Oakland 5, NY Yankees 4
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(86-66)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oakland 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 5 8 2
NY Yankees 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 10 3
WP: J. Blevins (5-1) S: G. Balfour (20)
LP: H. Kuroda (14-11)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Oakland
- S. Drew scored, B. Moss to third, J. Gomes to second on wild pitch
Top 2nd: Oakland
- C. Pennington homered to deep right, J. Donaldson scored
Bot 4th: NY Yankees
- N. Swisher homered to deep right, R. Cano scored
- R. Ibanez doubled to right, C. Granderson scored, R. Martin to third
- E. Nunez grounded out to second, R. Martin scored, R. Ibanez to third
Top 5th: Oakland
- Y. Cespedes singled to shallow right center, C. Pennington scored, S. Drew to third
Top 6th: Oakland
- C. Pennington singled to shallow left, J. Donaldson scored, C. Pennington to third on C. Rapada's throwing error
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
S. Drew ss 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 .248
S. Smith lf 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 .246
    J. Weeks ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .221
    D. Barton 1b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200
Y. Cespedes cf 5 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 .290
B. Moss 1b-lf 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 3 .273
J. Gomes dh 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 3 .257
J. Reddick rf 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .243
J. Donaldson 3b 4 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .243
G. Kottaras c 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .216
C. Pennington 2b 4 2 3 3 1 0 0 0 1 .219
 Totals 35 5 8 4 1 4 8 0 18  
 Batting
2B - B Moss (12, H Kuroda).
HR - C Pennington (6, 2nd inning off H Kuroda 1 on, 1 Out).
RBI - Y Cespedes (76), C Pennington 3 (27).
2-out RBI - C Pennington.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - S Drew 1, J Gomes 1, J Reddick 3.
GIDP - J Gomes.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
E - S Smith (2, field); S Doolittle (2, throw).
DP - 1 (S Drew-C Pennington-B Moss).
 NY Yankees
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
D. Jeter dh 4 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 2 .322
I. Suzuki lf 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 4 .283
A. Rodriguez 3b 5 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 2 .275
R. Cano 2b 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 1 .295
N. Swisher 1b 3 1 2 2 1 1 1 0 2 .262
C. Granderson cf 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 4 .230
R. Martin c 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 .205
    C. Dickerson pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
    C. Stewart c 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .243
R. Ibanez rf 4 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 .231
E. Nunez ss 4 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 .262
 Totals 36 4 10 4 1 4 9 1 19  
 Batting
2B - R Ibanez (18, A Griffin).
HR - N Swisher (22, 4th inning off A Griffin 1 on, 1 Out).
RBI - N Swisher 2 (85), R Ibanez (57), E Nunez (9).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Jeter 2, I Suzuki 1, C Granderson 1.
GIDP - R Martin.
Team LOB - 9.
 Base Running
SB - I Suzuki (27, 2nd base off A Griffin/G Kottaras).
 
 Fielding
E - E Nunez (7, field, throw); C Rapada (3, throw).
DP - 2 (E Nunez-R Cano-N Swisher, A Rodriguez-N Swisher).
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
A.J. Griffin 4.1 7 4 4 3 4 1 1.05 2.80  
J. Blevins (W, 5-1) 1.1 1 0 0 0 2 0 1.08 2.51  
R. Cook (H, 18) 1.1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0.96 2.26  
S. Doolittle (H, 14) 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1.13 3.32  
G. Balfour (S, 20) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.00 2.75  
 NY Yankees
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
H. Kuroda (L, 14-11) 5.2 7 5 4 3 5 1 1.13 3.34  
C. Rapada 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.22 2.87  
D. Phelps 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1.21 3.21  
B. Logan 1.1 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.32 3.69  
C. Eppley 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.38 3.53  
WP - H Kuroda 2.
Pitches-strikes - A Griffin 103-67; J Blevins 22-16; R Cook 20-15; S Doolittle 18-13; G Balfour 12-8; H Kuroda 102-62; C Rapada 11-6; D Phelps 27-17; B Logan 11-8; C Eppley 2-2.
Ground balls-fly balls - A Griffin 6-5; J Blevins 0-2; R Cook 4-1; S Doolittle 1-1; G Balfour 0-2; H Kuroda 12-5; C Rapada 0-1; D Phelps 4-1; B Logan 0-0; C Eppley 1-0.
Batters faced - A Griffin 22; J Blevins 5; R Cook 6; S Doolittle 4; G Balfour 3; H Kuroda 27; C Rapada 2; D Phelps 6; B Logan 3; C Eppley 1.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Mike Estabrook. 1B--Larry Vanover. 2B--Dan Bellino. 3B--Fieldin Culbreth.
Weather: 67 degrees, clear.
Wind: 11 mph, left to right.

Updated on Monday, Sep 24, 2012 3:17 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Oakland
C. Pennington Cliff Pennington
3-4, 1 HR
3 RBI
 NY Yankees
N. Swisher Nick Swisher
2-3, 1 HR
2 RBI