Athletics 11, Blue Jays 5
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oakland 0 3 0 0 0 6 0 1 1 11 13 1
Toronto 0 1 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 5 8 1
WP: M. Wood (1-0)
LP: T. Sturtze (6-6)
 Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: Oakland
-A. Melhuse homered to left center, E. Durazo and M. Tejada scored
Bot 2nd: Toronto
-C. Woodward hit sacrifice fly to right, E. Hinske scored
Bot 3rd: Toronto
-B. Kielty doubled to right center, V. Wells and C. Delgado scored
Top 6th: Oakland
-C. Singleton singled to right, T. Long scored, A. Melhuse to second
-B. McMillon doubled to right, A. Melhuse and C. Singleton scored
-M. Tejada doubled to left, J. Guillen scored, E. Chavez to third
-M. Ellis grounded into fielder's choice, E. Chavez scored, M. Tejada to third, E. Durazo out at second
-T. Long singled to right, M. Tejada scored, M. Ellis to second
Bot 6th: Toronto
-M. Bordick doubled to left center, C. Woodward and R. Johnson scored
Top 8th: Oakland
-T. Long doubled to right center, E. Durazo scored, M. Ellis to third
Top 9th: Oakland
-M. Tejada hit sacrifice fly to center, C. Singleton scored
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
B. McMillon dh 5 0 1 2 1 2 3 .236
J. Guillen rf 4 1 0 0 0 2 3 .256
E. Chavez 3b 4 1 0 0 1 0 1 .273
M. Tejada ss 4 2 2 2 1 1 2 .263
E. Durazo 1b 4 2 1 0 2 1 4 .258
M. Ellis 2b 5 0 1 1 0 1 5 .250
T. Long lf 5 1 3 2 0 0 2 .247
A. Melhuse c 4 2 2 3 1 0 4 .259
C. Singleton cf 4 2 3 1 1 1 0 .267
 Totals 39 11 13 11 7 8 24  
 Batting
2B - M Tejada 2 (36, P Walker, T Sturtze); C Singleton (23, P Walker); B McMillon (6, T Sturtze); T Long (19, C Politte).
HR - A Melhuse (3, 2nd inning off P Walker 2 on, 2 Out).
SF - M Tejada.
RBI - A Melhuse 3 (7), C Singleton (31), B McMillon 2 (13), M Tejada 2 (79), M Ellis (35), T Long 2 (54).
2-out RBI - A Melhuse 3, T Long 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Ellis 1, B McMillon 1, J Guillen 1, A Melhuse 3, E Durazo 1.
Reached via catcher's interference - J Guillen.
Team LOB - 12.
 Fielding
E - M Tejada (16, ground ball).
 Toronto
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
R. Johnson lf 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 .276
M. Bordick 2b 5 0 2 2 0 1 3 .278
V. Wells cf 5 1 2 0 0 1 2 .313
C. Delgado 1b 2 1 0 0 3 1 2 .303
T. Wilson c 4 0 0 0 0 0 5 .263
   O. Hudson ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .277
B. Kielty rf 5 0 1 2 0 1 0 .244
E. Hinske 3b 4 1 0 0 1 0 1 .235
J. Phelps dh 3 0 1 0 1 1 1 .258
C. Woodward ss 2 1 0 1 1 1 4 .262
 Totals 35 5 8 5 6 7 18  
 Batting
2B - B Kielty (21, J Halama); M Bordick (15, M Wood); R Johnson (14, J Mecir).
SF - C Woodward.
RBI - C Woodward (42), B Kielty 2 (48), M Bordick 2 (40).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Bordick 1, C Delgado 1, C Woodward 1, T Wilson 2.
Team LOB - 11.
 Fielding
E - T Wilson (4, catchers interference).
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Halama 4.0 6 3 3 3 2 0 4.05
M. Wood (W, 1-0) 1.2 1 2 2 1 3 0 9.00
R. Rincon 1.1 0 0 0 2 0 0 3.33
J. Mecir 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 5.59
K. Foulke 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.25
 Toronto
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
P. Walker 4.1 4 3 3 4 4 1 5.89
T. Sturtze (L, 6-6) 1.0 4 6 6 2 0 0 6.10
D. Reichert 2.1 3 1 1 0 3 0 5.40
C. Politte 0.2 2 1 0 0 0 0 5.44
J. Kershner 0.2 0 0 0 1 1 0 4.30
WP - J Halama.
IBB - E Durazo (by T Sturtze).
HBP - J Guillen (by P Walker); E Chavez (by T Sturtze); R Johnson (by M Wood).
Pitches-strikes - J Halama 86-49; M Wood 33-16; R Rincon 26-13; J Mecir 18-13; K Foulke 14-7; P Walker 94-51; T Sturtze 32-16; D Reichert 34-22; C Politte 10-7; J Kershner 11-6.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Halama 6-4; M Wood 1-1; R Rincon 2-2; J Mecir 1-1; K Foulke 0-2; P Walker 3-6; T Sturtze 2-1; D Reichert 2-2; C Politte 0-2; J Kershner 0-1.
Batters faced - J Halama 22; M Wood 8; R Rincon 6; J Mecir 4; K Foulke 3; P Walker 22; T Sturtze 10; D Reichert 10; C Politte 5; J Kershner 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--C.B. Bucknor. 1B--Tim Mcclelland. 2B--Tony Randazzo. 3B--Ted Barrett.
Time: 3:31.
Attendance: 27,740.
Weather: 75 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 21 mph, in from right center.

Updated on Saturday, Aug 23, 2003 10:25 pm ET

 
 Top Performers
 Oakland
A. Melhuse A. Melhuse
2-4, 1 HR
3 RBI
 Toronto
M. Bordick M. Bordick
2-5
2 RBI