Minnesota 3, Oakland 2, 10 innings
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 R H E
Minnesota 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 10 1
Oakland 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 10 1
WP: J.C. Romero (2-1) S: J. Nathan (8)
LP: J. Mecir (0-3)
 Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Minnesota
-T. Hunter singled to left, D. Mientkiewicz scored, C. Koskie to second
Bot 1st: Oakland
-J. Dye tripled to deep right, M. Kotsay scored
Top 4th: Minnesota
-J. Jones homered to deep left
Bot 4th: Oakland
-A. Melhuse homered to deep right
Top 10th: Minnesota
-D. Mientkiewicz safe at first on shortstop B. Crosby's fielding error, S. Stewart scored, D. Mientkiewicz to second
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
S. Stewart lf 5 1 1 0 0 1 2 .293
C. Guzman ss 5 0 1 0 0 1 1 .312
D. Mientkiewicz 1b 5 1 2 0 0 0 1 .286
C. Koskie 3b 4 0 1 0 1 0 1 .250
T. Hunter dh 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 .288
    N. Punto pr-dh 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .268
    M. Ryan ph-dh 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .355
J. Jones rf 4 1 1 1 0 1 3 .304
L. Ford cf 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .359
R. Bowen c 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .214
    J. Offerman ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250
    H. Blanco c 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .226
L. Rivas 2b 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .200
 Totals 40 3 10 2 1 5 12  
 Batting
HR - J Jones (6, 4th inning off T Hudson 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - T Hunter (11), J Jones (20).
2-out RBI - T Hunter.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - S Stewart 1, J Offerman 1, J Jones 1, M Ryan 1.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
CS - C Guzman (2, 2nd base by T Hudson/A Melhuse).
 
 Fielding
E - S Greisinger (2, ground ball).
DP - 1 (C Guzman-L Rivas-D Mientkiewicz).
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
M. Kotsay cf 2 1 0 0 1 0 2 .257
    B. Kielty lf 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 .231
E. Byrnes lf-cf 5 0 1 0 0 2 3 .305
E. Chavez 3b 4 0 1 0 1 0 1 .239
J. Dye rf 4 0 1 1 1 2 2 .283
E. Durazo dh 5 0 2 0 0 1 6 .309
S. Hatteberg 1b 5 0 2 0 0 1 3 .296
B. Crosby ss 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .183
    B. McMillon ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .222
A. Melhuse c 3 1 1 1 2 0 2 .258
M. Scutaro 2b 5 0 1 0 0 1 2 .291
 Totals 40 2 10 2 5 9 25  
 Batting
3B - J Dye (1, S Greisinger).
HR - A Melhuse (2, 4th inning off S Greisinger 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - J Dye (23), A Melhuse (2).
2-out RBI - J Dye.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - S Hatteberg 1, M Kotsay 1, A Melhuse 1, E Durazo 3.
GIDP - B Crosby.
Team LOB - 13.
 Fielding
E - B Crosby (3, pop up).
PB - A Melhuse.
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
S. Greisinger 5.0 6 2 2 2 2 1 6.87
J. Roa 1.1 0 0 0 1 2 0 2.51
J.C. Romero (W, 2-1) 2.2 4 0 0 1 2 0 3.93
J. Nathan (S, 8) 1.0 0 0 0 1 3 0 1.72
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
T. Hudson 9.0 9 2 2 0 4 1 3.27
J. Mecir (L, 0-3) 1.0 1 1 0 1 1 0 9.28
IBB - C Koskie (by J Mecir).
Pitches-strikes - S Greisinger 92-59; J Roa 24-12; J Romero 50-29; J Nathan 22-13; T Hudson 119-83; J Mecir 19-9.
Ground balls-fly balls - S Greisinger 5-8; J Roa 0-2; J Romero 5-1; J Nathan 0-0; T Hudson 14-8; J Mecir 1-1.
Batters faced - S Greisinger 24; J Roa 5; J Romero 12; J Nathan 4; T Hudson 35; J Mecir 6.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Ed Montague. 1B--Jerry Layne. 2B--Chris Guccione. 3B--Paul Schrieber.
Time: 3:13.
Attendance: 22,759.
Weather: 64 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, in from right.
Game Notes
OAKLAND CENTER FIELDER MARK KOTSAY LEFT THE GAME AFTER THE BOTTOM OF THE FIFTH INNING WITH AN APPARENT KNEE INJURY.

Updated on Sunday, May 9, 2004 5:48 am ET

 
 Top Performers
 Minnesota
J. Jones J. Jones
1-4, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Oakland
A. Melhuse A. Melhuse
1-3, 1 HR
1 RBI