Tampa Bay 5, Oakland 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(11-14)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Tampa Bay 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 5 8 0
Oakland 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 9 0
WP: S. Kazmir (2-1) S: A. Reyes (9)
LP: D. Braden (1-1)
(12-13)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Oakland
- M. Ellis homered to deep left
- E. Chavez homered to deep center
Top 4th: Tampa Bay
- B.J. Upton homered to deep center, T. Wigginton and C. Crawford scored
Top 5th: Tampa Bay
- R. Baldelli homered to deep left center
- E. Dukes homered to deep left center
Bot 8th: Oakland
- M. Piazza singled to left, M. Scutaro scored, S. Stewart to second
 Tampa Bay
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
R. Baldelli dh 5 1 2 1 0 1 1 .287
E. Dukes cf 5 1 1 1 0 1 2 .238
C. Crawford lf 2 1 0 0 3 0 0 .270
T. Wigginton 3b 3 1 1 0 1 2 2 .253
D. Young rf 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .257
B.J. Upton 2b 4 1 2 3 0 0 0 .365
J. Cantu 1b 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .143
    C. Pena 1b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .213
B. Harris ss 3 0 1 0 1 1 0 .306
J. Paul c 4 0 1 0 0 2 3 .310
 Totals 34 5 8 5 5 9 12  
 Batting
HR - B Upton (5, 4th inning off D Braden 2 on, 1 Out), R Baldelli (4, 5th inning off D Braden 0 on, 0 Out), E Dukes (3, 5th inning off D Braden 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - B Upton 3 (20), R Baldelli (10), E Dukes (4).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - T Wigginton 1, J Paul 1, D Young 1.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
SB - C Crawford (7, 2nd base off D Braden/J Kendall), B Upton 2 (5, 2nd base off J Duchscherer/J Kendall, 3rd base off J Duchscherer/J Kendall).
CS - E Dukes (2, 2nd base by D Braden).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (B Harris-J Cantu).
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
S. Stewart cf 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 .242
M. Ellis 2b 4 1 1 1 0 0 5 .260
E. Chavez 3b 4 1 1 1 0 1 2 .270
M. Piazza dh 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 .274
B. Crosby ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .215
D. Johnson 1b 3 0 1 0 1 1 0 .267
T. Buck rf 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .190
J. Kendall c 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .169
M. Scutaro lf 2 1 2 0 1 0 0 .139
 Totals 33 3 9 3 2 2 13  
 Batting
HR - M Ellis (2, 1st inning off S Kazmir 0 on, 1 Out), E Chavez (3, 1st inning off S Kazmir 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - M Ellis (16), E Chavez (14), M Piazza (8).
2-out RBI - M Piazza.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Ellis 2, B Crosby 1.
GIDP - B Crosby.
Team LOB - 5.
 Base Running
CS - T Buck (1, 2nd base by S Kazmir/J Paul).
 Tampa Bay
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
S. Kazmir (W, 2-1) 7.0 6 2 2 2 1 2 4.06
S. Camp (H, 4) 0.1 2 1 1 0 0 0 6.14
B. Stokes (H, 5) 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 7.36
A. Reyes (S, 9) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.50
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
D. Braden (L, 1-1) 4.1 6 5 5 3 5 3 5.23
K. Calero 1.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 6.75
J. Witasick 1.0 1 0 0 1 2 0 4.91
J. Duchscherer 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 5.06
H. Street 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.77
WP - J Witasick.
IBB - C Crawford (by J Witasick).
Pitches-strikes - S Kazmir 104-63; S Camp 10-8; B Stokes 11-6; Al Reyes 15-9; D Braden 88-51; K Calero 23-15; J Witasick 24-13; J Duchscherer 24-15; H Street 10-8.
Ground balls-fly balls - S Kazmir 8-10; S Camp 0-1; B Stokes 0-2; Al Reyes 1-1; D Braden 4-3; K Calero 1-3; J Witasick 0-1; J Duchscherer 1-1; H Street 1-2.
Batters faced - S Kazmir 26; S Camp 3; B Stokes 3; Al Reyes 3; D Braden 21; K Calero 5; J Witasick 5; J Duchscherer 5; H Street 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Mike Reilly. 1B--Jeff Kellogg. 2B--Eric Cooper. 3B--James Hoye.
Time: 2:49.
Attendance: 23,827.
Weather: 63 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, swirling.
Game Notes
THE HOME RUNS BY OAKLAND'S MARK ELLIS AND ERIC CHAVEZ IN THE FIRST INNING WERE HIT BACK-TO-BACK.
THE HOME RUNS BY TAMPA BAY'S ROCCO BALDELLI AND ELIJAH DUKES IN THE FIFTH INNING WERE HIT BACK-TO-BACK.

Updated on Sunday, Apr 29, 2007 7:34 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Tampa Bay
B.J. Upton B.J. Upton
2-4, 1 HR
3 RBI
 Oakland
M. Piazza M. Piazza
2-4
1 RBI