Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/18/14
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By Dan MyersSpecial to Sports XChangeMINNEAPOLIS -- Playing against his former team, Minnesota Twins left fielder Josh Willingham did it again Wednesday. Less than 24 hours after clubbing a walk-off, three-run home run with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, Willingham blasted another homer Wednesday to lead the Twins to a 4-0 win over the Oakland A's. The win completed a three-game sweep at Target Field and pushed Oakland's losing streak to eight. Willingham, who started the season on fire for Minnesota, but had cooled of late, finished the three-game set with four hits and seven RBIs. Perhaps more importantly for the Twins was the performance on the mound by hurler Francisco Liriano (1-5). Banished the bullpen after beginning the season 0-5, the lefty pitched brilliantly in his first start since May 7. He allowed just three hits and two walks in six shutout innings, while striking out nine. After working out of a couple of early jams, Liriano retired the final ...
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