Texas 5, Oakland 4
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oakland 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 4 10 0
Texas 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 5 10 0
WP: J. Nelson (1-2)
LP: O. Dotel (4-6)
 Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Oakland
-M. Kotsay homered to deep right
Bot 2nd: Texas
-L. Nix singled to left, D. Dellucci scored, K. Mench to second
Bot 3rd: Texas
-M. Young singled to second, E. Young scored
Top 5th: Oakland
-A. Melhuse homered to deep right
Top 6th: Oakland
-J. Dye singled to left, S. Hatteberg scored
Top 9th: Oakland
-B. Crosby homered to deep right center
Bot 9th: Texas
-H. Blalock homered to deep right center
-D. Dellucci doubled to deep right, M. Young and B. Jordan scored
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
M. Kotsay cf 4 1 2 1 1 2 2 .312
E. Byrnes lf 5 0 0 0 0 1 4 .286
E. Chavez 3b 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .271
S. Hatteberg 1b 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 .296
J. Dye rf 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 .265
E. Durazo dh 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .320
B. Crosby ss 4 1 1 1 0 2 2 .250
A. Melhuse c 3 1 3 1 1 0 0 .269
M. Scutaro 2b 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .272
 Totals 34 4 10 4 2 7 15  
 Batting
2B - S Hatteberg (30, E Ramirez).
HR - M Kotsay (15, 1st inning off C Park 0 on, 0 Out), A Melhuse (11, 5th inning off C Park 0 on, 1 Out), B Crosby (21, 9th inning off J Nelson 0 on, 0 Out).
S - M Scutaro 2.
RBI - M Kotsay (60), A Melhuse (29), J Dye (73), B Crosby (62).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - E Chavez 1, E Byrnes 2.
GIDP - B Crosby.
Team LOB - 7.
 Texas
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
E. Young 2b 5 1 1 0 0 0 2 .302
H. Blalock 3b 5 1 1 1 0 1 0 .271
M. Young ss 5 1 4 1 0 0 0 .315
M. Teixeira 1b 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 .282
B. Jordan dh 5 1 0 0 0 0 6 .222
D. Dellucci lf 5 1 1 2 0 0 7 .247
K. Mench rf 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 .277
L. Nix cf 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 .251
R. Barajas c 4 0 1 0 0 1 3 .253
 Totals 36 5 10 5 6 2 18  
 Batting
2B - E Young (23, T Hudson); R Barajas (25, T Hudson); M Young 2 (32, T Hudson, O Dotel); D Dellucci (13, O Dotel).
HR - H Blalock (32, 9th inning off O Dotel 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - L Nix (44), M Young (87), H Blalock (107), D Dellucci 2 (61).
2-out RBI - L Nix, D Dellucci 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - E Young 1, D Dellucci 3, R Barajas 1.
Team LOB - 11.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (E Young-M Young-M Teixeira).
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
T. Hudson 7.0 7 2 2 5 2 0 3.33
J. Mecir 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.28
O. Dotel (L, 4-6) 0.2 3 3 3 1 0 1 3.79
 Texas
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C. Park 5.0 6 2 2 0 3 2 5.79
E. Ramirez 0.2 2 1 1 0 1 0 4.59
D. Brocail 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 4.53
R. Mahay 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.59
J. Nelson (W, 1-2) 1.0 1 1 1 1 1 1 5.56
IBB - M Teixeira 2 (by T Hudson, O Dotel).
BALK - C Park.
Pitches-strikes - T Hudson 123-76; J Mecir 11-7; O Dotel 30-17; C Park 78-49; E Ramirez 18-12; D Brocail 22-11; R Mahay 14-9; J Nelson 21-13.
Ground balls-fly balls - T Hudson 10-9; J Mecir 1-2; O Dotel 1-1; C Park 6-6; E Ramirez 1-0; D Brocail 2-0; R Mahay 2-1; J Nelson 2-0.
Batters faced - T Hudson 33; J Mecir 3; O Dotel 6; C Park 20; E Ramirez 4; D Brocail 5; R Mahay 4; J Nelson 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Tim Mcclelland. 1B--Tony Randazzo. 2B--Fieldin Culbreth. 3B--Jim Wolf.
Time: 3:08.
Attendance: 23,075.
Weather: 86 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 14 mph, right to left.
Game Notes
THE HOME RUN BY OAKLAND'S MARK KOTSAY LED OFF THE GAME.

Updated on Thursday, Sep 23, 2004 5:37 pm ET

 
 Top Performers
 Oakland
A. Melhuse A. Melhuse
3-3, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Texas
M. Young M. Young
4-5
1 RBI