Oakland 4, Detroit 2
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oakland 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 4 8 1
Detroit 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 1
WP: D. Braden (3-2) S: B. Ziegler (1)
LP: K. Rogers (8-9)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 2nd: Detroit
- M. Thames homered to deep center, M. Cabrera scored
Top 5th: Oakland
- R. Davis singled to right, K. Suzuki and C. Gonzalez scored, D. Barton to second, D. Barton to third, R. Davis to second on second baseman P. Polanco's throwing error
- M. Ellis singled to left, D. Barton scored, R. Davis to third
Top 6th: Oakland
- E. Brown homered to deep left center
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
M. Ellis 2b 5 0 1 1 0 0 1 .233
B. Crosby ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .251
F. Thomas dh 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .246
E. Brown lf 4 1 1 1 0 1 1 .248
C. Gonzalez rf 4 1 2 0 0 2 0 .278
K. Suzuki c 1 1 0 0 3 0 0 .286
D. Barton 1b 3 1 1 0 1 0 3 .216
R. Davis cf 4 0 2 2 0 1 1 .233
J. Hannahan 3b 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 .223
 Totals 33 4 8 4 4 7 13  
 Batting
HR - E Brown (11, 6th inning off K Rogers 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - R Davis 2 (10), M Ellis (38), E Brown (53).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Ellis 1, F Thomas 1, D Barton 1.
GIDP - J Hannahan, E Brown.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
SB - C Gonzalez (4, 2nd base off F Dolsi/B Inge).
 
 Fielding
E - B Crosby (13, throw).
DP - 2 (J Hannahan-M Ellis-D Barton, B Crosby-M Ellis-D Barton).
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Granderson cf 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 .300
P. Polanco 2b 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .310
C. Guillen 3b 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 .287
    R. Raburn 3b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
    M. Joyce ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .270
    R. Santiago 3b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .328
M. Ordonez rf 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 .318
M. Cabrera 1b 3 1 0 0 1 0 1 .296
G. Sheffield dh 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .225
M. Thames lf 3 1 1 2 0 0 0 .240
E. Renteria ss 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 .259
B. Inge c 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .213
 Totals 30 2 5 2 3 4 11  
 Batting
HR - M Thames (21, 2nd inning off D Braden 1 on, 2 Out).
RBI - M Thames 2 (46).
2-out RBI - M Thames 2.
GIDP - G Sheffield 2.
Team LOB - 4.
 Base Running
Picked Off - M Ordonez (1st base, D Braden).
 
 Fielding
E - P Polanco (7, throw).
DP - 2 (K Rogers-E Renteria-M Cabrera, E Renteria-P Polanco-M Cabrera).
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
D. Braden (W, 3-2) 7.0 5 2 2 1 2 1 4.62
B. Ziegler (S, 1) 2.0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0.00
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
K. Rogers (L, 8-9) 7.0 6 4 3 3 5 1 4.92
F. Dolsi 2.0 2 0 0 1 2 0 3.82
Pitches-strikes - D Braden 97-65; B Ziegler 30-18; K Rogers 111-68; F Dolsi 35-21.
Ground balls-fly balls - D Braden 9-9; B Ziegler 3-1; K Rogers 6-10; F Dolsi 4-0.
Batters faced - D Braden 26; B Ziegler 7; K Rogers 29; F Dolsi 8.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Lance Barksdale. 1B--Doug Eddings. 2B--Ted Barrett. 3B--Dana Demuth.
Time: 2:37.
Attendance: 41,457.
Weather: 77 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 13 mph, left to right.
Game Notes
DETROIT THIRD BASEMAN CARLOS GUILLEN LEFT THE GAME IN THE TOP OF THE EIGHTH INNING DUE TO LOWER BACK SPASMS.

Updated on Friday, Aug 8, 2008 9:57 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Oakland
R. Davis Rajai Davis
2-4
2 RBI
 Detroit
M. Thames Marcus Thames
1-3, 1 HR
2 RBI