season.