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Game Story

Everything was going just fine for the Oakland Athletics. ''The circus came to town,'' Josh Donaldson said. Avisail Garcia drove in two runs with a bases-loaded single in the eighth inning, and the Chicago White Sox beat the struggling Athletics 2-1 on Wednesday night. Oakland was in line for the...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oak 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 2
CWS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 X 2 8 0

Scoring Summary

Top 4th: Oakland
Adam Dunn singled to left center, Coco Crisp scored
OAK 1 - CWS 0
Bottom 8th: Chi White Sox
Avisail García singled to shallow center, Leury García and Adam Eaton scored, Conor Gillaspie to third
OAK 1 - CWS 2

Pitching Details

Batting

Oakland

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Coco CrispCF 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .259
Sam FuldLF 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .248
Josh Donaldson3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .257
Adam DunnDH 3 0 1 1 0 1 2 0 0 .225
Josh ReddickRF 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .247
Derek NorrisC 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 .277
Brandon Moss1B 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .237
Nate FreimanPH-1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .222
Jed LowrieSS 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .247
Eric Sogard2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .220
Totals 30 1 5 1 0 3 7 0 9
Batting
2B - J Donaldson (28, C Bassitt)
RBI - A Dunn (60)
2-out RBI - A Dunn
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Reddick 1
GIDP - J Donaldson
Team LOB - 5
Fielding
E - J Donaldson (22, field); N Freiman (3, throw)
DP - 2 (J Samardzija-E Sogard-B Moss, J Lowrie-B Moss)

Chi White Sox

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Adam EatonCF 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .300
Alexei RamírezSS 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 3 .274
José AbreuDH 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 .317
Conor Gillaspie3B 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 2 .291
Avisail GarcíaRF 3 0 1 2 0 1 0 1 0 .250
Andy Wilkins1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 3 .087
Josh PhegleyC 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .000
Jordan DanksLF 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 .193
Carlos Sánchez2B 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .294
Leury GarcíaPR-2B 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .176
Totals 30 2 8 2 0 3 9 2 16
Batting
2B - J Abreu (33, J Samardzija)
RBI - A Garcia 2 (19)
2-out RBI - A Garcia 2
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Gillaspie 2, A Wilkins 1, J Danks 1, C Sanchez 1
GIDP - A Ramirez, C Sanchez
Team LOB - 7
Running
SB - A Ramirez (20, 2nd base off J Samardzija/D Norris), A Garcia (1, 2nd base off J Samardzija/D Norris)
Picked Off - A Eaton (1st base, J Samardzija)
Fielding
DP - 1 (A Ramirez-C Sanchez-A Wilkins)

Pitching

Oakland

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Jeff Samardzija 7.0 6 0 0 2 6 0 0.97 3.41
Luke Gregerson(L, 4-4)(BS, 8) 1.0 2 2 0 1 3 0 1.02 2.22

Chi White Sox

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Chris Bassitt 6.0 5 1 1 2 5 0 1.58 4.73
Eric Surkamp 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.56 6.00
Zach Putnam(W, 5-3) 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1.05 2.10
Jake Petricka(SV, 12) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.30 2.69
Pitching
WP - L Gregerson
IBB - C Gillaspie (by L Gregerson)
Pitches-strikes - J Samardzija 114-71; L Gregerson 26-15; C Bassitt 95-61; E Surkamp 11-9; Z Putnam 17-8; J Petricka 10-7
Ground balls-fly balls - J Samardzija 9-1; L Gregerson 2-0; C Bassitt 8-6; E Surkamp 1-1; Z Putnam 1-1; J Petricka 1-1
Batters faced - J Samardzija 26; L Gregerson 7; C Bassitt 24; E Surkamp 3; Z Putnam 3; J Petricka 3
Game Details
Game Time: 3:15.
Umpires: HP--Quinn Wolcott. 1B--CB Bucknor. 2B--Dan Iassogna. 3B--Dale Scott.
Weather: 72 degrees, Mostly Cloudy.
Wind: 17 mph, Out to Center.
Attendance: 15,046.