A’s Ruin Home Opener For Twins

i like a 95 win season this year. possible

CBS San Francisco

MINNEAPOLIS (CBS / AP) — The Oakland Athletics can win a lot of different ways, as evidenced by their two-year hold on the AL West division title.

Yoenis Cespedes proved he can play through a hurting right heel, giving Scott Kazmir and the A’s a spark with a pair of RBIs that helped spoil the Minnesota Twins’ home opener with an 8-3 victory on Monday.

“When we’re swinging well, we feel like we have a deep lineup,” A’s manager Bob Melvin said.

Cespedes has been hobbling around the last few days with the injury, but the team wasn’t worried enough about it to hold him out. The Cuban slugger followed a leadoff walk to Brandon Moss by crushing a double in the second inning for the first run against Kevin Correia (0-1) and hit a sacrifice fly in the seventh.

Moss added a two-run single in the third and Derek…

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