Minnesota 8, Oakland 2
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(5-5)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oakland 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 7 0
Minnesota 3 0 0 0 3 1 0 1 X 8 12 0
WP: K. Lohse (1-1)
LP: J. Blanton (1-1)
(4-5)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Oakland
- F. Thomas doubled to deep left, E. Chavez and N. Swisher scored
Bot 1st: Minnesota
- M. Redmond doubled to deep center, L. Castillo scored
- T. Hunter homered to deep center, R. White scored
Bot 5th: Minnesota
- S. Stewart singled to right, M. Cuddyer scored, N. Punto to third
- L. Castillo singled to third, N. Punto scored, S. Stewart to second
- M. Redmond singled to right, S. Stewart scored, L. Castillo to second
Bot 6th: Minnesota
- S. Stewart singled to left, N. Punto scored
Bot 8th: Minnesota
- M. Cuddyer homered to deep center
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
M. Scutaro 2b 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .368
N. Swisher lf 4 1 2 0 0 0 2 .323
B. Crosby ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .208
E. Chavez 3b 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 .278
    A. Perez 3b 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
F. Thomas dh 4 0 2 2 0 1 1 .138
M. Bradley rf 4 0 1 0 0 2 2 .265
J. Payton cf 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .219
J. Kendall c 4 0 2 0 0 1 0 .227
D. Johnson 1b 3 0 0 0 1 2 1 .000
 Totals 34 2 7 2 2 9 14  
 Batting
2B - F Thomas (2, K Lohse); N Swisher (3, F Liriano).
RBI - F Thomas 2 (6).
2-out RBI - F Thomas 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - F Thomas 1, M Bradley 1, D Johnson 1, B Crosby 1.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
DP - 3 (E Chavez-M Scutaro-D Johnson, D Johnson-J Kendall, M Scutaro-B Crosby-D Johnson).
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
S. Stewart lf 4 1 2 2 0 0 0 .378
L. Castillo 2b 4 1 3 1 0 0 1 .333
M. Redmond c 4 0 3 2 0 0 0 .625
R. White dh 4 1 0 0 0 1 5 .088
T. Hunter cf 4 1 1 2 0 2 2 .257
J. Morneau 1b 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .206
T. Batista 3b 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 .269
    L. Rodriguez ph-3b 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .429
M. Cuddyer rf 3 2 1 1 1 0 1 .133
N. Punto ss 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 .300
 Totals 33 8 12 8 2 5 12  
 Batting
2B - M Redmond (3, J Blanton); N Punto (1, J Blanton).
3B - N Punto (1, J Blanton).
HR - T Hunter (3, 1st inning off J Blanton 1 on, 2 Out), M Cuddyer (1, 8th inning off J Witasick 0 on, 2 Out).
RBI - M Redmond 2 (3), T Hunter 2 (11), S Stewart 2 (6), L Castillo (1), M Cuddyer (1).
2-out RBI - T Hunter 2, S Stewart, M Cuddyer.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Morneau 1.
GIDP - M Cuddyer, L Rodriguez.
Team LOB - 4.
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Blanton (L, 1-1) 6.0 11 7 7 2 4 1 4.50
J. Witasick 2.0 1 1 1 0 1 1 5.40
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
K. Lohse (W, 1-1) 6.0 5 2 2 2 2 0 8.44
F. Liriano 2.0 1 0 0 0 5 0 0.00
M. Guerrier 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 4.15
HBP - J Morneau (by J Witasick).
Pitches-strikes - J Blanton 98-61; J Witasick 29-21; K Lohse 92-53; F Liriano 25-18; M Guerrier 11-8.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Blanton 7-6; J Witasick 4-1; K Lohse 6-10; F Liriano 0-1; M Guerrier 0-1.
Batters faced - J Blanton 29; J Witasick 7; K Lohse 25; F Liriano 7; M Guerrier 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Mike Everitt. 1B--Alfonso Marquez. 2B--Larry Young. 3B--Rob Drake.
Time: 2:09.
Attendance: 13,520.
Weather: INDOORS

Updated on Thursday, Apr 13, 2006 3:23 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Oakland
F. Thomas F. Thomas
2-4
2 RBI
 Minnesota
M. Redmond M. Redmond
3-4
2 RBI