Oakland 9, Texas 6
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Texas 0 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 6 14 0
Oakland 0 0 2 1 0 6 0 0 X 9 15 0
WP: J. Blanton (15-10) S: J. Duchscherer (8)
LP: J. Rupe (0-1)
(80-59)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: Texas
- I. Kinsler doubled to deep left center, M. DeRosa scored
Top 3rd: Texas
- M. Teixeira homered to deep right, G. Matthews Jr. and M. Young scored
Bot 3rd: Oakland
- J. Kendall doubled to deep center, N. Swisher scored, M. Scutaro to third
- M. Kotsay hit sacrifice fly to center, M. Scutaro scored
Top 4th: Texas
- M. Teixeira homered to deep right, G. Matthews Jr. scored
Bot 4th: Oakland
- F. Thomas homered to deep left
Bot 6th: Oakland
- N. Swisher grounded out to first, F. Thomas scored, E. Chavez to third
- M. Ellis singled to right, E. Chavez scored
- M. Kotsay doubled to deep left, M. Scutaro, M. Ellis and J. Kendall scored
- M. Bradley singled to right, M. Kotsay scored, M. Bradley to second advancing on throw
 Texas
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
G. Matthews Jr. cf 5 2 3 0 0 0 1 .303
M. Young ss 5 1 3 0 0 2 2 .313
M. Teixeira 1b 5 2 2 5 0 1 3 .279
C. Lee lf 4 0 0 0 1 2 2 .306
H. Blalock dh 5 0 1 0 0 0 3 .278
M. DeRosa 3b 4 1 2 0 0 0 3 .315
I. Kinsler 2b 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 .293
G. Laird c 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .330
N. Cruz rf 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .203
 Totals 40 6 14 6 1 6 18  
 Batting
2B - M DeRosa (38, J Blanton); I Kinsler (25, J Blanton).
HR - M Teixeira 2 (27, 3rd inning off J Blanton 2 on, 0 Out, 4th inning off J Blanton 1 on, 2 Out).
RBI - I Kinsler (48), M Teixeira 5 (91).
2-out RBI - M Teixeira 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Lee 1, M DeRosa 1, G Laird 1, N Cruz 1.
GIDP - M DeRosa.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
SB - G Matthews Jr (8, 2nd base off J Blanton/J Kendall).
 
 Fielding
DP - 2 (I Kinsler-M Young-M Teixeira, M Young-I Kinsler-M Teixeira).
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Kendall c 4 1 3 1 1 0 3 .299
M. Kotsay cf 4 1 2 4 0 0 2 .274
M. Bradley rf 5 0 2 1 0 2 3 .266
F. Thomas dh 5 2 2 1 0 0 2 .270
E. Chavez 3b 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 .240
J. Payton lf 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .300
N. Swisher 1b 3 1 0 1 1 1 2 .247
M. Ellis 2b 4 1 2 1 0 2 1 .241
M. Scutaro ss 4 2 2 0 0 1 3 .249
 Totals 36 9 15 9 3 6 16  
 Batting
2B - J Kendall (22, V Padilla); M Kotsay (26, J Rupe).
HR - F Thomas (32, 4th inning off V Padilla 0 on, 0 Out).
SF - M Kotsay.
RBI - J Kendall (39), M Kotsay 4 (53), F Thomas (89), N Swisher (80), M Ellis (46), M Bradley (40).
2-out RBI - M Ellis, M Kotsay 3, M Bradley.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Kendall 2, F Thomas 1, M Bradley 2.
GIDP - M Kotsay, F Thomas.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (M Ellis-M Scutaro-N Swisher).
 Texas
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
V. Padilla 5.2 9 6 6 1 4 1 4.52
J. Rupe (L, 0-1; BS, 1) 0.0 3 3 3 1 0 0 3.97
S. Feldman 1.1 2 0 0 1 2 0 4.34
J. Rheinecker 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5.94
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Blanton (W, 15-10) 6.0 11 6 6 0 4 2 4.66
J. Witasick (H, 1) 0.1 1 0 0 1 0 0 9.45
S. Sauerbeck (H, 5) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.18
C. Gaudin (H, 9) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.48
J. Duchscherer (S, 8) 2.0 2 0 0 0 2 0 3.26
Pitches-strikes - V Padilla 97-59; J Rupe 19-12; S Feldman 25-14; J Rheinecker 9-7; J Blanton 109-66; J Witasick 10-3; S Sauerbeck 2-1; C Gaudin 2-1; J Duchscherer 38-26.
Ground balls-fly balls - V Padilla 7-6; J Rupe 0-0; S Feldman 2-0; J Rheinecker 3-0; J Blanton 9-5; J Witasick 0-1; S Sauerbeck 0-1; C Gaudin 1-0; J Duchscherer 1-3.
Batters faced - V Padilla 26; J Rupe 4; S Feldman 7; J Rheinecker 3; J Blanton 28; J Witasick 3; S Sauerbeck 1; C Gaudin 1; J Duchscherer 8.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Fieldin Culbreth. 1B--Bill Welke. 2B--Marty Foster. 3B--Tim Mcclelland.
Time: 2:51.
Attendance: 17,838.
Weather: 68 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 6 mph, out to right.

Updated on Wednesday, Sep 6, 2006 6:36 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Texas
M. Teixeira M. Teixeira
2-5, 2 HR
5 RBI
 Oakland
M. Kotsay M. Kotsay
2-4
4 RBI