Josh Willingham his 29 home runs in 136 games for the A's last year. In 116 games with the Twins this season he has already hit 31, and in six games vs. Oakland he is 9-for-22 with five home runs and 12 RBI.
It's official -- Brett Anderson will be returning to pitch in a Major League game on Tuesday for the first time in over a year.
The A's are 10-games over .500 after sweeping the Indians with the Twins coming to town tonight.
The festivities of Moneyball weekend, which celebrated the 10-year anniversary of the 20-game win streak, have rubbed off on the current A's. A four-game win streak may pale in comparison, but it is a starting point.