Oakland 4, Tampa Bay 2
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oakland 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 9 0
Tampa Bay 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 4 2
WP: B. McCarthy (7-5) S: G. Balfour (14)
LP: J. Hellickson (8-9)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Oakland
- S. Smith struck out swinging, C. Crisp scored, S. Drew to third on catcher J. Lobaton's throwing error
- C. Carter homered to left, S. Drew scored
Bot 2nd: Tampa Bay
- J. Lobaton hit sacrifice fly to left, L. Scott scored
Top 3rd: Oakland
- S. Smith homered to right
Bot 5th: Tampa Bay
- D. Jennings homered to deep left center
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
C. Crisp cf 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .257
S. Drew ss 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 .235
Y. Cespedes lf 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .296
S. Smith dh 4 1 1 1 1 0 2 0 2 .241
C. Carter 1b 4 1 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 .259
J. Reddick rf 4 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .252
J. Donaldson 3b 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 .225
G. Kottaras c 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .154
    D. Norris ph-c 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .206
C. Pennington 2b 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 .198
 Totals 35 4 9 3 2 0 10 1 15  
 Batting
2B - C Crisp 2 (17, J Hellickson, J Howell); J Reddick (23, J McGee).
HR - S Smith (12, 3rd inning off J Hellickson 0 on, 0 Out), C Carter (11, 1st inning off J Hellickson 1 on, 2 Out).
RBI - S Smith (40), C Carter 2 (26).
2-out RBI - C Carter 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - G Kottaras 1, C Pennington 2.
GIDP - J Donaldson.
Team LOB - 5.
 Base Running
SB - C Crisp (29, 4th base off J Hellickson/J Lobaton).
CS - C Crisp (4, 3rd base by J Howell/J Lobaton).
 Tampa Bay
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
D. Jennings lf 4 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 2 .244
S. Fuld cf-rf 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 .298
M. Joyce rf 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 .256
    B.J. Upton ph-cf 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .246
E. Longoria 3b 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 .292
B. Zobrist ss 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .263
L. Scott dh 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .229
C. Pena 1b 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .190
R. Roberts 2b 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .228
J. Lobaton c 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .233
 Totals 30 2 4 2 1 2 10 1 9  
 Batting
2B - B Zobrist (32, B McCarthy).
HR - D Jennings (10, 5th inning off B McCarthy 0 on, 1 Out).
SF - J Lobaton.
RBI - D Jennings (38), J Lobaton (19).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - S Fuld 1, B Zobrist 1, C Pena 1.
Team LOB - 5.
 Base Running
SB - S Fuld (5, 2nd base off B McCarthy/G Kottaras).
 
 Fielding
E - E Longoria (7, field); J Lobaton (4, throw).
DP - 1 (B Zobrist-R Roberts-C Pena).
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
B. McCarthy (W, 7-5) 7.0 4 2 2 2 7 1 1.24 3.12  
S. Doolittle (H, 9) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.19 3.38  
G. Balfour (S, 14) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.94 2.58  
 Tampa Bay
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
J. Hellickson (L, 8-9) 5.0 6 4 4 0 5 2 1.28 3.42  
B. Badenhop 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.28 3.17  
J.P. Howell 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.05 2.56  
K. Farnsworth 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.12 3.18  
J. McGee 1.0 1 0 0 0 3 0 0.96 2.27  
HBP - C Pena (by B McCarthy); J Donaldson (by J Hellickson).
Pitches-strikes - B McCarthy 107-68; S Doolittle 11-9; G Balfour 7-6; J Hellickson 97-60; B Badenhop 9-6; J Howell 18-10; K Farnsworth 10-9; J McGee 27-17.
Ground balls-fly balls - B McCarthy 7-5; S Doolittle 0-1; G Balfour 1-1; J Hellickson 6-8; B Badenhop 1-1; J Howell 0-1; K Farnsworth 1-1; J McGee 1-0.
Batters faced - B McCarthy 28; S Doolittle 3; G Balfour 3; J Hellickson 22; B Badenhop 3; J Howell 3; K Farnsworth 3; J McGee 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Marty Foster. 1B--Jeff Kellogg. 2B--Vic Carapazza. 3B--Eric Cooper.
Weather: 72 degrees, dome or roof closed.
Wind: -1 mph, no wind direction.

Updated on Sunday, Aug 26, 2012 3:11 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Oakland
C. Carter Chris Carter
1-4, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Tampa Bay
D. Jennings Desmond Jennings
1-4, 1 HR
1 RBI