Oakland 4, Texas 3, 11 innings
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(75-81)
  Final 11 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 R H E
Oakland 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 11 1
Texas 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 11 1
WP: A. Embree (2-4) S: S. Casilla (2)
LP: L. Mendoza (3-8)
(75-82)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Texas
- M. Bradley hit sacrifice fly to left, G. Duran scored
Top 2nd: Oakland
- C. Pennington singled to center, J. Cust scored, B. Crosby scored on center fielder J. Hamilton's fielding error
Bot 2nd: Texas
- G. Duran singled to left, H. Blalock scored, C. Davis out at home, T. Teagarden to second
Top 3rd: Oakland
- J. Cust doubled to deep left, R. Sweeney scored
Bot 9th: Texas
- H. Blalock homered to deep left center
Top 11th: Oakland
- T. Buck singled to right, C. Pennington scored, J. Baisley to second
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
T. Buck rf-lf 5 0 1 1 1 0 3 .182
A. Cunningham lf 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .271
    C. Gonzalez cf 2 0 0 0 0 1 5 .247
R. Sweeney cf-rf 5 1 2 0 0 3 0 .293
J. Cust dh 4 1 1 1 1 2 1 .230
K. Suzuki c 5 0 0 0 0 0 3 .279
B. Crosby ss 5 1 2 0 0 0 1 .243
C. Pennington 2b 4 1 2 1 1 0 1 .262
D. Barton 1b 4 0 1 0 1 2 2 .215
J. Baisley 3b 4 0 2 0 1 0 3 .280
 Totals 42 4 11 3 5 10 20  
 Batting
2B - B Crosby (39, K Millwood); J Cust (19, K Millwood); C Pennington (4, L Mendoza).
RBI - C Pennington (6), J Cust (73), T Buck (17).
2-out RBI - J Cust.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - K Suzuki 1, T Buck 1, C Gonzalez 2, J Baisley 1.
GIDP - C Gonzalez.
Team LOB - 10.
 Base Running
SB - C Pennington 2 (4, 2nd base off K Millwood/T Teagarden, 2nd base off F Francisco/T Teagarden).
 
 Fielding
E - A Cunningham (2, fly ball).
Outfield assists - A Cunningham (C Davis at Home).
DP - 2 (B Crosby-C Pennington-D Barton, C Pennington-B Crosby-D Barton).
 Texas
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
G. Duran 2b 4 1 2 1 0 1 2 .226
    R. Vazquez ph 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .292
    G. Laird ph-c 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .281
M. Young ss 4 0 1 0 1 0 0 .278
J. Hamilton cf 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 .303
M. Bradley dh 3 0 2 1 1 0 1 .318
M. Byrd lf 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .295
    B. Boggs lf 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .228
H. Blalock 1b 5 2 3 1 0 1 1 .282
N. Cruz rf 5 0 1 0 0 2 3 .309
C. Davis 3b 5 0 1 0 0 1 2 .275
T. Teagarden c 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 .349
    F. Catalanotto ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .275
    J. Arias 2b 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .271
 Totals 41 3 11 3 3 8 21  
 Batting
2B - G Duran (6, G Smith).
3B - F Catalanotto (1, B Ziegler).
HR - H Blalock (9, 9th inning off B Ziegler 0 on, 0 Out).
SF - M Bradley.
RBI - M Bradley (75), G Duran (15), H Blalock (30).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Hamilton 2, G Laird 1.
GIDP - G Duran, C Davis.
Team LOB - 9.
 Fielding
E - J Hamilton (6, bobble).
DP - 2 (H Blalock, L Mendoza-M Young-H Blalock).
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
G. Smith 5.0 6 2 2 2 1 0 4.07
J. Blevins (H, 5) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.72
H. Street (H, 6) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3.73
J. Devine (H, 11) 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0.60
B. Ziegler (BS, 2) 0.2 3 1 1 0 0 1 0.92
A. Embree (W, 2-4) 1.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 4.60
S. Casilla (S, 2) 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 3.22
 Texas
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
K. Millwood 7.0 8 3 2 1 6 0 5.03
J. Wright 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5.23
F. Francisco 1.0 0 0 0 3 1 0 3.23
W. Madrigal 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 4.93
L. Mendoza (L, 3-8) 1.0 2 1 1 1 1 0 8.66
Pitches-strikes - G Smith 97-64; J Blevins 10-6; H Street 18-10; J Devine 19-12; B Ziegler 15-9; A Embree 11-8; S Casilla 22-16; K Millwood 111-75; J Wright 8-6; F Francisco 25-10; W Madrigal 17-11; L Mendoza 23-14.
Ground balls-fly balls - G Smith 6-7; J Blevins 1-1; H Street 0-1; J Devine 0-2; B Ziegler 2-0; A Embree 2-1; S Casilla 1-0; K Millwood 8-6; J Wright 2-0; F Francisco 0-2; W Madrigal 0-2; L Mendoza 2-0.
Batters faced - G Smith 22; J Blevins 3; H Street 3; J Devine 4; B Ziegler 4; A Embree 5; S Casilla 4; K Millwood 29; J Wright 3; F Francisco 6; W Madrigal 4; L Mendoza 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Bill Hohn. 1B--Ron Kulpa. 2B--Dan Iassogna. 3B--Casey Moser.
Ejections: TEXAS' Byrd by Hohn (9th).
Time: 3:56.
Attendance: 14,925.
Weather: 85 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, in from center.
Game Notes
TEXAS OUTFIELDER MARLON BYRD WAS EJECTED BY HOME PLATE UMPIRE BILL HOHN IN THE BOTTOM OF THE EIGHTH INNING FOR ARGUING BALLS AND STRIKES.

Updated on Tuesday, Sep 23, 2008 12:14 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Oakland
C. Pennington Cliff Pennington
2-4
1 RBI
 Texas
H. Blalock Hank Blalock
3-5, 1 HR
1 RBI