Oakland 12, Boston 3
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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oakland 4 3 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 12 15 0
Boston 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 3 11 0
WP: K. Saarloos (10-7)
LP: M. Clement (13-6)
(87-62)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Oakland
- M. Kotsay ground rule double to right, M. Ellis and J. Kendall scored
- S. Hatteberg singled to right, M. Kotsay scored, E. Chavez to third
- J. Payton grounded into fielder's choice, E. Chavez scored, S. Hatteberg out at second
Top 2nd: Oakland
- M. Kotsay singled to center, M. Ellis scored
- E. Chavez homered to deep right, M. Kotsay scored
Top 5th: Oakland
- M. Scutaro homered to deep left, N. Swisher scored
- E. Chavez homered to deep right, M. Ellis and M. Kotsay scored
Bot 6th: Boston
- B. Mueller homered to deep right
Bot 7th: Boston
- T. Graffanino doubled to left, A. Machado scored
- R. Petagine singled to right, T. Graffanino scored, A. Hyzdu to third
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
M. Ellis 2b 5 3 3 0 0 0 1 .322
    F. Bynum 2b 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
J. Kendall c 5 1 2 0 0 0 2 .269
M. Kotsay cf 4 3 3 3 1 0 0 .281
    H. Bocachica pr-cf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143
E. Chavez 3b 4 3 3 5 0 0 0 .271
    K. Ginter ph-3b 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .161
S. Hatteberg dh 3 0 2 1 1 0 0 .269
    A. Melhuse ph-dh 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .244
J. Payton lf 5 0 0 1 0 1 3 .270
D. Johnson 1b 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .277
    M. Watson ph-rf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .140
N. Swisher rf-1b 3 1 1 0 2 1 0 .233
M. Scutaro ss 5 1 1 2 0 0 3 .240
 Totals 42 12 15 12 4 3 13  
 Batting
2B - M Kotsay (30, M Clement); M Ellis (21, M Clement); N Swisher (28, J Gonzalez).
HR - E Chavez 2 (25, 2nd inning off M Clement 1 on, 1 Out, 5th inning off J Gonzalez 2 on, 2 Out), M Scutaro (8, 5th inning off J Gonzalez 1 on, 1 Out).
RBI - M Kotsay 3 (78), S Hatteberg (58), J Payton (62), E Chavez 5 (94), M Scutaro 2 (34).
2-out RBI - E Chavez 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Scutaro 1, K Ginter 1.
Team LOB - 7.
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Damon cf 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .318
    A. Hyzdu lf-cf 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 .125
B. Mueller 3b 3 1 1 1 0 1 0 .294
    K. Youkilis 3b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .278
    R. Petagine lf 2 0 1 1 0 0 1 .290
D. Ortiz dh 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 .296
    K. Shoppach ph-dh 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000
M. Ramirez lf 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 .287
    D. Mirabelli c 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 .228
T. Nixon rf 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .277
J. Varitek c 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .281
    A. Machado cf-ss 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 .333
J. Olerud 1b 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .313
T. Graffanino 2b 4 1 1 1 0 0 3 .309
A. Cora ss-3b 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .221
 Totals 38 3 11 3 1 5 15  
 Batting
2B - D Ortiz (37, K Saarloos); A Machado (1, K Saarloos); T Graffanino (16, K Saarloos); D Mirabelli (6, J Witasick).
HR - B Mueller (9, 6th inning off K Saarloos 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - B Mueller (58), T Graffanino (36), R Petagine (9).
2-out RBI - R Petagine.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Ramirez 1, J Olerud 1, T Graffanino 2, K Shoppach 2.
Team LOB - 9.
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
K. Saarloos (W, 10-7) 6.2 8 3 3 0 4 1 3.90
R. Flores 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.50
J. Witasick 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 3.68
K. Yabu 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.02
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
M. Clement (L, 13-6) 1.1 8 7 7 1 0 1 4.65
J. Gonzalez 3.2 5 5 5 3 1 2 6.13
K. Foulke 2.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 5.91
L. DiNardo 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.12
C. Harville 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.23
WP - M Clement.
Pitches-strikes - K Saarloos 85-59; R Flores 4-3; J Witasick 20-10; K Yabu 16-10; M Clement 41-24; J Gonzalez 60-34; K Foulke 28-21; L DiNardo 11-7; C Harville 13-8.
Ground balls-fly balls - K Saarloos 8-8; R Flores 0-1; J Witasick 1-1; K Yabu 0-3; M Clement 2-2; J Gonzalez 3-7; K Foulke 3-2; L DiNardo 0-2; C Harville 1-2.
Batters faced - K Saarloos 28; R Flores 2; J Witasick 5; K Yabu 4; M Clement 13; J Gonzalez 19; K Foulke 8; L DiNardo 3; C Harville 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Ted Barrett. 1B--Alfonso Marquez. 2B--Rick Reed. 3B--Chris Guccione.
Time: 2:36.
Attendance: 34,849.
Weather: 73 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, in from left.
Game Notes
BOSTON THIRD BASEMAN KEVIN YOUKILIS HAS LEFT THE GAME IN THE TOP OF THE SEVENTH INNING WITH AN APPARENT RIGHT HAND INJURY.

Updated on Monday, Sep 19, 2005 5:44 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Oakland
E. Chavez E. Chavez
3-4, 2 HR
5 RBI
 Boston
B. Mueller B. Mueller
1-3, 1 HR
1 RBI