April 20, 1985 Game 129: Twins (6-4) at Athletics (3-7)

The Twins are facing off against the A's for Game 2 of a 3 game set the Twins won the 1st game and are sending Mike Smithson up against Bill Krueger.

The A's get one is the 1st.  Collins doubles, Lansford follows with a single and Collins scores.  In the 2nd the Twins take the lead.  Gaetti singles and Hrbek doubles,  Gagne singles and Gaetti and Hrbek score.  Laudner caps off the scoring wit a 2 run homer and its 4-1.  In the 3rd Hrbek makes it 5-1 with a solo homer.

The A's get a run back in the 3rd as Lansford singles and advances to 3rd on a Kingman single.  Murphy hitys a SACFLY to right scoring Lansford and its 5-2 Twins.  In the 7th the A's get 2 more to make it a 1 run game.  Collins singles and steals 2nd, Lansford singles and Collins holds at 3rd.  Bochte singles and Collins scores. and Lansford advances to 3rd.  Kingman hits into a 5-4-3 doubleplay and Lansford scores.

In the 8th the A's take the lead.  Heath walks, Davis hits a 2-run homer and its 6-5.  Griffin singles and Lansford hits a 2-out 2 run homer to make it 8-5.  The Twins try to mount a comeback in the 9th and Smalley hits a solo home run, but Howell closes it out.

The Final Score 8-6 Athletics