Blue Jays 8, Athletics 5
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Toronto 0 0 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 8 11 1
Oakland 0 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 5 10 0
WP: J. Towers (2-1) S: T. Miller (3)
LP: R. Harden (3-2)
 Scoring Summary
Bot 2nd: Oakland
-S. Hatteberg singled to center, M. Ellis scored
Top 3rd: Toronto
-E. Hinske homered to left center, R. Johnson scored
-T. Wilson walked, V. Wells scored, G. Myers to third, F. Catalanotto to second
-O. Hudson grounded out to second, G. Myers scored, F. Catalanotto to third, T. Wilson to second
Bot 3rd: Oakland
-T. Long homered to center
Top 4th: Toronto
-E. Hinske homered to right, R. Johnson scored
Bot 4th: Oakland
-E. Durazo homered to center
Top 5th: Toronto
-C. Woodward homered to left, O. Hudson scored
Bot 5th: Oakland
-J. Guillen hit sacrifice fly to deep center, T. Long scored
Bot 7th: Oakland
-T. Long reached on an infield single, A. Melhuse to third, A. Melhuse scored
 Toronto
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
R. Johnson lf 5 2 2 0 0 3 0 .288
E. Hinske 3b 5 2 2 4 0 0 0 .241
V. Wells cf 5 1 3 0 0 1 0 .312
C. Delgado 1b 3 0 0 0 2 2 1 .300
G. Myers dh 5 1 1 0 0 2 3 .326
F. Catalanotto lf 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .287
   B. Kielty rf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .240
T. Wilson c 3 0 0 1 1 1 0 .269
O. Hudson 2b 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 .276
C. Woodward ss 4 1 1 2 0 0 3 .264
 Totals 37 8 11 8 3 9 7  
 Batting
2B - V Wells 2 (37, J Halama, R Harden); R Johnson (13, R Harden).
HR - E Hinske 2 (10, 3rd inning off R Harden 1 on, 0 Out, 4th inning off R Harden 1 on, 0 Out), C Woodward (7, 5th inning off J Halama 1 on, 2 Out).
RBI - E Hinske 4 (45), T Wilson (33), O Hudson (47), C Woodward 2 (40).
2-out RBI - C Woodward 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - G Myers 2, C Woodward 2.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
CS - G Myers (3, 2nd base by J Halama/A Melhuse).
 
 Fielding
E - C Delgado (8, ground ball).
DP - 1 (O Hudson-C Woodward-C Delgado).
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
T. Long lf 4 2 3 1 0 0 0 .251
J. Guillen rf 3 0 0 1 0 0 1 .288
E. Chavez 3b 4 0 2 0 0 1 1 .274
M. Tejada ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .257
E. Durazo dh 4 1 2 1 0 1 0 .261
M. Ellis 2b 4 1 0 0 0 1 1 .248
S. Hatteberg 1b 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 .259
A. Melhuse c 4 1 2 0 0 1 1 .241
C. Singleton cf 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .261
   R. Hernandez ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .253
 Totals 35 5 10 4 0 4 8  
 Batting
2B - A Melhuse (6, J Kershner).
3B - T Long (2, J Towers).
HR - T Long (14, 3rd inning off J Towers 0 on, 1 Out), E Durazo (15, 4th inning off J Towers 0 on, 0 Out).
SF - J Guillen.
RBI - S Hatteberg (48), T Long (49), E Durazo (61), J Guillen (6).
2-out RBI - S Hatteberg.
GIDP - R Hernandez.
Team LOB - 4.
 Base Running
SB - M Ellis (3, 2nd base off J Towers/T Wilson).
 Toronto
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Towers (W, 2-1) 5.0 7 4 4 0 1 2 6.89
J. Kershner 2.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 4.58
C. Politte 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 5.66
T. Miller (S, 3) 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.32
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Harden (L, 3-2) 4.0 8 6 6 2 6 2 3.00
J. Halama 4.0 3 2 2 1 2 1 3.96
C. Harville 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.86
WP - R Harden.
IBB - C Delgado (by J Halama).
HBP - F Catalanotto (by R Harden).
Pitches-strikes - J Towers 79-65; J Kershner 32-21; C Politte 13-9; T Miller 10-7; R Harden 96-54; J Halama 58-37; C Harville 10-6.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Towers 10-4; J Kershner 1-4; C Politte 0-1; T Miller 3-0; R Harden 4-2; J Halama 7-2; C Harville 2-0.
Batters faced - J Towers 22; J Kershner 8; C Politte 3; T Miller 3; R Harden 23; J Halama 15; C Harville 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--John Hirschbeck. 1B--Bill Welke. 2B--Matt Hollowell. 3B--Wally Bell.
Time: 2:45.
Attendance: 17,446.
Weather: 71 degrees, clear.
Wind: 16 mph, out to right.
Game Notes
TORONTO'S VERNON WELLS DOUBLED IN THE TOP OF THE FIRST INNING TO EXTEND HIS HITTING STREAK TO 10 GAMES.

Updated on Saturday, Aug 16, 2003 1:04 am ET

 
 Top Performers
 Toronto
E. Hinske E. Hinske
2-5, 2 HR
4 RBI
 Oakland
T. Long T. Long
3-4, 1 HR
1 RBI