MLB Play by Play - Oakland vs. Texas

Athletics 1st
Dustin Nippert pitching:
Travis Buck:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Buck struck out swinging.
Cliff Pennington:Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Pennington popped out to left.
Ryan Sweeney:Sweeney flied out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Rangers 1st
Josh Outman pitching:
Joaquin Arias:Strike looking, Strike looking, Arias struck out looking.
Michael Young:Young singled to shallow center.
Josh Hamilton:Strike swinging, Ball, Strike looking, Hamilton struck out swinging.
Milton Bradley:Ball, Pickoff attempt, Strike swinging, Foul on catcher Bowen's dropped ball error, Bradley singled to shallow left center, Young to second.
Marlon Byrd:Byrd popped out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 1 Error)

Athletics 2nd
Dustin Nippert pitching:
Jack Cust:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Cust homered to right.
Bobby Crosby:Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Crosby flied out to deep left.
Carlos Gonzalez:Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Gonzalez struck out swinging.
Daric Barton:Strike looking, Ball, Barton grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Rangers 2nd
Josh Outman pitching:
Hank Blalock:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Blalock doubled to deep left.
Nelson R. Cruz:Ball, Cruz reached on an infield single.
Gerald Laird:Ball, Laird flied out to center, Blalock to third.
Travis Metcalf:Foul, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Metcalf hit sacrifice fly to center, Blalock scored.
Joaquin Arias:Foul, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Arias flied out to second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Athletics 3rd
Dustin Nippert pitching:
Jeff Baisley:Baisley doubled to center.
Rob Bowen:Bowen grounded bunt out to third, Baisley to third.
Travis Buck:Foul, Buck homered to right, Baisley scored.
Cliff Pennington:Ball, Pennington flied out to center.
Ryan Sweeney:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Sweeney struck out swinging.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Rangers 3rd
Josh Outman pitching:
Michael Young:Ball, Strike looking, Young singled to right.
Josh Hamilton:Hamilton singled to right, Young to second.
Milton Bradley:Ball, Bradley singled to shallow center, Young scored, Hamilton to third, Bradley out at second.
Marlon Byrd:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Byrd singled to right, Hamilton scored.
Hank Blalock:Ball, Ball, Byrd to second on passed ball, Ball, Strike looking, Blalock walked.
Nelson R. Cruz:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Cruz struck out swinging.
Gerald Laird:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Laird walked, Byrd to third, Blalock to second.
Travis Metcalf:Metcalf flied out to center.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)

Athletics 4th
Dustin Nippert pitching:
Jack Cust:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Cust walked.
Bobby Crosby:Crosby flied out to center.
Carlos Gonzalez:Gonzalez popped out to third.
Daric Barton:Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Barton lined out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Rangers 4th
Josh Outman pitching:
Joaquin Arias:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Arias doubled to deep left center, Arias out at third.
Michael Young:Ball, Young grounded out to shortstop.
Josh Hamilton:Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Hamilton struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Athletics 5th
Dustin Nippert pitching:
Jeff Baisley:Baisley singled to left.
Rob Bowen:Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Bowen struck out swinging.
Travis Buck:Ball, Strike looking, Buck singled to shallow left center, Baisley to second.
Cliff Pennington:Ball, Pennington popped out to left.
Ryan Sweeney:Ball, Ball, Sweeney flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Rangers 5th
Josh Outman pitching:
Milton Bradley:Ball, Foul, Bradley hit by pitch.
Marlon Byrd:Ball, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Strike looking, Byrd grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Bradley out at second.
Hank Blalock:Ball, Blalock grounded out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Athletics 6th
Dustin Nippert pitching:
Jack Cust:Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Cust grounded out to second.
Bobby Crosby:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Crosby grounded out to second.
Carlos Gonzalez:Gonzalez grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Rangers 6th
Josh Outman pitching:
Nelson R. Cruz:Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Cruz doubled to center.
Gerald Laird:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Laird grounded out to shortstop.
Travis Metcalf:Strike looking, Foul, Metcalf flied out to center, Cruz to third.
Joaquin Arias:Strike looking, Arias popped out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Athletics 7th
Dustin Nippert pitching:
Daric Barton:Bunt foul, Foul, Barton singled to shallow center.
Jeff Baisley:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Baisley popped out to right.
Rob Bowen:Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Bowen walked, Barton to second.
Travis Buck:Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Buck walked, Barton to third, Bowen to second.
Cliff Pennington:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Pennington reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Barton scored, Bowen to third, Buck out at second.
Ryan Sweeney:Ball, Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Sweeney grounded out to pitcher.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Rangers 7th
Alan Embree pitching:
Michael Young:Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Young struck out swinging.
Josh Hamilton:Ball, Ball, Foul, Hamilton grounded out to shortstop.
Milton Bradley:Bradley singled to shallow left center.
Marlon Byrd:Strike swinging, Ball, Bradley stole second, Ball, Foul, Ball, Byrd singled to left center, Bradley scored.
Hank Blalock:Strike swinging, Byrd stole second, Strike swinging, Ball, Blalock homered to right, Byrd scored.
Nelson R. Cruz:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Cruz struck out swinging.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)

Athletics 8th
German Duran at third
Warner Madrigal pitching:
Jack Cust:Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Cust struck out swinging.
Bobby Crosby:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Crosby grounded out to second.
Carlos Gonzalez:Ball, Foul, Gonzalez flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Rangers 8th
Gio Gonzalez pitching:
Gerald Laird:Laird grounded out to shortstop.
Travis Metcalf:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Metcalf lined out to left.
German Duran:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Duran flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Athletics 9th
Frank Francisco pitching:
Daric Barton:Barton lined out to second.
Jeff Baisley:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Baisley flied out to deep left
Aaron Cunningham hit for Rob Bowen.
Aaron Cunningham:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Cunningham struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

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