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Game Story

It doesn't matter to John Jaso whether he's Oakland's leadoff batter, as long as he's playing. For the Athletics, he's extremely important at the top of the order, especially with Coco Crisp hurting. Jaso drove in three runs Sunday night, helping Scott Kazmir and Oakland beat the Texas Rangers 9-3...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oak 0 5 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 9 11 0
Tex 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 8 3

Scoring Summary

Top 2nd: Oakland
Craig Gentry safe at first on pitcher Miles Mikolas's throwing error, Jed Lowrie scored, Eric Sogard to second
OAK 1 - TEX 0
John Jaso singled to shallow right center, Eric Sogard scored, Craig Gentry to third
OAK 2 - TEX 0
Stephen Vogt doubled to right, Craig Gentry scored, John Jaso to third
OAK 3 - TEX 0
Yoenis Céspedes doubled to shallow left, John Jaso and Stephen Vogt scored
OAK 5 - TEX 0
Bottom 2nd: Texas
Adam Rosales homered to deep left, Chris Giménez scored
OAK 5 - TEX 2
Top 5th: Oakland
Eric Sogard doubled to shallow right, Josh Donaldson scored
OAK 6 - TEX 2
John Jaso doubled to deep right center, Eric Sogard and Craig Gentry scored
OAK 8 - TEX 2
Top 6th: Oakland
Josh Reddick singled to shallow right, Yoenis Céspedes scored
OAK 9 - TEX 2
Bottom 8th: Texas
Adrián Béltre homered to deep left
OAK 9 - TEX 3

Pitching Details

Batting

Oakland

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
John JasoC 5 1 2 3 0 0 0 0 2 .286
Stephen VogtDH 5 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 .359
Yoenis CéspedesLF 5 1 2 2 0 0 1 0 1 .256
Brandon Moss1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .263
Josh Donaldson3B 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 4 .244
Josh ReddickRF 5 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 .245
Jed LowrieSS 4 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 4 .240
Eric Sogard2B 4 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 3 .205
Craig GentryCF 4 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 .264
Totals 40 9 11 8 0 5 2 0 19
Batting
2B - J Jaso (17, R Feierabend); S Vogt (7, M Mikolas); Y Cespedes (24, M Mikolas); E Sogard (7, M Mikolas)
RBI - J Jaso 3 (38), S Vogt (22), Y Cespedes 2 (65), J Reddick (27), E Sogard (11)
2-out RBI - J Jaso 2, J Reddick, E Sogard
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Jaso 1, S Vogt 1, J Donaldson 2, C Gentry 1
Team LOB - 9
Fielding
DP - 1 (E Sogard-J Lowrie-B Moss)

Texas

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Shin-soo ChooDH 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 .243
Elvis AndrusSS 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .263
Álex RíosRF 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .299
Adrián Béltre3B 3 1 2 1 1 1 0 0 1 .324
J.P. Arencibia1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 5 .147
Jim AdduciPH-1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286
Chris GiménezC 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .268
Adam Rosales2B 3 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 .250
Leonys MartínCF 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .263
Daniel RobertsonLF 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .274
Totals 34 3 8 3 2 2 5 0 12
Batting
2B - A Beltre (21, S Kazmir)
HR - A Beltre (15, 8th inning off E Scribner 0 on, 0 Out), A Rosales (1, 2nd inning off S Kazmir 1 on, 1 Out)
RBI - A Beltre (55), A Rosales 2 (5)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Beltre 1, J Arencibia 4
GIDP - S Choo
Team LOB - 7
Fielding
E - E Andrus (13, field 2); M Mikolas (1, throw)

Pitching

Oakland

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Scott Kazmir(W, 12-3) 5.0 7 2 2 2 2 1 1.02 2.37
Eric O'Flaherty 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.75 2.25
Ryan Cook 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.20 2.70
Evan Scribner 1.0 1 1 1 0 1 1 0.60 2.70
Fernando Abad 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.85 1.96

Texas

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Miles Mikolas(L, 1-3) 4.2 7 8 7 4 1 0 1.67 8.54
Ryan Feierabend 2.1 3 1 1 0 0 0 1.91 6.14
Román Méndez 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.73 0.00
Shawn Tolleson 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1.15 3.22
Pitching
HBP - A Rosales (by E O'Flaherty)
Pitches-strikes - S Kazmir 94-62; E O'Flaherty 20-13; R Cook 12-7; E Scribner 20-15; F Abad 13-9; M Mikolas 88-56; R Feierabend 34-23; R Mendez 11-8; S Tolleson 23-12
Ground balls-fly balls - S Kazmir 7-7; E O'Flaherty 2-1; R Cook 1-0; E Scribner 0-3; F Abad 0-2; M Mikolas 9-9; R Feierabend 3-6; R Mendez 0-3; S Tolleson 2-1
Batters faced - S Kazmir 23; E O'Flaherty 5; R Cook 2; E Scribner 4; F Abad 3; M Mikolas 27; R Feierabend 10; R Mendez 3; S Tolleson 5
Game Details
Game Time: 3:26.
Umpires: HP--Jim Wolf. 1B--Will Little. 2B--Brian O'Nora. 3B--D.J. Reyburn.
Weather: 100 degrees, Mildly Cloudy.
Wind: 3 mph, Right to Left.
Attendance: 38,915.