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
Minnesota 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 7 1
Oakland 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 3 6 1
WP: H. Street (5-5)
LP: J. Nathan (0-1)
(63-73)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 5th: Minnesota
- D. Span homered to deep right, A. Casilla scored
Bot 5th: Oakland
- J. Cust homered to deep right center
Bot 9th: Oakland
- R. Sweeney reached on fielder's choice, B. Crosby to third, E. Brown to second, E. Brown and B. Crosby scored on pitcher J. Nathan's throwing error
 Minnesota
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Span rf 3 1 1 2 1 0 0 .306
N. Punto ss 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .286
J. Mauer c 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .323
J. Morneau 1b 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .311
J. Kubel dh 2 0 1 0 2 1 0 .277
D. Young lf 4 0 3 0 0 1 0 .285
B. Harris 3b 4 0 0 0 0 2 5 .259
A. Casilla 2b 4 1 0 0 0 0 4 .297
C. Gomez cf 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .254
 Totals 31 2 7 2 3 5 10  
 Batting
HR - D Span (4, 5th inning off D Braden 1 on, 1 Out).
S - C Gomez.
RBI - D Span 2 (33).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Mauer 1, A Casilla 2.
GIDP - B Harris.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
CS - D Span (5, 2nd base by A Embree).
Picked Off - J Mauer (1st base, D Braden).
 
 Fielding
E - J Nathan (1, throw).
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
R. Davis cf 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .261
K. Suzuki c 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .287
B. Crosby ss 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 .250
E. Brown lf 3 1 0 0 0 1 2 .247
R. Sweeney rf 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .288
J. Cust dh 3 1 1 1 0 1 0 .228
D. Barton 1b 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 .216
C. Pennington 3b 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .138
    M. Ellis ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .233
    J. Hannahan 3b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .220
E. Patterson 2b 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 .196
 Totals 30 3 6 1 0 7 9  
 Batting
2B - B Crosby (36, F Liriano).
HR - J Cust (25, 5th inning off F Liriano 0 on, 0 Out).
S - R Sweeney.
RBI - J Cust (59).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Davis 1, R Sweeney 1.
Team LOB - 5.
 Base Running
SB - E Patterson (7, 2nd base off F Liriano/J Mauer).
 
 Fielding
E - C Pennington (2, ground ball).
DP - 1 (C Pennington-D Barton).
 Minnesota
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
F. Liriano 7.0 5 1 1 0 6 1 3.45
M. Guerrier (H, 20) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.54
J. Nathan (L, 0-1; BS, 5) 0.0 1 2 0 0 0 0 1.11
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
D. Braden 6.0 7 2 1 2 2 1 3.88
A. Embree 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4.73
H. Street (W, 5-5) 2.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 4.07
B. Ziegler 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.39
BALK - D Braden.
HBP - E Brown (by J Nathan).
Pitches-strikes - F Liriano 98-65; M Guerrier 15-8; J Nathan 11-5; D Braden 100-64; A Embree 15-8; H Street 26-19.
Ground balls-fly balls - F Liriano 8-7; M Guerrier 1-1; J Nathan 1-0; D Braden 8-7; A Embree 1-1; H Street 1-2.
Batters faced - F Liriano 26; M Guerrier 3; J Nathan 3; D Braden 26; A Embree 3; H Street 6.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Gary Darling. 1B--Paul Emmel. 2B--Bill Miller. 3B--Jerry Meals.
Time: 2:27.
Attendance: 25,238.
Weather: 64 degrees, clear.
Wind: 14 mph, out to right.

Updated on Saturday, Aug 30, 2008 11:51 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Minnesota
D. Span Denard Span
1-3, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Oakland
J. Cust Jack Cust
1-3, 1 HR
1 RBI