Oakland 8, Cleveland 4
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(72-57)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oakland 0 0 0 3 0 1 2 0 2 8 15 1
Cleveland 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 4 7 1
WP: T. Blackley (5-3) S: R. Cook (13)
LP: C. Kluber (0-3)
(55-75)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 3rd: Cleveland
- J. Donald homered to deep right center
- J. Kipnis grounded out to second, E. Carrera scored
Top 4th: Oakland
- J. Donaldson homered to deep left, Y. Cespedes and C. Carter scored
Top 6th: Oakland
- D. Norris grounded out to first, J. Reddick scored, J. Donaldson to second
Top 7th: Oakland
- S. Smith doubled to center, C. Crisp scored
- C. Carter singled to left, S. Smith scored
Bot 8th: Cleveland
- B. Lillibridge hit sacrifice fly to center, S. Choo scored
- C. Kotchman grounded out to second, L. Marson scored, M. Brantley to third
Top 9th: Oakland
- Y. Cespedes singled to pitcher, S. Drew scored, Y. Cespedes to second advancing on throw
- J. Reddick doubled to right, Y. Cespedes scored
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
C. Crisp cf 5 1 2 0 0 0 2 1 0 .256
S. Drew ss 5 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 .214
Y. Cespedes lf 5 2 3 1 0 0 1 0 1 .298
S. Smith dh 5 1 1 1 0 0 3 0 2 .243
C. Carter 1b 5 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 .274
J. Reddick rf 5 1 3 1 0 0 2 0 2 .257
J. Donaldson 3b 5 1 2 3 1 0 2 0 3 .226
D. Norris c 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .197
C. Pennington 2b 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 .194
 Totals 43 8 15 8 1 0 12 1 16  
 Batting
2B - C Crisp (18, C Allen); S Drew (2, V Pestano); Y Cespedes (20, C Kluber); S Smith (17, C Allen); C Carter (11, C Kluber); J Reddick (24, V Pestano); D Norris (7, C Kluber).
HR - J Donaldson (3, 4th inning off C Kluber 2 on, 2 Out).
RBI - Y Cespedes (63), S Smith (42), C Carter (30), J Reddick (66), J Donaldson 3 (17), D Norris (23).
2-out RBI - S Smith, C Carter, J Reddick, J Donaldson 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - S Drew 2, S Smith 1, J Donaldson 2, C Pennington 2.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
SB - C Crisp (29, 2nd base off C Kluber/C Santana).
 
 Fielding
E - J Donaldson (8, field).
 Cleveland
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
J. Kipnis dh 5 0 0 1 0 0 3 0 3 .253
A. Cabrera ss 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .274
    J. Hannahan 3b 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 .222
S. Choo rf 3 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 .277
C. Santana c 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .244
    L. Marson c 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .235
M. Brantley cf 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .287
B. Lillibridge 3b-ss 3 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 .185
M. LaPorta 1b 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .130
    C. Kotchman ph-1b 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .235
J. Donald 2b 4 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 2 .215
E. Carrera lf 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 .308
 Totals 34 4 7 4 1 3 8 0 15  
 Batting
2B - E Carrera (3, R Cook).
3B - E Carrera (3, T Blackley).
HR - J Donald (2, 3rd inning off T Blackley 0 on, 0 Out).
SF - B Lillibridge.
RBI - J Kipnis (63), B Lillibridge (8), C Kotchman (45), J Donald (8).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Hannahan 1, S Choo 1, J Donald 1.
Team LOB - 8.
 Fielding
E - J Donald (5, field).
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
T. Blackley (W, 5-3) 5.2 3 2 2 2 5 1 1.09 3.52  
P. Neshek (H, 2) 0.1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0.84 1.12  
S. Doolittle (H, 10) 1.1 1 2 0 1 0 0 1.21 3.38  
J. Blevins (H, 10) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.09 2.56  
R. Cook (S, 13) 1.1 1 0 0 0 2 0 1.01 2.45  
 Cleveland
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
C. Kluber (L, 0-3) 6.0 8 4 3 0 7 1 1.65 5.32  
C. Allen 1.0 4 2 2 0 3 0 1.25 1.08  
J. Gomez 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.36 5.18  
V. Pestano 1.0 3 2 2 0 1 0 1.03 1.79  
WP - J Blevins.
HBP - M LaPorta (by T Blackley).
Pitches-strikes - T Blackley 92-56; P Neshek 12-11; S Doolittle 30-17; J Blevins 4-2; R Cook 22-15; C Kluber 98-62; C Allen 27-19; J Gomez 16-10; V Pestano 25-17.
Ground balls-fly balls - T Blackley 8-5; P Neshek 1-0; S Doolittle 2-3; J Blevins 1-0; R Cook 2-1; C Kluber 8-8; C Allen 1-0; J Gomez 2-0; V Pestano 2-2.
Batters faced - T Blackley 23; P Neshek 3; S Doolittle 7; J Blevins 1; R Cook 5; C Kluber 27; C Allen 7; J Gomez 3; V Pestano 6.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Gary Darling. 1B--Paul Emmel. 2B--Scott Barry. 3B--Jerry Meals.
Weather: 71 degrees, clear.
Wind: 7 mph, in from center.

Updated on Thursday, Aug 30, 2012 3:11 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Oakland
J. Donaldson Josh Donaldson
2-5, 1 HR
3 RBI
 Cleveland
J. Donald Jason Donald
2-4, 1 HR
1 RBI