Oakland 7, Texas 6
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oakland 2 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 7 11 0
Texas 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 11 0
WP: C. Bradford (5-4) S: O. Dotel (21)
LP: C. Almanzar (7-2)
 Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Oakland
-M. McLemore homered to deep right
-E. Chavez homered to deep right
Bot 1st: Texas
-A. Soriano homered to deep right, M. Young scored
-M. Teixeira homered to deep right
Top 2nd: Oakland
-E. Byrnes grounded into double play third to second to first, E. Durazo scored, B. Crosby out at second
Bot 2nd: Texas
-H. Blalock doubled to deep right center, M. Young scored
-A. Soriano singled to left center, H. Blalock scored
Top 4th: Oakland
-M. McLemore singled to left, B. Crosby and E. Byrnes scored, M. Kotsay to second
Top 8th: Oakland
-A. Melhuse singled to center, E. Durazo scored
Top 9th: Oakland
-E. Durazo hit sacrifice fly to deep center, E. Chavez scored, J. Dye to third
Bot 9th: Texas
-E. Young doubled to deep right, M. Teixeira scored
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
M. Kotsay cf 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 .324
M. McLemore 2b 5 1 2 3 0 0 3 .259
E. Chavez 3b 4 2 2 1 1 1 2 .275
J. Dye rf 4 0 0 0 1 0 1 .279
S. Hatteberg 1b 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .292
E. Durazo dh 4 2 3 1 0 0 0 .311
B. Crosby ss 5 1 2 0 0 2 3 .269
E. Byrnes lf 3 1 0 0 1 0 2 .277
A. Melhuse c 3 0 2 1 1 0 2 .261
 Totals 35 7 11 6 5 3 16  
 Batting
2B - E Durazo (19, C Almanzar); E Chavez (9, B Shouse).
HR - M Mclemore (1, 1st inning off R Dickey 0 on, 1 Out), E Chavez (18, 1st inning off R Dickey 0 on, 1 Out).
S - S Hatteberg.
SF - E Durazo.
RBI - M McLemore 3 (12), E Chavez (46), A Melhuse (15), E Durazo (49).
2-out RBI - M McLemore 2, A Melhuse.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M McLemore 1, E Chavez 1, B Crosby 2.
GIDP - E Byrnes.
Team LOB - 9.
 Base Running
SB - E Durazo (3, 2nd base off R Mahay/R Barajas).
 Texas
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
M. Young ss 5 2 3 0 0 2 0 .327
H. Blalock 3b 5 1 1 1 0 1 2 .285
A. Soriano dh 5 1 2 3 0 1 1 .283
M. Teixeira 1b 5 2 2 1 0 1 2 .272
G. Matthews Jr. rf 4 0 1 0 1 3 1 .282
E. Young 2b 3 0 2 1 1 0 0 .326
D. Dellucci lf 3 0 0 0 2 1 2 .256
R. Barajas c 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .256
L. Nix cf 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .271
 Totals 37 6 11 6 5 10 16  
 Batting
2B - H Blalock (26, K Saarloos); E Young 2 (13, C Hammond, O Dotel); M Teixeira (21, O Dotel).
HR - A Soriano (20, 1st inning off K Saarloos 1 on, 1 Out), M Teixeira (24, 1st inning off K Saarloos 0 on, 1 Out).
S - E Young.
RBI - A Soriano 3 (66), M Teixeira (62), H Blalock (73), E Young (12).
2-out RBI - H Blalock, A Soriano, E Young.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Dellucci 2, R Barajas 1, M Teixeira 1, L Nix 2.
Team LOB - 10.
 Base Running
SB - M Young (9, 2nd base off J Duchscherer/A Melhuse), E Young (10, 2nd base off J Mecir/A Melhuse).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (H Blalock-E Young-M Teixeira).
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
K. Saarloos 2.1 7 5 5 2 1 2 4.44
J. Duchscherer 1.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.92
C. Hammond 2.0 1 0 0 1 3 0 4.30
J. Mecir 0.2 0 0 0 2 1 0 4.41
C. Bradford (W, 5-4) 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.37
O. Dotel (S, 21) 1.0 2 1 1 0 3 0 3.79
 Texas
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R.A. Dickey 3.2 7 5 5 3 0 2 6.04
R. Mahay 3.1 1 0 0 1 2 0 2.49
C. Almanzar (L, 7-2) 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 3.47
B. Shouse 0.2 1 1 1 1 0 0 3.57
F. Francisco 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.08
IBB - J Dye (by B Shouse).
HBP - M Kotsay (by C Almanzar).
Pitches-strikes - K Saarloos 67-39; J Duchscherer 32-19; C Hammond 33-20; J Mecir 15-5; C Bradford 12-8; O Dotel 19-15; R Dickey 74-44; R Mahay 47-30; C Almanzar 14-11; B Shouse 9-5; F Francisco 5-3.
Ground balls-fly balls - K Saarloos 5-1; J Duchscherer 1-3; C Hammond 1-2; J Mecir 0-1; C Bradford 2-1; O Dotel 0-0; R Dickey 7-4; R Mahay 4-4; C Almanzar 1-2; B Shouse 1-1; F Francisco 0-0.
Batters faced - K Saarloos 16; J Duchscherer 6; C Hammond 8; J Mecir 4; C Bradford 4; O Dotel 5; R Dickey 20; R Mahay 12; C Almanzar 6; B Shouse 4; F Francisco 1.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Hunter Wendelstedt. 1B--Mike Winters. 2B--Bruce Froemming. 3B--Tim Timmons.
Time: 2:49. (Plus rain delay totaling 31 minutes in the 8th).
Attendance: 31,174.
Weather: 82 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 10 mph, in from right.
Game Notes
THE HOME RUNS BY OAKLAND'S MARK MCLEMORE AND ERIC CHAVEZ IN THE FIRST INNING WERE BACK-TO-BACK.
THE HOME RUNS BY TEXAS' ALFONSO SORIANO AND MARK TEIXEIRA IN THE FIRST INNING WERE BACK-TO-BACK.

Updated on Friday, Jul 30, 2004 12:16 am ET

 
 Top Performers
 Oakland
M. McLemore M. McLemore
2-5, 1 HR
3 RBI
 Texas
A. Soriano A. Soriano
2-5, 1 HR
3 RBI