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W:J.Nathan(3-4) L:T.Ross(2-11)
HR: OAK- Y.Cespedes (21), J.Donaldson (8) TEX- A.Beltre (35), J.Hamilton (43)



Oakland Top 1st
- UMPIRES: Home,Ron Kulpa; First, Wally Bell; Second, Jim Wolf; Third, Paul Emmel;
- Stephen Drew singled to center. Runner on first with none out and Jonny Gomes due up.
- Jonny Gomes struck out looking. Runner on first with one out and Yoenis Cespedes due up.
- Yoenis Cespedes grounded out third to first. On the play, Stephen Drew advances to second. Runner on second with two outs and Chris Carter due up.
- Chris Carter grounded out third to first to end the inning.

Texas Bottom 1st
- Ian Kinsler singled to second. Runner on first with none out and Elvis Andrus due up.
- Elvis Andrus struck out looking. Runner on first with one out and Josh Hamilton due up.
- Josh Hamilton grounded out short to first. On the play, Ian Kinsler advances to second. Runner on second with two outs and Adrian Beltre due up.
- Adrian Beltre struck out swinging to end the inning.

Oakland Top 2nd
- Brandon Moss walked. Runner on first with none out and Josh Donaldson due up.
- Josh Donaldson none-out, two-run Home Run (8) to left center scored Brandon Moss. Josh Reddick due up.
- Josh Reddick grounded out third to first. None on with one out and Derek Norris due up.
- Derek Norris struck out looking. None on with two outs and Cliff Pennington due up.
- Cliff Pennington struck out swinging to end the inning.

Texas Bottom 2nd
- Nelson Cruz flied out to right. None on with one out and Michael Young due up.
- Michael Young was hit-by-pitch. Runner on first with one out and David Murphy due up.
- David Murphy reached first on Josh Donaldson`s throwing error. On the play, Michael Young advances to third. Runners on first and third with one out and Mike Napoli due up.
- Mike Napoli struck out swinging. Runners on first and third with two outs and Mitch Moreland due up.
- Mitch Moreland singled to left scoring Michael Young with two out. On the play, David Murphy advances to third. Runners on first and third and Ian Kinsler due up.
- Ian Kinsler walked. Bases loaded with two outs and Elvis Andrus due up.
- Elvis Andrus struck out swinging to end the inning.

Oakland Top 3rd
- Stephen Drew flied out to center. None on with one out and Jonny Gomes due up.
- Jonny Gomes struck out looking. None on with two outs and Yoenis Cespedes due up.
- Yoenis Cespedes two-out, solo Home Run (21) to left. Chris Carter due up.
- Chris Carter singled to left. Runner on first with two outs and Brandon Moss due up.
- Brandon Moss walked. Runners on first and second with two outs and Josh Donaldson due up.
- Josh Donaldson fouled out to third to end the inning.

Texas Bottom 3rd
- Josh Hamilton struck out swinging. None on with one out and Adrian Beltre due up.
- Adrian Beltre flied out to center. None on with two outs and Nelson Cruz due up.
- Nelson Cruz lined out to second to end the inning.

Oakland Top 4th
- Roy Oswalt starts the inning for the Rangers.
- Josh Reddick flied out to center. None on with one out and Derek Norris due up.
- Derek Norris grounded out second to first. None on with two outs and Cliff Pennington due up.
- Cliff Pennington doubled to right. Runner on second with two outs and Stephen Drew due up.
- Stephen Drew grounded out second to first to end the inning.

Texas Bottom 4th
- Michael Young walked. Runner on first with none out and David Murphy due up.
- David Murphy struck out swinging. Runner on first with one out and Mike Napoli due up.
- Mike Napoli struck out swinging. Runner on first with two outs and Mitch Moreland due up.
- Mitch Moreland reached second on Chris Carter`s fielding error. On the play, Michael Young advances to third. Runners on second and third with two outs and Ian Kinsler due up.
- Ian Kinsler struck out looking to end the inning.

Oakland Top 5th
- Jonny Gomes struck out looking. None on with one out and Yoenis Cespedes due up.
- Yoenis Cespedes grounded out first to pitcher. None on with two outs and Chris Carter due up.
- Chris Carter struck out swinging to end the inning.

