Oakland 7, Texas 4
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(73-77)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Texas 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 4 8 1
Oakland 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 3 X 7 8 0
WP: J. Devine (6-1) S: B. Ziegler (9)
LP: W. Madrigal (0-2)
(69-80)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Oakland
- J. Cust singled to left center, C. Pennington scored, R. Sweeney to second
Bot 2nd: Oakland
- C. Pennington singled to left, J. Hannahan scored, R. Davis to third
Top 3rd: Texas
- M. Young and J. Arias scored, M. Byrd to third
Top 5th: Texas
- N. Cruz doubled to deep left, M. Byrd scored
Bot 6th: Oakland
- R. Sweeney singled to right, J. Hannahan and R. Davis scored, C. Pennington to third
Top 7th: Texas
- N. Cruz singled to left, M. Young scored
Bot 8th: Oakland
- A. Cunningham homered to deep left, C. Pennington and R. Sweeney scored
 Texas
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Arias 2b 5 1 1 0 0 0 3 .247
M. Young ss 3 2 1 0 2 0 0 .279
J. Hamilton cf 5 0 0 0 0 4 4 .304
M. Byrd lf 3 1 2 0 2 0 0 .298
N. Cruz rf 5 0 3 4 0 0 3 .328
H. Blalock 1b 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .261
G. Laird dh 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 .286
    B. Boggs ph-dh 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 .232
C. Davis 3b 4 0 0 0 0 4 1 .271
T. Teagarden c 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 .344
 Totals 35 4 8 4 5 12 16  
 Batting
2B - N Cruz 2 (6, D Eveland 2); M Byrd (25, B Ziegler).
RBI - N Cruz 4 (17).
2-out RBI - N Cruz 4.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - H Blalock 3, N Cruz 2.
Team LOB - 10.
 Base Running
SB - M Young (10, 2nd base off H Street/K Suzuki).
 
 Fielding
E - M Young (11, throw).
DP - 1 (M Young-J Arias-H Blalock).
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
R. Davis cf 4 1 0 0 0 1 5 .260
C. Pennington 2b 3 2 2 1 2 0 0 .263
R. Sweeney rf 3 1 3 2 1 0 0 .294
J. Cust dh 4 0 1 1 1 2 7 .230
K. Suzuki c 4 0 0 0 1 1 5 .287
A. Cunningham lf 5 1 2 3 0 0 5 .304
B. Crosby ss 5 0 0 0 0 0 4 .243
D. Barton 1b 2 0 0 0 2 1 1 .213
J. Hannahan 3b 1 2 0 0 3 0 0 .217
 Totals 31 7 8 7 10 5 27  
 Batting
HR - A Cunningham (1, 8th inning off W Madrigal 2 on, 2 Out).
RBI - J Cust (69), C Pennington (5), R Sweeney 2 (44), A Cunningham 3 (10).
2-out RBI - C Pennington, A Cunningham 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Cust 2, B Crosby 1, R Davis 2, D Barton 1, A Cunningham 1.
GIDP - J Cust.
Team LOB - 12.
 Texas
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
V. Padilla 5.0 5 2 2 3 4 0 4.75
B. White 0.0 0 2 2 2 0 0 21.60
K. Loe (BS, 1) 2.0 2 0 0 3 0 0 3.25
W. Madrigal (L, 0-2) 1.0 1 3 3 2 1 1 5.23
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
D. Eveland 5.0 4 3 3 4 6 0 4.27
A. Embree 1.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 4.63
H. Street (BS, 7) 0.2 2 1 1 0 1 0 3.95
J. Blevins 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.06
J. Devine (W, 6-1) 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0.66
B. Ziegler (S, 9) 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.50
HBP - R Davis (by V Padilla); R Sweeney (by V Padilla); T Teagarden (by D Eveland).
Pitches-strikes - V Padilla 109-71; B White 11-3; K Loe 39-20; W Madrigal 27-15; D Eveland 94-53; A Embree 19-12; H Street 20-13; J Blevins 1-1; J Devine 15-9; B Ziegler 18-13.
Ground balls-fly balls - V Padilla 5-6; B White 0-0; K Loe 5-1; W Madrigal 0-2; D Eveland 4-5; A Embree 0-1; H Street 1-0; J Blevins 0-1; J Devine 0-1; B Ziegler 1-1.
Batters faced - V Padilla 25; B White 2; K Loe 10; W Madrigal 6; D Eveland 24; A Embree 4; H Street 4; J Blevins 1; J Devine 4; B Ziegler 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Angel Campos. 1B--Mike Everitt. 2B--Mike Dimuro. 3B--Tim Mcclelland.
Ejections: TEXAS' Laird by Campos (4th).
Time: 3:25.
Attendance: 18,551.
Weather: 63 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 8 mph, left to right.
Game Notes
TEXAS DESIGNATED HITTER GERALD LAIRD WAS EJECTED BY HOME PLATE UMPIRE ANGEL CAMPOS IN THE TOP OF THE FOURTH INNING FOR ARGUING BALLS AND STRIKES.

Updated on Sunday, Sep 14, 2008 7:43 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Texas
N. Cruz Nelson Cruz
3-5
4 RBI
 Oakland
A. Cunningham Aaron Cunningham
2-5, 1 HR
3 RBI