Oakland 12, Texas 5
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Texas 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 11 3
Oakland 1 0 0 6 1 0 0 4 X 12 11 1
WP: E. Scribner (2-0)
LP: D. Holland (12-7)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Oakland
- B. Moss doubled to shallow right, S. Drew scored, Y. Cespedes to third
Top 3rd: Texas
- A. Beltre singled to shallow left, I. Kinsler scored, J. Hamilton to second
- M. Young doubled to shallow right, J. Hamilton scored, N. Cruz to third
- D. Murphy singled to right center, N. Cruz and M. Young scored
- G. Soto singled to center, D. Murphy scored, M. Napoli to second
Bot 4th: Oakland
- J. Reddick doubled to deep center, B. Moss scored
- S. Smith singled to center, J. Reddick scored, J. Donaldson to second
- C. Crisp doubled to right, J. Donaldson and S. Smith scored
- Y. Cespedes safe at first on center fielder J. Hamilton's fielding error, C. Crisp and S. Drew scored, Y. Cespedes to second
Bot 5th: Oakland
- D. Norris singled to shallow center, J. Donaldson scored
Bot 8th: Oakland
- D. Norris homered to deep left
- B. Moss singled to shallow right center, C. Crisp and S. Drew scored, Y. Cespedes to third, Y. Cespedes scored, B. Moss to second on right fielder N. Cruz's fielding error
 Texas
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
I. Kinsler 2b 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .256
E. Andrus ss 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 .286
J. Hamilton cf 5 1 1 0 0 0 3 0 2 .285
A. Beltre dh 4 0 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 .321
N. Cruz rf 5 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .260
M. Young 3b 5 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 4 .277
D. Murphy lf 4 1 2 2 0 0 1 0 2 .304
M. Napoli 1b 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 .227
G. Soto c 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 .196
 Totals 39 5 11 5 0 3 8 0 17  
 Batting
2B - N Cruz 2 (45, E Scribner, R Cook); M Young (27, A Griffin).
RBI - A Beltre (102), M Young (67), D Murphy 2 (61), G Soto (25).
2-out RBI - M Young, D Murphy 2, G Soto.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - I Kinsler 1, N Cruz 1, M Young 2, M Napoli 2.
Team LOB - 10.
 Fielding
E - I Kinsler (18, throw); J Hamilton (7, field); N Cruz (4, field).
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
C. Crisp cf 4 2 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 .259
S. Drew ss 4 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .250
Y. Cespedes lf 3 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 .292
B. Moss 1b 4 1 2 3 0 1 1 0 2 .291
J. Reddick rf 5 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 .242
J. Donaldson 3b 5 2 2 0 0 0 3 0 3 .241
S. Smith dh 4 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 .240
G. Kottaras c 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .212
    D. Norris ph-c 3 1 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 .201
C. Pennington 2b 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 .215
 Totals 37 12 11 9 1 5 6 0 11  
 Batting
2B - C Crisp (25, D Holland); B Moss (18, R Dempster); J Reddick (29, R Dempster).
HR - D Norris (7, 8th inning off A Ogando 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - C Crisp 2 (46), B Moss 3 (52), J Reddick (85), S Smith (52), D Norris 2 (34).
2-out RBI - C Crisp 2, D Norris.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Moss 2, J Donaldson 3.
Team LOB - 6.
 Fielding
E - G Kottaras (4, field).
 Texas
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
R. Dempster 3.0 6 5 5 1 3 0 1.43 5.09  
D. Holland (L, 12-7) 2.2 3 3 1 2 0 0 1.22 4.67  
K. Uehara 1.1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.64 1.75  
A. Ogando 0.1 1 4 2 2 0 1 1.00 3.27  
R. Ross 0.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.20 2.22  
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
A.J. Griffin 2.2 7 5 4 2 0 0 1.13 3.06  
E. Scribner (W, 2-0) 3.0 2 0 0 0 2 0 1.19 2.55  
J. Blevins (H, 14) 0.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.07 2.48  
R. Cook (H, 21) 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0.94 2.09  
S. Doolittle (H, 18) 1.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1.08 3.04  
G. Balfour 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.92 2.53  
WP - K Uehara.
Pitches-strikes - R Dempster 63-39; D Holland 50-27; K Uehara 15-11; A Ogando 17-9; R Ross 8-7; A Griffin 70-44; E Scribner 39-30; J Blevins 12-7; R Cook 13-9; S Doolittle 14-8; G Balfour 11-8.
Ground balls-fly balls - R Dempster 4-4; D Holland 6-4; K Uehara 0-1; A Ogando 1-2; R Ross 0-1; A Griffin 6-7; E Scribner 4-1; J Blevins 1-0; R Cook 1-0; S Doolittle 1-0; G Balfour 0-2.
Batters faced - R Dempster 16; D Holland 14; K Uehara 4; A Ogando 5; R Ross 3; A Griffin 18; E Scribner 11; J Blevins 2; R Cook 4; S Doolittle 4; G Balfour 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Gary Cederstrom. 1B--Adrian Johnson. 2B--Lance Barksdale. 3B--Fieldin Culbreth.
Weather: 75 degrees, clear.
Wind: 5 mph, out to right.

Updated on Thursday, Oct 4, 2012 3:15 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Texas
A. Beltre Adrian Beltre
3-4
1 RBI
 Oakland
D. Norris Derek Norris
2-3, 1 HR
2 RBI