Texas 7, Oakland 0
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(9-8)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oakland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2
Texas 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 5 X 7 10 0
WP: K. Loe (1-0)
LP: J. Kennedy (0-2)
(7-10)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 4th: Texas
- M. Teixeira singled to center, J. Hairston Jr. scored, I. Kinsler to second
Bot 7th: Texas
- J. Hairston Jr. hit sacrifice fly to right, N. Cruz scored, M. Kata to third
Bot 8th: Texas
- N. Cruz singled to left, M. Teixeira scored, H. Blalock to second
- M. Kata homered to deep center, H. Blalock and N. Cruz scored
- I. Kinsler singled to right, G. Laird scored, J. Hairston Jr. to third
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
S. Stewart lf 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 .212
N. Swisher 1b 2 0 1 0 2 1 0 .246
E. Chavez 3b 4 0 1 0 0 2 5 .265
M. Bradley cf 3 0 0 0 0 2 5 .257
T. Buck rf 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 .262
B. Crosby ss 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .216
T. Walker dh 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .229
M. Ellis 2b 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 .250
A. Melhuse c 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .167
 Totals 29 0 3 0 4 9 16  
 Batting
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Ellis 1, M Bradley 2.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
SB - B Crosby (3, 2nd base off J Benoit/G Laird).
CS - E Chavez (2, 2nd base by K Loe/G Laird).
 
 Fielding
E - J Kennedy (1, throw); M Ellis (2, throw).
DP - 1 (N Swisher-B Crosby-N Swisher).
 Texas
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Hairston Jr. cf 3 1 1 1 1 1 3 .294
I. Kinsler 2b 5 0 2 1 0 0 4 .340
M. Young ss 5 0 0 0 0 0 4 .171
M. Teixeira 1b 4 1 2 1 0 1 0 .233
S. Sosa dh 2 0 0 0 2 2 2 .196
H. Blalock 3b 4 1 0 0 0 0 4 .220
N. Cruz rf 3 2 3 1 1 0 0 .268
M. Kata lf 3 1 2 3 0 1 1 .294
G. Laird c 3 1 0 0 1 2 2 .111
 Totals 32 7 10 7 5 7 20  
 Batting
2B - M Teixeira (2, J Marshall).
HR - M Kata (2, 8th inning off J Marshall 2 on, 2 Out).
S - M Kata.
SF - J Hairston Jr.
RBI - M Teixeira (3), J Hairston Jr (1), N Cruz (6), M Kata 3 (4), I Kinsler (15).
2-out RBI - N Cruz, M Kata 3, I Kinsler.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - H Blalock 1, M Young 1, I Kinsler 2.
GIDP - H Blalock.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
CS - N Cruz (1, 2nd base by J Kennedy).
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Kennedy (L, 0-2) 5.0 3 1 1 3 5 0 3.18
J. Witasick 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 6.75
A. Embree 0.2 2 1 1 1 0 0 2.08
K. Calero 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.91
J. Marshall 1.0 5 5 4 1 0 1 6.00
 Texas
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
K. Loe (W, 1-0) 5.1 3 0 0 1 5 0 3.29
C.J. Wilson (H, 1) 0.2 0 0 0 2 2 0 4.76
J. Benoit (H, 3) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9.39
A. Otsuka (H, 2) 1.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0.00
E. Gagne 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
IBB - S Sosa (by J Marshall).
HBP - M Bradley (by E Gagne).
Pitches-strikes - J Kennedy 90-50; J Witasick 17-9; A Embree 23-16; K Calero 8-5; J Marshall 34-22; K Loe 82-55; C Wilson 23-10; J Benoit 16-11; A Otsuka 19-12; E Gagne 13-8.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Kennedy 4-6; J Witasick 1-0; A Embree 0-2; K Calero 0-1; J Marshall 2-1; K Loe 4-6; C Wilson 0-0; J Benoit 2-1; A Otsuka 1-0; E Gagne 2-1.
Batters faced - J Kennedy 20; J Witasick 3; A Embree 5; K Calero 1; J Marshall 10; K Loe 19; C Wilson 4; J Benoit 3; A Otsuka 4; E Gagne 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Tom Hallion. 1B--Gerry Davis. 2B--Paul Nauert. 3B--Brian Gorman.
Time: 3:06.
Attendance: 42,945.
Weather: 77 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 20 mph, right to left.

Updated on Saturday, Apr 21, 2007 11:32 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Oakland
N. Swisher N. Swisher
1-2
 Texas
M. Kata M. Kata
2-3, 1 HR
3 RBI