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      The weather for the rest of your Saturday is looking pretty nice! Temps this morning are around 50 degrees with a light wind. This afternoon we will have partly cloudy skies, dry weather, and temps around 71. Temps this evening will be in the 60s.
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    Preview | Matchup | Lineup | Log | Wrap | Box
    W:J.Parker(7-6) L:M.Garza(1-1) S:G.Balfour (29)
    HR: TEX- I.Kinsler (10) OAK- Y.Cespedes (17)



    Texas Top 1st
    - UMPIRES: Home,Dale Scott; First, Bill Miller; Second, CB Bucknor; Third, Quinn Wolcott;
    - Leonys Martin doubled to right. Runner on second with none out and Elvis Andrus due up.
    - Elvis Andrus struck out swinging. Runner on second with one out and Ian Kinsler due up.
    - Ian Kinsler grounded out short to first. Runner on second with two out and Adrian Beltre due up.
    - Adrian Beltre struck out swinging to end the inning.

    Oakland Bottom 1st
    - Coco Crisp bunt-single to third. Runner on first with none out and Eric Sogard due up.
    - Eric Sogard sacrifice bunt to pitcher. On the play, Coco Crisp advances to second. Runner on second with one out and Jed Lowrie due up.
    - Jed Lowrie single to left scored Coco Crisp. Runner on first with one out and Yoenis Cespedes due up.
    - Yoenis Cespedes one-out, two-run Home Run (17) to left center scored Jed Lowrie. Brandon Moss due up.
    - Brandon Moss singled to right. Runner on first with one out and Josh Donaldson due up.
    - Josh Donaldson struck out looking. Runner on first with two out and Josh Reddick due up.
    - Josh Reddick flied out to left to end the inning.

    Texas Top 2nd
    - Nelson Cruz flied out to left. None on with one out and David Murphy due up.
    - David Murphy singled to short. Runner on first with one out and Geovany Soto due up.
    - Geovany Soto struck out swinging. Runner on first with two out and Jurickson Profar due up.
    - Jurickson Profar flied out to center to end the inning.

    Oakland Bottom 2nd
    - Alberto Callaspo flied out to right. None on with one out and Stephen Vogt due up.
    - Stephen Vogt struck out swinging. None on with two out and Coco Crisp due up.
    - Coco Crisp lined out to left to end the inning.

    Texas Top 3rd
    - Mitch Moreland flied out to left. None on with one out and Leonys Martin due up.
    - Leonys Martin walked. Runner on first with one out and Elvis Andrus due up.
    - Elvis Andrus walked. Runners on first and second with one out and Ian Kinsler due up.
    - Ian Kinsler struck out swinging. Runners on first and second with two out and Adrian Beltre due up.
    - Adrian Beltre single to right scored Leonys Martin. On the play, Elvis Andrus advances to third. Runners on first and third with two out and Nelson Cruz due up.
    - Nelson Cruz grounded into a fielder`s choice, third to second. On the play, Adrian Beltre out at second to end the inning.

    Oakland Bottom 3rd
    - Eric Sogard flied out to right. None on with one out and Jed Lowrie due up.
    - Jed Lowrie lined out to second. None on with two out and Yoenis Cespedes due up.
    - Yoenis Cespedes lined out to left to end the inning.

    Texas Top 4th
    - David Murphy popped out to third. None on with one out and Geovany Soto due up.
    - Geovany Soto struck out looking. None on with two out and Jurickson Profar due up.
    - Jurickson Profar singled to center. Runner on first with two out and Mitch Moreland due up.
    - Mitch Moreland singled to center. On the play, Jurickson Profar advances to second. Runners on first and second with two out and Leonys Martin due up.
    - Leonys Martin struck out swinging to end the inning.

    Oakland Bottom 4th
    - Brandon Moss grounded out second to first. None on with one out and Josh Donaldson due up.
    - Josh Donaldson singled to left. Runner on first with one out and Josh Reddick due up.
    - Josh Reddick struck out on a foul tip. Runner on first with two out and Alberto Callaspo due up.
    - Alberto Callaspo lined out to first to end the inning.

