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
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Minnesota
- L. Castillo singled to left
- N. Punto grounded into fielder's choice, L. Castillo out at second
- J. Mauer singled to left, N. Punto to second
- M. Cuddyer grounded into double play third to second to first, J. Mauer out at second

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

  Bottom 1st: Oakland
- J. Kendall struck out swinging
- M. Kotsay flied out to center
- M. Bradley popped out to third

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

  Top 2nd: Minnesota
- J. Morneau doubled to deep center
- T. Hunter sacrificed to third, J. Morneau to third
- R. White flied out to shallow left center
- J. Tyner walked
- J. Bartlett struck out swinging

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

  Bottom 2nd: Oakland
- F. Thomas flied out to left
- E. Chavez homered to deep right
- J. Payton singled to center
- N. Swisher struck out swinging
- M. Scutaro doubled to deep right, J. Payton scored
- D. Jimenez grounded out to first

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

  Top 3rd: Minnesota
- L. Castillo grounded out to first
- N. Punto grounded out to pitcher
- J. Mauer grounded out to second

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

  Bottom 3rd: Oakland
- J. Kendall grounded out to shortstop
- M. Kotsay safe at first on shortstop J. Bartlett's fielding error
- M. Bradley homered to deep center, M. Kotsay scored
- F. Thomas flied out to right
- E. Chavez walked
- J. Payton fouled out to right

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

  Top 4th: Minnesota
- M. Cuddyer grounded out to shortstop
- J. Morneau flied out to center
- T. Hunter homered to deep left
- R. White singled to shortstop
- J. Tyner flied out to center

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 1, Oakland 4

  Bottom 4th: Oakland
- N. Swisher flied out to right
- M. Scutaro grounded out to second
- D. Jimenez safe at first on B. Radke's fielding error
- J. Kendall singled to left, D. Jimenez to second
- M. Kotsay flied out to right

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

  Top 5th: Minnesota
- J. Bartlett fouled out to right
- L. Castillo grounded out to first
- N. Punto singled to right
- N. Punto to second on J. Kendall's throwing error
- J. Mauer grounded out to second

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

  Bottom 5th: Oakland
- G. Perkins relieved B. Radke
- M. Bradley flied out to center
- F. Thomas singled to right
- E. Chavez doubled to deep left, F. Thomas to third
- J. Rincon relieved G. Perkins
- J. Payton grounded into fielder's choice, F. Thomas out at home
- N. Swisher flied out to deep center

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 1, Oakland 4

  Top 6th: Minnesota
- M. Cuddyer flied out to right center
- J. Morneau singled to right
- T. Hunter doubled to deep center, J. Morneau to third
- R. White singled to right, J. Morneau scored, T. Hunter out at home
- J. Tyner struck out swinging

1 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 2, Oakland 4

  Bottom 6th: Oakland
- M. Scutaro grounded out to shortstop
- D. Jimenez grounded out to shortstop
- J. Kendall grounded out to third

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

  Top 7th: Minnesota
- J. Duchscherer relieved D. Haren
- J. Bartlett grounded out to third
- L. Castillo lined out to right center
- N. Punto grounded out to shortstop

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

  Bottom 7th: Oakland
- D. Reyes relieved J. Rincon
- M. Kotsay grounded out to second
- M. Bradley flied out to center
- F. Thomas intentionally walked
- E. Chavez walked, F. Thomas to second
- J. Crain relieved D. Reyes
- J. Payton safe at first on first baseman J. Morneau's fielding error, F. Thomas to third, E. Chavez to second
- 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
- D. Jimenez struck out swinging

4 runs, 1 hits, 1 errors
Minnesota 2, Oakland 8

  Top 8th: Minnesota
- J. Mauer grounded out to second
- M. Cuddyer struck out looking
- J. Morneau homered to deep right
- T. Hunter flied out to center

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 3, Oakland 8

  Bottom 8th: Oakland
- M. Guerrier relieved J. Crain
- J. Kendall lined out to shortstop
- M. Kotsay flied out to left
- M. Bradley flied out to left

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 3, Oakland 8

  Top 9th: Minnesota
- H. Street relieved J. Duchscherer
- R. White singled to center
- L. Ford ran for R. White
- J. Tyner grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, L. Ford out at second
- J. Bartlett singled to right
- L. Castillo flied out to left

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Minnesota 3, Oakland 8
 
 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

Final

NY Yankees 0
Detroit 6

Final