(Oakland, CA) — The Minnesota Twins begin the second half of the season with a weekend series against the Oakland A’s at the Oakland Coliseum tonight. The Twins finished the first half as the second-place team in the AL Central. Minnesota is just a half-game behind first place Cleveland at 45-and-46. Kenta Maeda takes the mound in the first game of the series. First pitch is at 8:40PM.