Oakland 2, LA Angels 1
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(3-4)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oakland 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 11 1
LA Angels 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 6 0
WP: J. Blanton (1-0) S: H. Street (2)
LP: K. Escobar (1-1)
(5-2)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 3rd: Oakland
- S. Stewart doubled to deep center, J. Kendall scored
Top 4th: Oakland
- N. Swisher doubled to deep right center, M. Piazza scored, E. Chavez to third
Bot 6th: LA Angels
- M. Izturis singled to shortstop, G. Anderson scored, C. Kotchman to third
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Kendall c 5 1 2 0 0 0 1 .172
S. Stewart lf 4 0 1 1 0 0 2 .207
M. Bradley cf 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .250
M. Piazza dh 4 1 3 0 0 1 1 .393
E. Chavez 3b 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 .310
N. Swisher 1b 3 0 1 1 1 1 2 .333
B. Crosby ss 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .200
T. Buck rf 4 0 1 0 0 2 2 .235
M. Ellis 2b 4 0 1 0 0 0 3 .273
 Totals 36 2 11 2 1 7 17  
 Batting
2B - S Stewart (1, K Escobar); N Swisher (1, K Escobar).
RBI - S Stewart (1), N Swisher (3).
2-out RBI - S Stewart.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Ellis 2, S Stewart 1, M Piazza 1, M Bradley 1, B Crosby 1, N Swisher 1.
GIDP - B Crosby, N Swisher.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
SB - J Kendall 2 (2, 2nd base off K Escobar/M Napoli 2).
 
 Fielding
E - B Crosby (3, throw).
 LA Angels
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
G. Matthews Jr. cf 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .304
O. Cabrera ss 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 .192
V. Guerrero rf 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .440
G. Anderson lf 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 .276
C. Kotchman 1b 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 .375
H. Kendrick 2b 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 .231
M. Izturis 3b 3 0 2 1 1 1 0 .364
M. Napoli c 4 0 1 0 0 1 3 .154
E. Aybar dh 2 0 0 0 0 1 4 .333
    R. Quinlan ph-dh 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .000
 Totals 34 1 6 1 2 9 16  
 Batting
2B - C Kotchman (3, J Blanton).
RBI - M Izturis (3).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Quinlan 1, G Anderson 2, E Aybar 2.
Team LOB - 8.
 Fielding
DP - 2 (O Cabrera-C Kotchman, C Kotchman-O Cabrera-K Escobar).
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Blanton (W, 1-0) 5.1 5 1 1 2 2 0 3.97
A. Embree (H, 2) 0.2 1 0 0 0 2 0 0.00
K. Calero (H, 2) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 21.60
J. Duchscherer (H, 1) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.70
H. Street (S, 2) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.00
 LA Angels
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
K. Escobar (L, 1-1) 6.0 8 2 2 1 5 0 3.18
D. Oliver 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
J. Speier 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1.50
C. Bootcheck 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Pitches-strikes - J Blanton 98-58; A Embree 17-11; K Calero 17-11; J Duchscherer 12-8; H Street 12-9; K Escobar 96-60; D Oliver 17-9; J Speier 19-13; C Bootcheck 18-11.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Blanton 9-5; A Embree 0-0; K Calero 0-1; J Duchscherer 1-1; H Street 0-1; K Escobar 6-7; D Oliver 2-1; J Speier 1-0; C Bootcheck 2-1.
Batters faced - J Blanton 24; A Embree 3; K Calero 3; J Duchscherer 3; H Street 3; K Escobar 25; D Oliver 4; J Speier 4; C Bootcheck 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Ron Kulpa. 1B--Paul Emmel. 2B--Dan Iassogna. 3B--Dale Scott.
Time: 2:54.
Attendance: 37,783.
Weather: 64 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, out to center.

Updated on Sunday, Apr 8, 2007 6:56 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Oakland
M. Piazza M. Piazza
3-4
0 RBI
 LA Angels
M. Izturis M. Izturis
2-3
1 RBI