Texas 8, Oakland 6
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(54-60)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oakland 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 3 0 6 11 0
Texas 0 0 0 3 0 4 0 1 X 8 9 0
WP: K. Gabbard (5-1) S: C.J. Wilson (3)
LP: C. Gaudin (8-8)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 4th: Oakland
- D. Murphy singled to left, M. Ellis scored
Bot 4th: Texas
- M. Byrd homered to deep center, M. Young and I. Kinsler scored
Top 6th: Oakland
- M. Ellis homered to deep left, M. Piazza scored
Bot 6th: Texas
- J. Saltalamacchia doubled to deep center, N. Cruz scored, J. Botts to third
- G. Laird doubled to deep left, J. Botts and J. Saltalamacchia scored
- F. Catalanotto doubled to right, G. Laird scored
Top 8th: Oakland
- K. Suzuki singled to right center, D. Murphy scored
- S. Stewart homered to deep right center, K. Suzuki scored
Bot 8th: Texas
- N. Cruz grounded into fielder's choice, J. Hairston Jr. scored, I. Kinsler to third, M. Byrd out at second
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
S. Stewart lf 5 1 2 2 0 1 0 .298
N. Swisher cf 4 0 1 0 1 0 0 .253
J. Cust rf 4 0 0 0 1 2 3 .261
M. Piazza dh 5 1 1 0 0 2 5 .293
M. Ellis 2b 5 2 3 2 0 0 3 .264
D. Johnson 1b 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .234
M. Scutaro 3b 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 .236
D. Murphy ss 4 1 2 1 0 0 2 .235
K. Suzuki c 4 1 2 1 0 0 1 .238
 Totals 38 6 11 6 3 6 17  
 Batting
2B - M Ellis (20, K Gabbard); D Murphy (6, F Francisco).
HR - M Ellis (15, 6th inning off K Gabbard 1 on, 0 Out), S Stewart (9, 8th inning off F Francisco 1 on, 2 Out).
RBI - D Murphy (9), M Ellis 2 (52), K Suzuki (11), S Stewart 2 (35).
2-out RBI - D Murphy, K Suzuki, S Stewart 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Ellis 2, M Piazza 1, D Murphy 1.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
SB - M Ellis (7, 2nd base off K Gabbard/G Laird).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (M Ellis-D Murphy-D Johnson).
 Texas
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
F. Catalanotto lf 3 0 1 1 2 0 0 .243
    J. Hairston Jr. pr-lf 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .195
I. Kinsler 2b 4 1 2 0 1 0 3 .252
M. Young ss 2 1 1 0 2 0 0 .306
M. Byrd cf 4 1 1 3 1 1 7 .316
N. Cruz rf 3 1 0 1 2 2 1 .215
J. Botts dh 5 1 1 0 0 3 3 .214
J. Saltalamacchia 1b 4 1 1 1 0 0 1 .161
G. Laird c 3 1 1 2 1 2 0 .234
R. Vazquez 3b 3 0 1 0 0 1 2 .243
 Totals 31 8 9 8 9 9 17  
 Batting
2B - J Saltalamacchia (2, C Gaudin); G Laird (13, C Gaudin); F Catalanotto (14, R Lugo).
HR - M Byrd (4, 4th inning off C Gaudin 2 on, 0 Out).
S - R Vazquez.
RBI - M Byrd 3 (41), J Saltalamacchia (3), G Laird 2 (35), F Catalanotto (28), N Cruz (21).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Byrd 3, R Vazquez 1, J Botts 1.
GIDP - M Byrd.
Team LOB - 10.
 Base Running
SB - J Hairston Jr (5, 2nd base off S Casilla/K Suzuki).
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C. Gaudin (L, 8-8) 5.0 8 7 7 3 7 1 4.18
R. Lugo 2.0 1 0 0 3 1 0 9.35
S. Casilla 1.0 0 1 1 3 1 0 3.03
 Texas
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
K. Gabbard (W, 5-1) 6.0 5 3 3 3 4 1 3.93
W. Littleton 0.0 3 0 0 0 0 0 4.12
F. Francisco (H, 13) 1.2 3 3 3 0 1 1 4.80
C.J. Wilson (S, 3) 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.28
IBB - M Young (by R Lugo), M Byrd (by S Casilla).
HBP - M Young (by C Gaudin).
Pitches-strikes - C Gaudin 101-65; R Lugo 34-16; S Casilla 27-9; K Gabbard 107-58; W Littleton 7-5; F Francisco 26-16; C Wilson 19-11.
Ground balls-fly balls - C Gaudin 7-1; R Lugo 3-2; S Casilla 1-1; K Gabbard 7-7; W Littleton 0-0; F Francisco 1-3; C Wilson 1-2.
Batters faced - C Gaudin 26; R Lugo 10; S Casilla 6; K Gabbard 26; W Littleton 3; F Francisco 8; C Wilson 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Marvin Hudson. 1B--Chris Guccione. 2B--Ed Montague. 3B--Bill Miller.
Time: 3:00.
Attendance: 25,122.
Weather: 92 degrees, clear.
Wind: 15 mph, in from right.

Updated on Wednesday, Aug 8, 2007 5:38 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Oakland
M. Ellis M. Ellis
3-5, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Texas
M. Byrd M. Byrd
1-4, 1 HR
3 RBI