Oakland 12, Detroit 4
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oakland 0 0 1 0 1 4 0 0 6 12 12 0
Detroit 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 4 11 1
WP: P. Neshek (2-1)
LP: A. Sanchez (3-6)
(79-70)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 2nd: Detroit
- G. Laird singled to shallow left, J. Peralta scored, A. Garcia to third
- A. Jackson hit sacrifice fly to left, A. Garcia scored
Top 3rd: Oakland
- S. Drew grounded into fielder's choice, J. Donaldson to third, C. Pennington out at second, J. Donaldson scored on second baseman O. Infante's fielding error
Top 5th: Oakland
- S. Smith homered to deep right
Bot 5th: Detroit
- P. Fielder doubled to right center, M. Cabrera scored
Top 6th: Oakland
- B. Moss doubled to right, Y. Cespedes scored, B. Moss to third advancing on throw
- J. Donaldson singled to shallow left, B. Moss scored, S. Smith to second
- G. Kottaras tripled to center, S. Smith and J. Donaldson scored
Bot 6th: Detroit
- A. Dirks homered to deep right
Top 9th: Oakland
- Y. Cespedes hit sacrifice fly to center, G. Kottaras scored, C. Pennington to third, J. Reddick to second
- D. Barton walked, C. Pennington scored, J. Reddick to third, B. Moss to second
- S. Smith doubled to shallow right, J. Reddick, B. Moss and D. Barton scored
- J. Donaldson doubled to right, S. Smith scored
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
S. Drew ss 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 .214
J. Reddick cf 4 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .250
Y. Cespedes dh 4 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 .293
B. Moss rf 4 2 1 1 0 1 3 0 0 .262
C. Carter 1b 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 .246
    D. Barton 1b 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 .200
S. Smith lf 4 3 3 4 1 1 0 0 0 .249
J. Donaldson 3b 5 2 3 2 0 0 1 1 1 .244
G. Kottaras c 5 1 2 2 0 0 1 0 2 .224
C. Pennington 2b 3 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 .215
 Totals 38 12 12 11 1 5 12 1 8  
 Batting
2B - B Moss (11, A Sanchez); S Smith (22, D Smyly); J Donaldson (15, L Putkonen).
3B - G Kottaras (1, P Coke).
HR - S Smith (14, 5th inning off A Sanchez 0 on, 0 Out).
SF - Y Cespedes.
RBI - Y Cespedes (73), B Moss (40), D Barton (5), S Smith 4 (50), J Donaldson 2 (26), G Kottaras 2 (18).
2-out RBI - D Barton, S Smith 3, J Donaldson 2, G Kottaras 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - G Kottaras 1, C Pennington 1.
Team LOB - 5.
 Base Running
SB - J Donaldson (4, 2nd base off A Sanchez/G Laird).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (S Drew-C Pennington-C Carter).
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
A. Jackson cf 4 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 .302
O. Infante 2b 4 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 .255
M. Cabrera 3b 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 3 .333
P. Fielder 1b 3 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 .304
D. Young dh 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 .270
J. Peralta ss 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .248
A. Garcia rf 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 .345
A. Dirks lf 3 1 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 .315
G. Laird c 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 .285
 Totals 34 4 11 4 1 3 6 0 12  
 Batting
2B - O Infante 2 (6, T Milone, E Scribner); P Fielder (31, T Milone).
HR - A Dirks (7, 6th inning off J Blevins 0 on, 0 Out).
S - A Dirks.
SF - A Jackson.
RBI - A Jackson (62), P Fielder (101), A Dirks (31), G Laird (8).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Cabrera 2, A Garcia 1.
GIDP - D Young.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
CS - A Garcia (1, 2nd base by T Milone/G Kottaras).
 
 Fielding
E - O Infante (10, field).
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
T. Milone 4.2 9 3 3 3 1 0 1.27 3.86  
P. Neshek (W, 2-1) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.80 0.55  
J. Blevins (H, 13) 0.1 1 1 1 0 0 1 1.07 2.61  
R. Cook (H, 17) 1.2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.98 2.38  
S. Doolittle (H, 13) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.11 3.26  
E. Scribner 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.24 3.38  
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
A. Sanchez (L, 3-6) 5.2 6 6 5 2 8 1 1.42 4.55  
P. Coke 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.61 3.61  
A. Alburquerque 2.1 1 0 0 0 4 0 0.90 0.00  
O. Dotel 0.2 2 4 4 2 0 0 1.09 3.76  
D. Smyly 0.0 1 2 2 1 0 0 1.29 4.45  
L. Putkonen 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.08 5.25  
IBB - J Reddick (by O Dotel); B Moss (by O Dotel); S Smith (by A Sanchez).
Pitches-strikes - T Milone 94-54; P Neshek 2-1; J Blevins 13-8; R Cook 21-16; S Doolittle 14-10; E Scribner 16-11; A Sanchez 106-70; P Coke 3-1; A Alburquerque 37-23; O Dotel 20-7; D Smyly 11-4; L Putkonen 4-3.
Ground balls-fly balls - T Milone 5-8; P Neshek 0-1; J Blevins 0-2; R Cook 1-2; S Doolittle 0-1; E Scribner 1-2; A Sanchez 7-4; P Coke 0-0; A Alburquerque 2-1; O Dotel 3-1; D Smyly 0-0; L Putkonen 1-0.
Batters faced - T Milone 24; P Neshek 1; J Blevins 2; R Cook 5; S Doolittle 3; E Scribner 4; A Sanchez 25; P Coke 1; A Alburquerque 8; O Dotel 6; D Smyly 2; L Putkonen 2.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Gary Darling. 1B--Paul Emmel. 2B--Jerry Meals. 3B--Scott Barry.
Weather: 54 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 12 mph, right to left.

Updated on Thursday, Sep 20, 2012 4:43 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Oakland
S. Smith Seth Smith
3-4, 1 HR
4 RBI
 Detroit
A. Dirks Andy Dirks
2-3, 1 HR
1 RBI