Originally written on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 11/16/14
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The All-Star break didn't slow the Oakland Athletics, and a thumb injury isn't posing a problem for Yoenis Cespedes. He'll try to keep the A's hot Sunday as they look to complete a three-game road sweep of the Minnesota Twins for the first time in more than 12 years. Oakland (45-43) entered the break winning six of seven, and has picked up right where it left off by beating Minnesota 6-3 on Friday and 9-3 on Saturday. The A's have swept one road series this season, taking all three games at Colorado from June 12-14. It's been much longer since they accomplished that feat at Minnesota (36-51). Oakland last swept a series there April 28-30, 2000, at the Metrodome. The A's are also trying to move three games above .500 for the first time since they were 29-26 on June 3, 2010. Cespedes has four hits in this series as a designated hitter after a sprained left thumb forced him out of last Sunday's win over Seattle. He sparked Saturday's victory with two hits and three RBIs - two on h...
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