Oakland 4, LA Angels 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oakland 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 4 11 0
LA Angels 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 3 6 0
WP: L. DiNardo (5-6) S: A. Embree (11)
LP: K. Escobar (11-4)
(57-42)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Oakland
- M. Piazza hit sacrifice fly to left, T. Buck scored, N. Swisher to third, S. Stewart to second
Top 2nd: Oakland
- T. Buck doubled to left, B. Crosby scored, K. Suzuki to third
Bot 4th: LA Angels
- R. Quinlan grounded out to shortstop, O. Cabrera scored
Top 7th: Oakland
- T. Buck homered to deep left
Top 8th: Oakland
- T. Buck singled to center, E. Chavez scored, K. Suzuki to third
Bot 8th: LA Angels
- C. Figgins hit sacrifice fly to left, M. Izturis scored
- C. Kotchman singled to right, R. Willits scored, V. Guerrero to third
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
T. Buck rf 5 2 4 3 0 0 1 .286
N. Swisher 1b 4 0 1 0 1 2 2 .255
S. Stewart lf 5 0 2 0 0 0 5 .307
M. Piazza dh 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 .286
M. Ellis 2b 5 0 0 0 0 1 4 .262
M. Kotsay cf 4 0 0 0 1 1 2 .210
M. Scutaro 3b-ss 5 0 1 0 0 0 2 .242
B. Crosby ss 2 1 2 0 1 0 0 .226
    E. Chavez pr-3b 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .240
K. Suzuki c 2 0 0 0 2 0 3 .217
 Totals 36 4 11 4 5 4 20  
 Batting
2B - T Buck (14, K Escobar).
HR - T Buck (7, 7th inning off K Escobar 0 on, 0 Out).
SF - M Piazza.
RBI - M Piazza (14), T Buck 3 (26).
2-out RBI - T Buck.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Ellis 1, S Stewart 4, M Kotsay 2, K Suzuki 1, T Buck 1.
Team LOB - 12.
 Base Running
SB - B Crosby (10, 2nd base off K Escobar/M Napoli), S Stewart (9, 2nd base off K Escobar/M Napoli), T Buck (2, 2nd base off J Speier/M Napoli).
 LA Angels
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Figgins 2b-3b 3 0 0 1 0 0 2 .320
O. Cabrera ss 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 .311
V. Guerrero rf 4 0 3 0 0 0 0 .327
R. Quinlan 1b 3 0 0 1 0 0 2 .261
    C. Kotchman ph-1b 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 .289
G. Matthews Jr. cf 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .271
G. Anderson dh 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .292
M. Napoli c 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .254
B. Wood 3b 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .118
    M. Izturis ph-2b 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 .252
R. Willits lf 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 .302
 Totals 32 3 6 3 2 3 8  
 Batting
2B - V Guerrero 2 (32, L DiNardo 2); R Willits (14, S Casilla).
SF - C Figgins.
RBI - R Quinlan (18), C Figgins (32), C Kotchman (44).
2-out RBI - C Kotchman.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Quinlan 1, G Anderson 1, G Matthews Jr 1.
Team LOB - 5.
 Fielding
Outfield assists - R Willits (M Piazza at 2nd base).
DP - 1 (R Willits-M Izturis).
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
L. DiNardo (W, 5-6) 6.2 3 1 1 1 2 0 2.41
S. Casilla (H, 5) 1.0 3 2 2 1 1 0 1.35
A. Embree (S, 11) 1.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.74
 LA Angels
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
K. Escobar (L, 11-4) 7.0 9 3 3 2 3 1 2.91
J. Speier 1.0 1 1 1 2 1 0 2.11
S. Shields 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2.45
HBP - B Crosby (by J Speier).
Pitches-strikes - L DiNardo 93-64; S Casilla 30-17; A Embree 15-9; K Escobar 113-71; J Speier 31-16; S Shields 20-11.
Ground balls-fly balls - L DiNardo 11-7; S Casilla 0-2; A Embree 1-3; K Escobar 6-12; J Speier 1-1; S Shields 0-2.
Batters faced - L DiNardo 24; S Casilla 7; A Embree 4; K Escobar 32; J Speier 7; S Shields 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Jeff Kellogg. 1B--Eric Cooper. 2B--Andy Fletcher. 3B--Mike Reilly.
Time: 3:03.
Attendance: 43,784.
Weather: 81 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, out to left.
Game Notes
OAKLAND SHORTSTOP BOBBY CROSBY LEFT THE GAME IN THE TOP OF THE EIGHTH INNING AFTER BEING HIT BY A PITCH ON THE LEFT HAND.

Updated on Wednesday, Jul 25, 2007 1:21 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Oakland
T. Buck T. Buck
4-5, 1 HR
3 RBI
 LA Angels
V. Guerrero V. Guerrero
3-4