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Published April 09, 2014, 05:09 PM

Twins play Oakland Wednesday, and lose 4-7

Minneapolis, MN (WDAY TV) - The Twins pitching staff got a much needed day off yesterday, the starters have been beaten around to start the season, Minnesota has allowed seven runs or more in five games so far..

By: WDAY Staff Reports , WDAY

Minneapolis, MN (WDAY TV) - The Twins pitching staff got a much needed day off yesterday, the starters have been beaten around to start the season, Minnesota has allowed seven runs or more in five games so far..

Phil Hughes made his Target Field debut today, facing Oakland.

Not a good start, which is a recurring theme, gives up this two run single to Brandon Moss, A's out to a 4-0 lead.

Twins chip away, now 4-1 in the 8th, Brian Dozier crushes this pitch to deep left, his 2nd homer of the year, it's 4-2

Now 4-3 in the bottom of the 9th, Dozier skies one to right, Josh Reddick makes the catch, Kurt Suzuki tags and he hustles home and just barely avoids the tag.

A closer look, look at Suzuki's hand get in there and touch home.

ties the game at 4.

But the A's go in front in the 11th, Derek Norris with his 2nd home run of this series, a three run bomb.

Athletics go on to win 7-4.

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