Oakland 16, Texas 4
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(9-7)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oakland 0 8 0 2 0 0 0 6 0 16 13 0
Texas 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 4 10 0
WP: J. Blanton (2-0)
LP: B. McCarthy (1-3)
(6-10)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: Oakland
- B. Crosby doubled to deep left, M. Bradley and T. Buck scored
- M. Ellis doubled to deep center, B. Crosby scored, J. Kendall to third
- S. Stewart singled to center, J. Kendall scored, M. Ellis to third
- E. Chavez grounded out to first, M. Ellis scored, S. Stewart to third
- T. Buck doubled to deep center, S. Stewart, M. Bradley and N. Swisher scored
Top 4th: Oakland
- T. Buck homered to deep right, M. Bradley scored
Bot 5th: Texas
- K. Lofton singled to right, I. Kinsler scored
- M. Young doubled to deep right center, F. Catalanotto and K. Lofton scored
Top 8th: Oakland
- M. Ellis doubled to deep left, B. Kielty and B. Crosby scored, J. Kendall to third
- S. Stewart homered to deep left, M. Ellis and J. Kendall scored
- N. Swisher homered to deep right
Bot 9th: Texas
- N. Cruz doubled to deep left center, I. Kinsler scored
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
S. Stewart lf 4 2 2 4 2 0 0 .226
N. Swisher 1b 5 2 1 1 1 1 3 .236
E. Chavez 3b 5 0 0 1 0 0 4 .266
    A. Melhuse ph-3b 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
M. Piazza dh 6 0 0 0 0 3 3 .242
M. Bradley cf 1 3 1 0 4 0 0 .281
    B. Kielty pr-cf 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .150
T. Buck rf 3 2 2 5 3 1 1 .282
B. Crosby ss 4 2 3 2 1 0 1 .234
    M. Scutaro ss 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .120
J. Kendall c 3 2 1 0 1 0 3 .183
M. Ellis 2b 5 2 3 3 0 0 3 .244
 Totals 39 16 13 16 12 5 19  
 Batting
2B - B Crosby 2 (3, B McCarthy, B Chen); M Ellis 2 (4, B McCarthy, J Benoit); T Buck (4, B Chen).
HR - T Buck (1, 4th inning off B Chen 1 on, 2 Out), S Stewart (1, 8th inning off J Benoit 2 on, 2 Out), N Swisher (2, 8th inning off J Benoit 0 on, 2 Out).
RBI - B Crosby 2 (6), M Ellis 3 (12), S Stewart 4 (5), E Chavez (9), T Buck 5 (7), N Swisher (6).
2-out RBI - T Buck 5, M Ellis 2, S Stewart 3, N Swisher.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Ellis 2, J Kendall 2.
GIDP - E Chavez.
Team LOB - 9.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (B Crosby-M Ellis-N Swisher).
 Texas
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
K. Lofton cf 5 1 3 1 0 0 1 .254
F. Catalanotto lf 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 .154
    M. Kata ph-lf-1b 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .214
M. Young ss 4 0 1 2 0 2 1 .185
M. Teixeira 1b 4 0 2 0 0 1 1 .214
    J. Hairston Jr. lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286
S. Sosa dh 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 .204
H. Blalock 3b 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 .236
I. Kinsler 2b 4 2 2 0 0 0 1 .333
N. Cruz rf 4 0 1 1 0 1 0 .211
G. Laird c 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .119
 Totals 36 4 10 4 1 8 12  
 Batting
2B - K Lofton (3, J Blanton); I Kinsler 2 (3, J Blanton, L DiNardo); M Young (4, J Blanton); N Cruz (1, L DiNardo).
RBI - K Lofton (6), M Young 2 (12), N Cruz (5).
2-out RBI - K Lofton, M Young 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - K Lofton 1, S Sosa 1, M Teixeira 1.
GIDP - I Kinsler.
Team LOB - 6.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (M Young-I Kinsler-M Teixeira).
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Blanton (W, 2-0) 6.0 7 3 3 1 7 0 4.12
K. Calero 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 5.14
J. Marshall 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.25
J. Witasick 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 9.00
L. DiNardo 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 3.60
 Texas
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
B. McCarthy (L, 1-3) 1.0 4 6 6 2 1 0 10.20
B. Chen 4.0 4 4 4 5 2 1 7.20
S. Feldman 1.0 0 0 0 3 1 0 4.32
R. Mahay 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.35
J. Benoit 1.0 5 6 6 1 1 2 10.80
A. Otsuka 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.00
IBB - M Bradley (by B Chen).
HBP - J Kendall (by B McCarthy).
Pitches-strikes - J Blanton 93-64; K Calero 8-5; J Marshall 4-2; J Witasick 11-8; L DiNardo 19-10; B McCarthy 43-23; B Chen 86-49; S Feldman 30-12; R Mahay 18-10; J Benoit 34-20; A Otsuka 11-5.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Blanton 9-2; K Calero 1-1; J Marshall 0-1; J Witasick 2-0; L DiNardo 3-0; B McCarthy 0-2; B Chen 5-5; S Feldman 1-1; R Mahay 2-1; J Benoit 1-1; A Otsuka 2-1.
Batters faced - J Blanton 25; K Calero 3; J Marshall 1; J Witasick 3; L DiNardo 5; B McCarthy 10; B Chen 20; S Feldman 6; R Mahay 3; J Benoit 9; A Otsuka 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Brian Gorman. 1B--Tom Hallion. 2B--Gerry Davis. 3B--Paul Nauert.
Time: 3:03.
Attendance: 29,782.
Weather: 76 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 16 mph, in from right.
Game Notes
THE HOME RUNS BY OAKLAND'S SHANNON STEWART AND NICK SWISHER IN THE EIGHTH INNING WERE HIT BACK-TO-BACK.

Updated on Friday, Apr 20, 2007 11:11 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Oakland
T. Buck T. Buck
2-3, 1 HR
5 RBI
 Texas
K. Lofton K. Lofton
3-5
1 RBI