... Donaldson reached base safely for the 26th straight game. ... Cespedes (right shoulder tendinitis) was in the lineup at designated hitter again and has yet to throw since receiving a cortisone shot on Wednesday. Melvin said Cespedes probably won't play in the outfield until the A's final regular-season series at Seattle (Sept. 27-29) at the earliest. ... Twins 3B Trevor Plouffe (strained left wrist) returned to the lineup after missing Friday night's game.