Oakland 5, Texas 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oakland 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 5 10 1
Texas 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 3 8 0
WP: J. Blanton (14-10) S: J. Duchscherer (5)
LP: A. Eaton (3-4)
(66-65)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: Oakland
- J. Payton grounded out to shortstop, F. Thomas scored, E. Chavez to third
Top 3rd: Oakland
- F. Thomas hit sacrifice fly to deep left, J. Kendall scored
Top 4th: Oakland
- N. Swisher homered to deep right
- J. Kendall singled to right, M. Scutaro scored, M. Ellis to third
Bot 6th: Texas
- C. Lee doubled to right, M. Young scored
Bot 7th: Texas
- C. Lee singled to left, R. Barajas and G. Matthews Jr. scored, M. Young to second
Top 8th: Oakland
- M. Kotsay hit sacrifice fly to deep right, M. Scutaro scored, M. Ellis to third
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Kendall c 5 1 3 1 0 0 0 .296
M. Kotsay cf 3 0 0 1 1 1 3 .269
M. Bradley rf 3 0 0 0 2 0 1 .267
F. Thomas dh 3 1 1 1 1 0 5 .266
E. Chavez 3b 5 0 1 0 0 1 4 .243
J. Payton lf 4 0 0 1 1 0 2 .292
N. Swisher 1b 5 1 1 1 0 2 1 .250
M. Scutaro ss 2 2 2 0 2 0 0 .243
M. Ellis 2b 4 0 2 0 0 0 3 .231
 Totals 34 5 10 5 7 4 19  
 Batting
2B - E Chavez (18, A Eaton); M Ellis (15, A Eaton).
HR - N Swisher (27, 4th inning off A Eaton 0 on, 0 Out).
SF - F Thomas , M Kotsay.
RBI - J Payton (49), F Thomas (76), N Swisher (76), J Kendall (36), M Kotsay (48).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Ellis 1, J Payton 1, F Thomas 2, E Chavez 2.
Team LOB - 11.
 Base Running
CS - J Payton (3, 2nd base by R Mahay).
 
 Fielding
E - M Ellis (2, ground ball).
 Texas
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
G. Matthews Jr. cf 4 1 0 0 1 1 0 .303
M. Young ss 3 1 2 0 1 1 0 .307
C. Lee lf 4 0 3 3 0 0 0 .333
M. Teixeira 1b 4 0 1 0 0 0 5 .281
H. Blalock 3b 4 0 1 0 0 1 3 .286
M. DeRosa rf 4 0 0 0 0 1 5 .315
M. Stairs dh 4 0 0 0 0 3 1 .253
I. Kinsler 2b 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .294
R. Barajas c 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 .258
 Totals 35 3 8 3 2 8 14  
 Batting
2B - M Young (45, J Blanton); C Lee (11, J Blanton); R Barajas (19, J Blanton).
RBI - C Lee 3 (15).
2-out RBI - C Lee 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M DeRosa 2, M Teixeira 1.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
CS - G Matthews Jr (5, 2nd base by J Blanton/J Kendall).
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Blanton (W, 14-10) 6.2 7 3 3 1 6 0 4.45
K. Calero (H, 20) 0.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 3.26
J. Kennedy (H, 7) 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.50
J. Duchscherer (S, 5) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.56
 Texas
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
A. Eaton (L, 3-4) 3.0 6 4 4 4 1 1 5.17
J. Benoit 4.0 1 0 0 1 3 0 4.79
W. Littleton 1.0 3 1 1 1 0 0 1.90
R. Mahay 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3.51
WP - J Benoit.
Pitches-strikes - J Blanton 112-74; K Calero 10-5; J Kennedy 17-12; J Duchscherer 9-7; A Eaton 83-47; J Benoit 58-38; W Littleton 28-14; R Mahay 16-10.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Blanton 4-9; K Calero 0-0; J Kennedy 1-2; J Duchscherer 0-2; A Eaton 1-7; J Benoit 3-6; W Littleton 0-3; R Mahay 1-1.
Batters faced - J Blanton 28; K Calero 2; J Kennedy 4; J Duchscherer 3; A Eaton 19; J Benoit 14; W Littleton 7; R Mahay 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Mike Everitt. 1B--Larry Young. 2B--Alfonso Marquez. 3B--Bob Davidson.
Time: 3:08.
Attendance: 37,752.
Weather: 99 degrees, clear.
Wind: 16 mph, in from center.

Updated on Saturday, Aug 26, 2006 11:19 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Oakland
J. Kendall J. Kendall
3-5
1 RBI
 Texas
C. Lee C. Lee
3-4
3 RBI