Minnesota 7, Oakland 5
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oakland 2 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 5 10 0
Minnesota 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 4 X 7 13 0
WP: D. Reyes (5-0) S: J. Nathan (32)
LP: J. Kennedy (4-1)
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  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Oakland
- J. Kendall singled to center
- M. Ellis singled to left, J. Kendall to second
- M. Bradley struck out swinging
- J. Kendall to third, M. Ellis to second on wild pitch
- F. Thomas fouled out to catcher
- E. Chavez tripled to deep center, M. Ellis and J. Kendall scored
- J. Payton flied out to center

2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 2, Minnesota 0

  Bottom 1st: Minnesota
- L. Castillo struck out looking
- N. Punto grounded out to second
- J. Mauer walked
- M. Cuddyer grounded into fielder's choice, J. Mauer out at second

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

  Top 2nd: Oakland
- N. Swisher struck out swinging
- D. Johnson grounded out to first
- M. Scutaro grounded out to third

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

  Bottom 2nd: Minnesota
- J. Morneau doubled to deep center
- T. Hunter singled to center, J. Morneau to third
- R. White lined into double play left to catcher, J. Morneau out at home
- T. Hunter stole second
- J. Tyner singled to right center, T. Hunter scored
- J. Bartlett walked, J. Tyner to second
- L. Castillo singled to left, J. Tyner scored, J. Bartlett to third
- L. Castillo caught stealing, catcher to second to first

2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 2, Minnesota 2

  Top 3rd: Oakland
- J. Kendall flied out to center
- M. Ellis fouled out to catcher
- M. Bradley grounded out to first

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

  Bottom 3rd: Minnesota
- N. Punto flied out to left
- J. Mauer grounded out to first
- M. Cuddyer grounded out to third

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

  Top 4th: Oakland
- F. Thomas lined out to shortstop
- E. Chavez homered to deep left center
- J. Payton popped out to third
- N. Swisher struck out swinging

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 3, Minnesota 2

  Bottom 4th: Minnesota
- J. Morneau struck out looking
- T. Hunter lined out to right
- R. White doubled to deep left
- J. Tyner singled to left center, R. White scored
- J. Bartlett grounded out to third

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 3, Minnesota 3

  Top 5th: Oakland
- W. Eyre relieved M. Guerrier
- D. Johnson homered to deep right center
- M. Scutaro grounded out to second
- J. Kendall walked
- J. Kendall to second on wild pitch
- M. Ellis walked
- M. Bradley walked, J. Kendall to third, M. Ellis to second
- P. Neshek relieved W. Eyre
- F. Thomas lined out to third
- E. Chavez struck out swinging

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 4, Minnesota 3

  Bottom 5th: Minnesota
- L. Castillo singled to left center
- N. Punto grounded into fielder's choice, L. Castillo out at second
- J. Mauer grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, N. Punto out at second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 4, Minnesota 3

  Top 6th: Oakland
- J. Payton reached on bunt single to pitcher
- N. Swisher flied out to left center, J. Payton to second
- D. Johnson flied out to center
- M. Scutaro singled to left, J. Payton scored
- J. Kendall singled to shortstop, M. Scutaro to second
- J. Crain relieved P. Neshek
- M. Ellis grounded out to third

1 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 5, Minnesota 3

  Bottom 6th: Minnesota
- M. Cuddyer flied out to left
- J. Morneau singled to right center
- K. Calero relieved K. Saarloos
- T. Hunter grounded into double play third to second to first, J. Morneau out at second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 5, Minnesota 3

  Top 7th: Oakland
- M. Bradley singled to left
- F. Thomas grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, M. Bradley out at second
- E. Chavez grounded out to second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 5, Minnesota 3

  Bottom 7th: Minnesota
- J. Kennedy relieved K. Calero
- R. White lined out to shortstop
- J. Tyner singled to left
- J. Bartlett singled to right, J. Tyner to second
- L. Castillo grounded into double play third to first, J. Tyner out at third

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 5, Minnesota 3

  Top 8th: Oakland
- D. Reyes relieved J. Crain
- J. Payton grounded out to second
- N. Swisher singled to center
- D. Johnson struck out looking
- M. Scutaro struck out swinging

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 5, Minnesota 3

  Bottom 8th: Minnesota
- N. Punto singled to center
- N. Punto to second on wild pitch
- J. Mauer walked
- M. Cuddyer ground rule double to deep center, N. Punto scored, J. Mauer to third
- J. Morneau doubled to deep left center, M. Cuddyer and J. Mauer scored
- J. Duchscherer relieved J. Kennedy
- T. Hunter grounded out to shortstop, J. Morneau to third
- R. White struck out swinging
- J. Tyner struck out, reached on wild pitch, J. Morneau scored on wild pitch
- J. Bartlett lined out to third

4 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 5, Minnesota 7

  Top 9th: Oakland
- L. Ford in left field
- J. Nathan relieved D. Reyes
- J. Kendall struck out looking
- M. Ellis grounded out to third
- M. Bradley struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 5, Minnesota 7
 
 Top Batters
 Oakland
E. Chavez E. Chavez
2-4, 1 HR
3 RBI
 Minnesota
J. Morneau J. Morneau
3-4
2 RBI