Twins reacted to sweep the day and series against Atlético

Twins reacted to sweep the day and series against Atlético
Twins reacted to sweep the day and series against Atlético

MINNEAPOLIS — Jose Miranda hit the tiebreaking home run in the eighth inning and the Minnesota Twins beat the Oakland Athletics 8-7 on Sunday night to win both games of a doubleheader and complete a series sweep. of four games.

Willi Castro had three hits while Carlos Correa and Austin Martin each had two for the Twins. Minnesota has won five in a row and seven of the last eight.

JJ Bleday and Tyler Soderstrom each had three hits, including a home run, but Oakland lost for the ninth straight time. Pitching coach Scott Emerson was ejected in the sixth inning.

With one out in the eighth, Miranda smashed the first pitch from Dany Jiménez (1-2) and sent it 427 feet to the second deck in left field, with Minnesota’s third home run of the night. Royce Lewis and Trevor Larnach also homered.

After recording the final out of the seventh inning, Josh Staumont (1-0) struck out all three in the eighth. Griffin Jax pitched a scoreless ninth for his sixth save.

Oakland starter Joey Estes allowed eight hits and six earned runs in 2 2/3 innings. Minnesota’s Chris Paddack stayed in the game for only two and a third innings, allowing five earned runs and five hits. Each allowed two home runs.

CORREA LOOKS AT THE FIRST

Puerto Rican Carlos Correa continued his offensive eruption with two home runs as part of a three-hit day in his account and the Minnesota Twins beat the Oakland Athletics 6-2 on Sunday, in the first game of a doubleheader.

Royce Lewis and Carlos Santana also homered between their two hits that produced runs, Bailey Ober (6-4) worked into the seventh inning and Minnesota won for the fourth consecutive time and for the sixth time in the last seven games.

For the Athletics, Dominican Miguel Andújar went 1-for-4 in the first and 1-for-5 with a run scored in the second.

For the Twins, Puerto Rican Carlos Correa was 3 for 5 with three RBIs and two runs scored in the first and 2 for 5 with an RBI in the second, José Miranda was 2 for 4 in the first and 1 for 2 with a scored and an RBI in the second, and Christian Vázquez 4-1 in the second. The Dominicans Carlos Santana 3-2 with two RBIs and one scored in the first and 3-1 with one scored in the second, and Manuel Margot 4-0 with one scored in the first and 3-1 in the second .

 
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