Oakland 9, Detroit 5
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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Detroit 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 5 10 0
Oakland 0 0 0 6 1 0 0 2 X 9 13 0
WP: B. Zito (10-8) S: J. Witasick (1)
LP: N. Robertson (5-9)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Detroit
- C. Guillen homered to deep left, P. Polanco scored
Top 2nd: Detroit
- D. Young singled to center, I. Rodriguez scored
Bot 4th: Oakland
- J. Payton homered to deep left, M. Ellis, B. Crosby and E. Chavez scored
- S. Hatteberg homered to deep right, D. Johnson scored
Top 5th: Detroit
- M. Ordonez singled to center, N. Logan scored, C. Shelton to second
Bot 5th: Oakland
- J. Payton singled to shortstop, M. Ellis scored, B. Crosby to second
Top 6th: Detroit
- V. Wilson homered to deep left
Bot 8th: Oakland
- N. Swisher singled to left, J. Payton scored
- M. Scutaro hit sacrifice fly to center, N. Swisher scored
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
P. Polanco 2b 4 1 2 0 1 0 2 .361
C. Guillen ss 5 1 1 2 0 0 4 .316
C. Shelton 1b 5 0 1 0 0 1 1 .353
M. Ordonez rf 5 0 1 1 0 0 1 .315
R. White dh 3 0 0 0 1 1 3 .313
I. Rodriguez c 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 .300
    V. Wilson c 2 1 1 1 0 0 1 .153
D. Young lf 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 .258
B. Inge 3b 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .271
N. Logan cf 3 1 2 0 1 1 1 .281
 Totals 36 5 10 5 3 4 13  
 Batting
2B - C Shelton (11, B Zito); N Logan (12, B Zito).
HR - C Guillen (4, 1st inning off B Zito 1 on, 0 Out), V Wilson (1, 6th inning off B Zito 0 on, 0 Out).
S - B Inge.
RBI - C Guillen 2 (21), D Young (51), M Ordonez (20), V Wilson (6).
2-out RBI - M Ordonez.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R White 2, C Guillen 1, P Polanco 1.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
SB - I Rodriguez (6, 2nd base off B Zito/J Kendall).
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Kendall c 4 0 1 0 1 1 1 .274
M. Ellis 2b 4 2 1 0 1 0 1 .297
B. Crosby ss 5 1 2 0 0 1 3 .297
E. Chavez 3b 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 .270
J. Payton cf 4 2 3 5 0 0 0 .277
D. Johnson 1b 4 1 1 0 0 0 3 .319
N. Swisher rf 4 1 1 1 0 0 3 .249
S. Hatteberg dh 4 1 2 2 0 1 0 .283
M. Scutaro lf 3 0 1 1 0 0 1 .257
 Totals 36 9 13 9 2 4 13  
 Batting
2B - D Johnson (12, N Robertson); M Scutaro (14, N Robertson); J Payton (9, C Spurling).
HR - J Payton (9, 4th inning off N Robertson 3 on, 1 Out), S Hatteberg (5, 4th inning off N Robertson 1 on, 2 Out).
SF - M Scutaro.
RBI - J Payton 5 (34), S Hatteberg 2 (44), N Swisher (51), M Scutaro (25).
2-out RBI - S Hatteberg 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Kendall 1, B Crosby 2, N Swisher 1.
Team LOB - 6.
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
N. Robertson (L, 5-9) 6.0 9 7 7 1 2 2 3.85
C. Spurling 1.0 1 1 1 0 1 0 4.06
J. Walker 0.1 2 1 1 0 0 0 2.55
F. German 0.2 1 0 0 1 1 0 2.54
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
B. Zito (W, 10-8) 7.0 10 5 5 2 2 2 3.72
J. Witasick (S, 1) 2.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 2.70
Pitches-strikes - N Robertson 89-55; C Spurling 16-10; J Walker 13-8; F German 14-6; B Zito 118-78; J Witasick 31-19.
Ground balls-fly balls - N Robertson 6-10; C Spurling 2-0; J Walker 0-1; F German 0-1; B Zito 10-9; J Witasick 3-1.
Batters faced - N Robertson 28; C Spurling 4; J Walker 3; F German 4; B Zito 33; J Witasick 7.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Ted Barrett. 1B--Alfonso Marquez. 2B--Rick Reed. 3B--Terry Craft.
Ejections: DETROIT's Rodriguez by Barrett (4th).
Time: 2:36.
Attendance: 25,265.
Weather: 74 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 10 mph, out to right.
Game Notes
DETROIT CATCHER IVAN RODRIGUEZ WAS EJECTED BY HOME PLATE UMPIRE TED BARRET IN THE BOTTOM OF THE FOURTH INNING FOR ARGUING BALLS AND STRIKES.

Updated on Sunday, Jul 31, 2005 4:05 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Detroit
C. Guillen C. Guillen
1-5, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Oakland
J. Payton J. Payton
3-4, 1 HR
5 RBI