MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Brian Duensing (1-6) gave the Twins another dreadful start, lasting just two innings and getting tagged for six runs and seven hits as the Oakland Athletics beat the Minnesota Twins 9-4 on Sunday to complete a three-game series sweep.
Yoenis Cespedes had his first career four-hit
game, including a homer and three RBIs.
Jonny Gomes, Chris Carter and Seth Smith also homered for the
A's, who have won nine of 11 to climb back into the wild-card
conversation in the American League.
Jarrod Parker (6-4) gave up four runs and nine hits in six innings.