Oakland 3, Minnesota 2
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oakland 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 7 1
Minnesota 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 10 2
WP: K. Saarloos (1-0) S: B. Ziegler (3)
LP: N. Blackburn (9-7)
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  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Oakland
- M. Ellis homered to deep left
- E. Patterson grounded out to pitcher
- B. Crosby struck out swinging
- F. Thomas flied out to right

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 1, Minnesota 0

  Bottom 1st: Minnesota
- D. Span grounded out to pitcher
- N. Punto singled to right
- J. Mauer struck out looking
- J. Morneau flied out to deep center

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 1, Minnesota 0

  Top 2nd: Oakland
- J. Cust grounded out to second
- K. Suzuki safe at first on shortstop A. Everett's throwing error
- C. Gonzalez grounded into fielder's choice, K. Suzuki out at second
- J. Hannahan flied out to center

0 runs, 0 hits, 1 errors
Oakland 1, Minnesota 0

  Bottom 2nd: Minnesota
- J. Kubel struck out looking
- D. Young grounded out to third
- B. Buscher singled to center
- R. Ruiz flied out to deep center

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 1, Minnesota 0

  Top 3rd: Oakland
- D. Barton flied out to center
- M. Ellis grounded out to shortstop
- E. Patterson struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 1, Minnesota 0

  Bottom 3rd: Minnesota
- A. Everett grounded out to shortstop
- D. Span singled to right
- N. Punto struck out swinging
- K. Saarloos relieved J. Duchscherer
- J. Mauer singled to second, D. Span to second
- J. Morneau grounded out to first

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 1, Minnesota 0

  Top 4th: Oakland
- B. Crosby grounded out to second
- F. Thomas walked
- J. Cust doubled to deep left, F. Thomas to third
- K. Suzuki singled to center, J. Cust and F. Thomas scored
- C. Gonzalez grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, K. Suzuki out at second

2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 3, Minnesota 0

  Bottom 4th: Minnesota
- J. Kubel grounded out to second
- D. Young flied out to center
- B. Buscher grounded out to second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 3, Minnesota 0

  Top 5th: Oakland
- J. Hannahan singled to left
- D. Barton grounded into fielder's choice, J. Hannahan out at second
- M. Ellis walked, D. Barton to second
- E. Patterson flied out to left
- B. Crosby grounded out to shortstop

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 3, Minnesota 0

  Bottom 5th: Minnesota
- R. Ruiz struck out swinging
- A. Everett flied out to center
- D. Span flied out to center

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 3, Minnesota 0

  Top 6th: Oakland
- F. Thomas grounded out to second
- J. Cust singled to left, J. Cust to second on left fielder D. Young's fielding error
- K. Suzuki flied out to right
- C. Gonzalez flied out to center

0 runs, 1 hits, 1 errors
Oakland 3, Minnesota 0

  Bottom 6th: Minnesota
- N. Punto struck out looking
- J. Mauer singled to left
- J. Morneau grounded into double play third to second to first, J. Mauer out at second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 3, Minnesota 0

  Top 7th: Oakland
- B. Harris at shortstop
- J. Hannahan grounded out to second
- D. Barton flied out to right
- M. Ellis grounded out to third

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 3, Minnesota 0

  Bottom 7th: Minnesota
- J. Kubel singled to center
- D. Young struck out swinging
- A. Embree relieved K. Saarloos
- B. Buscher struck out swinging
- H. Street relieved A. Embree
- R. Ruiz doubled to right, J. Kubel to third
- B. Harris lined out to shortstop

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 3, Minnesota 0

  Top 8th: Oakland
- E. Patterson singled to center
- B. Crosby fouled out to second
- F. Thomas grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, E. Patterson out at second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 3, Minnesota 0

  Bottom 8th: Minnesota
- R. Davis in center field
- C. Gonzalez in right field
- D. Span singled to left
- B. Ziegler relieved B. Ziegler
- N. Punto flied out to left
- J. Mauer tripled to deep left, D. Span scored, J. Mauer scored on left fielder E. Patterson's throwing error
- J. Morneau singled to center
- J. Kubel grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, J. Morneau out at second

2 runs, 3 hits, 1 errors
Oakland 3, Minnesota 2

  Top 9th: Oakland
- J. Crain relieved N. Blackburn
- R. Davis singled to third
- R. Davis stole second
- K. Suzuki walked
- C. Breslow relieved J. Crain
- C. Gonzalez popped bunt out to third
- J. Hannahan grounded into fielder's choice
- D. Barton struck out swinging

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 3, Minnesota 2

  Bottom 9th: Minnesota
- D. Young struck out swinging
- B. Buscher grounded out to second
- M. Lamb hit for R. Ruiz
- M. Lamb walked
- C. Gomez ran for M. Lamb
- B. Harris struck out looking

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Oakland 3, Minnesota 2
 
 Top Batters
 Oakland
M. Ellis Mark Ellis
1-3, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Minnesota
J. Mauer Joe Mauer
3-4
1 RBI