Texas 7, Oakland 3
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oakland 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 3 8 0
Texas 2 0 0 4 0 0 1 0 X 7 13 1
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Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Texas
- I. Kinsler homered to deep left
- H. Blalock singled to right, M. Byrd scored, J. Botts to third
Bot 4th: Texas
- H. Blalock homered to deep right
- F. Catalanotto singled to center, N. Cruz scored, J. Saltalamacchia to third
- M. Young singled to center, J. Saltalamacchia scored, F. Catalanotto to second
- M. Byrd singled to center, F. Catalanotto scored, M. Young to second
Top 5th: Oakland
- S. Stewart hit sacrifice fly to left, D. Murphy scored
- M. Scutaro singled to center, K. Suzuki scored
Bot 7th: Texas
- H. Blalock singled to right, M. Byrd scored, D. Murphy to third
Top 8th: Oakland
- D. Murphy safe at first on shortstop M. Young's fielding error, N. Swisher scored, J. Hannahan to third
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
S. Stewart lf 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 .282
M. Scutaro 2b 4 0 2 1 1 0 0 .266
J. Cust rf 5 0 1 0 0 1 4 .262
M. Piazza dh 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .277
D. Johnson 1b 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .230
N. Swisher cf 3 1 2 0 1 0 0 .261
J. Hannahan 3b 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .267
D. Murphy ss 3 1 0 0 1 0 3 .237
K. Suzuki c 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 .248
 Totals 35 3 8 2 3 4 13  
 Batting
2B - J Cust (16, L Mendoza); K Suzuki (11, A Murray); N Swisher (33, M Wood); S Stewart (19, M Wood).
SF - S Stewart.
RBI - S Stewart (45), M Scutaro (40).
2-out RBI - M Scutaro.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Cust 1, M Piazza 1, J Hannahan 1, K Suzuki 1.
Team LOB - 9.
 Fielding
DP - 2 (M Scutaro-D Murphy-D Johnson, D Murphy-D Johnson).
 Texas
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
F. Catalanotto 1b 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 .277
    B. Wilkerson 1b 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .239
I. Kinsler 2b 5 1 2 1 0 0 3 .275
M. Young ss 4 0 1 1 0 2 1 .308
M. Byrd cf 3 2 3 1 1 0 0 .312
J. Botts lf 3 0 1 0 1 1 4 .219
    D. Murphy pr-lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .373
H. Blalock dh 4 1 3 3 0 0 0 .295
N. Cruz rf 4 1 1 0 0 2 4 .213
J. Saltalamacchia c 3 1 0 0 1 1 2 .248
R. Vazquez 3b 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .242
 Totals 34 7 13 7 3 6 15  
 Batting
2B - I Kinsler (21, C Gaudin); N Cruz (14, C Gaudin).
HR - I Kinsler (19, 1st inning off C Gaudin 0 on, 1 Out), H Blalock (7, 4th inning off C Gaudin 0 on, 0 Out).
S - R Vazquez.
RBI - I Kinsler (56), H Blalock 3 (25), F Catalanotto (41), M Young (73), M Byrd (58).
2-out RBI - H Blalock, M Young, M Byrd.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Botts 1, N Cruz 1, J Saltalamacchia 1.
GIDP - J Botts, I Kinsler.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
E - M Young (14, ground ball).
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C. Gaudin 3.2 10 6 6 2 2 2 4.47
D. Meyer 3.1 2 1 1 1 4 0 4.32
J. Marshall 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 6.75
C. Lewis 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 7.67
 Texas
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
L. Mendoza 2.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
A.J. Murray 3.0 3 2 2 1 1 0 5.25
M. Wood 1.2 2 0 0 1 1 0 4.04
J. Rheinecker 1.0 1 1 0 1 2 0 5.36
W. Littleton 1.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.69
Pitches-strikes - C Gaudin 84-47; D Meyer 62-41; J Marshall 10-4; C Lewis 2-2; L Mendoza 30-21; A Murray 42-26; M Wood 36-21; J Rheinecker 21-13; W Littleton 4-3.
Ground balls-fly balls - C Gaudin 7-2; D Meyer 2-4; J Marshall 0-1; C Lewis 2-0; L Mendoza 4-2; A Murray 3-5; M Wood 3-1; J Rheinecker 1-0; W Littleton 1-0.
Batters faced - C Gaudin 22; D Meyer 13; J Marshall 2; C Lewis 1; L Mendoza 8; A Murray 13; M Wood 8; J Rheinecker 5; W Littleton 2.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Angel Hernandez. 1B--Ted Barrett. 2B--James Hoye. 3B--Mark Carlson.
Weather: 90 degrees, clear.
Wind: 9 mph, in from right.
Game Notes
TEXAS PITCHER LUIS MENDOZA LEFT THE GAME AFTER TWO INNINGS WITH A BRUISED LEFT KNEE.

Updated on Sunday, Sep 9, 2007 12:05 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Oakland
M. Scutaro M. Scutaro
2-4
1 RBI
 Texas
H. Blalock H. Blalock
3-4, 1 HR
3 RBI