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      Saturday, January 31 2015 6:48 PM EST2015-01-31 23:48:18 GMT
      ???It will be mostly clear for the rest of your Saturday night with temps falling back into the low 50s,??? said Storm Team 8 Meteorologist Julie Phillips.
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    Final123456789RHE
    Texas «1001100104111
    Oakland030000000390
    Preview | Matchup | Lineup | Log | Wrap | Box
    W:N.Cotts(1-1) L:S.Doolittle(0-1) S:J.Soria (4)
    HR: TEX- S.Choo (2) OAK- B.Moss (3)



    ***   Oakland Bottom 9th   ***

    - Yoenis Cespedes flied out to left to end the game.
    - Josh Donaldson flied out to center. Runner on second with two outs and Yoenis Cespedes due up.
    - Jed Lowrie reached first on Elvis Andrus`s throwing error and advances to second. Runner on second with one out and Josh Donaldson due up.
    - John Jaso struck out swinging. None on with one out and Jed Lowrie due up.
    - Joakim Soria starts the inning for the Rangers.

    Texas 4, Oakland 3


    ***   Texas Top 9th   ***

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    - Kevin Kouzmanoff grounded into a fielder`s choice, short to second. On the play, Prince Fielder out at second to end the inning.
    - Prince Fielder intentionally walked. Runners on first and third with two outs and Kevin Kouzmanoff due up.
    - Alex Rios struck out looking. Runner on third with two outs and Prince Fielder due up.
    - Elvis Andrus grounded out second to first. On the play, Michael Choice advances to third. Runner on third with one out and Alex Rios due up.
    - Michael Choice stole second. Runner on second with none out and Elvis Andrus at the plate.
    - Michael Choice singled to right. Runner on first with none out and Elvis Andrus due up.
    - Nick Punto remains in the game as the second baseman.
    - Craig Gentry remains in the game as the right fielder.

    Texas 4, Oakland 3


    ***   Oakland Bottom 8th   ***

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    - Coco Crisp flied out to right to end the inning.
    - Pinch-Hitter Nick Punto grounded into a fielder`s choice, second to short. On the play, Daric Barton out at second. Runner on first with two outs and Coco Crisp due up.
    - Alexi Ogando enters the game with a runner on first and one out.
    - Nick Punto is Pinch-hitting for Eric Sogard.
    - Daric Barton singled to first, deflected by pitcher. Runner on first with one out and Eric Sogard due up.
    - Pinch-Hitter Craig Gentry flied out to center. None on with one out and Daric Barton due up.
    - Craig Gentry is Pinch-hitting for Josh Reddick.

    Texas 4, Oakland 3


    ***   Texas Top 8th   ***

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    - Robinson Chirinos grounded into a fielder`s choice, third to second. On the play, Donnie Murphy out at second to end the inning.
    - Dan Otero enters the game with a runner on first and two outs.
    - Leonys Martin lined out to right. Runner on first with two outs and Robinson Chirinos due up.
    - Donnie Murphy single to center scored Kevin Kouzmanoff. Runner on first with one out and Leonys Martin due up.
    - Mitch Moreland sacrifice bunt to third. On the play, Kevin Kouzmanoff advances to third. Runner on third with one out and Donnie Murphy due up.
    - Kevin Kouzmanoff doubled to center. Runner on second with none out and Mitch Moreland due up.
    - Sean Doolittle starts the inning for the Athletics.
    - Yoenis Cespedes remains in the game as the left fielder.

    Texas 3, Oakland 3


    ***   Oakland Bottom 7th   ***

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    - Alberto Callaspo grounded into a fielder`s choice, short to second. On the play, Josh Donaldson out at second to end the inning.
    - NOTE: Texas Rangers left fielder Shin-Soo Choo left the game due to an injured ankle.
    - Pinch-Hitter Yoenis Cespedes flied out to center. Runner on first with two outs and Alberto Callaspo due up.
    - Yoenis Cespedes is Pinch-hitting for Brandon Moss.
    - Neal Cotts enters the game with a runner on first and one out.
    - Josh Donaldson walked. Runner on first with one out and Brandon Moss due up.
    - Jed Lowrie struck out swinging. None on with one out and Josh Donaldson due up.
    - Jason Frasor starts the inning for the Rangers.
    - Michael Choice replaces left fielder Shin-Soo Choo, batting 1st, playing left field.

