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Oakland Athletics (16-23)

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A's snap out of offensive funk to beat Twins 5-2

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Seth Brown hit a tiebreaking double in the seventh inning, Sean Murphy followed with a two-run single and the Oakland Athletics ended their four-game losing streak against the Twins, beating Minnesota 5-2 on Tuesday night.

Kevin Smith homered to end a long slump and help Oakland break out of its own offensive funk. The A's went into the game with the lowest team batting average in the majors (.199) and had scored one run in each of their three previous games.

"I think it's just what this lineup is capable of every day," Brown said after the A's second win in six games. "We've been hitting the ball really well the last couple of weeks, and finally seeing them fall tonight was a real positive. It's something we needed to see."

AVG: S. Neuse.281
HR: S. Murphy4
RBI: S. Murphy20
SB: S. Neuse4
W: P. Blackburn4
ERA: F. Montas3.67
Saves: D. Jiménez7
K: F. Montas53
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .202 (30)
Runs: 128 (25)
Hits: 251 (29)
Home Runs: 23 (28)
Stolen Bases: 24 (6)
OBP: .272 (30)
SLG: .311 (30)
Total Bases: 386 (29)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 3.53 (11)
Runs Allowed: 146 (12)
Saves: 10 (12)
Strikeouts: 301 (18)
OpBA: .234 (17)
OBP: .300 (13)
SLG: .376 (15)
Run Support: 3.34 (29)
Date Player Transactions
5/17 C. Irvin Sent to Minors For Rehabilitation
5/14 A. Oller Called Up from Minors (recalled as 27th roster player)
5/14 A. Oller Return of 27th man
5/13 S. Bolt Sent to Minors For Rehabilitation
5/12 B. McKinney Outrighted to Minors
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Date Player Status
5/7 S. Piscotty Left calf tightness (on 10-day IL)
5/2 C. Irvin Left shoulder soreness (on 15-day IL)
4/23 D. Jackson COVID-19 injured list (10-day IL)
4/21 S. Vogt Sprained right knee (on 10-day IL)
4/19 K. Smith Bone bruise, left ankle (10-day IL)
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