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IMPACT PLAYER: Ramon Laureano, Oakland

He delivered a pair of big extra-base hits late — first a go-ahead home run in the seventh inning off Zack Littell, then a double off Taylor Rogers to set up Khris Davis’ heroics in the ninth.

BY THE NUMBERS

.211 The Twins’ batting average with the bases loaded; they failed to score with them full in the eighth and ninth innings.

7 Consecutive winless starts for Jose Berrios, despite a 2.62 ERA over those starts.

ON DECK

The Twins look to split the four-game series and improve to 2-4 on this nine-game homestand with Michael Pineda facing A’s righthander Daniel Mengden in the series finale.