Texas 6, Oakland 4
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(75-82)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oakland 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 6 1
Texas 0 1 2 0 0 0 3 0 X 6 13 0
WP: J. Wright (8-7) S: F. Francisco (5)
LP: A. Embree (2-5)
(76-82)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: Oakland
- J. Cust homered to deep right
Bot 2nd: Texas
- T. Metcalf hit sacrifice fly to deep center, H. Blalock scored
Top 3rd: Oakland
- T. Buck homered to deep right, J. Baisley scored
Bot 3rd: Texas
- M. Bradley singled to deep center, M. Young scored, J. Hamilton to third, M. Bradley out at second
- M. Byrd singled to shallow right, J. Hamilton scored
Top 7th: Oakland
- C. Pennington grounded into fielder's choice, D. Barton scored, R. Bowen to third, T. Buck out at second
Bot 7th: Texas
- M. Byrd singled to left center, M. Bradley scored
- H. Blalock homered to deep right, M. Byrd scored
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
T. Buck lf 3 1 2 2 1 1 0 .193
C. Pennington 2b 4 0 0 1 0 0 3 .250
R. Sweeney rf 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .290
J. Cust dh 3 1 1 1 1 1 0 .231
B. Crosby ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .242
C. Gonzalez cf 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .243
D. Barton 1b 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 .215
J. Baisley 3b 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 .310
R. Bowen c 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 .172
    A. Cunningham ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .268
 Totals 32 4 6 4 3 6 12  
 Batting
2B - J Baisley (1, D Nippert).
HR - J Cust (31, 2nd inning off D Nippert 0 on, 0 Out), T Buck (5, 3rd inning off D Nippert 1 on, 1 Out).
S - R Bowen.
RBI - J Cust (74), T Buck 2 (19), C Pennington (7).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Sweeney 2.
Team LOB - 5.
 Fielding
E - R Bowen (2, dropped foul ball).
Outfield assists - C Gonzalez (M Bradley at 2nd base), T Buck (J Arias at 3rd base).
PB - R Bowen.
DP - 1 (B Crosby-C Pennington-D Barton).
 Texas
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Arias 2b 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .270
    G. Duran 2b 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .224
M. Young ss 4 1 2 0 0 1 0 .280
J. Hamilton cf 4 1 1 0 0 2 1 .303
M. Bradley dh 3 1 3 1 0 0 0 .323
M. Byrd lf 4 1 2 2 0 0 3 .297
H. Blalock 1b 3 2 2 2 1 0 0 .286
N. Cruz rf 4 0 2 0 0 2 2 .316
G. Laird c 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 .278
T. Metcalf 3b 3 0 0 1 0 0 4 .216
 Totals 33 6 13 6 2 6 14  
 Batting
2B - H Blalock (17, J Outman); J Arias (6, J Outman); N Cruz (7, J Outman).
HR - H Blalock (10, 7th inning off A Embree 1 on, 2 Out).
SF - T Metcalf.
RBI - T Metcalf (12), M Bradley (76), M Byrd 2 (51), H Blalock 2 (32).
2-out RBI - M Byrd, H Blalock 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Byrd 1, J Arias 1, T Metcalf 2.
GIDP - M Byrd.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
SB - M Bradley (5, 2nd base off A Embree/R Bowen), M Byrd (7, 2nd base off A Embree/R Bowen).
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Outman 6.0 10 3 3 2 4 0 4.58
A. Embree (L, 2-5; BS, 5) 1.0 3 3 3 0 2 1 4.96
G. Gonzalez 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8.42
 Texas
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
D. Nippert 6.1 6 4 4 3 4 2 6.40
J. Wright (W, 8-7) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.18
W. Madrigal (H, 3) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.79
F. Francisco (S, 5) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.18
HBP - M Bradley (by J Outman).
Pitches-strikes - J Outman 90-53; A Embree 23-15; G Gonzalez 12-6; D Nippert 101-63; J Wright 8-5; W Madrigal 11-8; F Francisco 9-7.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Outman 5-7; A Embree 1-0; G Gonzalez 1-2; D Nippert 5-10; J Wright 2-0; W Madrigal 1-1; F Francisco 0-2.
Batters faced - J Outman 28; A Embree 6; G Gonzalez 3; D Nippert 28; J Wright 2; W Madrigal 3; F Francisco 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Ron Kulpa. 1B--Dale Scott. 2B--Dan Iassogna. 3B--Casey Moser.
Time: 2:34.
Attendance: 18,408.
Weather: 84 degrees, clear.
Wind: 14 mph, in from right.

Updated on Tuesday, Sep 23, 2008 10:47 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Oakland
T. Buck Travis Buck
2-3, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Texas
H. Blalock Hank Blalock
2-3, 1 HR
2 RBI