Minnesota 9, Oakland 4
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oakland 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 4 7 3
Minnesota 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 3 X 9 14 1
WP: C. Silva (9-13) S: J. Nathan (31)
LP: J. Blanton (15-11)
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  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Oakland
- J. Kendall grounded out to third
- N. Swisher flied out to deep left center
- M. Bradley grounded out to second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 0, Minnesota 0

  Bottom 1st: Minnesota
- L. Castillo walked
- N. Punto popped out to shallow center
- L. Castillo stole second
- J. Mauer struck out swinging
- M. Cuddyer grounded out to third

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 0, Minnesota 0

  Top 2nd: Oakland
- F. Thomas struck out swinging
- E. Chavez grounded out to third
- J. Payton doubled to deep right center
- D. Johnson grounded out to second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 0, Minnesota 0

  Bottom 2nd: Minnesota
- J. Morneau grounded out to first
- T. Hunter singled to center
- T. Hunter stole second
- R. White singled to center, T. Hunter out at home, T. Hunter to third
- J. Tyner grounded out to first

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 0, Minnesota 0

  Top 3rd: Oakland
- M. Scutaro lined out to first
- M. Ellis singled to center
- J. Kendall flied out to right
- N. Swisher popped out to third

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 0, Minnesota 0

  Bottom 3rd: Minnesota
- J. Bartlett grounded out to third
- L. Castillo grounded out to third
- N. Punto grounded out to first

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 0, Minnesota 0

  Top 4th: Oakland
- M. Bradley grounded out to shortstop
- F. Thomas homered to deep center
- E. Chavez doubled to deep right center
- J. Payton grounded out to shortstop, E. Chavez to third
- D. Johnson grounded out to shortstop

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

  Bottom 4th: Minnesota
- J. Mauer singled to shortstop
- M. Cuddyer homered to deep left, J. Mauer scored
- J. Morneau singled to right center
- T. Hunter flied out to left
- R. White singled to center, J. Morneau to second
- J. Tyner grounded out to second, J. Morneau to third, R. White to second
- J. Bartlett safe at first on third baseman E. Chavez's fielding error, J. Morneau scored, R. White to third
- L. Castillo grounded out to shortstop

3 runs, 4 hits, 1 errors
Oakland 1, Minnesota 3

  Top 5th: Oakland
- M. Scutaro grounded out to first
- M. Ellis grounded out to third
- J. Kendall grounded out to third

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

  Bottom 5th: Minnesota
- N. Punto singled to second, N. Punto to second on second baseman M. Ellis' throwing error
- J. Mauer walked
- M. Cuddyer grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, N. Punto to third, J. Mauer out at second
- J. Morneau grounded out to shortstop

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

  Top 6th: Oakland
- N. Swisher flied out to deep right center
- M. Bradley grounded out to shortstop
- F. Thomas lined out to center

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

  Bottom 6th: Minnesota
- T. Hunter homered to deep right center
- R. White popped out to second
- J. Tyner walked
- J. Bartlett singled to right, J. Tyner to third
- B. Halsey relieved J. Blanton
- L. Castillo flied out to right, J. Bartlett to second
- N. Punto singled to right, J. Tyner and J. Bartlett scored
- N. Punto stole second
- J. Mauer flied out to left

3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 1, Minnesota 6

  Top 7th: Oakland
- L. Ford in left field
- E. Chavez walked
- J. Payton singled to left, E. Chavez to second
- D. Johnson grounded into fielder's choice, E. Chavez to third, J. Payton out at second
- M. Scutaro flied out to center
- M. Ellis grounded out to third

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 1, Minnesota 6

  Bottom 7th: Minnesota
- C. Gaudin relieved B. Halsey
- M. Cuddyer grounded out to shortstop
- J. Morneau singled to shallow right
- T. Hunter popped out to right
- L. Ford singled to left, J. Morneau to second
- J. Tyner flied out to left

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 1, Minnesota 6

  Top 8th: Oakland
- D. Reyes relieved C. Silva
- J. Kendall singled to right
- N. Swisher struck out swinging
- M. Bradley walked, J. Kendall to second
- J. Crain relieved D. Reyes
- F. Thomas singled to right, J. Kendall to third, M. Bradley to second
- E. Chavez hit sacrifice fly to right, J. Kendall scored
- J. Payton safe at first on J. Morneau's fielding error, M. Bradley to third, F. Thomas to second
- D. Johnson walked, M. Bradley scored, F. Thomas to third, J. Payton to second
- H. Bocachica ran for D. Johnson
- J. Nathan relieved J. Nathan
- M. Scutaro popped out to third

2 runs, 2 hits, 1 errors
Oakland 3, Minnesota 6

  Bottom 8th: Minnesota
- N. Swisher at first
- H. Bocachica in left field
- J. Bartlett singled to shortstop
- S. Sauerbeck relieved C. Gaudin
- L. Castillo flied out to left
- N. Punto safe at first on center fielder J. Payton's fielding error, J. Bartlett to third, N. Punto to second
- J. Mauer hit by pitch
- J. Witasick relieved S. Sauerbeck
- M. Cuddyer doubled to left, N. Punto and J. Bartlett scored, J. Mauer to third
- J. Morneau intentionally walked
- T. Hunter grounded out to shortstop, J. Mauer scored, M. Cuddyer to third, J. Morneau to second
- L. Ford struck out swinging

3 runs, 2 hits, 1 errors
Oakland 3, Minnesota 9

  Top 9th: Oakland
- M. Ellis walked
- M. Ellis to second on fielder's indifference
- J. Kendall walked
- N. Swisher walked, M. Ellis to third, J. Kendall to second
- M. Bradley hit sacrifice fly to left, M. Ellis scored
- F. Thomas struck out looking
- E. Chavez struck out swinging

1 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 4, Minnesota 9
 
 Top Batters
 Oakland
F. Thomas F. Thomas
2-5, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Minnesota
M. Cuddyer M. Cuddyer
2-5, 1 HR
4 RBI