Texas 8, Oakland 1
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Texas 2 1 0 1 0 3 0 1 0 8 9 1
Oakland 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 11 0
WP: R. Tejeda (4-3)
LP: B. Zito (15-9)
(79-58)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Texas
- E. Young doubled to center, G. Matthews Jr. and M. Teixeira scored, M. DeRosa to third
Top 2nd: Texas
- N. Cruz hit an inside the park home run to deep left center
Top 4th: Texas
- N. Cruz singled to left, G. Laird scored
Top 6th: Texas
- N. Cruz homered to deep right, E. Young and I. Kinsler scored
Bot 7th: Oakland
- F. Thomas singled to center, M. Scutaro scored, M. Bradley to second
Top 8th: Texas
- I. Kinsler homered to deep left
 Texas
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
G. Matthews Jr. cf 3 1 0 0 2 0 1 .302
M. Young ss 4 0 0 0 1 2 1 .306
M. Teixeira 1b 4 1 1 0 1 1 1 .277
C. Lee dh 4 0 0 0 1 0 4 .315
M. DeRosa 3b 4 0 1 0 1 0 1 .315
E. Young lf 5 1 2 2 0 1 1 .400
G. Laird c 4 1 1 0 0 1 3 .330
I. Kinsler 2b 3 2 1 1 1 0 1 .294
N. Cruz rf 4 2 3 5 0 1 0 .212
    J. Hairston Jr. rf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200
 Totals 35 8 9 8 7 6 13  
 Batting
2B - E Young (1, B Zito); G Laird (18, B Zito).
3B - E Young (1, B Zito).
HR - N Cruz 2 (4, 2nd inning off B Zito 0 on, 1 Out, 6th inning off B Zito 2 on, 1 Out), I Kinsler (11, 8th inning off J Witasick 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - E Young 2 (2), N Cruz 5 (13), I Kinsler (47).
2-out RBI - E Young 2, N Cruz.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Lee 1, G Laird 2.
GIDP - M Teixeira.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
E - G Laird (5, dropped foul ball).
DP - 2 (I Kinsler-M Young-M Teixeira 2).
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Kendall c 5 0 2 0 0 1 1 .298
M. Kotsay cf 4 0 2 0 0 0 2 .272
    H. Bocachica cf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    A. Melhuse ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .221
M. Bradley rf 3 0 2 0 2 0 1 .267
F. Thomas dh 5 0 1 1 0 1 6 .268
E. Chavez 3b 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .241
J. Payton lf 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .297
D. Johnson 1b 3 0 2 0 1 0 1 .247
M. Ellis 2b 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .241
M. Scutaro ss 3 1 1 0 1 1 1 .242
 Totals 36 1 11 1 4 5 17  
 Batting
2B - D Johnson (13, R Tejeda).
RBI - F Thomas (85).
2-out RBI - F Thomas.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Ellis 1, F Thomas 3, E Chavez 1.
GIDP - M Bradley, M Kotsay.
Team LOB - 12.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (M Ellis-D Johnson).
 Texas
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Tejeda (W, 4-3) 6.2 10 1 0 2 1 0 5.82
J. Benoit 1.1 1 0 0 1 3 0 4.83
W. Littleton 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2.08
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
B. Zito (L, 15-9) 5.1 6 7 7 6 2 2 3.79
K. Calero 0.2 1 0 0 1 1 0 3.12
R. Flores 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.96
J. Witasick 2.0 2 1 1 0 2 1 9.69
Pitches-strikes - R Tejeda 113-72; J Benoit 31-19; W Littleton 14-7; B Zito 112-58; K Calero 20-10; R Flores 13-11; J Witasick 27-21.
Ground balls-fly balls - R Tejeda 8-11; J Benoit 0-1; W Littleton 1-1; B Zito 6-8; K Calero 0-1; R Flores 1-1; J Witasick 1-3.
Batters faced - R Tejeda 30; J Benoit 6; W Littleton 4; B Zito 27; K Calero 4; R Flores 3; J Witasick 8.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Marty Foster. 1B--Tim Mcclelland. 2B--Fieldin Culbreth. 3B--Bill Welke.
Time: 2:55.
Attendance: 23,949.
Weather: 65 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 11 mph, out to right.

Updated on Monday, Sep 4, 2006 7:03 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Texas
N. Cruz N. Cruz
3-4, 2 HR
5 RBI
 Oakland
D. Johnson D. Johnson
2-3
0 RBI