54-58
2 - 3
68-43

Game Story

Derek Norris took a turn in the ever-changing rotation of Oakland Athletics to end games in dramatic fashion. Norris singled up the middle with two outs and the bases loaded in the 10th inning against former Oakland closer Grant Balfour, and the Athletics beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-2 on Monday night...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 R H E
TB 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 0
Oak 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 3 11 2

Scoring Summary

Top 2nd: Tampa Bay
Evan Longoria homered to deep left
TB 1 - OAK 0
Bottom 3rd: Oakland
Jed Lowrie doubled to right, Josh Reddick scored
TB 1 - OAK 1
Top 5th: Tampa Bay
Desmond Jennings singled to shallow left center, Kevin Kiermaier scored
TB 2 - OAK 1
Bottom 6th: Oakland
Josh Donaldson singled to center, Eric Sogard scored, Sam Fuld to third
TB 2 - OAK 2
Bottom 10th: Oakland
Derek Norris singled to shallow center, Sam Fuld scored, John Jaso to third, Josh Donaldson to second
TB 2 - OAK 3

Pitching Details

Batting

Tampa Bay

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Desmond JenningsCF 5 0 2 1 0 0 2 1 0 .242
Ben ZobristLF 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 .276
Matt JoyceDH 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 .280
Evan Longoria3B 4 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .256
James Loney1B 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .290
Seán RodríguezPR-1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .227
Logan Forsythe2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .253
Yunel EscobarSS 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .255
José MolinaC 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .186
Brandon GuyerPH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .276
Curt CasaliC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .111
Kevin KiermaierRF 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .293
Totals 37 2 6 2 1 1 6 3 12
Batting
3B - K Kiermaier (5, J Samardzija)
HR - E Longoria (14, 2nd inning off J Samardzija 0 on, 0 Out)
S - L Forsythe
RBI - D Jennings (30), E Longoria (57)
2-out RBI - D Jennings
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Joyce 2, Y Escobar 1, J Molina 1, K Kiermaier 1
Team LOB - 7
Running
SB - D Jennings (14, 3rd base off J Samardzija/D Norris), B Zobrist (9, 2nd base off J Samardzija/D Norris), L Forsythe (1, 2nd base off J Samardzija/D Norris)
Fielding
E - E Longoria (7, field)

Oakland

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Sam FuldCF-LF 5 1 2 0 0 1 1 2 5 .262
John JasoDH 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 .272
Josh Donaldson3B 4 0 1 1 0 2 2 0 4 .244
Brandon MossLF-1B 5 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 5 .251
Derek NorrisC 6 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 3 .300
Josh ReddickRF 5 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 4 .258
Jed LowrieSS 4 0 3 1 0 1 0 0 1 .242
Stephen Vogt1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .321
Coco CrispPH-CF 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 .273
Eric Sogard2B 2 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 .207
Jonny GómesPH 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .239
Alberto Callaspo2B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .232
Totals 40 3 11 3 0 9 10 2 28
Batting
2B - J Lowrie (28, A Cobb)
RBI - J Donaldson (78), D Norris (41), J Lowrie (42)
2-out RBI - J Donaldson, D Norris, J Lowrie
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - S Fuld 2, J Donaldson 3, B Moss 1, J Reddick 2, S Vogt 1
Team LOB - 18
Running
SB - S Fuld 2 (15, 2nd base off A Cobb/J Molina, 2nd base off G Balfour/C Casali)
Fielding
E - J Donaldson (19, throw); J Lowrie (11, field)

Pitching

Tampa Bay

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Alex Cobb 5.2 8 2 2 4 4 0 1.21 3.52
Joel Peralta 1.0 1 0 0 2 1 0 1.19 3.77
Brad Boxberger 1.1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0.82 2.00
Jake McGee 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0.82 1.44
Grant Balfour(L, 1-4) 0.2 2 1 1 2 1 0 1.55 4.93

Oakland

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Jeff Samardzija 7.0 5 2 2 1 3 1 0.82 3.09
Luke Gregerson 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.01 1.88
Sean Doolittle 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.64 2.54
Ryan Cook(W, 1-1) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.10 2.48
Pitching
IBB - J Gomes (by J Peralta)
HBP - J Jaso (by A Cobb)
Pitches-strikes - A Cobb 102-62; J Peralta 28-13; B Boxberger 16-12; J McGee 23-12; G Balfour 31-19; J Samardzija 110-68; L Gregerson 7-6; S Doolittle 13-11; R Cook 9-9
Ground balls-fly balls - A Cobb 11-5; J Peralta 1-0; B Boxberger 0-0; J McGee 0-2; G Balfour 2-0; J Samardzija 14-5; L Gregerson 1-0; S Doolittle 1-0; R Cook 1-0
Batters faced - A Cobb 30; J Peralta 6; B Boxberger 4; J McGee 4; G Balfour 6; J Samardzija 28; L Gregerson 3; S Doolittle 5; R Cook 3
Game Details
Game Time: 3:57.
Umpires: HP--CB Bucknor. 1B--Quinn Wolcott. 2B--John Tumpane. 3B--Dale Scott.
Weather: 66 degrees, Cloudy.
Wind: 9 mph, Out to Right.
Attendance: 18,479.