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

(15-15)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oakland 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 5 8 1
Tampa Bay 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 11 0
WP: J. Blanton (3-1) S: H. Street (9)
LP: E. Jackson (0-5)
(14-17)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Oakland
- D. Johnson singled to center, C. Snelling scored, N. Swisher to second
Bot 2nd: Tampa Bay
- B.J. Upton homered to deep right
Top 3rd: Oakland
- A. Melhuse singled to center, J. Cust and E. Chavez scored, M. Ellis to third
Bot 4th: Tampa Bay
- B. Harris singled to center, D. Young scored, C. Pena to third
- J. Paul safe at first on shortstop B. Crosby's throwing error, C. Pena scored, B. Harris to second
Top 7th: Oakland
- N. Swisher homered to deep right
Top 8th: Oakland
- J. Cust homered to deep center
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Snelling cf 4 1 1 0 1 2 0 .364
N. Swisher dh 5 1 2 1 0 2 1 .298
E. Chavez 3b 5 1 1 0 0 1 2 .236
D. Johnson 1b 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 .306
J. Cust lf 3 2 1 1 1 1 2 .333
    S. Stewart lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .239
B. Crosby ss 3 0 0 0 1 1 2 .222
M. Ellis 2b 3 0 1 0 1 0 3 .255
A. Melhuse c 4 0 1 2 0 1 1 .200
D. Putnam rf 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 .125
 Totals 35 5 8 5 4 10 15  
 Batting
2B - E Chavez (8, E Jackson).
HR - N Swisher (6, 7th inning off E Jackson 0 on, 1 Out), J Cust (1, 8th inning off G Glover 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - D Johnson (6), A Melhuse 2 (2), N Swisher (15), J Cust (1).
2-out RBI - A Melhuse 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Ellis 2, D Putnam 2.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
SB - M Ellis (2, 2nd base off G Glover/J Paul).
 
 Fielding
E - B Crosby (6, throw).
DP - 3 (J Blanton-M Ellis-D Johnson, A Melhuse-M Ellis, J Blanton-B Crosby-D Johnson).
 Tampa Bay
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
R. Baldelli cf 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 .241
E. Dukes lf 5 0 1 0 0 2 0 .233
C. Crawford dh 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .276
T. Wigginton 3b 3 0 2 0 1 0 1 .260
B.J. Upton 2b 4 1 1 1 0 2 3 .371
D. Young rf 4 1 2 0 0 1 0 .248
C. Pena 1b 3 1 2 0 1 0 1 .215
B. Harris ss 4 0 2 1 0 2 3 .333
J. Paul c 4 0 0 0 0 0 5 .231
 Totals 36 3 11 2 2 7 16  
 Batting
HR - B Upton (6, 2nd inning off J Blanton 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - B Upton (22), B Harris (7).
2-out RBI - B Harris.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Harris 1, R Baldelli 1.
GIDP - J Paul, C Crawford.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
CS - T Wigginton (4, 2nd base by J Blanton/A Melhuse).
 
 Fielding
PB - J Paul.
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Blanton (W, 3-1) 7.1 11 3 2 2 6 1 3.61
A. Embree (H, 7) 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.86
H. Street (S, 9) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.65
 Tampa Bay
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
E. Jackson (L, 0-5) 6.1 6 4 4 4 6 1 6.99
G. Glover 1.2 2 1 1 0 1 1 7.47
R. Lugo 1.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 9.28
Pitches-strikes - J Blanton 113-76; A Embree 7-6; H Street 14-9; E Jackson 116-70; G Glover 30-17; R Lugo 17-12.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Blanton 8-7; A Embree 0-1; H Street 2-1; E Jackson 7-6; G Glover 1-3; R Lugo 0-0.
Batters faced - J Blanton 33; A Embree 2; H Street 3; E Jackson 29; G Glover 7; R Lugo 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Bill Miller. 1B--Marvin Hudson. 2B--Ed Montague. 3B--Jerry Layne.
Time: 2:44.
Attendance: 16,880.
Weather: INDOORS

Updated on Sunday, May 6, 2007 4:34 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Oakland
N. Swisher N. Swisher
2-5, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Tampa Bay
B.J. Upton B.J. Upton
1-4, 1 HR
1 RBI