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Texas Rangers 71-68W293913210 103 010 891
Oakland Athletics 79-58L1--156000 000 100 1110
Date of Game:  Monday, September 04, 2006
Stadium:  Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Feats and Milestones
  • Nelson Cruz - 2 home runs, 5 RBis
  • Jay Witasick - