Francisco Liriano's highly anticipated return to the Minnesota rotation came to a sudden halt because of elbow problems Wednesday and Dan Haren pitched eight shutout innings, leading the A's over the Twins 1-0.
Justin Morneau's two-run double highlighted a four-run eighth inning and the Minnesota Twins rallied for a 7-5 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday night.
If recent history is any indication, the '06 wild-card winners should again be major factors when October rolls around.
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