Barry Zito out dueled Johan Santana yesterday. Zito went 8 innings, only giving up 1 run. He was great althought he only had 1 strikeout and walked 4 Twins. Santana also went 8 innings while giving up 2 runs(both earned) and he struckout 8 guys and only walked 1 batter. Frank Thomas a.k.a. The Big Hurt, homered twice, once off of Santana in the second and then again in the 9th off of Jesse Crain, which turned out to be the game winner. The A's other run also came in the second when Marco Scutaro doubled deep to left that scored Jay Payton. Next game today at 1:09 ET on ESPN.
OAK: Esteban Loiaza
MIN: Boof Bonser