If the Oakland Athletics continue their power surge against the Minnesota Twins, they could be celebrating a second straight division title late Saturday night.
The Athletics can clinch a share of the AL West title in the afternoon Saturday after homering five times halfway through this four-game home set.
Five different Oakland players have homered in this series, with three going deep in Thursday's 8-6 win and two more in Friday's 11-0 rout. The Athletics (91-63) have won 19 of 25.
"We have a lot of guys in this locker room who can hit home runs," Josh Donaldson said.
Donaldson and Yoenis Cespedes were the latest Athletics to leave the ballpark on Friday, helping slice the club's magic number to win the West to two. Oakland can clinch the title with a victory and a loss by second-place Texas later at night in Kansas City.
"All I know is we have an afternoon game tomorrow and the Rangers are playing in Kansas City," manager Bob Melvin said. "We'll have to wait to see what happ...