Oakland 12, Seattle 6
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(17-23)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Seattle 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 4 0 6 11 1
Oakland 1 0 5 2 2 2 0 0 X 12 16 0
WP: J. Blanton (4-4)
LP: F. Hernandez (2-5)
(19-19)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Oakland
- E. Chavez singled to left center, N. Swisher scored, M. Kotsay to third
Bot 3rd: Oakland
- B. Crosby safe at first on third baseman A. Beltre's fielding error, M. Ellis scored, M. Kotsay to second
- A. Melhuse homered to deep right, J. Payton, M. Kotsay and B. Crosby scored
Top 4th: Seattle
- R. Sexson grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, J. Lopez scored, R. Ibanez out at second
Bot 4th: Oakland
- N. Swisher homered to deep center, D. Johnson scored
Bot 5th: Oakland
- J. Kendall singled to center, J. Payton and A. Melhuse scored
Top 6th: Seattle
- I. Suzuki singled to left center, Y. Betancourt scored
Bot 6th: Oakland
- J. Payton tripled to deep center, M. Scutaro scored
- J. Kendall singled to right center, J. Payton scored
Top 8th: Seattle
- J. Lopez tripled to deep center, J. Reed and K. Johjima scored
- R. Ibanez homered to deep right center, J. Lopez scored
 Seattle
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
I. Suzuki rf 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 .299
    J. Reed cf 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .218
J. Lopez 2b 4 2 3 2 0 0 1 .299
R. Ibanez lf 4 1 2 2 0 0 3 .294
R. Sexson 1b 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .192
    R. Petagine 1b 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .250
C. Everett dh 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .250
A. Beltre 3b 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .214
    W. Bloomquist 3b 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .320
M. Lawton cf-rf 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .259
K. Johjima c 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 .270
Y. Betancourt ss 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 .262
 Totals 34 6 11 5 0 4 9  
 Batting
2B - Y Betancourt (8, J Blanton).
3B - J Lopez (4, K Calero).
HR - R Ibanez (5, 8th inning off R Flores 1 on, 2 Out).
RBI - I Suzuki (12), J Lopez 2 (30), R Ibanez 2 (22).
2-out RBI - J Lopez 2, R Ibanez 2.
GIDP - R Sexson, R Ibanez.
Team LOB - 1.
 Base Running
CS - C Everett (1, 2nd base by J Blanton/J Kendall).
 
 Fielding
E - A Beltre (7, ground ball).
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
M. Ellis 2b 4 1 2 0 1 2 1 .266
N. Swisher lf 4 2 1 2 1 0 3 .303
M. Kotsay cf 5 1 2 0 0 0 2 .270
E. Chavez 3b 3 0 2 1 1 1 2 .297
    M. Scutaro pr-3b 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .170
B. Crosby ss 5 1 0 0 0 1 6 .228
J. Payton rf 5 3 4 1 0 0 2 .256
A. Melhuse dh 5 2 2 4 0 2 2 .311
J. Kendall c 5 0 2 3 0 0 1 .269
D. Johnson 1b 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 .180
 Totals 41 12 16 11 3 7 22  
 Batting
2B - M Kotsay (5, F Hernandez); A Melhuse (3, F Hernandez).
3B - J Payton (1, J Woods).
HR - A Melhuse (3, 3rd inning off F Hernandez 3 on, 2 Out), N Swisher (13, 4th inning off F Hernandez 1 on, 1 Out).
RBI - E Chavez (27), A Melhuse 4 (12), N Swisher 2 (32), J Kendall 3 (11), J Payton (7).
2-out RBI - A Melhuse 4, J Kendall.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Scutaro 1, J Payton 1, M Kotsay 1.
Team LOB - 8.
 Fielding
DP - 3 (E Chavez-M Ellis, B Crosby-M Ellis-D Johnson, D Johnson-B Crosby-D Johnson).
 Seattle
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
F. Hernandez (L, 2-5) 4.0 11 10 5 2 4 2 5.19
J. Woods 3.0 4 2 2 1 2 0 5.40
S. Green 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 4.26
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Blanton (W, 4-4) 7.0 7 2 2 0 2 0 5.84
K. Calero 0.2 3 3 3 0 1 0 5.93
R. Flores 0.1 1 1 1 0 1 1 6.75
S. Karsay 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
WP - J Woods, K Calero.
Pitches-strikes - F Hernandez 90-57; J Woods 68-38; S Green 17-12; J Blanton 83-56; K Calero 17-12; R Flores 6-5; S Karsay 8-5.
Ground balls-fly balls - F Hernandez 4-4; J Woods 3-4; S Green 1-1; J Blanton 9-8; K Calero 0-1; R Flores 0-0; S Karsay 2-1.
Batters faced - F Hernandez 26; J Woods 14; S Green 4; J Blanton 24; K Calero 5; R Flores 2; S Karsay 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Randy Marsh. 1B--Angel Hernandez. 2B--Hunter Wendelstedt. 3B--Sam Holbrook.
Time: 2:28.
Attendance: 16,397.
Weather: 62 degrees, clear.
Wind: 11 mph, in from right.
Game Notes
SEATTLE RIGHT FIELDER ICHIRO SUZUKI EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 10 GAMES WITH A SINGLE IN THE FIRST INNING.
OAKLAND SECOND BASEMAN MARK ELLIS EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 10 GAMES WITH A SINGLE IN THE THIRD INNING.

Updated on Wednesday, May 17, 2006 4:55 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Seattle
J. Lopez J. Lopez
3-4
2 RBI
 Oakland
A. Melhuse A. Melhuse
2-5, 1 HR
4 RBI