Oakland 5, Minnesota 2
Preview - Box Score - Recap - Series Breakdown

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oakland 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 1 5 11 0
Minnesota 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 9 0
WP: K. Calero (1-0) S: H. Street (2)
LP: P. Neshek (0-1)
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  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Oakland
- J. Kendall struck out swinging
- M. Kotsay grounded out to first
- M. Bradley grounded out to first

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

  Bottom 1st: Minnesota
- L. Castillo struck out looking
- N. Punto grounded out to shortstop
- J. Mauer singled to center
- M. Cuddyer singled to center, J. Mauer to second
- J. Morneau flied out to right

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

  Top 2nd: Oakland
- F. Thomas walked
- E. Chavez struck out swinging
- J. Payton singled to right, F. Thomas to second
- N. Swisher struck out swinging
- M. Scutaro fouled out to first

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

  Bottom 2nd: Minnesota
- T. Hunter flied out to center
- R. White grounded out to shortstop
- J. Tyner grounded out to first

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

  Top 3rd: Oakland
- M. Ellis singled to left
- J. Kendall grounded into fielder's choice, M. Ellis out at second
- M. Kotsay grounded into double play first to shortstop, J. Kendall out at second

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

  Bottom 3rd: Minnesota
- J. Bartlett grounded out to shortstop
- L. Castillo struck out looking
- N. Punto grounded out to pitcher

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

  Top 4th: Oakland
- M. Bradley flied out to right
- F. Thomas ground rule double to deep right
- E. Chavez lined out to pitcher, F. Thomas to third
- J. Payton lined out to second

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

  Bottom 4th: Minnesota
- J. Mauer grounded out to third
- M. Cuddyer grounded out to shortstop
- J. Morneau singled to left
- T. Hunter singled to center, J. Morneau to second
- R. White grounded into fielder's choice, T. Hunter out at second

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

  Top 5th: Oakland
- N. Swisher doubled to right
- M. Scutaro doubled to right, N. Swisher scored
- M. Ellis grounded out to second, M. Scutaro to third
- J. Kendall singled to left, M. Scutaro scored
- M. Kotsay grounded out to shortstop, J. Kendall to second
- M. Bradley flied out to center

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

  Bottom 5th: Minnesota
- J. Tyner grounded out to shortstop
- J. Bartlett grounded out to shortstop
- L. Castillo singled to pitcher
- N. Punto singled to second, L. Castillo to second
- J. Mauer grounded out to third

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

  Top 6th: Oakland
- F. Thomas grounded out to shortstop
- E. Chavez grounded out to second
- J. Payton singled to center
- N. Swisher popped out to shortstop

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

  Bottom 6th: Minnesota
- M. Cuddyer homered to deep left
- J. Morneau homered to deep right
- K. Calero relieved E. Loaiza
- T. Hunter flied out to right
- R. White flied out to center
- J. Tyner walked
- J. Tyner stole second
- J. Bartlett struck out swinging

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

  Top 7th: Oakland
- P. Neshek relieved B. Bonser
- M. Scutaro popped out to shallow left center
- M. Ellis singled to left
- J. Kendall grounded into fielder's choice, M. Ellis out at second
- D. Reyes relieved P. Neshek
- M. Kotsay hit an inside the park home run to center, J. Kendall scored
- M. Bradley grounded out to first

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

  Bottom 7th: Minnesota
- J. Duchscherer relieved K. Calero
- L. Castillo struck out looking
- N. Punto struck out swinging
- J. Mauer grounded out to shortstop

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

  Top 8th: Oakland
- J. Rincon relieved D. Reyes
- F. Thomas struck out swinging
- E. Chavez struck out swinging
- J. Payton struck out swinging

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

  Bottom 8th: Minnesota
- M. Cuddyer lined out to third
- J. Morneau lined out to second
- T. Hunter struck out swinging

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

  Top 9th: Oakland
- N. Swisher doubled to right center
- M. Scutaro grounded out to second, N. Swisher to third
- J. Nathan relieved J. Rincon
- N. Swisher scored on wild pitch
- M. Ellis struck out looking
- J. Kendall doubled to deep right
- M. Kotsay fouled out to third

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

  Bottom 9th: Minnesota
- H. Street relieved J. Duchscherer
- D. Jimenez at second
- R. White flied out to right
- J. Tyner struck out swinging
- J. Bartlett singled to right
- J. Bartlett to second on fielder's indifference
- L. Castillo walked
- N. Punto popped out to shallow left

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 5, Minnesota 2
 
 Top Batters
 Oakland
M. Kotsay M. Kotsay
1-5, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Minnesota
M. Cuddyer M. Cuddyer
2-4, 1 HR
1 RBI
 MLB Box Scores
Wed Oct 4, 2006
Oakland 5
Minnesota 2

Final

LA Dodgers 5
NY Mets 6

Final

Detroit 0
NY Yankees 0

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