Athletics 5, Rangers 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Texas 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 3 7 0
Oakland 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 X 5 7 1
WP: T. Hudson (16-7) S: C. Harville (1)
LP: R. Mahay (3-2)
 Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Oakland
-J. Guillen homered to deep left, C. Singleton scored
Top 4th: Texas
-R. Palmeiro grounded into fielder's choice, M. Young scored, M. Teixeira out at second
Top 6th: Texas
-H. Blalock homered to deep right
Bot 7th: Oakland
-J. Guillen sacrificed to catcher, F. Menechino scored, C. Singleton to second
-E. German singled to right, C. Singleton scored, E. German to second advancing on throw
Top 8th: Texas
-M. Teixeira homered to deep right
Bot 8th: Oakland
-A. Melhuse homered to deep left
 Texas
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
M. Young ss 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 .309
H. Blalock 3b 4 1 1 1 0 1 1 .305
M. Teixeira 1b 4 1 2 1 0 1 0 .263
R. Palmeiro dh 4 0 0 1 0 2 2 .257
S. Spencer rf 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 .254
J. Jones lf 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 .194
E. Diaz c 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .259
R. Christenson cf 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .169
J. Clark 2b 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 .114
 Totals 33 3 7 3 1 6 9  
 Batting
HR - H Blalock (29, 6th inning off T Hudson 0 on, 2 Out), M Teixeira (26, 8th inning off J Halama 0 on, 2 Out).
RBI - R Palmeiro (106), H Blalock (90), M Teixeira (84).
2-out RBI - H Blalock, M Teixeira.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Clark 2, S Spencer 1.
GIDP - E Diaz 2.
Team LOB - 4.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (M Young-J Clark-M Teixeira).
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Singleton cf 5 2 2 0 0 2 4 .248
J. Guillen rf 3 1 2 3 0 0 0 .268
E. Chavez 3b 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .282
   E. German 2b 2 0 1 1 0 0 1 .500
M. Tejada ss 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .276
   B. Crosby ss 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
T. Long lf 3 0 0 0 1 2 2 .243
A. Melhuse c 2 1 1 1 2 0 0 .301
G. Koonce 1b 4 0 0 0 0 3 3 .000
F. Menechino 3b 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 .208
J. Grabowski dh 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000
   M. Edwards dh 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 .333
 Totals 29 5 7 5 6 9 11  
 Batting
HR - J Guillen (8, 1st inning off J Benoit 1 on, 0 Out), A Melhuse (5, 8th inning off A Fultz 0 on, 0 Out).
S - J Guillen.
RBI - J Guillen 3 (23), E German (1), A Melhuse (14).
2-out RBI - E German.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - G Koonce 1, C Singleton 2, T Long 1.
GIDP - E German.
Team LOB - 8.
 Fielding
E - B Crosby (1, catch).
DP - 2 (E Chavez-F Menechino-G Koonce, B Crosby-E German-G Koonce).
 Texas
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Benoit 4.0 2 2 2 5 5 1 5.49
E. Ramirez 2.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 3.94
R. Mahay (L, 3-2) 0.1 1 2 2 1 0 0 2.82
R. Garcia 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
R. Garcia 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.00
A. Fultz 1.1 2 1 1 0 2 1 5.21
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
T. Hudson (W, 16-7) 7.0 5 2 1 1 5 1 2.70
J. Halama 1.0 1 1 1 0 1 1 4.18
C. Harville (S, 1) 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.50
WP - T Hudson.
HBP - B Crosby (by Ro Garcia).
Pitches-strikes - J Benoit 100-56; E Ramirez 24-18; R Mahay 16-9; Ro Garcia 4-2; A Fultz 19-13; T Hudson 100-65; J Halama 14-10; C Harville 14-9.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Benoit 4-3; E Ramirez 3-1; R Mahay 0-1; Ro Garcia 1-0; A Fultz 2-0; T Hudson 14-3; J Halama 1-1; C Harville 2-1.
Batters faced - J Benoit 19; E Ramirez 6; R Mahay 3; Ro Garcia 3; A Fultz 6; T Hudson 27; J Halama 4; C Harville 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Gerry Davis. 1B--Ed Rapuano. 2B--Mark Carlson. 3B--Paul Nauert.
Time: 2:44.
Attendance: 27,373.
Weather: 63 degrees, overcast.
Wind: 10 mph, out to right.

Updated on Wednesday, Sep 24, 2003 7:54 pm ET

 
 Top Performers
 Texas
M. Teixeira M. Teixeira
2-4, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Oakland
J. Guillen J. Guillen
2-3, 1 HR
3 RBI