Texas 5, Oakland 4
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(86-67)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oakland 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 8 2
Texas 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 5 9 0
WP: J. Nathan (3-4)
LP: T. Ross (2-11)
(91-62)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: Oakland
- J. Donaldson homered to deep left, B. Moss scored
Bot 2nd: Texas
- M. Moreland singled to shallow left center, M. Young scored, D. Murphy to third
Top 3rd: Oakland
- Y. Cespedes homered to deep left
Bot 5th: Texas
- J. Hamilton homered to deep right center
Top 6th: Oakland
- C. Pennington singled to left, B. Moss scored, D. Norris to second
Bot 7th: Texas
- A. Beltre homered to deep right, J. Hamilton scored
Bot 9th: Texas
- A. Beltre singled to center, C. Gentry scored, I. Kinsler to third, J. Hamilton to second
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
S. Drew ss 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 3 .248
J. Gomes dh 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 .254
    S. Smith ph-dh 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 .245
Y. Cespedes cf 4 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .290
C. Carter 1b 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 .244
    D. Barton 1b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200
B. Moss lf 2 2 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 .275
J. Donaldson 3b 4 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 3 .243
J. Reddick rf 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .242
D. Norris c 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .186
C. Pennington 2b 4 0 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 .222
 Totals 34 4 8 4 2 4 11 0 11  
 Batting
2B - B Moss (13, R Ross); C Pennington (18, R Oswalt).
HR - Y Cespedes (21, 3rd inning off D Holland 0 on, 2 Out), J Donaldson (8, 2nd inning off D Holland 1 on, 0 Out).
RBI - Y Cespedes (77), J Donaldson 2 (28), C Pennington (28).
2-out RBI - Y Cespedes, C Pennington.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - S Drew 3, C Carter 1, J Donaldson 1.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
CS - S Drew (1, 2nd base by J Nathan/M Napoli).
 
 Fielding
E - C Carter (6, field); J Donaldson (12, throw).
 Texas
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
I. Kinsler 2b 4 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 2 .263
E. Andrus ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 4 .287
J. Hamilton cf 3 2 1 1 1 2 1 0 0 .287
A. Beltre 3b 5 1 3 3 1 0 1 0 1 .316
N. Cruz rf 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .259
M. Young dh 2 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 .275
D. Murphy lf 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .311
M. Napoli c 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 .229
M. Moreland 1b 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .279
    C. Gentry pr 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .309
 Totals 34 5 9 5 2 4 9 0 12  
 Batting
2B - A Beltre (31, D Straily); N Cruz (41, D Straily).
HR - J Hamilton (43, 5th inning off D Straily 0 on, 1 Out), A Beltre (35, 7th inning off P Neshek 1 on, 2 Out).
S - E Andrus.
RBI - J Hamilton (124), A Beltre 3 (98), M Moreland (49).
2-out RBI - A Beltre 2, M Moreland.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - I Kinsler 2, E Andrus 2, A Beltre 1, M Young 1.
Team LOB - 10.
 Base Running
Picked Off - A Beltre (2nd base, D Norris).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (M Napoli-E Andrus).
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
D. Straily 6.2 5 2 1 2 8 1 1.29 3.60  
J. Blevins 0.0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1.10 2.66  
P. Neshek (BS, 2) 0.1 1 1 1 0 0 1 0.85 1.53  
R. Cook 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.95 2.23  
T. Ross (L, 2-11) 0.1 3 1 1 1 0 0 1.81 6.50  
 Texas
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
D. Holland 3.0 4 3 3 2 4 2 1.17 4.50  
R. Oswalt 2.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1.54 6.07  
R. Ross 1.0 3 1 1 0 0 0 1.17 1.86  
K. Uehara 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.73 2.08  
M. Adams 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1.35 2.79  
J. Nathan (W, 3-4) 1.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1.03 2.64  
IBB - J Hamilton (by T Ross).
BALK - R Ross.
HBP - M Young (by D Straily).
Pitches-strikes - D Straily 99-59; J Blevins 6-2; P Neshek 6-5; R Cook 13-8; T Ross 12-6; D Holland 77-44; R Oswalt 29-23; R Ross 31-23; K Uehara 14-8; M Adams 11-7; J Nathan 18-9.
Ground balls-fly balls - D Straily 7-10; J Blevins 0-0; P Neshek 0-2; R Cook 1-1; T Ross 3-0; D Holland 3-4; R Oswalt 3-1; R Ross 3-1; K Uehara 0-1; M Adams 1-1; J Nathan 0-0.
Batters faced - D Straily 29; J Blevins 1; P Neshek 2; R Cook 3; T Ross 5; D Holland 15; R Oswalt 7; R Ross 6; K Uehara 3; M Adams 4; J Nathan 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Ron Kulpa. 1B--Wally Bell. 2B--Jim Wolf. 3B--Paul Emmel.
Weather: 91 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 15 mph, in from right.

Updated on Monday, Sep 24, 2012 11:37 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Oakland
J. Donaldson Josh Donaldson
1-4, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Texas
A. Beltre Adrian Beltre
3-5, 1 HR
3 RBI