Oakland 5, Texas 4
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Texas 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 4 7 1
Oakland 1 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 X 5 12 2
WP: R. Harden (10-6) S: O. Dotel (35)
LP: K. Rogers (16-8)
 Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Oakland
-E. Chavez grounded out to first, M. Kotsay scored, E. Byrnes to third
Top 3rd: Texas
-E. Young doubled to left, L. Nix scored
-H. Blalock singled to right, E. Young scored
-H. Blalock scored, M. Young to third on wild pitch
Top 5th: Texas
-H. Blalock hit sacrifice fly to right center, E. Young scored
Bot 5th: Oakland
-E. Chavez singled to center, E. Byrnes scored
-B. Crosby doubled to deep center, E. Chavez, S. Hatteberg and N. Swisher scored
 Texas
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
E. Young dh 5 2 2 1 0 0 1 .309
H. Blalock 3b 3 1 1 2 1 1 1 .275
M. Young ss 4 0 1 0 0 1 3 .313
M. Teixeira 1b 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 .280
A. Soriano 2b 3 0 0 0 1 1 2 .280
    M. Alexander pr-2b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .176
D. Dellucci lf 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .255
B. Jordan rf 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .224
L. Nix cf 4 1 2 0 0 1 1 .255
R. Barajas c 3 0 0 0 1 1 2 .251
    A. Fox pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .087
 Totals 33 4 7 3 4 8 11  
 Batting
2B - E Young 2 (21, R Harden 2); L Nix (18, O Dotel).
SF - H Blalock.
RBI - E Young (22), H Blalock 2 (104).
2-out RBI - E Young, H Blalock.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Jordan 1, A Soriano 1, M Young 2.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
SB - A Soriano (18, 3rd base off O Dotel/D Miller).
 
 Fielding
E - H Blalock (16, throw).
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
M. Kotsay cf 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 .306
E. Byrnes lf 4 1 2 0 1 0 1 .288
E. Chavez 3b 4 1 1 2 0 1 3 .271
S. Hatteberg 1b 4 1 1 0 0 0 3 .305
E. Durazo dh 4 0 0 0 0 3 3 .317
N. Swisher rf 3 1 2 0 1 1 0 .275
B. Crosby ss 4 0 2 3 0 0 1 .252
D. Miller c 4 0 1 0 0 3 3 .277
M. Scutaro 2b 4 0 1 0 0 2 2 .278
 Totals 35 5 12 5 2 10 16  
 Batting
2B - E Byrnes (34, K Rogers); B Crosby (33, K Rogers); M Scutaro (30, D Brocail).
3B - E Byrnes (3, K Rogers).
S - M Kotsay.
RBI - E Chavez 2 (71), B Crosby 3 (59).
2-out RBI - B Crosby 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Scutaro 1, D Miller 2, S Hatteberg 1, E Chavez 1, E Durazo 1.
Team LOB - 9.
 Fielding
E - N Swisher 2 (3, bobble 2).
 Texas
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
K. Rogers (L, 16-8) 4.2 9 5 5 2 6 0 4.72
D. Brocail 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 4.87
R. Mahay 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.69
J. Nelson 1.1 1 0 0 0 2 0 5.75
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Harden (W, 10-6) 6.1 6 4 3 1 7 0 4.06
C. Bradford 0.2 0 0 0 2 0 0 4.15
J. Mecir 0.2 0 0 0 1 0 0 3.40
O. Dotel (S, 35) 1.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.46
WP - R Harden.
IBB - M Teixeira (by R Harden), H Blalock (by C Bradford).
Pitches-strikes - K Rogers 103-60; D Brocail 8-8; R Mahay 22-11; J Nelson 16-11; R Harden 109-72; C Bradford 13-5; J Mecir 15-7; O Dotel 21-14.
Ground balls-fly balls - K Rogers 4-4; D Brocail 2-0; R Mahay 0-2; J Nelson 0-2; R Harden 4-8; C Bradford 1-1; J Mecir 1-1; O Dotel 1-2.
Batters faced - K Rogers 25; D Brocail 4; R Mahay 4; J Nelson 5; R Harden 26; C Bradford 4; J Mecir 3; O Dotel 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Marty Foster. 1B--Joe Brinkman. 2B--Tim Tschida. 3B--Jeff Nelson.
Time: 3:08.
Attendance: 15,281.
Weather: 74 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 10 mph, out to center.
Game Notes
TEXAS SECOND BASEMAN ALFONSO SORIANO HAS LEFT THE GAME IN THE TOP OF THE EIGHTH INNING WITH AN APPARENT LEG INJURY AFTER SLIDING INTO THIRD BASE.

Updated on Thursday, Sep 16, 2004 6:53 pm ET

 
 Top Performers
 Texas
E. Young E. Young
2-5
1 RBI
 Oakland
B. Crosby B. Crosby
2-4
3 RBI