Twins Drop Second Straight to A’s Saturday Night
The Minnesota Twins (71-83) lost their second straight game to the A's, falling 3-2 Saturday night at Oakland Alameda Coliseum.
The Twins took the early 1-0 lead in the third inning, but the Athletics would counter with two runs in the fifth. Minnesota tied the game in seventh -- the game remain knotted at 2-2 going into the bottom of the ninth.
Oakland would score the game-winning run in the ninth on a walk-off wild pitch by Trevor Hildenberger. With the loss, the Twins tied team record with 15 walk-off losses -- a record set back in 1964.
Minnesota starter Chase De Jong pitched 4 and 1/3 innings for the Twins, giving up two runs on five hits, with a walk and no strike outs.
Next: The Twins face the Athletics this afternoon (9/23) in Oakland at 3:05 PM CT (TV: Fox Sports North, Radio: 1240 WJON.)