Oakland 9, Tampa Bay 6
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Tampa Bay 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 6 12 2
Oakland 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 9 12 0
WP: O. Dotel (4-5)
LP: D. Baez (3-3)
 Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Oakland
-B. Kielty singled to left center, E. Byrnes scored, B. Kielty to second on left fielder G. Blum's fielding error
-E. Chavez singled to center, B. Kielty scored
-S. Hatteberg singled to pitcher, E. Chavez scored, S. Hatteberg to third on pitcher S. Kazmir's throwing error
Top 2nd: Tampa Bay
-R. Sanchez grounded out to shortstop, J. Cantu scored, G. Blum to third
-D. Rolls doubled to left, G. Blum scored
-J. Lugo singled to center, D. Rolls scored
Bot 4th: Oakland
-M. Scutaro doubled to deep left center, B. Crosby scored
-E. Chavez doubled to deep left, M. Scutaro and E. Byrnes scored
Top 6th: Tampa Bay
-R. Sanchez singled to left, G. Blum scored, T. Hall to third
Top 9th: Tampa Bay
-A. Huff homered to deep right
-J. Cruz homered to deep right
Bot 9th: Oakland
-B. McMillon homered to deep right center, E. Byrnes and E. Chavez scored
 Tampa Bay
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Lugo ss 4 0 2 1 1 1 1 .274
B.J. Upton dh 3 0 0 0 0 2 2 .291
    T. Martinez ph-dh 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .267
A. Huff 1b 4 1 3 1 1 0 0 .294
J. Cruz rf 5 1 1 1 0 2 3 .200
J. Cantu 3b 5 1 3 0 0 1 0 .307
G. Blum lf 0 2 0 0 4 0 0 .231
T. Hall c 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .262
    C. Crawford ph-cf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .295
R. Sanchez 2b 3 0 1 2 1 0 2 .251
D. Rolls cf 4 1 1 1 0 0 5 .155
    B. Fordyce c 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .205
 Totals 34 6 12 6 7 6 17  
 Batting
2B - J Cantu (12, M Mulder); D Rolls (4, M Mulder); T Hall (15, M Mulder).
HR - A Huff (23, 9th inning off O Dotel 0 on, 2 Out), J Cruz (19, 9th inning off O Dotel 0 on, 2 Out).
RBI - R Sanchez 2 (25), D Rolls (7), J Lugo (64), A Huff (83), J Cruz (63).
2-out RBI - D Rolls, J Lugo, A Huff, J Cruz.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Rolls 2.
GIDP - T Hall, J Lugo, D Rolls, T Martinez.
Team LOB - 8.
 Fielding
E - G Blum (6, bobble); S Kazmir (1, throw).
PB - T Hall.
DP - 1 (T Miller-J Lugo-A Huff).
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
E. Byrnes cf 3 3 2 0 2 0 0 .291
B. Kielty lf-rf 3 1 1 1 1 1 3 .204
E. Chavez 3b 4 2 2 3 1 0 2 .285
J. Dye rf 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 .259
    B. McMillon ph-lf 3 1 1 3 0 0 0 .206
S. Hatteberg 1b 4 0 2 0 0 1 1 .307
E. Durazo dh 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .326
D. Miller c 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .287
B. Crosby ss 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 .249
M. Scutaro 2b 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 .281
 Totals 35 9 12 8 4 6 11  
 Batting
2B - M Scutaro (28, S Kazmir); E Chavez (17, T Harper).
HR - B Mcmillon (2, 9th inning off D Baez 2 on, 1 Out).
S - B Kielty.
RBI - B Kielty (25), E Chavez 3 (63), M Scutaro (37), B McMillon 3 (8).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Miller 2, S Hatteberg 1.
GIDP - E Chavez.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
SB - E Byrnes (12, 2nd base off S Kazmir/T Hall).
 
 Fielding
DP - 5 (S Hatteberg, B Crosby-M Scutaro-S Hatteberg 3, M Scutaro-S Hatteberg).
 Tampa Bay
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
S. Kazmir 3.0 9 6 5 1 2 0 5.62
T. Harper 2.1 2 0 0 1 1 0 4.28
T. Miller 1.2 0 0 0 0 2 0 3.32
D. Baez (L, 3-3) 1.1 1 3 3 2 1 1 3.72
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
M. Mulder 6.0 7 4 4 6 3 0 3.79
C. Hammond 0.2 2 0 0 0 0 0 3.32
J. Mecir 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.72
C. Bradford 0.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 4.44
R. Rincon 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.53
O. Dotel (W, 4-5) 1.0 2 2 2 0 2 2 3.84
WP - S Kazmir.
IBB - E Chavez (by D Baez).
Pitches-strikes - S Kazmir 71-48; T Harper 56-38; T Miller 16-12; D Baez 31-14; M Mulder 104-59; C Hammond 15-9; J Mecir 4-3; C Bradford 8-3; R Rincon 8-6; O Dotel 20-12.
Ground balls-fly balls - S Kazmir 5-2; T Harper 3-3; T Miller 3-0; D Baez 2-1; M Mulder 9-5; C Hammond 2-0; J Mecir 0-0; C Bradford 0-0; R Rincon 2-1; O Dotel 0-1.
Batters faced - S Kazmir 19; T Harper 10; T Miller 4; D Baez 7; M Mulder 27; C Hammond 3; J Mecir 1; C Bradford 2; R Rincon 3; O Dotel 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Jim Reynolds. 1B--Andy Fletcher. 2B--Tim Welke. 3B--Gary Cederstrom.
Ejections: TAMPA BAY's Upton by Reynolds (5th).
Time: 3:12.
Attendance: 30,538.
Weather: 75 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 13 mph, in from left.
Game Notes
THE HOME RUNS BY TAMPA BAY'S AUBREY HUFF AND JOSE CRUZ JR. IN THE TOP OF THE NINTH INNING WERE BACK-TO-BACK.

Updated on Sunday, Aug 29, 2004 7:46 pm ET

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