Texas 9, Oakland 4
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(54-50)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Texas 0 3 0 0 3 0 2 1 0 9 10 1
Oakland 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 4 8 0
WP: M. Harrison (2-1)
LP: J. Duchscherer (10-7)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: Texas
- C. Davis doubled to left, H. Blalock scored, D. Murphy to third
- J. Saltalamacchia doubled to deep left center, D. Murphy and C. Davis scored
Bot 3rd: Oakland
- B. Crosby singled to third, C. Gonzalez scored, K. Suzuki to third, E. Brown to second
- W. Bankston hit sacrifice fly to right, K. Suzuki scored
Top 5th: Texas
- J. Hamilton homered to deep left, I. Kinsler and J. Saltalamacchia scored
Bot 5th: Oakland
- E. Brown homered to deep left
Top 7th: Texas
- C. Davis homered to deep right
- M. Young singled to left, J. Saltalamacchia scored, I. Kinsler to second
Top 8th: Texas
- M. Byrd homered to deep center
Bot 9th: Oakland
- M. Ellis homered to deep left
 Texas
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
I. Kinsler 2b 4 1 2 0 1 0 1 .328
M. Young ss 5 0 1 1 0 1 3 .296
J. Hamilton cf 5 1 1 3 0 1 2 .305
M. Bradley dh 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 .308
    F. Catalanotto ph-dh 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .278
    M. Ramirez ph-dh 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .233
H. Blalock 3b 3 1 0 0 1 0 2 .265
M. Byrd rf 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 .252
D. Murphy lf 4 1 0 0 0 0 1 .272
C. Davis 1b 4 2 2 2 0 1 0 .303
J. Saltalamacchia c 3 2 2 2 1 1 0 .232
 Totals 36 9 10 9 3 8 11  
 Batting
2B - C Davis (6, J Duchscherer); J Saltalamacchia (9, J Duchscherer).
HR - J Hamilton (24, 5th inning off J Duchscherer 2 on, 2 Out), C Davis (10, 7th inning off J Duchscherer 0 on, 0 Out), M Byrd (5, 8th inning off L DiNardo 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - C Davis 2 (20), J Saltalamacchia 2 (24), J Hamilton 3 (103), M Young (57), M Byrd (18).
2-out RBI - C Davis, J Saltalamacchia 2, J Hamilton 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - H Blalock 2, I Kinsler 1.
GIDP - M Young.
Team LOB - 3.
 Fielding
E - M Young (7, ground ball).
DP - 2 (H Blalock-I Kinsler-C Davis, I Kinsler-M Young-C Davis).
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
M. Ellis 2b 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 .232
C. Gonzalez rf 4 1 2 0 1 0 1 .276
K. Suzuki c 3 1 1 0 1 0 2 .289
E. Brown dh 5 1 1 1 0 0 2 .246
B. Crosby ss 4 0 1 1 0 1 3 .251
W. Bankston 1b 2 0 0 1 1 0 2 .240
M. Murton lf 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .100
J. Hannahan 3b 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 .234
R. Davis cf 3 0 0 0 1 1 2 .224
 Totals 33 4 8 4 4 2 15  
 Batting
2B - J Hannahan (21, J Rupe).
HR - E Brown (9, 5th inning off M Harrison 0 on, 0 Out), M Ellis (10, 9th inning off W Madrigal 0 on, 0 Out).
SF - W Bankston.
RBI - B Crosby (41), W Bankston (4), E Brown (50), M Ellis (35).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Crosby 2, K Suzuki 1, R Davis 1, M Murton 1.
GIDP - E Brown, M Murton.
Team LOB - 9.
 Base Running
SB - R Davis (13, 2nd base off M Harrison/J Saltalamacchia).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (L DiNardo-B Crosby-M Ellis-W Bankston).
 Texas
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
M. Harrison (W, 2-1) 5.0 5 3 1 3 1 1 7.32
J. Rupe (H, 1) 3.0 2 0 0 1 1 0 4.10
W. Madrigal 1.0 1 1 1 0 0 1 7.36
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Duchscherer (L, 10-7) 6.0 9 8 8 2 6 2 2.37
L. DiNardo 3.0 1 1 1 1 2 1 7.80
WP - L DiNardo.
HBP - M Ellis (by M Harrison); K Suzuki (by J Rupe).
Pitches-strikes - M Harrison 86-49; J Rupe 49-27; W Madrigal 13-9; J Duchscherer 108-67; L DiNardo 37-21.
Ground balls-fly balls - M Harrison 7-7; J Rupe 7-1; W Madrigal 1-2; J Duchscherer 7-5; L DiNardo 3-4.
Batters faced - M Harrison 25; J Rupe 11; W Madrigal 4; J Duchscherer 29; L DiNardo 10.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Jerry Meals. 1B--Gary Darling. 2B--Angel Campos. 3B--Bill Miller.
Ejections: TEXAS' Bradley by Meals (3rd).
Time: 2:35.
Attendance: 20,653.
Weather: 74 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 11 mph, out to center.
Game Notes
TEXAS OUTFIELDER MILTON BRADLEY WAS EJECTED BY HOME PLATE UMPIRE JERRY MEALS IN THE TOP OF THE THIRD INNING FOR ARGUING BALLS AND STRIKES.

Updated on Saturday, Jul 26, 2008 6:53 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Texas
C. Davis Chris Davis
2-4, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Oakland
E. Brown Emil Brown
1-5, 1 HR
1 RBI