Oakland 8, Cleveland 4
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cleveland 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 9 1
Oakland 4 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 X 8 16 1
WP: B. Kilby (1-0) S: M. Wuertz (4)
LP: J. Sowers (6-10)
(70-78)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Oakland
- M. Ellis homered to deep left
- S. Hairston singled to shallow right, K. Suzuki scored, N. Garciaparra to second
- B. Crosby singled to left, N. Garciaparra scored, S. Hairston to second
- C. Pennington singled to third, S. Hairston scored, B. Crosby to third, D. Barton to second
Bot 2nd: Oakland
- M. Ellis scored, K. Suzuki to third, N. Garciaparra to second on wild pitch
- B. Crosby grounded out to shortstop, K. Suzuki scored, N. Garciaparra to third
Top 4th: Cleveland
- K. Shoppach safe at first on third baseman B. Crosby's fielding error, S. Choo and J. Peralta scored, M. LaPorta to third, K. Shoppach to second
- T. Crowe grounded out to third, M. LaPorta scored
Bot 4th: Oakland
- K. Suzuki homered to deep center
Bot 5th: Oakland
- C. Pennington singled to shallow left, D. Barton scored, M. Carson to second
Top 8th: Cleveland
- J. Carroll singled to shallow left, K. Shoppach scored, M. Brantley to second
 Cleveland
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
M. Brantley cf 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 3 .314
J. Carroll 2b 5 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 3 .287
A. Cabrera ss 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 3 .305
S. Choo rf 4 1 1 0 0 1 3 0 3 .302
J. Peralta 3b 4 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 .266
T. Hafner dh 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5 .268
M. LaPorta 1b 4 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 .262
K. Shoppach c 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 .219
T. Crowe lf 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 .230
 Totals 37 4 9 3 0 6 9 0 24  
 Batting
2B - S Choo (35, G Gonzalez).
RBI - J Carroll (25), K Shoppach (37), T Crowe (14).
2-out RBI - J Carroll.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Brantley 1, J Carroll 1, A Cabrera 1, T Hafner 1, M LaPorta 1.
Team LOB - 12.
 Fielding
E - M Brantley (1, field).
DP - 2 (J Carroll-A Cabrera-M LaPorta, A Cabrera-J Carroll-M LaPorta).
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
R. Davis cf 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 4 .315
M. Ellis 2b 4 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 2 .274
K. Suzuki c 4 3 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 .271
N. Garciaparra dh 5 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 .278
S. Hairston lf 5 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 3 .231
B. Crosby 3b 4 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 .227
D. Barton 1b 3 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 2 .243
M. Carson rf 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 5 .286
C. Pennington ss 4 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 .289
 Totals 38 8 16 7 2 3 4 0 18  
 Batting
2B - R Davis (21, R Perez); K Suzuki (34, J Sowers).
HR - M Ellis (9, 1st inning off J Sowers 0 on, 1 Out), K Suzuki (14, 4th inning off T Ohka 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - M Ellis (55), K Suzuki (79), S Hairston (34), B Crosby 2 (29), C Pennington 2 (15).
2-out RBI - C Pennington.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Davis 2, M Ellis 2, D Barton 1, M Carson 1.
GIDP - R Davis, C Pennington.
Team LOB - 9.
 Fielding
E - B Crosby (8, field).
 Cleveland
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
J. Sowers (L, 6-10) 1.0 9 6 6 1 1 1 1.47 4.92  
T. Ohka 4.0 4 2 2 1 0 1 1.33 5.45  
J. Lewis 1.0 1 0 0 1 2 0 1.31 4.27  
R. Perez 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.93 7.33  
K. Wood 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.35 4.24  
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
G. Gonzalez 3.2 2 3 1 5 3 0 1.81 6.15  
B. Kilby (W, 1-0) 1.2 1 0 0 0 3 0 0.48 0.00  
J. Gray 0.2 3 0 0 0 0 0 1.10 1.71  
J. Blevins 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.22 5.11  
B. Ziegler 0.2 3 1 1 0 0 0 1.54 3.15  
M. Wuertz (S, 4) 1.1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0.99 2.80  
WP - T Ohka.
Pitches-strikes - J Sowers 45-27; T Ohka 58-36; J Lewis 27-16; R Perez 14-11; K Wood 7-6; G Gonzalez 83-43; B Kilby 24-18; J Gray 20-12; J Blevins 11-7; B Ziegler 17-11; M Wuertz 23-13.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Sowers 3-3; T Ohka 5-7; J Lewis 1-1; R Perez 3-0; K Wood 0-2; G Gonzalez 8-1; B Kilby 0-2; J Gray 4-0; J Blevins 1-1; B Ziegler 4-0; M Wuertz 1-1.
Batters faced - J Sowers 13; T Ohka 16; J Lewis 5; R Perez 4; K Wood 3; G Gonzalez 19; B Kilby 6; J Gray 5; J Blevins 3; B Ziegler 5; M Wuertz 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Mike Everitt. 1B--Angel Campos. 2B--Gerry Davis. 3B--C.B. Bucknor.

Updated on Sunday, Sep 20, 2009 5:03 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Cleveland
T. Crowe Trevor Crowe
2-4
1 RBI
 Oakland
K. Suzuki Kurt Suzuki
3-4, 1 HR
1 RBI