Oakland 5, Tampa Bay 4
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Tampa Bay 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 5 0
Oakland 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 X 5 8 3
WP: T. Hudson (10-4) S: O. Dotel (30)
LP: D. Brazelton (6-5)
 Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Oakland
-E. Chavez homered to deep left, M. McLemore scored
-E. Durazo singled to right, J. Dye scored
Bot 4th: Oakland
-E. Byrnes homered to deep left, E. Durazo scored
Top 5th: Tampa Bay
-G. Blum singled to right, J. Cantu scored, R. Simon to second
-B. Fordyce doubled to deep right center, R. Simon and G. Blum scored
-J. Cruz grounded out to second, B. Fordyce scored
 Tampa Bay
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Crawford cf 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .295
J. Cruz rf 4 0 0 1 0 1 3 .000
A. Huff lf 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .290
T. Martinez 1b 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .268
J. Lugo ss 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .272
J. Cantu 2b 4 1 0 0 0 2 1 .289
R. Simon dh 3 1 1 0 1 0 1 .191
G. Blum 3b 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 .231
B. Fordyce c 3 1 2 2 0 1 1 .205
    R. Sanchez ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .250
 Totals 35 4 5 4 1 6 9  
 Batting
2B - B Fordyce (4, T Hudson); G Blum (20, O Dotel).
RBI - G Blum (25), B Fordyce 2 (6), J Cruz (62).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Sanchez 1, R Simon 1, J Cruz 1.
Team LOB - 5.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (G Blum-J Cantu-T Martinez).
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
M. Kotsay cf 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .302
M. McLemore 2b 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 .251
    M. Scutaro ph-2b 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .279
E. Chavez 3b 4 1 2 2 0 0 0 .282
S. Hatteberg 1b 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .305
J. Dye rf 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 .261
E. Durazo dh 3 1 2 1 0 0 0 .327
E. Byrnes lf 3 1 1 2 0 0 1 .289
B. Crosby ss 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .249
A. Melhuse c 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .256
 Totals 31 5 8 5 0 3 4  
 Batting
2B - M McLemore (9, D Brazelton); J Dye (22, D Brazelton); E Durazo (28, D Brazelton).
HR - E Chavez (27, 1st inning off D Brazelton 1 on, 1 Out), E Byrnes (19, 4th inning off D Brazelton 1 on, 1 Out).
RBI - E Chavez 2 (60), E Durazo (76), E Byrnes 2 (66).
2-out RBI - E Durazo.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Kotsay 1.
GIDP - J Dye.
Team LOB - 3.
 Fielding
E - E Chavez (8, ground ball); M McLemore (3, ground ball); B Crosby (15, throw).
 Tampa Bay
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
D. Brazelton (L, 6-5) 4.0 6 5 5 0 1 2 3.67
J. Halama 3.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 4.70
J. Colome 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.70
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
T. Hudson (W, 10-4) 7.0 4 4 2 1 4 0 2.84
R. Rincon 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.63
C. Bradford 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.44
O. Dotel (S, 30) 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 3.63
HBP - B Crosby (by D Brazelton).
Pitches-strikes - D Brazelton 72-47; J Halama 37-25; J Colome 12-6; T Hudson 96-64; R Rincon 4-4; C Bradford 3-2; O Dotel 21-15.
Ground balls-fly balls - D Brazelton 8-3; J Halama 6-2; J Colome 0-2; T Hudson 13-4; R Rincon 1-1; C Bradford 0-1; O Dotel 0-1.
Batters faced - D Brazelton 19; J Halama 10; J Colome 3; T Hudson 29; R Rincon 2; C Bradford 1; O Dotel 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Gary Cederstrom. 1B--Jim Reynolds. 2B--Andy Fletcher. 3B--Tim Welke.
Time: 2:25.
Attendance: 48,099.
Weather: 73 degrees, clear.
Wind: 14 mph, in from left.

Updated on Saturday, Aug 28, 2004 11:40 pm ET

 
 Top Performers
 Tampa Bay
B. Fordyce B. Fordyce
2-3
2 RBI
 Oakland
E. Chavez E. Chavez
2-4, 1 HR
2 RBI