Texas 8, Oakland 1
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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
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Texas
- G. Matthews Jr. walked
- M. Young grounded out to second, G. Matthews Jr. to second
- M. Teixeira walked
- C. Lee flied out to center
- M. DeRosa walked, G. Matthews Jr. to third, M. Teixeira to second
- E. Young doubled to center, G. Matthews Jr. and M. Teixeira scored, M. DeRosa to third
- G. Laird struck out swinging

2 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Texas 2, Oakland 0

  Bottom 1st: Oakland
- J. Kendall lined out to right center
- M. Kotsay singled to left
- M. Bradley grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, M. Kotsay out at second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Texas 2, Oakland 0

  Top 2nd: Texas
- I. Kinsler popped out to shortstop
- N. Cruz hit an inside the park home run to deep left center
- G. Matthews Jr. grounded out to second
- M. Young grounded out to third

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Texas 3, Oakland 0

  Bottom 2nd: Oakland
- F. Thomas flied out to deep center
- E. Chavez popped out to center
- J. Payton singled to left
- D. Johnson fouled out to third

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Texas 3, Oakland 0

  Top 3rd: Texas
- M. Teixeira struck out looking
- C. Lee popped out to left
- M. DeRosa grounded out to shortstop

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Texas 3, Oakland 0

  Bottom 3rd: Oakland
- M. Ellis fouled out to catcher
- M. Scutaro flied out to right
- J. Kendall singled to right
- M. Kotsay singled to right, J. Kendall to second
- M. Bradley singled to shortstop, J. Kendall to third, M. Kotsay to second
- F. Thomas flied out to right center

0 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Texas 3, Oakland 0

  Top 4th: Texas
- E. Young flied out to right
- G. Laird doubled to deep left center
- I. Kinsler fouled out to catcher
- N. Cruz singled to left, G. Laird scored
- G. Matthews Jr. popped out to shallow center

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Texas 4, Oakland 0

  Bottom 4th: Oakland
- E. Chavez flied out to left
- J. Payton grounded out to second
- D. Johnson singled to left center
- M. Ellis grounded out to third

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Texas 4, Oakland 0

  Top 5th: Texas
- M. Young walked
- M. Teixeira grounded into double play second to first, M. Young out at second
- C. Lee walked
- M. DeRosa flied out to center

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Texas 4, Oakland 0

  Bottom 5th: Oakland
- M. Scutaro walked
- J. Kendall struck out swinging
- M. Kotsay flied out to left
- M. Bradley singled to left, M. Scutaro to second
- F. Thomas flied out to deep center

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Texas 4, Oakland 0

  Top 6th: Texas
- E. Young tripled to deep left
- G. Laird fouled out to third
- I. Kinsler walked
- N. Cruz homered to deep right, E. Young and I. Kinsler scored
- K. Calero relieved B. Zito
- G. Matthews Jr. walked
- M. Young struck out swinging
- M. Teixeira singled to right center, G. Matthews Jr. to second
- C. Lee fouled out to shallow right

3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Texas 7, Oakland 0

  Bottom 6th: Oakland
- E. Chavez grounded out to third
- J. Payton flied out to left
- D. Johnson doubled to deep left
- M. Ellis grounded out to shortstop

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Texas 7, Oakland 0

  Top 7th: Texas
- R. Flores relieved K. Calero
- M. DeRosa flied out to right
- E. Young struck out swinging
- G. Laird grounded out to shortstop

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Texas 7, Oakland 0

  Bottom 7th: Oakland
- M. Scutaro singled to right
- J. Kendall singled to center, M. Scutaro to second
- M. Kotsay grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, M. Scutaro to third, J. Kendall out at second
- M. Bradley walked
- J. Benoit relieved R. Tejeda
- F. Thomas singled to center, M. Scutaro scored, M. Bradley to second
- E. Chavez struck out swinging

1 runs, 3 hits, 1 errors
Texas 7, Oakland 1

  Top 8th: Texas
- J. Witasick relieved R. Flores
- I. Kinsler homered to deep left
- N. Cruz struck out looking
- G. Matthews Jr. lined out to shortstop
- M. Young struck out swinging

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Texas 8, Oakland 1

  Bottom 8th: Oakland
- J. Hairston Jr. in right field
- J. Payton lined out to right center
- D. Johnson walked
- M. Ellis struck out looking
- M. Scutaro struck out looking

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Texas 8, Oakland 1

  Top 9th: Texas
- H. Bocachica in center field
- M. Teixeira popped out to second
- C. Lee flied out to right center
- M. DeRosa singled to left
- E. Young grounded into fielder's choice, M. DeRosa out at second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Texas 8, Oakland 1

  Bottom 9th: Oakland
- W. Littleton relieved J. Benoit
- J. Kendall grounded out to second
- A. Melhuse hit for H. Bocachica
- A. Melhuse lined out to left
- M. Bradley walked
- F. Thomas struck out looking

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Texas 8, Oakland 1
 
 Top Batters
 Texas
N. Cruz N. Cruz
3-4, 2 HR
5 RBI
 Oakland
D. Johnson D. Johnson
2-3
0 RBI