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
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Oakland
- M. Scutaro struck out swinging
- N. Swisher singled to left
- B. Crosby grounded out to pitcher, N. Swisher to second
- E. Chavez walked
- F. Thomas doubled to deep left, E. Chavez and N. Swisher scored
- M. Bradley struck out swinging

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

  Bottom 1st: Minnesota
- S. Stewart flied out to deep center
- L. Castillo singled to center
- M. Redmond doubled to deep center, L. Castillo scored
- R. White grounded into fielder's choice, M. Redmond out at third
- T. Hunter homered to deep center, R. White scored
- J. Morneau flied out to center

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

  Top 2nd: Oakland
- J. Payton grounded out to third
- J. Kendall grounded out to second
- D. Johnson lined out to right

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

  Bottom 2nd: Minnesota
- T. Batista walked
- M. Cuddyer grounded into double play third to second to first, T. Batista out at second
- N. Punto lined out to first

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

  Top 3rd: Oakland
- M. Scutaro grounded out to second
- N. Swisher flied out to center
- B. Crosby fouled out to first

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

  Bottom 3rd: Minnesota
- S. Stewart grounded out to second
- L. Castillo singled to center
- M. Redmond singled to right, L. Castillo to third
- R. White grounded into double play first to catcher, L. Castillo out at home

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

  Top 4th: Oakland
- E. Chavez lined out to first
- F. Thomas flied out to deep center
- M. Bradley singled to left
- J. Payton grounded out to third

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

  Bottom 4th: Minnesota
- T. Hunter struck out looking
- J. Morneau struck out looking
- T. Batista struck out looking

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

  Top 5th: Oakland
- J. Kendall singled to center
- D. Johnson walked, J. Kendall to second
- M. Scutaro flied out to right center
- N. Swisher flied out to left
- B. Crosby grounded into fielder's choice, D. Johnson out at second

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

  Bottom 5th: Minnesota
- M. Cuddyer walked
- N. Punto doubled to center, M. Cuddyer to third
- 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
- R. White flied out to left
- T. Hunter struck out looking
- J. Morneau flied out to deep right

3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 2, Minnesota 6

  Top 6th: Oakland
- E. Chavez flied out to deep center
- F. Thomas singled to left
- M. Bradley flied out to left
- J. Payton flied out to deep left center

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 2, Minnesota 6

  Bottom 6th: Minnesota
- T. Batista grounded out to shortstop
- M. Cuddyer flied out to deep left
- N. Punto tripled to deep left
- S. Stewart singled to left, N. Punto scored
- L. Castillo grounded out to second

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 2, Minnesota 7

  Top 7th: Oakland
- F. Liriano relieved K. Lohse
- J. Kendall struck out swinging
- D. Johnson struck out swinging
- M. Scutaro struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 2, Minnesota 7

  Bottom 7th: Minnesota
- A. Perez at third
- J. Witasick relieved J. Blanton
- M. Redmond grounded out to third
- R. White struck out swinging
- T. Hunter lined out to second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 2, Minnesota 7

  Top 8th: Oakland
- N. Swisher doubled to deep right
- B. Crosby lined out to center
- A. Perez struck out looking
- F. Thomas struck out swinging

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 2, Minnesota 7

  Bottom 8th: Minnesota
- J. Morneau hit by pitch
- L. Rodriguez hit for T. Batista
- L. Rodriguez grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, J. Morneau out at second
- M. Cuddyer homered to deep center
- N. Punto grounded out to first

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 2, Minnesota 8

  Top 9th: Oakland
- L. Rodriguez at third
- M. Guerrier relieved F. Liriano
- M. Bradley struck out looking
- J. Payton flied out to right
- J. Kendall singled to center
- J. Kendall to second on fielder's indifference
- D. Johnson struck out swinging

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 2, Minnesota 8
 
 Top Batters
 Oakland
F. Thomas F. Thomas
2-4
2 RBI
 Minnesota
M. Redmond M. Redmond
3-4
2 RBI