Oakland 11, Texas 9
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Texas 0 0 6 0 0 3 0 0 0 9 10 1
Oakland 0 0 2 0 7 2 0 0 X 11 12 1
WP: A. Brown (3-2) S: H. Street (16)
LP: J. Rheinecker (2-2)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 3rd: Texas
- S. Sosa singled to left center, B. Wilkerson and I. Kinsler scored, M. Young to second
- M. Byrd singled to right, M. Young scored, S. Sosa to third
- T. Metcalf walked, S. Sosa scored, M. Byrd to third, D. Murphy to second
- G. Laird singled to center, M. Byrd and D. Murphy scored, T. Metcalf to second
Bot 3rd: Oakland
- D. Barton homered to deep right, S. Stewart scored
Bot 5th: Oakland
- M. Piazza walked, S. Stewart scored, D. Barton to third, N. Swisher to second
- M. Ellis walked, D. Barton scored, N. Swisher to third, M. Piazza to second
- J. Cust singled to right, N. Swisher scored, M. Piazza to third, M. Ellis to second
- K. Suzuki singled to left, M. Piazza scored, M. Ellis to third, J. Cust to second
- J. Hannahan grounded into fielder's choice, M. Ellis out at home, J. Cust to third, K. Suzuki to second, J. Cust and K. Suzuki scored, J. Hannahan to third on catcher G. Laird's throwing error
- D. Murphy sacrificed to third, J. Hannahan scored
Top 6th: Texas
- S. Sosa homered to deep left, B. Wilkerson and G. Laird scored
Bot 6th: Oakland
- N. Swisher homered to deep left
- K. Suzuki singled to right, M. Ellis scored, J. Cust to second
 Texas
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
I. Kinsler 2b 3 1 1 0 2 1 3 .271
B. Wilkerson 1b 4 2 1 0 1 0 2 .235
M. Young ss 5 1 1 0 0 1 2 .312
S. Sosa dh 5 2 2 5 0 1 1 .255
M. Byrd rf 4 1 1 1 1 1 0 .307
J. Botts lf 5 0 1 0 0 3 3 .235
D. Murphy cf 2 1 1 0 2 0 0 .388
T. Metcalf 3b 3 0 0 1 1 1 3 .236
G. Laird c 4 1 2 2 0 1 0 .220
 Totals 35 9 10 9 7 9 14  
 Batting
2B - J Botts (7, C Lewis).
HR - S Sosa (20, 6th inning off S Casilla 2 on, 2 Out).
RBI - S Sosa 5 (88), M Byrd (63), T Metcalf (15), G Laird 2 (44).
2-out RBI - T Metcalf, G Laird 2, S Sosa 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - S Sosa 1, I Kinsler 1.
GIDP - T Metcalf, B Wilkerson.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
SB - I Kinsler (20, 2nd base off D Meyer/K Suzuki).
 
 Fielding
E - G Laird (12, throw).
DP - 3 (T Metcalf-B Wilkerson, M Young-I Kinsler-B Wilkerson, G Laird-M Young).
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
S. Stewart lf 4 2 2 0 1 0 0 .291
D. Barton 1b 5 2 3 2 0 2 1 .409
N. Swisher cf-rf 2 2 1 1 2 0 0 .264
M. Piazza dh 3 1 2 1 2 0 2 .288
    J.J. Furmaniak pr-dh 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200
M. Ellis 2b 4 1 0 1 1 1 4 .274
J. Cust rf 3 1 2 1 1 1 0 .259
    J. DaVanon cf 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .216
K. Suzuki c 4 1 2 2 0 0 1 .251
J. Hannahan 3b 3 1 0 0 1 1 3 .263
D. Murphy ss 3 0 0 1 0 2 1 .206
 Totals 32 11 12 9 8 7 13  
 Batting
2B - D Barton (3, K Gabbard).
HR - D Barton (1, 3rd inning off K Gabbard 1 on, 2 Out), N Swisher (21, 6th inning off J Rheinecker 0 on, 1 Out).
S - D Murphy.
RBI - D Barton 2 (2), M Piazza (43), M Ellis (65), J Cust (76), K Suzuki 2 (34), D Murphy (18), N Swisher (72).
2-out RBI - D Barton 2, K Suzuki.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Ellis 1, J Hannahan 1.
GIDP - M Piazza, K Suzuki.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
CS - S Stewart (3, 2nd base by F Francisco/G Laird).
 
 Fielding
E - J Hannahan (2, throw).
DP - 2 (C Lewis-M Ellis-D Barton, D Barton-D Murphy-D Barton).
 Texas
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
K. Gabbard 4.0 5 7 7 7 4 1 4.65
M. Wood 1.0 2 2 0 0 0 0 4.80
J. Rheinecker (L, 2-2) 0.1 1 1 1 0 1 1 5.52
W. Littleton 0.2 3 1 1 0 0 0 3.61
F. Francisco 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 4.71
J. Benoit 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2.61
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
D. Meyer 2.2 5 6 6 3 4 0 8.18
C. Lewis 2.1 2 0 0 2 1 0 6.81
S. Casilla (BS, 3) 0.2 2 3 3 2 2 1 4.82
A. Brown (W, 3-2) 1.1 0 0 0 0 2 0 3.82
A. Embree (H, 16) 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.07
H. Street (S, 16) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.93
HBP - N Swisher (by K Gabbard).
Pitches-strikes - K Gabbard 94-50; M Wood 23-13; J Rheinecker 10-7; W Littleton 20-11; F Francisco 12-9; J Benoit 17-10; D Meyer 73-40; C Lewis 36-21; S Casilla 33-18; A Brown 15-10; A Embree 8-5; H Street 10-7.
Ground balls-fly balls - K Gabbard 6-2; M Wood 3-0; J Rheinecker 0-0; W Littleton 2-0; F Francisco 0-0; J Benoit 1-2; D Meyer 2-2; C Lewis 3-3; S Casilla 0-0; A Brown 0-2; A Embree 3-0; H Street 1-2.
Batters faced - K Gabbard 23; M Wood 5; J Rheinecker 2; W Littleton 5; F Francisco 3; J Benoit 4; D Meyer 16; C Lewis 10; S Casilla 6; A Brown 4; A Embree 3; H Street 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Tim Timmons. 1B--Alfonso Marquez. 2B--Chuck Meriwether. 3B--Rick Reed.
Time: 3:30.
Attendance: 19,346.
Weather: 68 degrees, clear.
Wind: 17 mph, out to right.
Game Notes
TEXAS SHORTSTOP MICHAEL YOUNG SINGLED IN THE THIRD INNING TO EXTEND HIS HITTING STREAK TO 14 GAMES.

Updated on Saturday, Sep 15, 2007 1:44 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Texas
S. Sosa S. Sosa
2-5, 1 HR
5 RBI
 Oakland
D. Barton D. Barton
3-5, 1 HR
2 RBI