Twins........... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 - 3 4 0
Win:Birtsas(8-5) Loss:Butcher(3-17) Save:Howell(20th)
Homeruns- C.Lansford(14th), D.Kingman(19th)
First baseman Dave Kingman connected with a homer and had 2 RBI and Tim Birtsas delivered 8 solid innings at METRODOME where the Oakland Athletics beat the Minnesota Twins by the score of 4 to 3.
Oakland took the lead for good in the top of the 6th inning scoring one runner on 3 hits. Neither team was able to score until the 6th inning.
Birtsas(8-5) allowed 2 runs in 8 innings, and picked up the victory. Birtsas got relief help from Jay Howell who gained credit for his 20th save. John Butcher(3-17) was the loser.