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Game Story

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Unlike early September last year, the Oakland Athletics and Texas Rangers are neck and neck chasing the AL West title.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Tex 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 8 2
Oak 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 X 4 6 0

Scoring Summary

Bottom 2nd: Oakland
Yoenis CéspedesDFP
homered to deep left center
TEX 0 - OAK 1
Chris YoungDFP
singled to center,
Alberto CallaspoDFP
scored,
Chris YoungDFP
to third on center fielder
Leonys MartínDFP
's fielding error,
Chris YoungDFP
out at home
TEX 0 - OAK 2
Top 5th: Texas
David MurphyDFP
homered to deep center,
Mitch MorelandDFP
scored
TEX 2 - OAK 2
Bottom 5th: Oakland
Coco CrispDFP
homered to left,
Michael ChoiceDFP
scored
TEX 2 - OAK 4

Pitching Details

Batting

Texas

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Leonys MartínDFP
CF
5 0 1 0 0 0 4 0 0 .265
Jurickson ProfarDFP
SS
4 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .233
Ian KinslerDFP
2B
5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .273
Adrián BéltreDFP
3B
4 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 2 .327
A.J. PierzynskiDFP
C
4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .280
Álex RíosDFP
RF
4 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .278
Mitch MorelandDFP
1B
1 1 0 0 0 3 1 0 2 .243
Lance BerkmanDFP
DH
4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 8 .250
David MurphyDFP
LF
3 1 1 2 1 1 0 0 3 .222
Totals 34 2 8 2 1 6 7 0 22
Batting
2B - A Rios (27, D Straily)
HR - D Murphy (13, 5th inning off D Straily 1 on, 1 Out)
RBI - D Murphy 2 (43)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Beltre 2, A Rios 1, L Berkman 2, D Murphy 2
GIDP - I Kinsler
Team LOB - 11
Fielding
E - L Martin (5, field); A Beltre (12, throw)
Outfield assists - D Murphy
DP - 1 (A Beltre-I Kinsler-M Moreland)

Oakland

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Coco CrispDFP
CF
4 1 1 2 1 0 1 0 2 .258
Brandon MossDFP
RF
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .249
Josh DonaldsonDFP
3B
3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 .290
Jed LowrieDFP
SS
4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .291
Yoenis CéspedesDFP
LF
4 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 .231
Nate FreimanDFP
1B
2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .275
Daric BartonDFP
1B
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .209
Alberto CallaspoDFP
2B
3 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 .258
Chris YoungDFP
RF-CF
3 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 .191
Kurt SuzukiDFP
C
3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .389
Michael ChoiceDFP
DH
2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .000
Totals 29 4 6 4 2 5 2 0 10
Batting
2B - A Callaspo (20, D Holland)
HR - C Crisp (17, 5th inning off D Holland 1 on, 0 Out), Y Cespedes (21, 2nd inning off D Holland 0 on, 0 Out)
RBI - C Crisp 2 (50), Y Cespedes (62), C Young (35)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Callaspo 1, K Suzuki 1
GIDP - J Lowrie
Team LOB - 6
Fielding
DP - 1 (J Donaldson-A Callaspo-D Barton)

Pitching

Texas

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Derek HollandDFP
(L, 9-7)
4.2 5 4 3 5 1 2 1.27 3.07
Nick TepeschDFP
3.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.31 4.67

Oakland

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Dan StrailyDFP
(W, 8-7)
5.0 3 2 2 3 4 1 1.30 4.38
Dan OteroDFP
(HLD, 5)
1.0 2 0 0 1 0 0 1.18 1.15
Brett AndersonDFP
(HLD, 1)
1.1 1 0 0 1 2 0 1.62 6.21
Ryan CookDFP
(HLD, 20)
0.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.13 2.10
Grant BalfourDFP
(SV, 36)
1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1.17 2.47
Pitching
Pitches-strikes - D Holland 74-40; N Tepesch 28-20; D Straily 91-54; D Otero 22-14; B Anderson 19-13; R Cook 13-8; G Balfour 15-8
Ground balls-fly balls - D Holland 6-7; N Tepesch 2-3; D Straily 2-9; D Otero 1-1; B Anderson 1-0; R Cook 0-0; G Balfour 2-1
Batters faced - D Holland 23; N Tepesch 11; D Straily 21; D Otero 6; B Anderson 5; R Cook 3; G Balfour 5
Game Details
Game Time: 2:48.
Umpires: HP--Phil Cuzzi. 1B--Chris Guccione. 2B--Ron Kulpa. 3B--Tom Hallion.
Weather: 70 degrees, Cloudy.
Wind: 11 mph, Out to Right.
Attendance: 23,495.