Oakland 5, Boston 1
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Boston 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 1
Oakland 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 X 5 6 0
WP: B. Zito (1-0)
LP: T. Wakefield (0-1)
 Scoring Summary
Bot 2nd: Oakland
-R. Hernandez singled to right, J. Guillen scored
-E. Byrnes doubled to left, R. Hernandez and J. Dye scored
-E. Chavez safe at first on second baseman T. Walker's throwing error, M. Ellis and E. Byrnes scored, E. Chavez to second
Top 3rd: Boston
-J. Damon ground rule double to deep center, D. Mirabelli scored
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Damon cf 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 .333
N. Garciaparra ss 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 .375
T. Walker 2b 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .444
M. Ramirez lf 3 0 1 0 1 1 2 .125
D. Ortiz dh 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .000
K. Millar 1b 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .200
B. Mueller 3b 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .222
G. Kapler rf 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 .000
   J. Varitek ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .500
D. Mirabelli c 3 1 1 0 0 2 0 .333
 Totals 33 1 6 1 2 10 11  
 Batting
2B - D Mirabelli (1, B Zito); J Damon (1, B Zito).
RBI - J Damon (1).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - T Walker 1, M Ramirez 2, J Varitek 1.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
E - T Walker (2, throw).
PB - D Mirabelli.
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
M. Ellis 2b 2 1 0 0 1 2 0 .167
E. Durazo dh 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .375
E. Chavez 3b 4 0 0 0 0 1 5 .000
M. Tejada ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .100
S. Hatteberg 1b 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .125
J. Guillen lf 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 .250
   T. Long lf 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .333
R. Hernandez c 4 1 1 1 0 0 2 .375
J. Dye rf 3 1 0 0 0 1 1 .000
E. Byrnes cf 4 1 2 2 0 2 2 .400
 Totals 31 5 6 3 3 8 16  
 Batting
2B - E Byrnes (1, T Wakefield).
RBI - R Hernandez (2), E Byrnes 2 (2).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Dye 1, M Tejada 2, E Byrnes 2.
Team LOB - 7.
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
T. Wakefield (L, 0-1) 6.0 4 5 3 3 7 0 4.50
A. Embree 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
S. Williamson 1.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
B. Zito (W, 1-0) 7.0 5 1 1 2 9 0 1.29
C. Bradford 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
K. Foulke 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
HBP - J Dye (by T Wakefield); M Ellis (by T Wakefield).
Pitches-strikes - T Wakefield 111-68; A Embree 8-5; S Williamson 20-12; B Zito 113-74; C Bradford 16-11; K Foulke 20-15.
Ground balls-fly balls - T Wakefield 5-6; A Embree 2-1; S Williamson 1-1; B Zito 5-7; C Bradford 2-0; K Foulke 1-2.
Batters faced - T Wakefield 28; A Embree 3; S Williamson 5; B Zito 28; C Bradford 3; K Foulke 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Eric Cooper. 1B--Wally Bell. 2B--Gary Darling. 3B--Tim Welke. LF--Greg Gibson. RF--Randy Marsh.
Time: 2:37.
Attendance: 36,305.
Weather: 59 degrees, overcast.
Wind: 6 mph, out to center.

Updated on Thursday, Oct 2, 2003 6:47 pm ET

 
 Top Performers
 Boston
J. Damon J. Damon
2-4
1 RBI
 Oakland
E. Byrnes E. Byrnes
2-4
2 RBI
 MLB Box Scores
Thu Oct 2, 2003
Boston 1
Oakland 5

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Minnesota 1
NY Yankees 4

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