Minnesota 5, Oakland 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oakland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 8 1
Minnesota 0 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 X 5 10 1
WP: J. Santana (11-6) S: J. Nathan (17)
LP: L. DiNardo (3-6)
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  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Oakland
- S. Stewart struck out swinging
- B. Kielty struck out swinging
- J. Cust singled to center
- N. Swisher struck out swinging

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 0, Minnesota 0

  Bottom 1st: Minnesota
- L. Castillo singled to center
- J. Bartlett singled to pitcher, L. Castillo to second
- J. Mauer lined into double play, L. Castillo out at second
- M. Cuddyer walked, J. Bartlett to second
- J. Morneau walked, J. Bartlett to third, M. Cuddyer to second
- T. Hunter grounded into fielder's choice, J. Morneau out at second

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 0, Minnesota 0

  Top 2nd: Oakland
- E. Chavez struck out looking
- D. Johnson singled to right
- M. Ellis popped out to second
- B. Crosby grounded out to pitcher

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 0, Minnesota 0

  Bottom 2nd: Minnesota
- J. Kubel grounded out to second
- J. Cirillo grounded out to third
- N. Punto grounded out to shortstop

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 0, Minnesota 0

  Top 3rd: Oakland
- J. Kendall fouled out to third
- S. Stewart flied out to right
- B. Kielty singled to center
- J. Cust struck out swinging

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 0, Minnesota 0

  Bottom 3rd: Minnesota
- L. Castillo doubled to deep center
- J. Bartlett singled to right, L. Castillo to third
- J. Mauer grounded out to pitcher, L. Castillo scored, J. Bartlett to second
- M. Cuddyer grounded out to third
- J. Morneau flied out to left center

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 0, Minnesota 1

  Top 4th: Oakland
- N. Swisher struck out looking
- E. Chavez grounded out to shortstop
- D. Johnson walked
- M. Ellis struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 0, Minnesota 1

  Bottom 4th: Minnesota
- T. Hunter singled to left
- J. Kubel flied out to deep center
- J. Cirillo flied out to center
- N. Punto singled to shortstop, T. Hunter to second, T. Hunter to third, N. Punto to second on shortstop B. Crosby's throwing error
- L. Castillo singled to right, N. Punto and T. Hunter scored
- J. Bartlett flied out to deep left

2 runs, 3 hits, 1 errors
Oakland 0, Minnesota 3

  Top 5th: Oakland
- B. Crosby fouled out to third
- J. Kendall flied out to left
- S. Stewart grounded out to shortstop

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 0, Minnesota 3

  Bottom 5th: Minnesota
- J. Mauer grounded bunt out to catcher
- M. Cuddyer doubled to left center
- J. Morneau lined into double play second to shortstop, M. Cuddyer out at second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 0, Minnesota 3

  Top 6th: Oakland
- B. Kielty singled to center
- J. Cust struck out swinging
- N. Swisher fouled out to shallow right
- E. Chavez grounded out to second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 0, Minnesota 3

  Bottom 6th: Minnesota
- K. Calero relieved L. DiNardo
- T. Hunter struck out swinging
- J. Kubel walked
- J. Kubel to second on wild pitch
- J. Cirillo tripled to deep left center, J. Kubel scored
- N. Punto hit sacrifice fly to left center, J. Cirillo scored
- L. Castillo grounded out to pitcher

2 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 0, Minnesota 5

  Top 7th: Oakland
- D. Johnson flied out to right
- M. Ellis popped out to second
- B. Crosby flied out to deep center

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 0, Minnesota 5

  Bottom 7th: Minnesota
- S. Casilla relieved K. Calero
- J. Bartlett grounded out to shortstop
- J. Mauer flied out to left center
- M. Cuddyer singled to center
- J. Morneau flied out to center

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 0, Minnesota 5

  Top 8th: Oakland
- P. Neshek relieved J. Santana
- J. Kendall singled to third, J. Kendall to second on third baseman N. Punto's throwing error
- S. Stewart grounded out to third
- B. Kielty flied out to center
- J. Cust grounded out to second

0 runs, 1 hits, 1 errors
Oakland 0, Minnesota 5

  Bottom 8th: Minnesota
- C. Lewis relieved S. Casilla
- T. Hunter walked
- J. Kubel flied out to center
- J. Cirillo hit by pitch, T. Hunter to second
- L. Ford ran for J. Cirillo
- N. Punto struck out looking
- L. Castillo walked, T. Hunter to third, L. Ford to second
- J. Bartlett struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 0, Minnesota 5

  Top 9th: Oakland
- L. Ford at designated hitter
- J. Rincon relieved P. Neshek
- N. Swisher hit by pitch
- E. Chavez homered to deep right, N. Swisher scored
- D. Johnson flied out to left
- M. Ellis singled to center
- J. Nathan relieved J. Rincon
- B. Crosby grounded into fielder's choice, M. Ellis out at second
- B. Crosby to second on fielder's indifference
- J. Kendall doubled to left, B. Crosby scored
- S. Stewart grounded out to second

3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 3, Minnesota 5
 
 Top Batters
 Oakland
E. Chavez E. Chavez
1-4, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Minnesota
L. Castillo L. Castillo
3-4
2 RBI