OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Pinch-hitter Jason Kubel hit a tying solo home run in the eighth, Delmon Young singled home the go-ahead run in the ninth and the Minnesota Twins beat the Oakland Athletics 6-3 on Wednesday night.
Joe Crede tripled off Andrew Bailey (4-1) to start the ninth and Alexi Casilla entered as a pinch runner. He scored easily on Young's single up the middle. Brendan Harris also added an RBI single in the inning and a pair of wild pitches by Bailey cost the A's another run.
Matt Guerrier (3-0) recorded the final out of the eighth for the win and Joe Nathan finished for his 13th save in 15 opportunities.