Twins 9, Athletics 1
MINNEAPOLIS — Miguel Sano continued his hot streak at the plate while Ervin Santana pitched another gem as Minnesota defeated Oakland.
Sano’s two-run homer was one of six home runs hit by the Twins. Brian Dozier hit a pair while Jason Castro, Byron Buxton and Joe Mauer also cleared the fences.
Santana (5-0) lowered his ERA to 0.66 after allowing three hits and striking out seven in six scoreless innings. Sano has homered in three straight games and is 12-for-20 with four home runs and 13 RBIs during a five-game hitting streak.