Gameday Thread: Oakland Athletics at Minnesota Twins (Lineups, Weather, Broadcast Info)

Game 7
April 7, 2014
Oakland Athletics (3-3)Minnesota Twins (3-3)
Game Details
Time: 1:10 p.m. PDT
Stadium: Target Field (Minneapolis)
Broadcast: CSN-California, MLB Network (TV), 95.7 FM The Game (Radio)
Game Conditions
Weather: Sunny
Temperature: 58°F
Wind: N 17 mph
Lineups:
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)
Starting Pitchers:
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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