    Texas 3, Oakland 3


    ***   Texas Top 7th   ***

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    - Prince Fielder struck out looking to end the inning.
    - Alex Rios singled to right. Runner on first with two outs and Prince Fielder due up.
    - Elvis Andrus flied out to center. None on with two outs and Alex Rios due up.
    - Shin-Soo Choo grounded out pitcher to third. None on with one out and Elvis Andrus due up.
    - Fernando Abad starts the inning for the Athletics.

    Texas 3, Oakland 3


    ***   Oakland Bottom 6th   ***

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    -
    - John Jaso struck out swinging to end the inning.
    - Coco Crisp singled to center. Runner on first with two outs and John Jaso due up.
    - Eric Sogard grounded out second to first. None on with two outs and Coco Crisp due up.
    - Daric Barton lined out to right. None on with one out and Eric Sogard due up.

    Texas 3, Oakland 3


    ***   Texas Top 6th   ***

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    - Robinson Chirinos struck out swinging to end the inning.
    - Leonys Martin stole third. Runner on third with two outs and Robinson Chirinos at the plate.
    - Leonys Martin doubled to left. Runner on second with two outs and Robinson Chirinos due up.
    - Donnie Murphy grounded out pitcher to first. None on with two outs and Leonys Martin due up.
    - Mitch Moreland flied out to left. None on with one out and Donnie Murphy due up.
    - Ryan Cook starts the inning for the Athletics.

    Texas 3, Oakland 3


    ***   Oakland Bottom 5th   ***

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    - Josh Reddick grounded out pitcher to first to end the inning.
    - Alberto Callaspo grounded out second to first. None on with two outs and Josh Reddick due up.
    - Brandon Moss grounded out short to first. None on with one out and Alberto Callaspo due up.

    Texas 3, Oakland 3


    ***   Texas Top 5th   ***

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    - Kevin Kouzmanoff struck out swinging to end the inning.
    - Prince Fielder advances to second on a wild pitch. Alex Rios advances to third on a wild pitch. Runners on second and third with two outs and Kevin Kouzmanoff at the plate.
    - Prince Fielder single to right scored Elvis Andrus. On the play, Alex Rios advances to second. Runners on first and second with two outs and Kevin Kouzmanoff due up.
    - Alex Rios singled to right. On the play, Elvis Andrus advances to third. Runners on first and third with two outs and Prince Fielder due up.
    - Elvis Andrus singled to center. Runner on first with two outs and Alex Rios due up.
    - Shin-Soo Choo lined out to left. None on with two outs and Elvis Andrus due up.
    - Robinson Chirinos struck out looking. None on with one out and Shin-Soo Choo due up.

    Texas 2, Oakland 3


    ***   Oakland Bottom 4th   ***

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    - Josh Donaldson struck out swinging to end the inning.
    - Jed Lowrie walked. Bases loaded with two outs and Josh Donaldson due up.
    - John Jaso stole second. Coco Crisp stole third. Runners on second and third with two outs and Jed Lowrie at the plate.
    - John Jaso singled to center. On the play, Coco Crisp advances to second. Runners on first and second with two outs and Jed Lowrie due up.
    - Coco Crisp walked. Runner on first with two outs and John Jaso due up.
    - Eric Sogard grounded out second to short to first. On the play, Daric Barton out at second. None on with two outs and Coco Crisp due up.
    - Daric Barton singled to center. Runner on first with none out and Eric Sogard due up.