Texas Bottom 5th
- Elvis Andrus grounded out short to first. None on with one out and Josh Hamilton due up.
- Josh Hamilton one-out, solo Home Run (43) to right center. Adrian Beltre due up.
- Adrian Beltre doubled to left. Runner on second with one out and Nelson Cruz due up.
- With Nelson Cruz batting, Adrian Beltre picked off at second, catcher to second. None on with two outs and Nelson Cruz at the plate.
- Nelson Cruz doubled to center. Runner on second with two outs and Michael Young due up.
- Michael Young fouled out to catcher to end the inning.

Oakland Top 6th
- Robbie Ross starts the inning for the Rangers.
- Brandon Moss doubled to center. Runner on second with none out and Josh Donaldson due up.
- Josh Donaldson grounded out third to first. Runner on second with one out and Josh Reddick due up.
- Josh Reddick popped out to short. Runner on second with two outs and Derek Norris due up.
- Derek Norris singled to third. On the play, Brandon Moss advances to third. Runners on first and third with two outs and Cliff Pennington due up.
- Cliff Pennington singled to left scoring Brandon Moss with two out. On the play, Derek Norris advances to second. Runners on first and second and Stephen Drew due up.
- With Stephen Drew batting, Derek Norris advances to third on a Robbie Ross balk. Cliff Pennington advances to second. Runners on second and third and with two outs and Stephen Drew at the plate.
- Stephen Drew grounded out second to first to end the inning.

Texas Bottom 6th
- David Murphy fouled out to first. None on with one out and Mike Napoli due up.
- Mike Napoli popped out to second. None on with two outs and Mitch Moreland due up.
- Mitch Moreland grounded out second to first to end the inning.

Oakland Top 7th
- Koji Uehara starts the inning for the Rangers.
- Seth Smith is pinch-hitting for Johnny Gomes.
- Pinch-Hitter Seth Smith struck out swinging. None on with one out and Yoenis Cespedes due up.
- Yoenis Cespedes flied out to left. None on with two outs and Chris Carter due up.
- Chris Carter struck out swinging to end the inning.

Texas Bottom 7th
- Seth Smith remains in the game as the designated hitter.
- Daric Barton enters the game for the Athletics playing first base, batting 4th.
- Ian Kinsler grounded out third to first. None on with one out and Elvis Andrus due up.
- Elvis Andrus lined out to first. None on with two outs and Josh Hamilton due up.
- Jerry Blevins enters the game for the Athletics with none on and two out.
- Josh Hamilton walked. Runner on first with two outs and Adrian Beltre due up.
- Pat Neshek enters the game for the Athletics with a runner on first and two out.
- Adrian Beltre two-out, two-run Home Run (35) to right scored Josh Hamilton. Nelson Cruz due up.
- Nelson Cruz flied out to center to end the inning.

Oakland Top 8th
- Mike Adams starts the inning for the Rangers.
- Brandon Moss struck out swinging. None on with one out and Josh Donaldson due up.
- Josh Donaldson grounded out short to first. None on with two outs and Josh Reddick due up.
- Josh Reddick walked. Runner on first with two outs and Derek Norris due up.
- Derek Norris flied out to left to end the inning.

Texas Bottom 8th
- Ryan Cook starts the inning for the Athletics.
- Michael Young struck out swinging. None on with one out and David Murphy due up.
- David Murphy grounded out second to first. None on with two outs and Mike Napoli due up.
- Mike Napoli fouled out to first to end the inning.

Oakland Top 9th
- Joe Nathan starts the inning for the Rangers.
- Cliff Pennington struck out swinging. None on with one out and Stephen Drew due up.
- Stephen Drew walked. Runner on first with one out and Seth Smith due up.
- Seth Smith struck out swinging. On the play, Stephen Drew caught stealing second, catcher to short, to end the inning.

Texas Bottom 9th
- Tyson Ross starts the inning for the Athletics.
- Mitch Moreland singled to center. Runner on first with none out and Ian Kinsler due up.
- Craig Gentry is pinch-running for Mitch Moreland.
- Ian Kinsler singled to left. On the play, Craig Gentry advances to second. Runners on first and second with none out and Elvis Andrus due up.
- Elvis Andrus sacrifice bunt to third. On the play, Ian Kinsler advances to second and Craig Gentry advances to third. Runners on second and third and with one out and Josh Hamilton due up.
- Josh Hamilton intentionally walked. Bases loaded with one out and Adrian Beltre due up.
- Adrian Beltre singled to center scoring Craig Gentry with one out to win the game.
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Oakland 4, Texas 5


Final
- Confirmed
- WP: J.Nathan (3-4); LP:T.Ross (2-11).

Oakland 4, Texas 5