Oakland 5, Detroit 2
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oakland 2 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 5 8 0
Detroit 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 5 0
WP: H. Street (6-5) S: B. Ziegler (8)
LP: A. Galarraga (12-6)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Oakland
- R. Sweeney homered to deep right
- J. Cust homered to deep left
Top 4th: Oakland
- E. Patterson singled to right, C. Pennington scored, R. Bowen to second
- A. Cunningham singled to left, R. Bowen and E. Patterson scored
Bot 6th: Detroit
- R. Raburn singled to center, M. Cabrera and M. Joyce scored, R. Raburn to second advancing on throw
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
R. Davis cf 5 0 0 0 0 1 2 .273
A. Cunningham lf 4 0 1 2 0 1 0 .310
R. Sweeney rf 3 1 2 1 1 1 1 .287
J. Cust dh 4 1 1 1 0 1 2 .228
D. Barton 1b 3 0 0 0 1 2 1 .217
J. Baisley 3b 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
    J. Hannahan 3b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .221
C. Pennington ss 3 1 1 0 1 1 0 .244
R. Bowen c 4 1 2 0 0 2 0 .175
E. Patterson 2b 4 1 1 1 0 3 2 .184
 Totals 34 5 8 5 3 12 9  
 Batting
2B - R Bowen (3, A Galarraga).
HR - R Sweeney (5, 1st inning off A Galarraga 0 on, 2 Out), J Cust (28, 1st inning off A Galarraga 0 on, 2 Out).
RBI - R Sweeney (42), J Cust (66), E Patterson (8), A Cunningham 2 (5).
2-out RBI - R Sweeney, J Cust, A Cunningham 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Davis 2.
GIDP - J Baisley.
Team LOB - 5.
 Fielding
Outfield assists - R Davis (C Granderson at 1st base).
DP - 2 (J Baisley-D Barton, R Davis-C Pennington-D Barton).
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Granderson cf 4 0 1 0 1 1 2 .301
R. Santiago ss 3 0 0 0 1 2 1 .302
    M. Ordonez ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .321
G. Sheffield dh 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 .224
M. Cabrera 1b 4 1 1 0 0 1 3 .291
M. Joyce rf 2 1 1 0 2 0 1 .260
J. Larish 3b 2 0 0 0 0 2 4 .221
    M. Hessman ph-3b 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .278
    P. Polanco ph-2b 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .307
M. Thames lf 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 .236
R. Raburn 2b-3b 3 0 1 2 1 1 0 .242
B. Inge c 3 0 0 0 1 1 3 .216
 Totals 30 2 5 2 8 10 16  
 Batting
RBI - R Raburn 2 (18).
2-out RBI - R Raburn 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Inge 2, C Granderson 1, J Larish 2.
Team LOB - 9.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (M Hessman-R Raburn-M Cabrera).
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
S. Gallagher 4.0 0 0 0 6 6 0 5.87
J. Blevins 1.0 3 2 2 0 2 0 3.19
S. Casilla (H, 8) 0.2 1 0 0 1 0 0 3.33
A. Embree (H, 18) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.77
H. Street (W, 6-5) 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3.92
J. Devine (H, 8) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.70
B. Ziegler (S, 8) 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.52
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
A. Galarraga (L, 12-6) 4.0 8 5 5 1 4 2 3.58
B. Seay 2.0 0 0 0 0 5 0 3.78
C. Lambert 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 5.84
C. Rapada 1.1 0 0 0 2 0 0 3.93
G. Glover 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 4.94
Pitches-strikes - S Gallagher 88-44; J Blevins 29-21; S Casilla 12-6; A Embree 6-3; H Street 14-6; J Devine 14-9; B Ziegler 7-7; A Galarraga 82-50; B Seay 33-20; C Lambert 10-7; C Rapada 19-9; G Glover 12-8.
Ground balls-fly balls - S Gallagher 2-4; J Blevins 0-1; S Casilla 0-1; A Embree 0-1; H Street 0-3; J Devine 0-1; B Ziegler 1-1; A Galarraga 2-6; B Seay 0-1; C Lambert 0-1; C Rapada 2-2; G Glover 1-0.
Batters faced - S Gallagher 18; J Blevins 6; S Casilla 3; A Embree 1; H Street 4; J Devine 3; B Ziegler 3; A Galarraga 21; B Seay 6; C Lambert 2; C Rapada 5; G Glover 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Scott Barry. 1B--Mike Estabrook. 2B--Gerry Davis. 3B--Bruce Dreckman.
Time: 3:06.
Attendance: 37,194.
Weather: 77 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, swirling.
Game Notes
THE HOME RUNS BY OAKLAND'S RYAN SWEENEY AND JACK CUST IN TH FIRST INNING WERE HIT BACK-TO-BACK.

Updated on Wednesday, Sep 10, 2008 4:21 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Oakland
R. Sweeney Ryan Sweeney
2-3, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Detroit
R. Raburn Ryan Raburn
1-3
2 RBI