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MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUNDUP: Willingham's two homers lift Minnesota over Oakland

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MINNEAPOLIS -- Twins slugger Josh Willingham hit a two-run home run in the eighth to put Minnesota ahead for good, as the Twins beat the Athletics 4-3 at Target Field last night. The upper deck blast was Willingham's second homer of the game. Oswaldo Arcia also went deep for Minnesota, which has won two straight. Anthony Swarzak picked up the win in relief and Glen Perkins notched his 34th save. Alberto Callaspo lifted a two-run shot for Oakland, which saw its three-game win streak end.

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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte has been with the Herald since 2006. He covers County government and anything else that happens in Pierce County on a daily basis.
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