|Oakland Athletics (3-3)||Minnesota Twins (3-3)|
|Sam Fuld, CF (.308/.357/.615)||Brian Dozier, 2B (.167/.333/.333)|
|Jed Lowrie, SS (.316/.462/.526)||Joe Mauer, 1B (.280/.379/.360)|
|Josh Donaldson, 3B (.115/.148/.115)||Trevor Plouffe, 3B (.391/.517/.522)|
|Brandon Moss, 1B (.333/.391/.571)||Chris Colabello, RF (.391/.417/.696)|
|Yoenis Cespedes, LF (.217/.308/.478)||Josmil Pinto, DH (.222/.222/.556)|
|Alberto Callaspo, DH (.400/.571/1.000)||Jason Kubel, LF (.412/.444/.588)|
|Josh Reddick, RF (.100/.182/.100)||Kurt Suzuki, C (.429/.556/.500)|
|Derek Norris, C (.375/.444/.375)||Aaron Hicks, CF (.190/.308/.238)|
|Eric Sogard, 2B (.300/.417/.400)||Pedro Florimon, SS (.059/.111/.059)|
|Scott Kazmir (1-0, 0.00 ERA)||Kevin Correia (0-0, 3.00 ERA)|
- The A’s won the season series from the Twins last season, 6-1.
- A’s starting pitchers have allowed three runs or fewer in each of the first six games and have a 1.75 ERA, the lowest mark in the American League.
- Oakland reinstated RHP Ryan Cook from the disabled list Monday and optioned RHP Evan Scribner to Triple-A Sacramento.
- Yoenis Cespedes is a .388 career hitter against the Twins (19-for-49), his best average against any team. He is 13-for-25 (.520) with 12 RBI in six games at Target Field.
- Josh Donaldson has hit .390 (16-for-41) against Minnesota, his best average against any AL opponent.
- On April 7, 1996, Ernie Young started the sixth triple play in Oakland A’s history with a spectacular catch against the Detroit Tigers in Las Vegas. After he slammed into the wall to catch a fly ball by Bobby Higginson, his return throw doubled up both Alan Trammell and Chad Curtis.
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