    Texas 2, Oakland 3


    ***   Texas Top 4th   ***

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    - Leonys Martin fouled out to catcher to end the inning.
    - Donnie Murphy fouled out to first. Runner on first with two outs and Leonys Martin due up.
    - Mitch Moreland struck out swinging. Runner on first with one out and Donnie Murphy due up.
    - Kevin Kouzmanoff single to center scored Prince Fielder. Runner on first with none out and Mitch Moreland due up.
    - Prince Fielder doubled to left. Runner on second with none out and Kevin Kouzmanoff due up.

    Texas 1, Oakland 3


    ***   Oakland Bottom 3rd   ***

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    -
    - Josh Reddick flied out to left to end the inning.
    - Alberto Callaspo struck out swinging. Runners on second and third with two outs and Josh Reddick due up.
    - Brandon Moss grounded out first to pitcher. On the play, Josh Donaldson advances to second and Jed Lowrie advances to third. Runners on second and third with one out and Alberto Callaspo due up.
    - Josh Donaldson singled to left. On the play, Jed Lowrie advances to second. Runners on first and second with none out and Brandon Moss due up.
    - Jed Lowrie walked. Runner on first with none out and Josh Donaldson due up.

    Texas 1, Oakland 3


    ***   Texas Top 3rd   ***

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    - Alex Rios lined out to third to end the inning.
    - Elvis Andrus lined out to left. Runners on first and second with two outs and Alex Rios due up.
    - Shin-Soo Choo walked. Runners on first and second with one out and Elvis Andrus due up.
    - Robinson Chirinos grounded out third to first. On the play, Leonys Martin advances to second. Runner on second with one out and Shin-Soo Choo due up.
    - Leonys Martin was hit-by-pitch. Runner on first with none out and Robinson Chirinos due up.

    Texas 1, Oakland 3


    ***   Oakland Bottom 2nd   ***

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    - John Jaso struck out looking to end the inning.
    - Coco Crisp single to left scored Josh Reddick and Eric Sogard. Runner on first with two outs and John Jaso due up.
    - Eric Sogard doubled to right. On the play, Josh Reddick advances to third. Runners on second and third with two outs and Coco Crisp due up.
    - Daric Barton struck out swinging. Runner on first with two outs and Eric Sogard due up.
    - Josh Reddick walked. Runner on first with one out and Daric Barton due up.
    - Alberto Callaspo flied out to center. None on with one out and Josh Reddick due up.
    - Brandon Moss lead-off Home Run (3) to right. Alberto Callaspo due up.

    Texas 1, Oakland 0


    ***   Texas Top 2nd   ***

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    - Donnie Murphy struck out swinging to end the inning.
    - Mitch Moreland struck out looking. None on with two outs and Donnie Murphy due up.
    - Kevin Kouzmanoff struck out swinging. None on with one out and Mitch Moreland due up.

    Texas 1, Oakland 0


    ***   Oakland Bottom 1st   ***

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    - Josh Donaldson flied out to right to end the inning.
    - Jed Lowrie flied out to center. On the play, Coco Crisp advances to third. Runner on third with two outs and Josh Donaldson due up.
    - John Jaso struck out swinging. Runner on second with one out and Jed Lowrie due up.
    - Coco Crisp stole second. Runner on second with none out and John Jaso at the plate.
    - Coco Crisp singled to right. Runner on first with none out and John Jaso due up.

    Texas 1, Oakland 0


    ***   Texas Top 1st   ***

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    - Prince Fielder grounded out third to catcher to end the inning.
    - Alex Rios caught stealing second. None on with two outs and Prince Fielder at the plate.
    - Alex Rios walked. Runner on first with one out and Prince Fielder due up.
    - Elvis Andrus grounded out short to first. None on with one out and Alex Rios due up.
    - Shin-Soo Choo lead-off Home Run (2) to right center. Elvis Andrus due up.
    - UMPIRES: Home,Paul Nauert; First, Adrian Johnson; Second, Larry Vanover; Third, Angel Hernandez;


