Texas 11, Oakland 9
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Texas 0 6 0 1 0 0 0 4 0 11 9 1
Oakland 2 0 5 0 1 0 0 1 0 9 12 0
WP: J. Rheinecker (3-2) S: J. Benoit (5)
LP: A. Brown (3-3)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Oakland
- D. Johnson grounded into fielder's choice, D. Barton scored, K. Thompson to third, J. Cust out at second, K. Thompson scored, D. Johnson to second on shortstop M. Young's throwing error
Top 2nd: Texas
- N. Cruz hit sacrifice fly to right, M. Byrd scored
- B. Wilkerson walked, J. Botts scored, T. Metcalf to third, I. Kinsler to second
- M. Young singled to left, I. Kinsler and T. Metcalf scored, B. Wilkerson to third, M. Young to second advancing on throw
- S. Sosa singled to center, B. Wilkerson and M. Young scored
Bot 3rd: Oakland
- M. Ellis homered to deep left, J. Cust scored
- K. Suzuki doubled to left, D. Johnson scored, J. Hannahan to third
- J. DaVanon singled to center, J. Hannahan scored, K. Suzuki to third
- D. Barton hit sacrifice fly to left, K. Suzuki scored
Top 4th: Texas
- M. Young doubled to center, B. Wilkerson scored
Bot 5th: Oakland
- K. Suzuki doubled to deep right center, J. Hannahan scored, K. Suzuki to third advancing on throw
Top 8th: Texas
- M. Young homered to deep center, B. Wilkerson, F. Catalanotto and F. Guzman scored
Bot 8th: Oakland
- M. Ellis singled to right, D. Barton scored, J. Cust to third
 Texas
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
I. Kinsler 2b 3 1 0 0 1 1 2 .267
B. Wilkerson 1b 3 3 1 1 2 0 0 .236
M. Young ss 4 2 3 7 1 0 0 .313
S. Sosa dh 5 0 1 2 0 2 2 .254
M. Byrd cf 4 1 1 0 1 0 2 .306
J. Botts lf 2 1 1 0 2 0 1 .240
    D. Murphy lf 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .389
N. Cruz rf 4 0 0 1 0 2 3 .217
J. Saltalamacchia c 3 0 1 0 1 0 2 .243
    F. Guzman pr 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
    G. Quiroz c 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500
T. Metcalf 3b 3 1 1 0 0 2 3 .238
    F. Catalanotto ph 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .272
    R. Vazquez 3b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .238
 Totals 33 11 9 11 9 8 15  
 Batting
2B - B Wilkerson (17, R Lugo); M Young (37, R Lugo).
HR - M Young (8, 8th inning off A Brown 3 on, 1 Out).
S - I Kinsler.
SF - N Cruz.
RBI - N Cruz (27), B Wilkerson (62), M Young 7 (83), S Sosa 2 (90).
2-out RBI - B Wilkerson, M Young 2, S Sosa 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Byrd 1, I Kinsler 1.
GIDP - J Botts.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
SB - M Byrd (5, 2nd base off L DiNardo/K Suzuki).
 
 Fielding
E - M Young (16, throw).
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Barton 1b 3 2 1 1 1 0 4 .345
N. Swisher rf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .266
    K. Thompson pr-lf 3 1 0 0 0 1 3 .156
    M. Piazza ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .287
    D. Brown lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
J. Cust lf-rf 3 1 1 0 2 2 0 .263
M. Ellis 2b 5 1 2 3 0 0 3 .275
D. Johnson dh 5 1 1 1 0 1 3 .236
M. Scutaro ss 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 .260
J. Hannahan 3b 4 2 3 0 1 1 1 .282
K. Suzuki c 4 1 2 2 1 2 2 .254
J. DaVanon cf 4 0 1 1 0 2 3 .218
    S. Stewart ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .290
 Totals 38 9 12 8 5 9 22  
 Batting
2B - D Johnson (20, J Wright); K Suzuki 2 (13, M Wood 2); M Scutaro (12, J Benoit).
HR - M Ellis (18, 3rd inning off J Wright 1 on, 0 Out).
SF - D Barton.
RBI - D Johnson (60), M Ellis 3 (69), K Suzuki 2 (36), J DaVanon (5), D Barton (3).
2-out RBI - M Ellis.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Scutaro 1, S Stewart 1, D Johnson 1, K Thompson 1, D Barton 1.
Team LOB - 9.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (M Scutaro-M Ellis-D Barton).
 Texas
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
V. Padilla 0.0 1 2 1 0 0 0 5.77
J. Wright 2.1 3 4 4 4 1 1 4.02
M. Wood 2.0 4 2 2 0 2 0 4.98
J. Rheinecker (W, 3-2) 2.2 1 0 0 0 3 0 5.21
C.J. Wilson (H, 13) 0.2 1 1 1 1 1 0 3.05
J. Benoit (S, 5) 1.1 2 0 0 0 2 0 2.56
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
L. DiNardo 1.2 2 5 5 4 1 0 4.18
R. Lugo 2.1 4 2 2 1 3 0 5.66
D. Braden 3.0 1 0 0 2 2 0 6.41
A. Brown (L, 3-3; BS, 2) 1.0 2 4 4 2 1 1 4.71
J. Blevins 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
HBP - N Swisher (by V Padilla).
Pitches-strikes - V Padilla 10-5; J Wright 54-27; M Wood 53-29; J Rheinecker 33-23; C Wilson 22-11; J Benoit 35-21; L DiNardo 52-24; R Lugo 45-27; D Braden 42-26; A Brown 30-14; J Blevins 11-6.
Ground balls-fly balls - V Padilla 0-0; J Wright 3-3; M Wood 1-3; J Rheinecker 5-0; C Wilson 0-1; J Benoit 0-2; L DiNardo 2-2; R Lugo 3-1; D Braden 4-3; A Brown 1-1; J Blevins 0-2.
Batters faced - V Padilla 2; J Wright 14; M Wood 10; J Rheinecker 9; C Wilson 4; J Benoit 6; L DiNardo 11; R Lugo 12; D Braden 11; A Brown 7; J Blevins 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Chuck Meriwether. 1B--Rick Reed. 2B--Tim Timmons. 3B--Alfonso Marquez.
Ejections: OAKLAND's Swisher by Meriwether (1st), TEXAS' Padilla by Meriwether (1st).
Time: 3:42. (Plus other delay totaling 7 minutes in the 1st).
Attendance: 23,770.
Weather: 68 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 10 mph, out to right.

Updated on Sunday, Sep 16, 2007 8:43 pm ET

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