Oakland 8, Minnesota 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap - Series Breakdown

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 3 12 3
Oakland 0 2 2 0 0 0 4 0 X 8 8 1
WP: D. Haren (1-0)
LP: B. Radke (0-1)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 2nd: Oakland
- E. Chavez homered to deep right
- M. Scutaro doubled to deep right, J. Payton scored
Bot 3rd: Oakland
- M. Bradley homered to deep center, M. Kotsay scored
Top 4th: Minnesota
- T. Hunter homered to deep left
Top 6th: Minnesota
- R. White singled to right, J. Morneau scored, T. Hunter out at home
Bot 7th: Oakland
- N. Swisher walked, F. Thomas scored, E. Chavez to third, J. Payton to second
- M. Scutaro doubled to deep right, J. Payton, E. Chavez and N. Swisher scored
Top 8th: Minnesota
- J. Morneau homered to deep right
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Series Avg 
L. Castillo 2b 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 .273
N. Punto 3b 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .167
J. Mauer c 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .182
M. Cuddyer rf 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .250
J. Morneau 1b 4 2 3 1 0 0 0 .417
T. Hunter cf 3 1 2 1 0 0 0 .273
R. White lf 4 0 3 1 0 0 1 .417
    L. Ford pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
J. Tyner dh 3 0 0 0 1 1 3 .000
J. Bartlett ss 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .273
 Totals 35 3 12 3 1 3 11  
 Batting
2B - J Morneau (1, D Haren); T Hunter (1, D Haren).
HR - T Hunter (1, 4th inning off D Haren 0 on, 2 Out), J Morneau (2, 8th inning off J Duchscherer 0 on, 2 Out).
S - T Hunter.
RBI - T Hunter (2), R White (2), J Morneau (2).
2-out RBI - T Hunter, J Morneau.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Bartlett 1, J Mauer 1.
GIDP - M Cuddyer, J Tyner.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
E - J Bartlett (2, ground ball); B Radke (1, pop up); J Morneau (1, ground ball).
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Series Avg 
J. Kendall c 5 0 1 0 0 1 0 .214
M. Kotsay cf 5 1 0 0 0 0 2 .143
M. Bradley rf 5 1 1 2 0 0 0 .077
F. Thomas dh 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 .500
E. Chavez 3b 2 2 2 1 2 0 0 .200
J. Payton lf 4 2 1 0 0 0 5 .333
N. Swisher 1b 3 1 0 1 1 1 3 .300
M. Scutaro ss 4 0 2 4 0 0 0 .333
D. Jimenez 2b 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000
 Totals 35 8 8 8 4 3 12  
 Batting
2B - M Scutaro 2 (4, B Radke, J Crain); E Chavez (1, G Perkins).
HR - E Chavez (1, 2nd inning off B Radke 0 on, 1 Out), M Bradley (1, 3rd inning off B Radke 1 on, 1 Out).
RBI - E Chavez (1), M Scutaro 4 (6), M Bradley 2 (2), N Swisher (1).
2-out RBI - M Scutaro 4, N Swisher.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Jimenez 2, M Kotsay 1, N Swisher 1.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
E - J Kendall (1, throw).
Outfield assists - M Bradley (T Hunter at Home).
DP - 2 (E Chavez-D Jimenez-N Swisher, D Jimenez-M Scutaro-N Swisher).
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Series ERA 
B. Radke (L, 0-1) 4.0 5 4 3 1 2 2 6.75
G. Perkins 0.1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
J. Rincon 1.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.00
D. Reyes 0.2 0 2 0 2 0 0 9.00
J. Crain 0.1 1 2 0 1 1 0 9.00
M. Guerrier 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Series ERA 
D. Haren (W, 1-0) 6.0 9 2 2 1 2 1 3.00
J. Duchscherer (H, 2) 2.0 1 1 1 0 1 1 2.25
H. Street 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 3.00
IBB - F Thomas (by D Reyes).
Pitches-strikes - B Radke 83-53; G Perkins 12-8; J Rincon 19-12; D Reyes 17-7; J Crain 16-10; M Guerrier 5-4; D Haren 89-59; J Duchscherer 20-15; H Street 16-10.
Ground balls-fly balls - B Radke 3-7; G Perkins 0-1; J Rincon 4-1; D Reyes 1-1; J Crain 0-0; M Guerrier 0-3; D Haren 10-5; J Duchscherer 3-2; H Street 2-1.
Batters faced - B Radke 20; G Perkins 3; J Rincon 5; D Reyes 4; J Crain 4; M Guerrier 3; D Haren 26; J Duchscherer 7; H Street 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Mike Everitt. 1B--Ed Rapuano. 2B--Tim Tschida. 3B--Tony Randazzo. LF--Randy Marsh. RF--Kerwin Danley.
Time: 2:55.
Attendance: 35,694.
Weather: 56 degrees, overcast.
Wind: 13 mph, out to right.

Updated on Friday, Oct 6, 2006 7:16 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Minnesota
J. Morneau J. Morneau
3-4, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Oakland
M. Scutaro M. Scutaro
2-4
4 RBI
 MLB Box Scores
Fri Oct 6, 2006
Minnesota 3
Oakland 8

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NY Yankees 0
Detroit 6

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