Minnesota 4, Oakland 3
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oakland 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 3 3 1
Minnesota 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 X 4 11 0
WP: C. Silva (7-10) S: J. Nathan (18)
LP: J. Blanton (8-6)
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  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Oakland
- T. Buck struck out looking
- N. Swisher lined out to left
- J. Cust struck out looking

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

  Bottom 1st: Minnesota
- L. Castillo safe at first on shortstop B. Crosby's fielding error
- J. Bartlett flied out to center
- J. Mauer flied out to left center
- L. Castillo stole second
- M. Cuddyer popped out to shallow right

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

  Top 2nd: Oakland
- E. Chavez walked
- D. Johnson singled to right, E. Chavez to second
- M. Ellis sacrificed to pitcher, E. Chavez to third, D. Johnson to second
- M. Kotsay grounded out to shortstop, E. Chavez scored, D. Johnson to third
- B. Crosby grounded out to second

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

  Bottom 2nd: Minnesota
- J. Morneau singled to right center
- J. Morneau stole second
- T. Hunter flied out to right, J. Morneau to third on right fielder N. Swisher's fielding error
- G. Jones grounded out to first
- J. Tyner singled to left, J. Morneau scored
- N. Punto flied out to right

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

  Top 3rd: Oakland
- K. Suzuki grounded out to shortstop
- T. Buck flied out to deep left
- N. Swisher grounded out to first

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

  Bottom 3rd: Minnesota
- L. Castillo grounded out to shortstop
- J. Bartlett singled to center
- J. Mauer singled to right, J. Bartlett to third
- M. Cuddyer hit sacrifice fly to right, J. Bartlett scored
- J. Morneau lined out to right

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

  Top 4th: Oakland
- J. Cust grounded out to second
- E. Chavez lined out to third
- D. Johnson struck out swinging

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

  Bottom 4th: Minnesota
- T. Hunter grounded out to shortstop
- G. Jones grounded out to first
- J. Tyner doubled to left
- N. Punto flied out to center

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

  Top 5th: Oakland
- M. Ellis flied out to center
- M. Kotsay grounded out to second
- B. Crosby lined out to pitcher

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

  Bottom 5th: Minnesota
- L. Castillo tripled to deep center
- J. Bartlett popped out to shallow right
- J. Mauer doubled to deep right, L. Castillo scored
- M. Cuddyer singled to center, J. Mauer scored, M. Cuddyer to second advancing on throw
- J. Morneau flied out to left center
- T. Hunter grounded out to first

2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 1, Minnesota 4

  Top 6th: Oakland
- K. Suzuki grounded out to shortstop
- T. Buck popped out to third
- N. Swisher flied out to deep center

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 1, Minnesota 4

  Bottom 6th: Minnesota
- G. Jones struck out swinging
- J. Tyner popped out to pitcher
- N. Punto grounded out to second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 1, Minnesota 4

  Top 7th: Oakland
- J. Cust walked
- E. Chavez lined out to deep center
- D. Johnson doubled to deep right, J. Cust to third
- M. Ellis struck out swinging
- D. Reyes relieved C. Silva
- M. Kotsay doubled to deep right center, J. Cust and D. Johnson scored
- M. Guerrier relieved D. Reyes
- B. Crosby grounded out to pitcher

2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 3, Minnesota 4

  Bottom 7th: Minnesota
- L. Castillo reached on bunt single to third
- L. Castillo caught stealing, catcher to second
- J. Bartlett struck out swinging
- J. Mauer lined out to first

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 3, Minnesota 4

  Top 8th: Oakland
- P. Neshek relieved M. Guerrier
- K. Suzuki flied out to center
- T. Buck grounded out to second
- N. Swisher flied out to deep left

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 3, Minnesota 4

  Bottom 8th: Minnesota
- M. Cuddyer grounded out to first
- J. Morneau popped out to shortstop
- T. Hunter singled to center
- G. Jones walked, T. Hunter to second
- A. Embree relieved J. Blanton
- J. Cirillo hit for J. Tyner
- J. Cirillo singled to second, T. Hunter to third, G. Jones to second
- L. Ford ran for J. Cirillo
- N. Punto grounded out to first

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 3, Minnesota 4

  Top 9th: Oakland
- L. Ford in left field
- J. Nathan relieved P. Neshek
- J. Cust struck out looking
- E. Chavez grounded out to third
- D. Johnson flied out to center

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 3, Minnesota 4
 
 Top Batters
 Oakland
M. Kotsay M. Kotsay
1-3
3 RBI
 Minnesota
J. Tyner J. Tyner
2-3
1 RBI