Oakland 8, Cleveland 2
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(20-13)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cleveland 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 7 0
Oakland 0 0 0 0 1 0 5 2 X 8 14 0
WP: J. Blanton (4-1)
LP: C.C. Sabathia (5-1)
(18-16)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 5th: Oakland
- B. Crosby homered to deep center
Top 6th: Cleveland
- R. Garko homered to deep center
Bot 7th: Oakland
- J. Cust homered to deep right, D. Johnson scored
- S. Stewart doubled to deep right center, M. Ellis and J. Kendall scored
- N. Swisher singled to center, S. Stewart scored
Top 8th: Cleveland
- R. Garko singled to center, D. Dellucci scored
Bot 8th: Oakland
- J. Cust singled to right, D. Johnson and B. Crosby scored
 Cleveland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
G. Sizemore cf 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .248
C. Blake 3b 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .233
T. Hafner dh 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .277
V. Martinez c 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .333
T. Nixon rf 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 .301
J. Peralta ss 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .246
D. Dellucci lf 4 1 2 0 0 2 0 .253
R. Garko 1b 4 1 3 2 0 0 2 .286
J. Barfield 2b 3 0 0 0 0 2 2 .202
 Totals 34 2 7 2 1 6 10  
 Batting
2B - R Garko (2, J Blanton); D Dellucci (9, J Blanton).
HR - R Garko (4, 6th inning off J Blanton 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - R Garko 2 (10).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - T Hafner 1, J Peralta 1, R Garko 1, G Sizemore 1.
Team LOB - 6.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (V Martinez-J Peralta).
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
S. Stewart lf 5 1 1 2 0 1 2 .258
N. Swisher rf 5 0 1 1 0 1 2 .281
E. Chavez 3b 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 .257
M. Bradley cf 4 0 1 0 0 1 3 .262
D. Johnson 1b 4 2 3 0 0 1 1 .412
B. Crosby ss 4 2 2 1 0 0 2 .232
J. Cust dh 4 1 2 4 0 1 1 .316
M. Ellis 2b 3 1 1 0 1 1 1 .241
J. Kendall c 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 .186
 Totals 37 8 14 8 1 6 13  
 Batting
2B - E Chavez (11, C Sabathia); D Johnson (5, C Sabathia); S Stewart (6, C Sabathia).
HR - B Crosby (3, 5th inning off C Sabathia 0 on, 0 Out), J Cust (4, 7th inning off C Sabathia 1 on, 2 Out).
RBI - B Crosby (12), J Cust 4 (9), S Stewart 2 (11), N Swisher (18).
2-out RBI - J Cust 2, S Stewart 2, N Swisher.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Bradley 2, N Swisher 1.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
CS - M Bradley (1, 2nd base by C Sabathia/V Martinez).
 Cleveland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C.C. Sabathia (L, 5-1) 6.2 9 6 6 1 5 2 4.02
T. Mastny 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.07
R. Hernandez 1.0 4 2 2 0 1 0 5.40
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Blanton (W, 4-1) 7.0 5 2 2 0 5 1 3.48
J. Duchscherer 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 4.11
A. Embree 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 3.60
WP - R Hernandez.
Pitches-strikes - C Sabathia 101-68; T Mastny 5-3; R Hernandez 37-24; J Blanton 99-68; J Duchscherer 15-10; A Embree 22-12.
Ground balls-fly balls - C Sabathia 8-6; T Mastny 0-1; R Hernandez 2-0; J Blanton 8-8; J Duchscherer 1-1; A Embree 2-1.
Batters faced - C Sabathia 29; T Mastny 2; R Hernandez 7; J Blanton 26; J Duchscherer 4; A Embree 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Laz Diaz. 1B--Mike Muchlinski. 2B--Brian Knight. 3B--Wally Bell.
Time: 2:37.
Attendance: 20,393.
Weather: 51 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 16 mph, left to right.
Game Notes
OAKLAND FIRST BASEMAN DAN JOHNSON EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 11 GAMES WITH A SINGLE IN THE SECOND INNING.

Updated on Saturday, May 12, 2007 12:54 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Cleveland
R. Garko R. Garko
3-4, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Oakland
J. Cust J. Cust
2-4, 1 HR
4 RBI