Oakland 7, Minnesota 6
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5 6 9 2
Oakland 1 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 X 7 11 1
WP: B. Zito (14-12)
LP: B. Radke (9-12)
(83-67)
  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Minnesota
- S. Stewart flied out to deep left
- L. Ford grounded out to third
- J. Mauer singled to center
- M. LeCroy walked, J. Mauer to second
- J. Jones struck out swinging

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 0, Oakland 0

  Bottom 1st: Oakland
- M. Ellis tripled to center
- J. Kendall grounded out to shortstop, M. Ellis scored
- M. Kotsay struck out swinging
- E. Chavez grounded out to first

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 0, Oakland 1

  Top 2nd: Minnesota
- M. Cuddyer popped out to third
- J. Morneau struck out swinging
- J. Castro popped out to shallow left center

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 0, Oakland 1

  Bottom 2nd: Oakland
- J. Payton popped out to left
- S. Hatteberg grounded out to shortstop
- B. Crosby walked
- D. Johnson singled to left center, B. Crosby to second
- N. Swisher homered to deep center, D. Johnson and B. Crosby scored
- M. Ellis homered to deep left
- J. Kendall grounded out to shortstop

4 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 0, Oakland 5

  Top 3rd: Minnesota
- J. Bartlett grounded out to shortstop
- S. Stewart struck out swinging
- L. Ford flied out to left

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 0, Oakland 5

  Bottom 3rd: Oakland
- M. Kotsay grounded out to shortstop
- E. Chavez singled to center
- J. Payton flied out to right
- S. Hatteberg lined out to left center

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 0, Oakland 5

  Top 4th: Minnesota
- J. Mauer grounded out to second
- M. LeCroy walked
- J. Jones struck out swinging
- M. Cuddyer singled to center, M. LeCroy to second
- J. Morneau grounded out to shortstop

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 0, Oakland 5

  Bottom 4th: Oakland
- B. Crosby flied out to right
- D. Johnson grounded out to shortstop
- N. Swisher walked
- M. Ellis grounded out to third

0 runs, 0 hits, 1 errors
Minnesota 0, Oakland 5

  Top 5th: Minnesota
- J. Castro safe at first on first baseman D. Johnson's fielding error
- J. Bartlett popped out to shallow right
- S. Stewart grounded into double play third to second to first, J. Castro out at second

0 runs, 0 hits, 1 errors
Minnesota 0, Oakland 5

  Bottom 5th: Oakland
- J. Kendall flied out to center
- M. Kotsay grounded out to shortstop
- E. Chavez doubled to deep center
- J. Payton flied out to right

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 0, Oakland 5

  Top 6th: Minnesota
- L. Ford grounded out to shortstop
- J. Mauer lined out to center
- M. LeCroy struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 0, Oakland 5

  Bottom 6th: Oakland
- T. Mulholland relieved B. Radke
- S. Hatteberg grounded out to second
- B. Crosby grounded out to third
- D. Johnson singled to center
- N. Swisher walked, D. Johnson to second
- M. Ellis singled to third, D. Johnson to third, N. Swisher to second
- J. Kendall grounded out to third

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 0, Oakland 5

  Top 7th: Minnesota
- J. Jones lined out to center
- K. Calero relieved B. Zito
- M. Cuddyer struck out swinging
- J. Morneau homered to deep right
- J. Castro grounded out to shortstop

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 1, Oakland 5

  Bottom 7th: Oakland
- J.C. Romero relieved T. Mulholland
- M. Kotsay singled to center
- E. Chavez grounded into fielder's choice, M. Kotsay out at second
- J. Payton singled to pitcher, E. Chavez to third, E. Chavez scored, J. Payton to third on pitcher J.C. Romero's throwing error
- S. Hatteberg hit by pitch
- M. Scutaro hit for B. Crosby
- M. Scutaro singled to center, J. Payton scored, S. Hatteberg to second
- D. Johnson grounded out to first, S. Hatteberg to third, M. Scutaro to second
- N. Swisher walked
- M. Ellis struck out swinging

2 runs, 3 hits, 1 errors
Minnesota 1, Oakland 7

  Top 8th: Minnesota
- M. Scutaro at shortstop
- J. Bartlett walked
- S. Stewart struck out swinging
- L. Ford walked, J. Bartlett to second
- R. Rincon relieved K. Calero
- J. Mauer flied out to left center
- T. Tiffee hit for M. LeCroy
- T. Tiffee walked, J. Bartlett to third, L. Ford to second
- J. Jones struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 1, Oakland 7

  Bottom 8th: Oakland
- T. Tiffee at designated hitter
- T. Bowyer relieved J.C. Romero
- J. Kendall hit by pitch
- M. Kotsay lined out to deep center
- E. Chavez grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, J. Kendall out at second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 1, Oakland 7

  Top 9th: Minnesota
- K. Yabu relieved R. Rincon
- M. Cuddyer homered to deep center
- J. Morneau singled to left
- J. Castro tripled to deep right, J. Morneau scored
- M. Ryan hit for J. Bartlett
- H. Street relieved K. Yabu
- M. Ryan grounded out to first, J. Castro scored
- S. Stewart grounded out to third
- L. Ford singled to right center
- L. Ford to second on fielder's indifference
- J. Mauer singled to right, L. Ford scored
- J. Mauer to second on fielder's indifference
- T. Tiffee singled to right, J. Mauer scored
- N. Punto ran for T. Tiffee
- J. Jones grounded out to second

5 runs, 6 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 6, Oakland 7
 
 Top Batters
 Minnesota
M. Cuddyer M. Cuddyer
2-4, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Oakland
M. Ellis M. Ellis
3-5, 1 HR
1 RBI