Athletics 7, Rangers 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Texas 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 3 6 0
Oakland 3 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 X 7 11 1
WP: B. Zito (14-12)
LP: T. Mounce (1-5)
 Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Oakland
-E. Chavez doubled to right center, M. Ellis scored, E. Durazo to third
-M. Tejada doubled to left, E. Durazo and E. Chavez scored
Bot 3rd: Oakland
-E. Chavez homered to deep right
Bot 4th: Oakland
-J. Dye homered to deep right
-M. Tejada singled to left, E. Byrnes scored, E. Durazo to second
Top 5th: Texas
-M. Young singled to center, G. Laird scored
Bot 6th: Oakland
-M. Ellis hit sacrifice fly to center, E. Byrnes scored
Top 9th: Texas
-R. Palmeiro homered to deep right
-J. Clark hit sacrifice fly to right, M. Teixeira scored, S. Spencer to third
 Texas
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
M. Young ss 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 .309
H. Blalock 3b 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .308
A. Rodriguez ss 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 .297
   M. Thames lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .205
R. Palmeiro dh 3 1 1 1 1 0 1 .259
M. Teixeira 1b 4 1 2 0 0 1 1 .262
S. Spencer rf 3 0 1 0 1 0 3 .258
L. Nix rf 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .255
   J. Clark 2b 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .069
G. Laird c 4 1 0 0 0 0 2 .225
R. Christenson cf 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .162
 Totals 31 3 6 3 4 5 12  
 Batting
2B - S Spencer (20, J Mecir).
HR - R Palmeiro (37, 9th inning off J Mecir 0 on, 0 Out).
SF - J Clark.
RBI - M Young (69), R Palmeiro (105), J Clark (2).
2-out RBI - M Young.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - S Spencer 2, R Christenson 1.
GIDP - M Teixeira, G Laird.
Team LOB - 6.
 Fielding
Outfield assists - S Spencer (M Tejada at Home).
PB - G Laird.
DP - 1 (S Spencer-G Laird).
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
M. Ellis 2b 3 1 1 1 1 1 2 .250
E. Durazo dh 3 1 1 0 1 1 2 .254
E. Chavez 3b 4 2 2 2 0 1 2 .283
M. Tejada ss 4 0 2 3 0 0 0 .277
S. Hatteberg 1b 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .252
R. Hernandez c 4 0 1 0 0 2 1 .268
J. Guillen lf 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .261
J. Dye rf 4 1 1 1 0 0 1 .172
E. Byrnes cf 3 2 2 0 1 0 1 .268
 Totals 33 7 11 7 3 6 12  
 Batting
2B - E Chavez (38, T Mounce); M Tejada (42, T Mounce); E Byrnes (27, M Callaway).
HR - E Chavez (28, 3rd inning off T Mounce 0 on, 0 Out), J Dye (4, 4th inning off T Mounce 0 on, 0 Out).
SF - M Ellis.
RBI - E Chavez 2 (98), M Tejada 3 (105), J Dye (19), M Ellis (51).
2-out RBI - M Tejada.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - S Hatteberg 1, E Durazo 1.
Team LOB - 6.
 Fielding
E - M Tejada (19, throw).
DP - 2 (E Chavez-M Ellis-S Hatteberg, M Tejada-M Ellis-S Hatteberg).
 Texas
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
T. Mounce (L, 1-5) 3.0 7 5 5 2 1 2 7.11
M. Callaway 4.0 4 2 1 0 4 0 7.02
R. Garcia 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0.00
R. Garcia 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9.72
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
B. Zito (W, 14-12) 6.0 3 1 0 3 4 0 3.22
C. Bradford 2.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2.74
J. Mecir 1.0 3 2 2 0 0 1 5.75
WP - B Zito.
Pitches-strikes - T Mounce 73-40; M Callaway 67-44; Re Garcia 18-11; B Zito 107-63; C Bradford 17-15; J Mecir 24-13.
Ground balls-fly balls - T Mounce 3-4; M Callaway 1-7; Re Garcia 2-0; B Zito 8-6; C Bradford 4-1; J Mecir 2-1.
Batters faced - T Mounce 17; M Callaway 16; Re Garcia 4; B Zito 24; C Bradford 6; J Mecir 6.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Mark Carlson. 1B--Paul Nauert. 2B--Gerry Davis. 3B--Ed Rapuano.
Time: 2:38.
Attendance: 15,110.
Weather: 78 degrees, clear.
Wind: 13 mph, out to right.
Game Notes
TEXAS' LAYNCE NIX LEFT THE GAME IN THE SEVENTH INNING DUE TO AN UNDISCLOSED INJURY.
TEXAS' LAYNCE NIX LEFT THE GAME IN THE SEVENTH INNING DUE TO AN UNDISCLOSED INJURY.

Updated on Tuesday, Sep 23, 2003 12:50 am ET

 
 Top Performers
 Texas
R. Palmeiro R. Palmeiro
1-3, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Oakland
E. Chavez E. Chavez
2-4, 1 HR
2 RBI