Minnesota Twins defeat Oakland Athletics, 3-2

OAKLAND, CALIF. - Deprived on Monday, Twins outfielder Michael Cuddyer wasn't denied on Tuesday.

Cuddyer's booming triple in the 10th inning drove Joe Mauer with the winning run in the Twins' 3-2 victory over the Athletics in a key game of their 10-game road trip.

Cuddyer left Monday's game in a rage after being called out at home in the ninth inning while trying to score on a wild pitch. Replays showed he was safe with the tying run.

But with Mauer on first on Tu...

OAKLAND, CALIF. - Righthander Kevin Slowey's next step toward returning to the mound will take place this morning when he tests his strained right wrist again in the bullpen before the Twins face Oakland.

If everyone is satisfied with the results, Slowey will start Saturday in what could be the first of a couple of outings for Class AAA Rochester.

Slowey, who was placed on the disabled list on July 4, is pleased with his progress. But he already knows the wrist is on...