Oakland 20, Boston 2
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(62-71)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Boston 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 9 1
Oakland 0 4 2 0 2 1 9 2 X 20 19 0
WP: B. McCarthy (8-5)
LP: A. Cook (3-8)
(74-57)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 2nd: Oakland
- B. Moss doubled to deep left center, Y. Cespedes scored
- J. Gomes singled to shallow right center, B. Moss scored
- J. Donaldson homered to deep left center, J. Gomes scored
Bot 3rd: Oakland
- B. Moss doubled to shallow left, J. Reddick scored
- J. Gomes singled to center, B. Moss scored
Top 4th: Boston
- J. Saltalamacchia homered to deep right
Bot 5th: Oakland
- B. Moss homered to deep right, Y. Cespedes scored
Bot 6th: Oakland
- G. Kottaras homered to deep right
Top 7th: Boston
- M. Gomez grounded out to third, P. Ciriaco scored
Bot 7th: Oakland
- J. Donaldson safe at first on third baseman M. Gomez's fielding error, Y. Cespedes scored, B. Moss to third, J. Gomes to second
- G. Kottaras singled to right, B. Moss and J. Gomes scored, J. Donaldson to third
- C. Pennington doubled to right, A. Rosales scored, G. Kottaras to third
- S. Drew singled to left, G. Kottaras scored, C. Pennington to third, C. Crisp to second
- J. Reddick homered to deep right, C. Pennington, C. Crisp and S. Drew scored
Bot 8th: Oakland
- G. Kottaras homered to deep right center, A. Rosales scored
 Boston
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
S. Podsednik lf 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .354
    M. Gomez ph-3b 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 .321
D. Pedroia 2b 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .284
J. Ellsbury cf 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .267
C. Ross rf 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 .278
J. Loney 1b 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 .381
J. Saltalamacchia c 4 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 4 .230
M. Aviles dh 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .259
P. Ciriaco 3b-lf 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333
J. Iglesias ss 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000
 Totals 34 2 9 2 1 1 1 0 14  
 Batting
HR - J Saltalamacchia (23, 4th inning off B McCarthy 0 on, 2 Out).
RBI - M Gomez (7), J Saltalamacchia (53).
2-out RBI - J Saltalamacchia.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Pedroia 1, C Ross 1, J Saltalamacchia 2, J Iglesias 2.
GIDP - J Ellsbury, J Loney.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
E - M Gomez (5, field).
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
C. Crisp cf 5 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .255
S. Drew ss 6 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 .211
J. Reddick rf 5 2 2 4 1 0 0 0 0 .262
Y. Cespedes lf 4 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .302
B. Moss 1b 5 4 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 .254
J. Gomes dh 4 2 2 2 0 1 1 0 0 .252
J. Donaldson 3b 4 1 1 3 1 0 0 0 1 .228
    A. Rosales pr-3b 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .242
G. Kottaras c 5 3 3 5 2 0 1 0 0 .229
C. Pennington 2b 5 1 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 .204
 Totals 44 20 19 20 5 2 4 0 4  
 Batting
2B - J Reddick (25, A Cook); B Moss 2 (9, A Cook 2); A Rosales (3, V Padilla); C Pennington (16, M Melancon).
HR - J Reddick (28, 7th inning off M Melancon 3 on, 1 Out), B Moss (15, 5th inning off A Aceves 1 on, 2 Out), J Donaldson (5, 2nd inning off A Cook 1 on, 0 Out), G Kottaras 2 (3, 6th inning off D Bard 0 on, 1 Out, 8th inning off V Padilla 1 on, 1 Out).
RBI - S Drew (2), J Reddick 4 (73), B Moss 4 (34), J Gomes 2 (39), J Donaldson 3 (21), G Kottaras 5 (11), C Pennington (21).
2-out RBI - B Moss 3, J Gomes.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - S Drew 1.
Team LOB - 3.
 Fielding
DP - 2 (B Moss-S Drew, S Drew-B Moss).
 Boston
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
A. Cook (L, 3-8) 2.2 7 6 6 0 0 1 1.36 5.35  
J. Tazawa 1.1 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.21 1.72  
A. Aceves 1.0 1 2 2 0 1 1 1.25 4.81  
D. Bard 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 1 1.62 5.30  
C. Breslow 0.1 3 5 4 1 0 0 1.36 4.91  
M. Melancon 0.2 3 4 4 1 1 1 1.49 7.71  
V. Padilla 1.0 3 2 2 0 0 1 1.42 4.47  
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
B. McCarthy (W, 8-5) 6.1 8 2 2 0 1 1 1.24 3.10  
P. Figueroa 1.2 1 0 0 1 0 0 1.26 1.08  
E. Scribner 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.12 2.82  
WP - P Figueroa.
HBP - Y Cespedes (by A Aceves); J Iglesias (by B McCarthy).
Pitches-strikes - A Cook 37-29; J Tazawa 11-8; A Aceves 23-12; D Bard 18-10; C Breslow 23-12; M Melancon 29-16; V Padilla 17-10; B McCarthy 103-72; P Figueroa 28-17; E Scribner 10-10.
Ground balls-fly balls - A Cook 2-7; J Tazawa 1-1; A Aceves 1-1; D Bard 1-2; C Breslow 3-1; M Melancon 0-2; V Padilla 0-3; B McCarthy 8-9; P Figueroa 5-0; E Scribner 2-1.
Batters faced - A Cook 15; J Tazawa 4; A Aceves 5; D Bard 5; C Breslow 6; M Melancon 6; V Padilla 6; B McCarthy 27; P Figueroa 6; E Scribner 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Greg Gibson. 1B--Phil Cuzzi. 2B--Gerry Davis. 3B--Manny Gonzalez.
Weather: 59 degrees, overcast.
Wind: 16 mph, out to right.

Updated on Saturday, Sep 1, 2012 4:01 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Boston
J. Saltalamacchia Jarrod Saltalamacchia
1-4, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Oakland
B. Moss Brandon Moss
4-5, 1 HR
4 RBI