Oakland 16, Detroit 10
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(56-60)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oakland 1 2 4 1 0 8 0 0 0 16 14 0
Detroit 0 1 0 5 3 1 0 0 0 10 9 0
WP: R. Lugo (3-0)
LP: M. McBride (0-1)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Oakland
- N. Swisher hit sacrifice fly to center, T. Buck scored
Top 2nd: Oakland
- D. Murphy homered to deep left, M. Scutaro scored
Bot 2nd: Detroit
- S. Casey grounded out to second, M. Ordonez scored
Top 3rd: Oakland
- J. Cust doubled to deep center, S. Stewart, N. Swisher and T. Buck scored
- M. Scutaro doubled to deep right, J. Cust scored
Top 4th: Oakland
- T. Buck doubled to deep center, K. Suzuki scored
Bot 4th: Detroit
- G. Sheffield homered to deep left
- M. Thames homered to deep left center, M. Ordonez, S. Casey and C. Guillen scored
Bot 5th: Detroit
- G. Sheffield singled to left, C. Granderson scored, P. Polanco to third
- M. Ordonez doubled to deep right, G. Sheffield and P. Polanco scored
Top 6th: Oakland
- J. Cust homered to deep center, S. Stewart, N. Swisher and T. Buck scored
- M. Scutaro singled to center, M. Ellis scored, M. Kotsay to second, M. Kotsay to third advancing on throw
- D. Murphy singled to center, M. Kotsay scored, M. Scutaro to third
- T. Buck singled to center, M. Scutaro and D. Murphy scored
Bot 6th: Detroit
- P. Polanco hit sacrifice fly to center, C. Granderson scored
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
T. Buck rf 5 3 4 3 0 0 0 .288
S. Stewart lf 5 2 2 0 1 1 2 .299
N. Swisher 1b 2 2 0 1 3 1 2 .249
J. Cust dh 5 2 2 7 0 0 2 .265
M. Ellis 2b 5 1 1 0 0 1 3 .266
M. Kotsay cf 4 1 0 0 1 2 1 .222
M. Scutaro 3b 4 2 2 2 1 1 0 .241
D. Murphy ss 5 2 2 3 0 1 1 .250
K. Suzuki c 5 1 1 0 0 2 2 .235
 Totals 40 16 14 16 6 9 13  
 Batting
2B - S Stewart (14, J Tata); J Cust (12, J Tata); M Scutaro (7, J Grilli); K Suzuki (5, J Grilli); T Buck (20, J Grilli); M Ellis (22, Z Miner).
3B - T Buck (5, J Tata).
HR - D Murphy (3, 2nd inning off J Tata 1 on, 2 Out), J Cust (18, 6th inning off M McBride 3 on, 1 Out).
SF - N Swisher.
RBI - N Swisher (57), D Murphy 3 (12), J Cust 7 (59), M Scutaro 2 (25), T Buck 3 (34).
2-out RBI - D Murphy 2, M Scutaro, T Buck 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Ellis 1, D Murphy 1, N Swisher 1.
Team LOB - 5.
 Base Running
SB - D Murphy (1, 2nd base off Z Miner/M Rabelo).
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Granderson cf 5 2 2 0 0 1 0 .300
P. Polanco 2b 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 .347
G. Sheffield dh 5 2 2 2 0 1 0 .291
M. Ordonez rf 5 2 3 2 0 0 0 .351
C. Guillen ss 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 .310
S. Casey 1b 3 1 0 1 1 0 0 .290
M. Thames lf 3 1 1 4 1 1 0 .259
M. Rabelo c 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .274
O. Infante 3b 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .263
 Totals 35 10 9 10 2 5 4  
 Batting
2B - M Ordonez 2 (41, J Blanton, R Lugo); C Guillen (23, J Blanton).
3B - C Granderson (18, R Lugo).
HR - G Sheffield (24, 4th inning off J Blanton 0 on, 1 Out), M Thames (12, 4th inning off J Blanton 3 on, 1 Out).
SF - P Polanco.
RBI - S Casey (44), G Sheffield 2 (69), M Thames 4 (36), M Ordonez 2 (96), P Polanco (51).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - O Infante 2.
Team LOB - 3.
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Blanton 4.0 7 9 9 1 2 2 4.10
R. Lugo (W, 3-0) 2.0 2 1 1 1 0 0 8.84
A. Brown 2.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.89
H. Street 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.04
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Tata 2.0 5 7 7 2 1 1 7.71
J. Grilli 1.1 3 1 1 1 2 0 5.91
M. McBride (L, 0-1) 2.0 1 4 4 2 3 1 6.11
Z. Miner 2.2 5 4 4 1 2 0 3.77
F. Rodney 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.88
IBB - M Thames (by R Lugo), M Kotsay (by Z Miner).
HBP - P Polanco (by J Blanton); C Guillen (by R Lugo); T Buck (by M McBride).
Pitches-strikes - J Blanton 75-52; R Lugo 37-19; A Brown 28-17; H Street 13-9; J Tata 51-29; J Grilli 31-19; M McBride 43-22; Z Miner 55-35; F Rodney 10-5.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Blanton 5-5; R Lugo 4-2; A Brown 1-3; H Street 1-1; J Tata 3-2; J Grilli 1-1; M McBride 1-2; Z Miner 3-3; F Rodney 2-0.
Batters faced - J Blanton 21; R Lugo 10; A Brown 6; H Street 3; J Tata 13; J Grilli 8; M McBride 10; Z Miner 14; F Rodney 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Ted Barrett. 1B--Mark Carlson. 2B--Angel Hernandez. 3B--Derryl Cousins.
Time: 3:19.
Attendance: 40,922.
Weather: 76 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, out to right.

Updated on Friday, Aug 10, 2007 10:31 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Oakland
T. Buck T. Buck
4-5
3 RBI
 Detroit
M. Ordonez M. Ordonez
3-5
2 RBI