Minnesota 4, 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 1 0 0 2 0 0 3 6 0
Minnesota 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 4 11 0
WP: P. Neshek (4-1)
LP: J. Kennedy (2-8)
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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 swinging
- S. Stewart grounded out to third
- N. Swisher walked
- E. Chavez popped out to shallow left

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

  Bottom 1st: Minnesota
- L. Castillo walked
- J. Bartlett flied out to center
- J. Mauer singled to left, L. Castillo to second
- L. Castillo to third, J. Mauer to second on wild pitch
- M. Cuddyer struck out swinging
- J. Morneau grounded out to first

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

  Top 2nd: Oakland
- D. Johnson flied out to left
- M. Kotsay doubled to deep center
- M. Ellis struck out swinging
- B. Crosby popped out to center

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

  Bottom 2nd: Minnesota
- M. Redmond lined out to left
- J. Kubel flied out to left
- J. Tyner grounded out to first

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

  Top 3rd: Oakland
- J. Kendall grounded out to second
- T. Buck struck out swinging
- S. Stewart singled to center
- N. Swisher struck out looking

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

  Bottom 3rd: Minnesota
- N. Punto struck out swinging
- L. Castillo fouled out to left
- J. Bartlett singled to second
- J. Mauer singled to right, J. Bartlett to third
- J. Mauer stole second
- M. Cuddyer walked
- J. Morneau grounded out to first

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

  Top 4th: Oakland
- E. Chavez homered to deep right center
- D. Johnson walked
- M. Kotsay grounded into fielder's choice, D. Johnson out at second
- M. Ellis popped out to shallow right center
- B. Crosby flied out to right

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

  Bottom 4th: Minnesota
- M. Redmond singled to right
- J. Kubel flied out to left
- J. Tyner singled to center, M. Redmond to second
- N. Punto tripled to right, M. Redmond and J. Tyner scored
- L. Castillo grounded out to first
- J. Bartlett grounded out to third

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

  Top 5th: Oakland
- J. Kendall lined out to second
- T. Buck struck out swinging
- S. Stewart flied out to right

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

  Bottom 5th: Minnesota
- J. Mauer walked
- M. Cuddyer struck out looking
- J. Morneau grounded out to first, J. Mauer to second
- M. Redmond flied out to right

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

  Top 6th: Oakland
- N. Swisher popped out to shallow right center
- E. Chavez singled to shortstop
- D. Johnson grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, E. Chavez out at second

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

  Bottom 6th: Minnesota
- J. Kubel grounded out to second
- J. Tyner singled to right
- N. Punto flied out to left
- J. Tyner caught stealing, catcher to second

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

  Top 7th: Oakland
- M. Kotsay walked
- M. Ellis struck out looking
- B. Crosby singled to right, M. Kotsay to third
- M. Guerrier relieved B. Bonser
- J. Kendall struck out swinging, B. Crosby stole second
- T. Buck singled to center, M. Kotsay and B. Crosby scored
- S. Stewart grounded into fielder's choice, T. Buck out at second

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

  Bottom 7th: Minnesota
- S. Casilla relieved D. Haren
- L. Castillo grounded out to second
- J. Bartlett grounded out to first
- J. Mauer grounded out to first

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

  Top 8th: Oakland
- D. Reyes relieved M. Guerrier
- N. Swisher walked
- E. Chavez grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, N. Swisher out at second
- D. Johnson struck out looking

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

  Bottom 8th: Minnesota
- M. Cuddyer flied out to center
- J. Morneau homered to deep right
- M. Redmond doubled to deep right
- A. Embree relieved S. Casilla
- J. Cirillo hit for J. Kubel
- J. Kubel struck out swinging
- J. Tyner walked
- T. Hunter hit for N. Punto
- T. Hunter struck out swinging

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

  Top 9th: Oakland
- J. Cirillo at third
- L. Ford in left field
- M. Kotsay walked
- P. Neshek relieved D. Reyes
- M. Ellis struck out swinging
- B. Crosby struck out swinging, M. Kotsay stole second
- J. Cust hit for J. Kendall
- J. Cust walked
- M. Kotsay to third on wild pitch
- K. Suzuki ran for J. Cust
- T. Buck grounded out to third

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

  Bottom 9th: Minnesota
- K. Suzuki catching
- J. Kennedy relieved A. Embree
- L. Castillo tripled to deep center
- J. Bartlett walked
- J. Bartlett to second on fielder's indifference
- J. Mauer singled to center, L. Castillo scored, J. Bartlett to third

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 3, Minnesota 4
 
 Top Batters
 Oakland
E. Chavez E. Chavez
2-4, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Minnesota
J. Mauer J. Mauer
3-4
1 RBI