Oakland A’s Stop Losing Streak with 3-1 Win over Minnesota Twins
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Coco Crisp snapped a seventh-inning tie with a two-run single, and the Oakland Athletics ended a four-game losing streak with a 3-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Monday.
Kendall Graveman pitched effectively into the seventh to stop a recent slide by the A's rotation. He allowed three hits and one run in 6 2/3 innings.
Stephen Vogt's RBI single evened the score at 1 in the seventh against Twins starter Ricky Nolasco (3-7), and Crisp gave Oakland the lead four batters later.
The Twins, after totaling 24 hits over their previous two games, managed only four. That included a two-out triple by Eddie Rosario in the ninth, but Ryan Madson recovered from that hit and a walk to earn his 16th save in 19 attempts.
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