Oakland 8, Minnesota 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 3 6 2
Oakland 1 0 1 4 0 2 0 0 X 8 12 1
WP: J. Blanton (11-11)
LP: F. Liriano (0-1)
(84-67)
  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Minnesota
- J. Tyner singled to shortstop
- B. Abernathy grounded out to shortstop, J. Tyner to second
- J. Mauer flied out to deep left center, J. Tyner to third
- J. Jones grounded out to third

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

  Bottom 1st: Oakland
- M. Ellis walked
- J. Kendall doubled to deep right center, M. Ellis scored
- M. Kotsay struck out looking
- E. Chavez grounded out to shortstop, J. Kendall to third
- J. Payton flied out to center

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

  Top 2nd: Minnesota
- L. Ford fouled out to first
- J. Morneau struck out swinging
- M. Cuddyer fouled out to first

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

  Bottom 2nd: Oakland
- S. Hatteberg struck out swinging
- H. Bocachica struck out swinging
- N. Swisher grounded out to shortstop

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

  Top 3rd: Minnesota
- J. Castro grounded out to shortstop
- L. Rodriguez walked
- J. Tyner reached on fielder's choice, L. Rodriguez to second on shortstop M. Scutaro's fielding error
- B. Abernathy lined out to shallow center
- J. Mauer grounded out to pitcher

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

  Bottom 3rd: Oakland
- M. Scutaro grounded out to third
- M. Ellis singled to center
- M. Ellis caught stealing, pitcher to first to shortstop
- J. Kendall singled to third
- M. Kotsay doubled to deep right center, J. Kendall scored, M. Kotsay to third on center fielder L. Ford's throwing error
- E. Chavez struck out swinging

1 runs, 3 hits, 1 errors
Minnesota 0, Oakland 2

  Top 4th: Minnesota
- J. Jones doubled to deep left center
- L. Ford flied out to left
- J. Morneau doubled to right, J. Jones scored
- M. Cuddyer fouled out to shallow right, J. Morneau to third
- J. Castro struck out looking

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 1, Oakland 2

  Bottom 4th: Oakland
- J. Payton walked
- S. Hatteberg walked, J. Payton to second
- H. Bocachica singled to shortstop, J. Payton to third, S. Hatteberg to second
- N. Swisher struck out looking
- M. Scutaro struck out swinging
- M. Ellis singled to right center, J. Payton and S. Hatteberg scored, H. Bocachica to third, M. Ellis to second advancing on throw
- M. Guerrier relieved F. Liriano
- J. Kendall singled to left, M. Ellis and H. Bocachica scored, J. Kendall to second advancing on throw
- M. Kotsay struck out swinging

4 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 1, Oakland 6

  Top 5th: Minnesota
- L. Rodriguez lined out to third
- J. Tyner grounded out to first
- B. Abernathy grounded out to shortstop

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 1, Oakland 6

  Bottom 5th: Oakland
- E. Chavez flied out to deep right
- J. Payton singled to center
- S. Hatteberg flied out to deep center, J. Payton to second
- D. Johnson hit for H. Bocachica
- D. Johnson grounded out to second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 1, Oakland 6

  Top 6th: Minnesota
- D. Johnson at first
- N. Swisher in right field
- J. Mauer walked
- J. Jones homered to deep center, J. Mauer scored
- L. Ford walked
- J. Morneau grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, L. Ford out at second
- M. Cuddyer singled to left
- J. Castro grounded into fielder's choice, M. Cuddyer out at second

2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 3, Oakland 6

  Bottom 6th: Oakland
- N. Swisher homered to deep left
- M. Scutaro flied out to right
- M. Ellis grounded out to first
- J. Kendall safe at first on center fielder L. Ford's fielding error, J. Kendall to second
- M. Kotsay singled to left, J. Kendall scored
- E. Chavez singled to right, M. Kotsay to third
- J. Payton flied out to right

2 runs, 3 hits, 1 errors
Minnesota 3, Oakland 8

  Top 7th: Minnesota
- K. Calero relieved J. Blanton
- L. Rodriguez lined out to center
- J. Tyner flied out to center
- B. Abernathy struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 3, Oakland 8

  Bottom 7th: Oakland
- T. Bowyer relieved M. Guerrier
- S. Hatteberg struck out looking
- D. Johnson struck out looking
- N. Swisher fouled out to left

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 3, Oakland 8

  Top 8th: Minnesota
- J. Witasick relieved K. Calero
- J. Mauer doubled to deep left
- J. Jones lined out to right
- J. Mauer to third on wild pitch
- L. Ford struck out swinging
- J. Morneau flied out to center

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 3, Oakland 8

  Bottom 8th: Oakland
- M. Scutaro struck out looking
- M. Ellis grounded out to second
- J. Kendall walked
- M. Kotsay singled to left, J. Kendall to second
- E. Chavez grounded out to third

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 3, Oakland 8

  Top 9th: Minnesota
- M. Cuddyer struck out looking
- J. Castro grounded out to shortstop
- L. Rodriguez fouled out to left

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 3, Oakland 8
 
 Top Batters
 Minnesota
J. Jones J. Jones
2-4, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Oakland
J. Kendall J. Kendall
3-4
3 RBI