Texas 5, Oakland 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(22-26)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oakland 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 6 1
Texas 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 2 X 5 8 0
WP: F. Cordero (4-3) S: A. Otsuka (7)
LP: C. Gaudin (0-2)
(25-23)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: Oakland
- E. Chavez homered to deep right
Top 3rd: Oakland
- F. Thomas walked, J. Kendall scored, N. Swisher to third, E. Chavez to second
Bot 4th: Texas
- I. Kinsler hit sacrifice fly to center, M. DeRosa scored
Bot 5th: Texas
- M. DeRosa doubled to deep right center, B. Wilkerson scored, M. DeRosa to third on center fielder M. Kotsay's fielding error
Bot 6th: Texas
- G. Matthews Jr. homered to deep left center
Top 8th: Oakland
- E. Chavez hit sacrifice fly to deep center, N. Swisher scored
Bot 8th: Texas
- H. Blalock singled to center, G. Matthews Jr. and M. Young scored, M. Teixeira to second
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Kendall c 3 1 0 0 1 0 1 .279
N. Swisher 1b 3 1 2 0 1 0 0 .305
M. Kotsay cf 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .281
E. Chavez 3b 2 1 1 2 1 0 2 .279
F. Thomas dh 3 0 1 1 1 0 1 .209
B. Crosby ss 4 0 0 0 0 1 5 .217
B. Kielty rf 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .241
J. Payton lf 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .253
M. Ellis 2b 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .240
 Totals 31 3 6 3 4 2 12  
 Batting
2B - F Thomas (3, J Koronka).
HR - E Chavez (12, 2nd inning off J Koronka 0 on, 0 Out).
SF - E Chavez.
RBI - E Chavez 2 (35), F Thomas (24).
2-out RBI - F Thomas.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Payton 1, B Crosby 2.
GIDP - E Chavez.
Team LOB - 6.
 Fielding
E - M Kotsay (2, bobble).
 Texas
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
G. Matthews Jr. cf 3 2 2 1 2 0 0 .309
M. Young ss 4 1 0 0 1 0 4 .322
M. Teixeira 1b 4 0 2 0 1 0 2 .286
H. Blalock 3b 4 0 2 2 1 0 1 .324
P. Nevin dh 5 0 0 0 0 2 6 .219
B. Wilkerson lf 2 1 0 0 2 1 2 .265
M. DeRosa rf 3 1 1 1 1 1 2 .337
R. Barajas c 4 0 1 0 0 3 2 .246
I. Kinsler 2b 2 0 0 1 0 1 1 .481
 Totals 31 5 8 5 8 8 20  
 Batting
2B - M Teixeira (14, J Blanton); R Barajas (7, J Blanton); M DeRosa (13, J Blanton); H Blalock (11, R Keisler).
HR - G Matthews Jr (4, 6th inning off R Keisler 0 on, 1 Out).
SF - I Kinsler.
RBI - I Kinsler (5), M DeRosa (15), G Matthews Jr (20), H Blalock 2 (38).
2-out RBI - M DeRosa, H Blalock 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - P Nevin 2, R Barajas 1, M DeRosa 1, M Young 2, M Teixeira 1.
Team LOB - 12.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (I Kinsler-M Young-M Teixeira).
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Blanton 5.0 5 2 2 5 4 0 6.02
R. Keisler 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 1 3.68
C. Gaudin (L, 0-2) 1.2 0 2 2 3 4 0 4.70
R. Flores 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 5.14
 Texas
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Koronka 7.0 5 2 2 3 1 1 4.06
F. Cordero (W, 4-3; BS, 7) 1.0 1 1 1 1 1 0 6.94
A. Otsuka (S, 7) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.42
HBP - I Kinsler (by J Blanton).
Pitches-strikes - J Blanton 107-60; R Keisler 14-9; C Gaudin 39-23; R Flores 9-5; J Koronka 101-60; F Cordero 23-15; A Otsuka 11-6.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Blanton 6-5; R Keisler 1-2; C Gaudin 1-0; R Flores 0-1; J Koronka 11-9; F Cordero 0-2; A Otsuka 2-1.
Batters faced - J Blanton 26; R Keisler 5; C Gaudin 8; R Flores 2; J Koronka 28; F Cordero 5; A Otsuka 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Tim Welke. 1B--Kerwin Danley. 2B--Gary Cederstrom. 3B--Jim Reynolds.
Time: 2:45.
Attendance: 27,791.
Weather: 89 degrees, clear.
Wind: 25 mph, in from right.

Updated on Friday, May 26, 2006 10:57 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Oakland
E. Chavez E. Chavez
1-2, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Texas
H. Blalock H. Blalock
2-4
2 RBI