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Game Story

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- The Oakland Athletics hope they are poised for another spectacular September like the one that propelled them to an improbable AL West title over the Texas Rangers on the final day last season.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
TB 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 2
Oak 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 X 5 9 0

Scoring Summary

Bottom 1st: Oakland
Coco Crisp homered to deep right
TB 0 - OAK 1
Top 2nd: Tampa Bay
James Loney homered to deep right center
TB 1 - OAK 1
Bottom 3rd: Oakland
Brandon Moss singled to right, Jed Lowrie scored
TB 1 - OAK 2
Bottom 7th: Oakland
Stephen Vogt homered to deep right
TB 1 - OAK 3
Bottom 8th: Oakland
Daric Barton singled to shallow center, Brandon Moss scored, Yoenis Céspedes to third
TB 1 - OAK 4
Eric Sogard grounded out to pitcher, Yoenis Céspedes scored, Daric Barton to second
TB 1 - OAK 5

Pitching Details

Batting

Tampa Bay

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
David DeJesúsLF 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333
Delmon YoungPH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
Sam FuldLF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .197
Ben Zobrist2B-SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 .273
Evan Longoria3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .265
Matt JoyceDH 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .255
James Loney1B 4 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 .305
Wil MyersRF 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .284
Desmond JenningsCF 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .247
José MolinaC 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .243
Kelly JohnsonPH-2B 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
Yunel EscobarSS 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .267
Luke ScottPH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .248
José LobatónC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .263
Totals 32 1 7 1 1 1 10 0 7
Batting
2B - D DeJesus (3, A Griffin); W Myers (11, A Griffin); K Johnson (11, D Otero)
HR - J Loney (11, 2nd inning off A Griffin 0 on, 1 Out)
RBI - J Loney (60)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Zobrist 1, E Longoria 1
GIDP - B Zobrist
Team LOB - 5
Fielding
E - E Longoria (9, field); D Jennings (3, field)
DP - 2 (Y Escobar-B Zobrist-J Loney, B Zobrist-Y Escobar-J Loney)

Oakland

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Coco CrispCF 4 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 .258
Josh Donaldson3B 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .292
Jed LowrieSS 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 .293
Brandon MossRF 2 1 1 1 0 2 0 0 1 .249
Yoenis CéspedesLF 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 .228
Alberto CallaspoDH 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 6 .257
Daric Barton1B 4 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 .214
Eric Sogard2B 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 .263
Stephen VogtC 4 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 2 .244
Totals 31 5 9 5 2 4 4 0 13
Batting
2B - J Lowrie (41, A Torres)
HR - C Crisp (16, 1st inning off J Wright 0 on, 0 Out), S Vogt (3, 7th inning off J McGee 0 on, 1 Out)
S - E Sogard
RBI - C Crisp (48), B Moss (69), D Barton (7), E Sogard (31), S Vogt (10)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Crisp 1, J Lowrie 1, B Moss 1, S Vogt 1
GIDP - A Callaspo, S Vogt
Team LOB - 7
Fielding
Outfield assists - Y Cespedes
DP - 1 (E Sogard-J Lowrie-D Barton)

Pitching

Tampa Bay

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Jamey Wright 1.2 3 1 1 2 1 1 1.23 3.03
Álex Torres(L, 4-1) 3.1 3 1 0 1 0 0 0.83 1.31
Brandon Gómes 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.05 5.40
Wesley Wright 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.44 4.05
Jake McGee 0.2 1 1 1 0 0 1 1.16 4.10
Josh Lueke 0.2 1 2 2 1 1 0 1.57 5.87
César Ramos 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.38 4.50

Oakland

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
A.J. Griffin(W, 12-9) 7.0 5 1 1 1 7 1 1.16 3.84
Dan Otero 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.12 1.19
Sean Doolittle(HLD, 22) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.03 3.57
Ryan Cook 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1.13 2.12
Pitching
Pitches-strikes - J Wright 36-20; A Torres 37-26; B Gomes 11-7; W Wright 4-3; J McGee 26-18; J Lueke 12-7; C Ramos 11-8; A Griffin 102-62; D Otero 2-2; S Doolittle 15-12; R Cook 9-8
Ground balls-fly balls - J Wright 2-2; A Torres 4-4; B Gomes 0-1; W Wright 0-0; J McGee 1-3; J Lueke 1-1; C Ramos 2-0; A Griffin 7-6; D Otero 0-0; S Doolittle 0-2; R Cook 1-0
Batters faced - J Wright 9; A Torres 13; B Gomes 2; W Wright 1; J McGee 4; J Lueke 4; C Ramos 3; A Griffin 25; D Otero 1; S Doolittle 3; R Cook 4
Game Details
Game Time: 2:58.
Umpires: HP--Tony Randazzo. 1B--Larry Vanover. 2B--Brian Gorman. 3B--Manny Gonzalez.
Weather: 68 degrees, Partly Cloudy.
Wind: 6 mph, Out to Right.
Attendance: 18,639.