Oakland 5, Tampa Bay 4
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Tampa Bay 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 4 2
Oakland 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 2 X 5 8 2
WP: H. Rodriguez (1-0) S: C. Breslow (2)
LP: J. Benoit (0-2)
(61-60)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Tampa Bay
- M. Joyce singled to center, B. Zobrist and C. Crawford scored, C. Pena to third
Top 2nd: Tampa Bay
- J. Jaso hit sacrifice fly to left, B.J. Upton scored, J. Bartlett to third
Bot 3rd: Oakland
- D. Barton singled to right center, C. Pennington and C. Crisp scored
Bot 6th: Oakland
- J. Cust homered to deep center
Top 7th: Tampa Bay
- B. Zobrist homered to left
Bot 8th: Oakland
- R. Davis hit sacrifice fly to deep center, G. Gross scored, K. Kouzmanoff to third
- C. Pennington safe at first on second baseman B. Zobrist's fielding error, K. Kouzmanoff scored, M. Ellis to second
 Tampa Bay
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
J. Jaso c 3 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .271
B. Zobrist 2b 4 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 .258
C. Crawford lf 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 .300
E. Longoria 3b 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .293
C. Pena 1b 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .212
M. Joyce rf 2 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 .223
W. Aybar dh 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 4 .243
B.J. Upton cf 3 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 .242
J. Bartlett ss 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250
 Totals 31 4 4 4 1 4 8 1 9  
 Batting
2B - J Bartlett (20, V Mazzaro).
HR - B Zobrist (7, 7th inning off J Blevins 0 on, 2 Out).
SF - J Jaso.
RBI - J Jaso (37), B Zobrist (53), M Joyce 2 (28).
2-out RBI - B Zobrist, M Joyce 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Crawford 1, W Aybar 1.
Team LOB - 5.
 Base Running
SB - C Crawford (40, 2nd base off V Mazzaro/K Suzuki).
 
 Fielding
E - B Zobrist (2, field); C Pena (5, field).
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
C. Crisp cf 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .286
D. Barton 1b 3 0 1 2 0 1 1 0 2 .274
K. Suzuki c 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 .248
J. Cust dh 3 1 1 1 1 1 2 0 1 .275
    G. Gross pr-dh 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .240
K. Kouzmanoff 3b 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .258
R. Davis lf 3 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 .267
T. Buck rf 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 .179
S. Tolleson 2b 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .353
    M. Ellis ph-2b 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .260
C. Pennington ss 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .263
 Totals 33 5 8 4 1 3 8 2 14  
 Batting
2B - C Pennington (22, J Hellickson).
HR - J Cust (9, 6th inning off J Hellickson 0 on, 0 Out).
SF - R Davis.
RBI - D Barton 2 (42), J Cust (32), R Davis (39).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Crisp 1, K Suzuki 1.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
SB - C Crisp (20, 2nd base off J Hellickson/J Jaso), C Pennington (20, 3rd base off J Hellickson/J Jaso).
 
 Fielding
E - S Tolleson (1, field); V Mazzaro (2, throw).
 Tampa Bay
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
J. Hellickson 6.1 7 3 3 1 7 1 0.76 2.05  
R. Choate (H, 12) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.36 4.91  
J. Benoit (L, 0-2; BS, 2) 1.0 1 2 1 2 1 0 0.67 1.40  
L. Cormier 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.71 4.18  
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
V. Mazzaro 6.1 3 3 1 4 5 0 1.38 3.56  
J. Blevins 0.2 1 1 1 0 0 1 1.54 4.02  
H. Rodriguez (W, 1-0) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.30 3.52  
C. Breslow (S, 2) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.10 3.13  
Pitches-strikes - J Hellickson 104-69; R Choate 3-1; J Benoit 37-22; L Cormier 5-4; V Mazzaro 105-61; J Blevins 11-8; H Rodriguez 11-8; C Breslow 17-10.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Hellickson 6-9; R Choate 0-1; J Benoit 0-2; L Cormier 2-0; V Mazzaro 7-9; J Blevins 2-1; H Rodriguez 0-2; C Breslow 1-0.
Batters faced - J Hellickson 28; R Choate 1; J Benoit 6; L Cormier 2; V Mazzaro 27; J Blevins 3; H Rodriguez 3; C Breslow 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Wally Bell. 1B--John Hirschbeck. 2B--James Hoye. 3B--Laz Diaz.

Updated on Saturday, Aug 21, 2010 4:07 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Tampa Bay
B. Zobrist Ben Zobrist
1-4, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Oakland
J. Cust Jack Cust
1-3, 1 HR
1 RBI