MLB Box Score - Oakland vs. Minnesota

American League
BOS 6
BAL 3
ANA 4
TB 6
DET 8
TEX 7
OAK 3
MIN 2
SEA 5
CHW 13
National League
NYM 2
PIT 5
SF 5
ATL 0
HOU 3
MIL 9
All times are US/Eastern

Athletics 3, Twins 2

Final
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
R
H
E
Oakland
(56-67)
100200000371
Minnesota
(70-53)
0000000202102
W: K. Saarloos (1-0) L: N. Blackburn (9-7)
S: B. Ziegler (3)
HR: OAK - M. Ellis (12)   MIN - None
 
Oakland Athletics
Mark Ellis, 2B3111100 .233
Eric Patterson, LF4010012 .197
Bobby Crosby, SS4000013 .248
Frank Thomas, DH3100101 .241
Jack Cust, RF3120000 .233
    Rajai Davis, CF1010000 .220
Kurt Suzuki, C3012101 .290
Carlos Gonzalez, CF-RF4000005 .258
Jack Hannahan, 3B4010002 .221
Daric Barton, 1B4000013 .209
Totals3337333  
Batting
2B - Jack Cust (12, Blackburn)
HR - Mark Ellis (12, Blackburn)
RBI - Mark Ellis (41), Kurt Suzuki 2 (35)
SB - Rajai Davis (19, 2nd base off Crain/Mauer)
Team LOB - 6
Fielding
DP - Hannahan-Ellis-Barton, Ellis-Crosby-Barton
E - Eric Patterson (4, Throwing)
Minnesota Twins
Denard Span, CF4120000 .319
Nick Punto, 2B4010022 .271
Joe Mauer, C4131011 .325
Justin Morneau, 1B4010004 .305
Jason Kubel, RF4010011 .278
Delmon Young, LF4000021 .288
Brian Buscher, 3B4010011 .302
Randy Ruiz, DH3010011 .360
   a- Mike Lamb, PH-DH0000100 .236
    Carlos Gomez, PR-DH0000000 .250
Adam Everett, SS2000000 .211
    Brendan Harris, SS2000013 .264
Totals35210119  
a-walked for Ruiz in the 9th
Batting
2B - Randy Ruiz (2, Street)
3B - Joe Mauer (2, Ziegler)
RBI - Joe Mauer (60)
Team LOB - 7
Fielding
DP - Everett-Punto-Morneau, Punto-Harris-Morneau
E - Adam Everett (7, Throwing), Delmon Young (8, Misplayed grounder)
Oakland Athletics
Justin Duchscherer 2.2300030 2.54
Kirk Saarloos (W,1-0) 3.2300030 1.59
Alan Embree (H,17) 0.1000010 5.01
Huston Street (H,1) 0.1211000 4.53
Brad Ziegler (S,3) 2211120 0.43
Pitches-Strikes - Justin Duchscherer 33-23, Kirk Saarloos 45-31, Alan Embree 11-8, Huston Street 8-6, Brad Ziegler 31-18
Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Justin Duchscherer 3-2, Kirk Saarloos 4-3, Brad Ziegler 2-1
Batters Faced - Justin Duchscherer 11, Kirk Saarloos 13, Alan Embree 1, Huston Street 3, Brad Ziegler 8
Minnesota Twins
Nick Blackburn (L,9-7) 8633221 3.71
Jesse Crain0100100 3.60
Craig Breslow 1000010 2.41
Pitches-Strikes - Nick Blackburn 99-66, Jesse Crain 12-6, Craig Breslow 8-9
Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Nick Blackburn 13-8, Craig Breslow 1-1
Batters Faced - Nick Blackburn 31, Jesse Crain 2, Craig Breslow 3
Game Information
Attendance - 25024
Game Time - 2:42
Temperature - 70
Umpires - Home - Phil Cuzzi, First Base - Jerry Layne, Second Base - Brian Knight, Third Base - Rob Drake