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Twins draw a blank vs. A's
Athletics 4, Twins 0
Boof Bonser delivers a pitch to the A's in the first inning. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
Minnesota wasn't able to score a run off Oakland ace Barry Zito in the series opener at McAfee Coliseum. Rookie starter Boof Bonser was strong until the sixth inning, when he gave up a two-run homer and ran into trouble.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: June 01, 2006
MIN
Minnesota (24-29)
Lost 1
Oakland 4, Minnesota 0   OAK
Oakland (25-29)
Won 2
June 1, 2006
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Minnesota
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 5 0
Oakland
0 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 X   4 5 0
Standings thru 6/1/06  |  Gameday  |  Twins Stats  |  Athletics Stats
MinnesotaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Ford, LF4000030.227
Castillo, 2B4010010.308
Mauer, C4020001.362
Hunter, CF4010002.269
Cuddyer, RF4000013.287
Morneau, 1B3000010.240
White, R, DH3010000.198
Batista, 3B2000010.247
Castro, SS2000002.235
a-Kubel, PH1000000.182
Punto, SS0000000.286
Totals31050078 

a-Grounded out for Castro in the 8th.

BATTING
TB: Castillo; Mauer 2; Hunter; White, R.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cuddyer.
GIDP: Castro.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
DP: (Castro-Castillo-Morneau).

 
OaklandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Kotsay, CF4112000.270
Swisher, LF4000010.298
Chavez, 3B3010010.277
Thomas, DH3111011.229
Crosby, SS3010010.255
Payton, RF3000001.251
Johnson, 1B3111001.199
Kendall, C2100000.261
Scutaro, 2B3000011.135
Totals28454054 

BATTING
HR: Thomas (12, 2nd inning off Bonser, 0 on, 0 out), Kotsay (5, 6th inning off Bonser, 1 on, 1 out), Johnson (3, 7th inning off Bonser, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Kotsay 4; Chavez; Thomas 4; Crosby; Johnson 4.
RBI: Thomas (29), Kotsay 2 (22), Johnson (9).
2-out RBI: Johnson.
GIDP: Johnson.
Team LOB: 1.

FIELDING
DP: (Chavez-Scutaro-Johnson).

 
MinnesotaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Bonser (L, 1-1)7.05440534.50
Crain 1.00000006.94
 
OaklandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Zito (W, 5-3)7.04000502.87
Calero 1.00000205.06
Street 1.01000004.74

HBP: Kendall (by Bonser), Batista (by Zito).
Pitches-strikes: Bonser 94-62, Crain 11-6, Zito 99-65, Calero 12-8, Street 14-10.
Ground outs-fly outs: Bonser 8-8, Crain 2-1, Zito 9-7, Calero 1-0, Street 1-2.
Batters faced: Bonser 26, Crain 3, Zito 25, Calero 3, Street 4.
Umpires: HP: Jerry Crawford. 1B: Chuck Meriwether. 2B: Travis Reininger. 3B: Phil Cuzzi.
Weather: 70 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, In from LF.
T: 1:57.
Att: 12,025.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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