Oakland Athletics vs Minnesota Twins
May 6, 2015 Box Score

The box score below is an accurate record of events for the baseball contest played on May 6, 2015 at Target Field. The Minnesota Twins defeated the Oakland Athletics and the box score is "ready to surrender its truth to the knowing eye."

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Oakland Athletics 0, Minnesota Twins 13

Oakland Athletics ab r h rbi
Crisp lf 4 0 0 0
Burns cf 4 0 0 0
Reddick rf 2 0 1 0
Fuld ph,rf 1 0 0 0
Butler dh 4 0 0 0
Vogt c 3 0 0 0
Muncy 3b 1 0 0 0
Davis 1b 2 0 0 0
Canha 1b 1 0 0 0
Lawrie 3b 3 0 2 0
Phegley c 1 0 0 0
Semien ss 3 0 2 0
Sogard 2b 3 0 1 0
Kazmir p 0 0 0 0
Smith p 0 0 0 0
Abad p 0 0 0 0
Alvarez p 0 0 0 0
Totals 32 0 6 0
Minnesota Twins ab r h rbi
Dozier 2b 2 2 0 0
Bernier 2b 0 1 0 0
Hunter dh 4 2 1 1
Mauer 1b 4 1 1 1
Vargas 1b 1 1 1 3
Plouffe 3b 4 1 1 2
Escobar lf 4 1 3 5
Herrmann c 4 0 0 0
Robinson cf 4 0 1 0
Rosario rf 4 1 1 1
Santana ss 4 3 3 0
Gibson p 0 0 0 0
Pressly p 0 0 0 0
Graham p 0 0 0 0
Totals 35 13 12 13
Oakland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 1
Minnesota 0 0 4 0 0 2 4 3 x 13 12 0
Oakland Athletics IP H R ER BB SO
Kazmir L(2-1) 6.0 7 6 6 2 4
Smith 0.1 3 4 4 1 0
Abad 0.2 0 0 0 0 0
Alvarez 1.0 2 3 3 1 2
Totals 8.0 12 13 13 4 6
Minnesota Twins IP H R ER BB SO
Gibson W(3-2) 6.0 4 0 0 2 1
Pressly 1.0 2 0 0 0 3
Graham 2.0 0 0 0 0 1
Totals 9.0 6 0 0 2 5

E –Muncy (1). DP –Oakland 1. Lawrie-Sogard-Davis, Minnesota 1. D. Santana-Mauer. 2B –Oakland Lawrie (5,off Gibson); Reddick (5,off Gibson), Minnesota Escobar (5,off Smith); D. Santana (6,off Alvarez). 3B –Minnesota D. Santana (1,off Kazmir). HR –Minnesota Rosario (1,3rd inning off Kazmir 0 on 0 out); Escobar (2,6th inning off Kazmir 1 on 0 out); Vargas (3,8th inning off Alvarez 2 on 2 out). Team LOB –7. SF –Escobar (1,off Kazmir). HBP –Dozier (2,by Smith). Team –4. U-HP –Clint Fagan, 1B –Mike Everitt, 2B –Tim Timmons, 3B –Todd Tichenor. T –2:56. A –18,866.

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