    Texas Top 5th
    - Elvis Andrus grounded out third to first. None on with one out and Ian Kinsler due up.
    - Ian Kinsler one-out, solo Home Run (10) to left. Adrian Beltre due up.
    - Adrian Beltre flied out to right. None on with two out and Nelson Cruz due up.
    - Nelson Cruz popped out to second to end the inning.

    Oakland Bottom 5th
    - Stephen Vogt grounded out to first. None on with one out and Coco Crisp due up.
    - Coco Crisp flied out to right. None on with two out and Eric Sogard due up.
    - Eric Sogard singled to left. Runner on first with two out and Jed Lowrie due up.
    - Jed Lowrie grounded out second to first to end the inning.

    Texas Top 6th
    - David Murphy grounded out pitcher to first. None on with one out and Geovany Soto due up.
    - Geovany Soto flied out to center. None on with two out and Jurickson Profar due up.
    - Jurickson Profar flied out to center to end the inning.

    Oakland Bottom 6th
    - Yoenis Cespedes struck out swinging. None on with one out and Brandon Moss due up.
    - Brandon Moss ground-rule double to center. Runner on second with one out and Josh Donaldson due up.
    - Josh Donaldson flied out to left. Runner on second with two out and Josh Reddick due up.
    - Josh Reddick fouled out to first to end the inning.

    Texas Top 7th
    - Sean Doolittle starts the inning for the Athletics.
    - Jeff Baker is Pinch-hitting for Mitch Moreland.
    - Pinch-Hitter Jeff Baker fouled out to first. None on with one out and Leonys Martin due up.
    - Leonys Martin grounded out third to first. None on with two out and Elvis Andrus due up.
    - Elvis Andrus singled to center. Runner on first with two out and Ian Kinsler due up.
    - Elvis Andrus stole second. Runner on second with two out and Ian Kinsler at the plate.
    - Ian Kinsler struck out swinging to end the inning.

    Oakland Bottom 7th
    - Jeff Baker remains in the game as the first baseman.
    - Alberto Callaspo walked. Runner on first with none out and Stephen Vogt due up.
    - Stephen Vogt sacrifice bunt to first. On the play, Alberto Callaspo advances to second. Runner on second with one out and Coco Crisp due up.
    - Coco Crisp singled to right. On the play, Alberto Callaspo advances to third. Runners on first and third with one out and Eric Sogard due up.
    - Eric Sogard sacrifice bunt to pitcher scored Alberto Callaspo. On the play, Coco Crisp advances to second. Runner on second with two out and Jed Lowrie due up.
    - Jed Lowrie grounded out catcher to first to end the inning.

    Texas Top 8th
    - Ryan Cook starts the inning for the Athletics.
    - Adrian Beltre popped out to short. None on with one out and Nelson Cruz due up.
    - Nelson Cruz grounded out third to first. None on with two out and David Murphy due up.
    - David Murphy fouled out to third to end the inning.

    Oakland Bottom 8th
    - Defensive switch from center field to right field for Leonys Martin.
    - Craig Gentry replaces right fielder Nelson Cruz, batting 5th, playing center field.
    - Yoenis Cespedes flied out to center. None on with one out and Brandon Moss due up.
    - Brandon Moss flied out to left. None on with two out and Josh Donaldson due up.
    - Josh Donaldson struck out swinging to end the inning.

    Texas Top 9th
    - Grant Balfour starts the inning for the Athletics.
    - Derek Norris replaces catcher Stephen Vogt, batting 9th, playing catcher.
    - Geovany Soto struck out swinging. None on with one out and Jurickson Profar due up.
    - Jurickson Profar struck out swinging. None on with two out and Jeff Baker due up.
    - A.J. Pierzynski is Pinch-hitting for Jeff Baker.
    - Pinch-Hitter A.J. Pierzynski popped out to short to end the game.

    Texas 2, Oakland 4


    Final
    - Confirmed
    - WP: J.Parker (7-6); LP:M.Garza (1-1); S:G.Balfour (29).

    Texas 2, Oakland 4

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