Oakland 6, LA Angels 5
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(61-72)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oakland 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 14 1
LA Angels 0 0 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 5 9 0
WP: H. Street (4-5) S: B. Ziegler (6)
LP: J. Saunders (14-7)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Oakland
- E. Brown singled to right, R. Davis scored, E. Brown out at second
Top 2nd: Oakland
- E. Patterson singled to center, D. Barton scored
- B. Crosby doubled to deep left center, E. Patterson and R. Davis scored
- E. Brown homered to deep center, B. Crosby scored
Bot 4th: LA Angels
- E. Aybar singled to center, G. Anderson and M. Napoli scored, R. Quinlan to second
- H. Kendrick grounded into fielder's choice, R. Quinlan scored, E. Aybar to third, G. Matthews Jr. out at second
- M. Teixeira singled to center, E. Aybar scored, H. Kendrick to second
Bot 5th: LA Angels
- E. Aybar singled to left, M. Napoli scored, R. Quinlan to second
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
R. Davis cf 5 2 4 0 0 0 0 .277
B. Crosby ss 4 1 1 2 1 0 2 .247
E. Brown rf-lf 5 1 2 3 0 1 3 .249
F. Thomas dh 3 0 3 0 1 0 0 .235
    M. Ellis pr-dh 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .234
    J. Hannahan ph-dh 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .223
K. Suzuki c 4 0 0 0 1 1 3 .283
J. Cust lf 3 0 0 0 1 2 4 .228
    C. Gonzalez rf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .240
D. Barton 1b 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 .216
C. Pennington 3b 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .154
E. Patterson 2b 4 1 2 1 0 1 2 .208
 Totals 37 6 14 6 4 7 17  
 Batting
2B - B Crosby (34, J Saunders).
HR - E Brown (13, 2nd inning off J Saunders 1 on, 1 Out).
RBI - E Brown 3 (58), E Patterson (4), B Crosby 2 (55).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Cust 1, E Brown 2, B Crosby 1.
GIDP - K Suzuki, J Cust.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
SB - R Davis 2 (19, 2nd base off J Saunders/M Napoli, 2nd base off J Arredondo/M Napoli), D Barton (1, 2nd base off J Saunders/M Napoli), E Patterson (6, 2nd base off D Oliver/M Napoli).
 
 Fielding
E - B Crosby (15, throw).
DP - 1 (E Patterson-B Crosby-D Barton).
 LA Angels
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
G. Matthews Jr. lf 4 0 0 0 1 1 3 .228
H. Kendrick 2b 3 0 0 1 0 1 1 .308
    S. Rodriguez pr-2b-ss 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .160
M. Teixeira 1b 4 0 3 1 1 0 0 .379
V. Guerrero rf 5 0 2 0 0 0 4 .289
T. Hunter cf 4 0 0 0 1 3 6 .274
G. Anderson dh 5 1 1 0 0 0 3 .283
M. Napoli c 1 2 0 0 3 1 2 .222
    R. Willits ph 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .185
R. Quinlan 3b 2 1 1 0 2 1 0 .271
E. Aybar ss 4 1 2 3 0 2 3 .277
    J. Rivera 2b 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .236
 Totals 35 5 9 5 8 10 26  
 Batting
2B - M Teixeira (4, G Gonzalez); V Guerrero (23, B Ziegler).
3B - G Anderson (3, G Gonzalez).
S - R Willits.
RBI - E Aybar 3 (36), H Kendrick (37), M Teixeira (22).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - T Hunter 2, V Guerrero 1, G Matthews 2, M Napoli 1, S Rodriguez 2.
GIDP - J Rivera.
Team LOB - 13.
 Base Running
SB - S Rodriguez (2, 3rd base off A Embree/K Suzuki).
 
 Fielding
Outfield assists - V Guerrero (E Brown at 2nd base).
DP - 3 (E Aybar-H Kendrick-M Teixeira, S Loux-M Teixeira, S Rodriguez-E Aybar-M Teixeira).
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
G. Gonzalez 3.0 3 4 4 5 4 0 7.25
A. Embree 1.1 1 1 1 2 1 0 4.83
S. Casilla 0.2 2 0 0 0 1 0 3.38
J. Blevins (H, 3) 0.2 2 0 0 0 1 0 3.16
H. Street (W, 4-5) 1.2 0 0 0 0 3 0 4.21
B. Ziegler (S, 6) 1.2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0.39
 LA Angels
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Saunders (L, 14-7) 1.1 8 6 6 1 1 1 3.67
S. Loux 3.0 3 0 0 1 1 0 2.31
D. Oliver 1.2 2 0 0 2 0 0 2.73
J. Arredondo 2.0 1 0 0 0 3 0 1.18
J. Speier 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 5.07
HBP - R Quinlan (by G Gonzalez).
Pitches-strikes - G Gonzalez 81-42; A Embree 21-11; S Casilla 12-7; J Blevins 17-11; H Street 21-16; B Ziegler 23-14; J Saunders 49-29; S Loux 41-22; D Oliver 32-19; J Arredondo 20-13; J Speier 13-8.
Ground balls-fly balls - G Gonzalez 2-3; A Embree 1-2; S Casilla 1-0; J Blevins 0-1; H Street 0-2; B Ziegler 5-0; J Saunders 1-1; S Loux 5-2; D Oliver 3-2; J Arredondo 0-3; J Speier 0-1.
Batters faced - G Gonzalez 18; A Embree 7; S Casilla 4; J Blevins 4; H Street 5; B Ziegler 7; J Saunders 12; S Loux 11; D Oliver 8; J Arredondo 7; J Speier 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Paul Schrieber. 1B--Kerwin Danley. 2B--Wally Bell. 3B--Laz Diaz.
Ejections: LA ANGELS' Scioscia by Schrieber (7th).
Time: 3:33.
Attendance: 38,587.
Weather: 76 degrees, clear.
Wind: 7 mph, out to center.
Game Notes
LOS ANGELES SECOND BASEMAN HOWIE KENDRICK LEFT THE GAME IN THE BOTTOM OF THE FOURTH INNING DUE TO A LEFT HAMSTRING INJURY.
LOS ANGELES MANAGER MIKE SCIOSCIA WAS EJECTED BY HOME PLATE UMPIRE PAUL SCHRIEBER IN THE TOP OF THE SEVENTH INNING FOR ARGUING BALLS AND STRIKES.

Updated on Thursday, Aug 28, 2008 2:45 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Oakland
E. Brown Emil Brown
2-5, 1 HR
3 RBI
 LA Angels
E. Aybar Erick Aybar
2-4
3 RBI