Oakland 3, Minnesota 2
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oakland 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 7 0
Minnesota 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 5 2
WP: B. Zito (1-0) S: H. Street (1)
LP: J. Santana (0-1)
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 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Oakland
- J. Kendall struck out swinging
- M. Kotsay struck out swinging
- M. Bradley grounded out to shortstop

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

  Bottom 1st: Minnesota
- L. Castillo walked
- L. Castillo caught stealing, catcher to second
- N. Punto flied out to right
- J. Mauer grounded out to second

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

  Top 2nd: Oakland
- F. Thomas homered to deep left
- E. Chavez struck out swinging
- J. Payton singled to center
- N. Swisher flied out to center
- M. Scutaro doubled to deep left, J. Payton scored
- M. Ellis struck out swinging

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

  Bottom 2nd: Minnesota
- M. Cuddyer struck out swinging
- J. Morneau grounded out to second
- T. Hunter grounded out to shortstop

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

  Top 3rd: Oakland
- J. Kendall struck out swinging
- M. Kotsay struck out swinging
- M. Bradley grounded out to shortstop

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

  Bottom 3rd: Minnesota
- R. White flied out to right
- P. Nevin grounded out to pitcher
- J. Bartlett flied out to deep center

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

  Top 4th: Oakland
- F. Thomas flied out to right
- E. Chavez struck out swinging
- J. Payton grounded out to second

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

  Bottom 4th: Minnesota
- L. Castillo walked
- N. Punto sacrificed to first, L. Castillo to second
- J. Mauer grounded out to second, L. Castillo to third
- M. Cuddyer flied out to left

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

  Top 5th: Oakland
- N. Swisher popped out to first
- M. Scutaro grounded out to pitcher
- M. Ellis grounded out to second

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

  Bottom 5th: Minnesota
- J. Morneau flied out to deep left center
- T. Hunter flied out to center
- R. White doubled to deep right
- P. Nevin popped out to first

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

  Top 6th: Oakland
- J. Kendall flied out to center
- M. Kotsay singled to center
- M. Bradley grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, M. Kotsay out at second

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

  Bottom 6th: Minnesota
- J. Bartlett popped out to shallow left center
- L. Castillo singled to center
- N. Punto popped out to shallow right
- J. Mauer walked, L. Castillo to second
- M. Cuddyer grounded into fielder's choice, J. Mauer out at second

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

  Top 7th: Oakland
- F. Thomas singled to right
- E. Chavez reached on fielder's choice, F. Thomas to second on shortstop J. Bartlett's fielding error
- J. Payton flied out to center
- N. Swisher walked, F. Thomas to third, E. Chavez to second
- M. Scutaro lined out to center
- M. Ellis fouled out to left

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

  Bottom 7th: Minnesota
- J. Morneau flied out to deep center
- T. Hunter flied out to left
- R. White homered to deep left
- P. Nevin popped out to right center

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

  Top 8th: Oakland
- J. Kendall grounded out to third
- M. Kotsay fouled out to shallow left
- M. Bradley struck out looking

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

  Bottom 8th: Minnesota
- J. Bartlett doubled to left
- L. Castillo grounded out to third
- N. Punto grounded out to second, J. Bartlett to third
- J. Mauer lined out to left

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

  Top 9th: Oakland
- J. Crain relieved J. Santana
- F. Thomas homered to deep left
- E. Chavez grounded out to second
- J. Payton grounded out to shortstop
- N. Swisher singled to deep right, N. Swisher to second on right fielder M. Cuddyer's fielding error
- P. Neshek relieved J. Crain
- M. Scutaro struck out looking

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

  Bottom 9th: Minnesota
- H. Street relieved B. Zito
- M. Cuddyer tripled to deep right
- J. Morneau lined out to right
- T. Hunter grounded out to second, M. Cuddyer scored
- R. White flied out to center

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 3, Minnesota 2
 
 Top Batters
 Oakland
F. Thomas F. Thomas
3-4, 2 HR
2 RBI
 Minnesota
R. White R. White
2-4, 1 HR
1 RBI
 MLB Box Scores
Tue Oct 3, 2006
Oakland 3
Minnesota 2

Final

St. Louis 5
San Diego 1

Final

Detroit 4
NY Yankees 8

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