Oakland 5, Texas 4
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(4-8)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Texas 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 4 5 1
Oakland 0 0 0 0 2 3 0 0 X 5 8 0
WP: R. Harden (2-0) S: H. Street (3)
LP: V. Padilla (2-1)
(6-6)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: Texas
- D. Jimenez grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, P. Nevin scored, H. Blalock out at second
Bot 5th: Oakland
- N. Swisher homered to deep right, M. Kotsay scored
Top 6th: Texas
- P. Nevin homered to deep center, M. Young and M. Teixeira scored
Bot 6th: Oakland
- E. Chavez homered to deep right
- F. Thomas homered to deep left
- M. Bradley homered to deep right
 Texas
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
G. Matthews Jr. rf 3 0 1 0 1 1 0 .231
M. Young ss 3 1 1 0 1 1 1 .314
M. Teixeira 1b 3 1 1 0 1 0 2 .318
P. Nevin dh 3 2 1 3 1 0 1 .273
H. Blalock 3b 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .289
D. Jimenez 2b 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .176
B. Wilkerson lf 2 0 0 0 1 2 0 .180
G. Laird c 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .417
L. Nix cf 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 .071
 Totals 28 4 5 3 5 10 6  
 Batting
2B - M Teixeira (4, R Harden).
HR - P Nevin (3, 6th inning off R Harden 2 on, 2 Out).
RBI - P Nevin 3 (12).
2-out RBI - P Nevin 3.
GIDP - D Jimenez, H Blalock, M Teixeira.
Team LOB - 2.
 Base Running
CS - B Wilkerson (1, 2nd base by R Harden/J Kendall).
 
 Fielding
E - H Blalock (3, throw).
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
M. Kotsay cf 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 .302
N. Swisher lf 4 1 1 2 0 2 1 .333
B. Crosby ss 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .188
E. Chavez 3b 4 1 1 1 0 0 1 .250
F. Thomas dh 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 .189
M. Bradley rf 4 1 3 1 0 0 0 .333
M. Scutaro 2b 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .318
J. Kendall c 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .241
D. Johnson 1b 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .031
 Totals 32 5 8 5 1 5 6  
 Batting
HR - N Swisher (4, 5th inning off V Padilla 1 on, 2 Out), E Chavez (6, 6th inning off V Padilla 0 on, 0 Out), F Thomas (3, 6th inning off V Padilla 0 on, 0 Out), M Bradley (2, 6th inning off V Padilla 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - N Swisher 2 (10), E Chavez (10), F Thomas (8), M Bradley (5).
2-out RBI - N Swisher 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - E Chavez 1, D Johnson 1.
Team LOB - 4.
 Base Running
CS - M Kotsay (1, 2nd base by V Padilla).
 
 Fielding
DP - 3 (M Scutaro-B Crosby-D Johnson, D Johnson-B Crosby, B Crosby-M Scutaro-D Johnson).
 Texas
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
V. Padilla (L, 2-1) 5.0 8 5 5 1 4 4 4.76
J. Benoit 2.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.52
C.J. Wilson 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Harden (W, 2-0) 7.0 3 4 4 5 8 1 3.66
J. Duchscherer (H, 1) 0.1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
J. Kennedy (H, 3) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
H. Street (S, 3) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.25
Pitches-strikes - V Padilla 90-56; J Benoit 37-23; C Wilson 6-3; R Harden 107-63; J Duchscherer 9-7; J Kennedy 3-3; H Street 16-10.
Ground balls-fly balls - V Padilla 4-6; J Benoit 3-4; C Wilson 1-0; R Harden 6-6; J Duchscherer 0-0; J Kennedy 2-0; H Street 1-1.
Batters faced - V Padilla 24; J Benoit 8; C Wilson 1; R Harden 26; J Duchscherer 3; J Kennedy 1; H Street 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Tom Hallion. 1B--Ed Rapuano. 2B--Jim Wolf. 3B--Joe West.
Time: 2:24.
Attendance: 16,186.
Weather: 57 degrees, overcast.
Wind: 12 mph, left to right.
Game Notes
THE HOME RUNS BY OAKLAND'S ERIC CHAVEZ AND FRANK THOMAS IN THE BOTTOM OF THE SIXTH INNING WERE HIT BACK-TO-BACK.
THE HOME RUNS BY OAKLAND'S ERIC CHAVEZ, FRANK THOMAS AND MILTON BRADLEY IN THE BOTTOM OF THE SIXTH INNING WERE HIT CONSECUTIVELY.

Updated on Sunday, Apr 16, 2006 5:13 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Texas
P. Nevin P. Nevin
1-3, 1 HR
3 RBI
 Oakland
M. Bradley M. Bradley
3-4, 1 HR
1 RBI