Oakland 6, LA Angels 1
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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
LA Angels 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 1
Oakland 2 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 X 6 7 0
WP: D. Haren (14-12)
LP: P. Byrd (12-11)
(86-72)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Oakland
- E. Chavez hit an inside the park home run to deep right, J. Kendall scored
Top 4th: LA Angels
- J. Rivera singled to center, M. Izturis scored
Bot 4th: Oakland
- N. Swisher singled to right, E. Chavez scored
- B. Kielty homered to deep right center, N. Swisher scored
Bot 7th: Oakland
- M. Ellis homered to deep left
 LA Angels
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. DaVanon lf 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .234
O. Cabrera ss 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .257
    M. Izturis ss 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 .253
S. Finley cf 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 .219
J. Rivera rf 4 0 1 1 0 1 3 .272
C. Kotchman 1b 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .265
R. Quinlan 3b 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 .228
C. Pride dh 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .091
    J. Molina ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .223
J. Paul c 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .171
    J. Mathis c 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Z. Sorensen 2b 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .200
 Totals 33 1 6 1 1 10 13  
 Batting
RBI - J Rivera (54).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Rivera 1, J Paul 2.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
SB - M Izturis (9, 2nd base off D Haren/A Melhuse).
 
 Fielding
E - R Quinlan (7, throw).
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
M. Ellis 2b 4 1 1 1 0 0 1 .318
J. Kendall dh 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 .271
M. Kotsay cf 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .279
    J. Payton cf 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .275
E. Chavez 3b 4 2 2 2 0 0 0 .271
D. Johnson 1b 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .281
    H. Bocachica ph-rf 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .200
N. Swisher rf-1b 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 .232
B. Kielty lf 3 1 2 2 0 0 0 .261
A. Melhuse c 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 .247
M. Scutaro ss 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .239
 Totals 31 6 7 6 1 5 6  
 Batting
2B - B Kielty (20, P Byrd); E Chavez (39, P Byrd).
HR - E Chavez (27, 1st inning off P Byrd 1 on, 2 Out), B Kielty (10, 4th inning off P Byrd 1 on, 1 Out), M Ellis (12, 7th inning off E Yan 0 on, 2 Out).
RBI - E Chavez 2 (100), N Swisher (73), B Kielty 2 (57), M Ellis (50).
2-out RBI - E Chavez 2, M Ellis.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Scutaro 1.
Team LOB - 2.
 Base Running
CS - M Kotsay (5, 2nd base by P Byrd/J Paul).
 LA Angels
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
P. Byrd (L, 12-11) 6.0 6 5 3 1 3 2 3.74
E. Yan 1.0 1 1 1 0 1 1 4.31
J. Christiansen 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.70
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
D. Haren (W, 14-12) 7.0 4 1 1 1 6 0 3.73
J. Witasick 1.0 2 0 0 0 3 0 3.25
R. Rincon 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.34
Pitches-strikes - P Byrd 100-69; E Yan 13-8; J Christiansen 11-8; D Haren 94-60; J Witasick 27-19; R Rincon 15-10.
Ground balls-fly balls - P Byrd 4-10; E Yan 0-2; J Christiansen 0-2; D Haren 6-9; J Witasick 0-0; R Rincon 1-1.
Batters faced - P Byrd 25; E Yan 4; J Christiansen 3; D Haren 26; J Witasick 5; R Rincon 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Greg Gibson. 1B--Tim Mcclelland. 2B--Mike Everitt. 3B--Angel Hernandez.
Ejections: OAKLAND's Kotsay by Everitt (4th).
Time: 2:21.
Attendance: 34,562.
Weather: 72 degrees, clear.
Wind: 6 mph, left to right.
Game Notes
OAKLAND'S MARK KOTSAY HAS BEEN EJECTED BY SECOND BASE UMPIRE MIKE EVERITT IN THE THIRD INNING AFTER BEING CALLED OUT TRYING TO STEAL SECOND BASE.

Updated on Thursday, Sep 29, 2005 12:34 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 LA Angels
M. Izturis M. Izturis
2-3
0 RBI
 Oakland
E. Chavez E. Chavez
2-4, 1 HR
2 RBI