    Final123456789RHE
    Texas «1001100104111
    Oakland030000000390
    Preview | Matchup | Lineup | Log | Wrap | Box
    W:N.Cotts(1-1) L:S.Doolittle(0-1) S:J.Soria (4)
    HR: TEX- S.Choo (2) OAK- B.Moss (3)


    TexasABRHRBI2B3BHRWKAVG
    Shin-Soo Choo LF311100110.314
      Michael Choice LF101000000.231
    Elvis Andrus SS511000000.289
    Alex Rios RF402000011.325
    Prince Fielder 1B412110011.205
    Kevin Kouzmanoff 3B512110002.370
    Mitch Moreland DH300000002.240
    Donnie Murphy 2B401100001.209
    Leonys Martin CF301010000.323
    Robinson Chirinos C400000002.211
    Totals36411430139 
     
    OaklandABRHRBI2B3BHRWKAVG
    Coco Crisp CF403200010.324
    John Jaso C501000004.227
    Jed Lowrie SS300000021.270
    Josh Donaldson 3B401000011.271
    Brandon Moss LF311100100.270
      Yoenis Cespedes PH-LF200000000.247
    Alberto Callaspo DH400000001.300
    Josh Reddick RF210000010.196
      Craig Gentry PH-RF100000000.368
    Daric Barton 1B402000001.152
    Eric Sogard 2B311010000.217
      Nick Punto PH-2B100000000.267
    Totals3639310158 


    E_E.Andrus. LOB_Texas 10, Oakland 11. 2B_P.Fielder, K.Kouzmanoff, L.Martin, E.Sogard. HR_S.Choo (2) off D.Straily, B.Moss (3) off Y.Darvish. S_M.Moreland. SB_M.Choice (1), L.Martin (4), C.Crisp 2 (6), J.Jaso (1). CS_A.Rios. GIDP_E.Sogard. DP_Texas 1 (D.Murphy, E.Andrus and P.Fielder).

    TexasIPHRERBBSOHRPC-STERA
    Yu Darvish6.0833461116-671.61
    Jason Frasor0.100011010-50.00
    Neal Cotts (W 1-1)1.010000015-93.38
    Alexi Ogando0.20000005-45.40
    Joakim Soria (S 4)1.000001020-124.50
     
    OaklandIPHRERBBSOHRPC-STERA
    Dan Straily5.063326184-505.40
    Ryan Cook1.010001012-81.69
    Fernando Abad1.010001016-110.00
    Sean Doolittle (L 0-1)0.221100014-93.38
    Dan Otero1.110011020-130.87


    IBB_off D.Otero (P.Fielder).
    HBP_by D.Straily (L.Martin).
    WP_D.Straily.
    T_3:25. A_13297.
    Umpires_Home,Paul Nauert; First, Adrian Johnson; Second, Larry Vanover; Third, Angel Hernandez.
    LEGEND
     
    2B = Double 3B = Triple
    AB = At Bat APP = Plate Appearance
    AVG = Batting Average BB = Base on Balls
    BF = Batters Faced BK = Balk
    CS = Caught Stealing DOU = Double
    ER = Error ERA = Earned Run Average
    H = Hits HBP = Hit by Pitch
    HR = Home Run IBB = Intentional Base on Balls
    IP = Innings Pitch K = Strike Out
    KL = Strike Out Looking L = Loss
    OBP = On Base Percentage R = Runs
    RBI = Runs Batted In S = Save
    SB = Stolen Base SF = Sacrifice Fly
    SH = Sacrifice Hit SLG = Slugging Percentage
    TRI = Triple W = Win
    WHIP = Walks + Hits / Innings Pitch WP = Wild Pitch
     

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        Saturday, January 31 2015 6:48 PM EST2015-01-31 23:48:18 GMT
        ???It will be mostly clear for the rest of your Saturday night with temps falling back into the low 50s,??? said Storm Team 8 Meteorologist Julie Phillips.
        ???It will be mostly clear for the rest of your Saturday night with temps falling back into the low 50s,??? said Storm Team 8 Meteorologist Julie Phillips.
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