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
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Oakland
- M. Ellis flied out to deep center
- M. Kotsay flied out to left
- B. Crosby grounded out to shortstop

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

  Bottom 1st: Minnesota
- S. Stewart walked
- L. Castillo popped out to shortstop
- J. Mauer popped out to shallow center
- R. White popped out to first

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

  Top 2nd: Oakland
- E. Chavez struck out looking
- M. Bradley singled to left
- J. Payton singled to right, M. Bradley to second
- N. Swisher doubled to deep right center, J. Payton and M. Bradley scored
- D. Johnson grounded out to first, N. Swisher to third
- A. Melhuse singled to center, N. Swisher scored
- M. Ellis flied out to left

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

  Bottom 2nd: Minnesota
- T. Hunter singled to left
- J. Morneau fouled out to shallow left
- T. Batista doubled to deep left center, T. Hunter scored
- T. Batista caught stealing, catcher to third
- J. Kubel walked
- J. Castro singled to right, J. Kubel to third
- S. Stewart flied out to right

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

  Top 3rd: Oakland
- M. Kotsay flied out to center
- B. Crosby grounded out to shortstop
- E. Chavez singled to right
- M. Bradley hit by pitch, E. Chavez to second
- J. Payton grounded into fielder's choice, M. Bradley out at second

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

  Bottom 3rd: Minnesota
- L. Castillo grounded bunt out to third
- J. Mauer walked
- R. White lined out to left center
- T. Hunter walked, J. Mauer to second
- J. Morneau homered to deep right, T. Hunter and J. Mauer scored
- T. Batista singled to right center
- J. Kubel singled to shortstop, T. Batista to second
- J. Castro lined out to center

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

  Top 4th: Oakland
- N. Swisher homered to deep left
- D. Johnson grounded out to shortstop
- A. Melhuse singled to center
- A. Melhuse caught stealing, catcher to second
- M. Ellis popped out to shallow left

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 4, Minnesota 4

  Bottom 4th: Minnesota
- S. Stewart singled to third
- S. Stewart stole second
- L. Castillo sacrificed to third, S. Stewart to third
- J. Mauer hit sacrifice fly to deep center, S. Stewart scored
- R. White lined out to left

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 4, Minnesota 5

  Top 5th: Oakland
- M. Kotsay lined out to center
- B. Crosby flied out to right
- E. Chavez flied out to center

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

  Bottom 5th: Minnesota
- T. Hunter homered to deep left center
- B. Halsey relieved E. Loaiza
- J. Morneau walked
- T. Batista grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, J. Morneau out at second
- J. Kubel lined out to right

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

  Top 6th: Oakland
- M. Bradley flied out to deep left center
- J. Payton grounded out to second
- N. Swisher homered to deep right
- D. Johnson flied out to deep center

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 5, Minnesota 6

  Bottom 6th: Minnesota
- J. Castro singled to left
- S. Stewart grounded into fielder's choice, J. Castro out at second
- L. Castillo grounded into fielder's choice, S. Stewart out at second
- J. Mauer singled to left, L. Castillo to second
- K. Calero relieved B. Halsey
- R. White lined out to shortstop

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 5, Minnesota 6

  Top 7th: Oakland
- A. Melhuse grounded out to shortstop
- M. Ellis grounded out to shortstop
- M. Kotsay grounded out to second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 5, Minnesota 6

  Bottom 7th: Minnesota
- T. Hunter popped out to second
- J. Kennedy relieved K. Calero
- J. Morneau struck out swinging
- T. Batista singled to left
- M. Cuddyer hit for J. Kubel
- M. Cuddyer grounded into fielder's choice, T. Batista out at second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 5, Minnesota 6

  Top 8th: Oakland
- M. Cuddyer in right field
- J. Rincon relieved C. Silva
- B. Crosby singled to center
- E. Chavez struck out looking
- M. Bradley grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, B. Crosby out at second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 5, Minnesota 6

  Bottom 8th: Minnesota
- J. Duchscherer relieved J. Kennedy
- J. Castro struck out swinging
- S. Stewart singled to shortstop
- S. Stewart picked off at first, pitcher to first
- L. Castillo singled to right
- L. Castillo stole second
- J. Mauer struck out swinging

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 5, Minnesota 6

  Top 9th: Oakland
- J. Nathan relieved J. Rincon
- J. Payton flied out to center
- N. Swisher struck out swinging
- D. Johnson struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 5, Minnesota 6
 
 Top Batters
 Oakland
N. Swisher N. Swisher
3-4, 2 HR
4 RBI
 Minnesota
T. Batista T. Batista
3-4
1 RBI