Minnesota 6, Oakland 5
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(5-4)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oakland 0 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 5 9 0
Minnesota 0 1 3 1 1 0 0 0 X 6 13 0
WP: C. Silva (1-1) S: J. Nathan (2)
LP: E. Loaiza (0-2)
(3-5)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: Oakland
- N. Swisher doubled to deep right center, J. Payton and M. Bradley scored
- A. Melhuse singled to center, N. Swisher scored
Bot 2nd: Minnesota
- T. Batista doubled to deep left center, T. Hunter scored
Bot 3rd: Minnesota
- J. Morneau homered to deep right, T. Hunter and J. Mauer scored
Top 4th: Oakland
- N. Swisher homered to deep left
Bot 4th: Minnesota
- J. Mauer hit sacrifice fly to deep center, S. Stewart scored
Bot 5th: Minnesota
- T. Hunter homered to deep left center
Top 6th: Oakland
- N. Swisher homered to deep right
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
M. Ellis 2b 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .188
M. Kotsay cf 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .306
B. Crosby ss 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .250
E. Chavez 3b 4 0 1 0 0 2 1 .294
M. Bradley rf 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 .267
J. Payton dh 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 .250
N. Swisher lf 4 3 3 4 0 1 0 .296
D. Johnson 1b 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
A. Melhuse c 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 .571
 Totals 34 5 9 5 0 4 5  
 Batting
2B - N Swisher (2, C Silva).
HR - N Swisher 2 (3, 4th inning off C Silva 0 on, 0 Out, 6th inning off C Silva 0 on, 2 Out).
RBI - N Swisher 4 (8), A Melhuse (1).
2-out RBI - A Melhuse, N Swisher.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Payton 1.
GIDP - M Bradley.
Team LOB - 3.
 Base Running
CS - A Melhuse (1, 2nd base by C Silva/J Mauer).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (B Crosby-M Ellis-D Johnson).
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
S. Stewart lf 4 1 2 0 1 0 3 .364
L. Castillo 2b 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .261
J. Mauer c 3 1 1 1 1 1 2 .333
R. White dh 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .100
T. Hunter cf 3 3 2 1 1 0 0 .258
J. Morneau 1b 3 1 1 3 1 1 1 .226
T. Batista 3b 4 0 3 1 0 0 1 .292
J. Kubel rf 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 .143
    M. Cuddyer ph-rf 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .083
J. Castro ss 4 0 2 0 0 1 2 .318
 Totals 32 6 13 6 5 3 16  
 Batting
2B - T Batista (3, E Loaiza).
HR - J Morneau (4, 3rd inning off E Loaiza 2 on, 2 Out), T Hunter (2, 5th inning off E Loaiza 0 on, 0 Out).
S - L Castillo.
SF - J Mauer.
RBI - T Batista (5), J Morneau 3 (9), J Mauer (5), T Hunter (9).
2-out RBI - J Morneau 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - S Stewart 1, J Castro 1, R White 1, J Mauer 1.
GIDP - T Batista.
Team LOB - 9.
 Base Running
SB - S Stewart (2, 2nd base off E Loaiza/A Melhuse), L Castillo (2, 2nd base off J Duchscherer/A Melhuse).
CS - T Batista (1, 3rd base by E Loaiza/A Melhuse).
Picked Off - S Stewart (1st base, J Duchscherer).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (L Castillo-J Castro-J Morneau).
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
E. Loaiza (L, 0-2) 4.0 8 6 6 4 0 2 11.42
B. Halsey 1.2 2 0 0 1 0 0 4.15
K. Calero 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
J. Kennedy 0.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
J. Duchscherer 1.0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0.00
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C. Silva (W, 1-1) 7.0 8 5 5 0 1 2 7.11
J. Rincon (H, 1) 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
J. Nathan (S, 2) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.00
HBP - M Bradley (by C Silva).
Pitches-strikes - E Loaiza 81-48; B Halsey 23-16; K Calero 5-3; J Kennedy 12-8; J Duchscherer 14-10; C Silva 80-54; J Rincon 8-7; J Nathan 12-8.
Ground balls-fly balls - E Loaiza 2-9; B Halsey 4-1; K Calero 0-2; J Kennedy 1-0; J Duchscherer 0-0; C Silva 9-10; J Rincon 2-0; J Nathan 0-1.
Batters faced - E Loaiza 23; B Halsey 7; K Calero 2; J Kennedy 3; J Duchscherer 4; C Silva 29; J Rincon 3; J Nathan 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Rob Drake. 1B--Mike Everitt. 2B--Alfonso Marquez. 3B--Larry Young.
Time: 2:17.
Attendance: 22,603.
Weather: INDOORS

Updated on Wednesday, Apr 12, 2006 10:34 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Oakland
N. Swisher N. Swisher
3-4, 2 HR
4 RBI
 Minnesota
T. Batista T. Batista
3-4
1 RBI