Oakland 7, Boston 2
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Boston 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 10 0
Oakland 0 1 2 1 0 2 1 0 X 7 15 0
WP: B. Zito (15-8)
LP: C. Schilling (14-7)
(77-56)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: Boston
- E. Hinske singled to shallow right, M. Lowell scored, G. Kapler to third
Bot 2nd: Oakland
- B. Kielty homered to deep center
Bot 3rd: Oakland
- M. Ellis homered to deep left
- F. Thomas singled to left, J. Kendall scored, M. Kotsay to second
Bot 4th: Oakland
- N. Swisher doubled to deep right center, M. Scutaro scored
Bot 6th: Oakland
- J. Kendall singled to right, M. Ellis scored
- M. Kotsay singled to right, J. Kendall scored, M. Kotsay out at second
Bot 7th: Oakland
- J. Payton singled to center, E. Chavez scored
Top 8th: Boston
- D. Pedroia grounded out to shortstop, G. Kapler scored
 Boston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
K. Youkilis lf 4 0 1 0 1 1 0 .288
A. Cora ss 5 0 0 0 0 2 4 .257
M. Loretta dh 5 0 1 0 0 1 1 .299
M. Lowell 3b 4 1 1 0 0 0 3 .288
G. Kapler cf 4 1 2 0 0 1 1 .238
D. Mirabelli c 4 0 1 0 0 1 3 .189
E. Hinske rf 3 0 2 1 1 1 0 .258
D. Pedroia 2b 4 0 1 1 0 0 6 .138
C. Pena 1b 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .200
 Totals 37 2 10 2 2 8 22  
 Batting
2B - G Kapler (6, B Zito); D Pedroia (1, B Zito); E Hinske (13, B Halsey).
RBI - E Hinske (31), D Pedroia (1).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Pena 3, A Cora 1, M Lowell 1, D Pedroia 2.
Team LOB - 10.
 Base Running
SB - E Hinske (2, 2nd base off B Zito/J Kendall).
 
 Fielding
Outfield assists - E Hinske (M Kotsay at 2nd base).
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Kendall c 5 2 3 1 0 1 2 .294
N. Swisher 1b 5 0 1 1 0 3 4 .248
M. Kotsay cf 5 0 2 1 0 0 2 .268
F. Thomas dh 4 0 2 1 0 1 1 .270
E. Chavez 3b 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 .240
    A. Perez 3b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .091
J. Payton rf 3 0 1 1 1 0 1 .295
B. Kielty lf 4 1 1 1 0 2 5 .282
M. Scutaro ss 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 .246
M. Ellis 2b 4 2 3 1 0 0 1 .235
 Totals 38 7 15 7 1 8 19  
 Batting
2B - J Kendall (20, C Schilling); N Swisher (18, C Schilling); E Chavez (20, M Burns); M Ellis (16, J Papelbon).
3B - M Ellis (1, C Schilling).
HR - B Kielty (7, 2nd inning off C Schilling 0 on, 2 Out), M Ellis (10, 3rd inning off C Schilling 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - B Kielty (30), M Ellis (41), F Thomas (79), N Swisher (78), J Kendall (37), M Kotsay (49), J Payton (52).
2-out RBI - B Kielty, N Swisher, M Kotsay.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Kielty 2, F Thomas 1, M Kotsay 2.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
SB - J Kendall (9, 2nd base off M Timlin/D Mirabelli).
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C. Schilling (L, 14-7) 5.1 11 6 6 1 4 2 4.12
M. Timlin 0.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 4.06
Unknown 1.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 9.00
J. Papelbon 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0.94
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
B. Zito (W, 15-8) 6.1 8 1 1 2 8 0 3.57
K. Calero 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.20
B. Halsey 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 4.66
C. Gaudin 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.63
WP - J Papelbon.
Pitches-strikes - C Schilling 108-72; M Timlin 11-6; M Burns 8-7; J Papelbon 16-11; B Zito 112-67; K Calero 10-6; B Halsey 16-11; C Gaudin 5-5.
Ground balls-fly balls - C Schilling 4-8; M Timlin 0-0; M Burns 1-1; J Papelbon 1-0; B Zito 2-9; K Calero 1-1; B Halsey 2-1; C Gaudin 0-3.
Batters faced - C Schilling 28; M Timlin 2; M Burns 5; J Papelbon 4; B Zito 29; K Calero 2; B Halsey 5; C Gaudin 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Doug Eddings. 1B--Dana Demuth. 2B--Jim Joyce. 3B--Paul Schrieber.
Time: 2:43.
Attendance: 31,073.
Weather: 74 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 8 mph, out to center.
Game Notes
THE STRIKEOUT OF OAKLAND FIRST BASEMAN NICK SWISHER BY BOSTON'S CURT SCHILLING WAS THE 3000TH STRIKEOUT OF HIS MAJOR LEAGUE CAREER.

Updated on Wednesday, Aug 30, 2006 6:39 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Boston
E. Hinske E. Hinske
2-3
1 RBI
 Oakland
M. Ellis M. Ellis
3-4, 1 HR
1 RBI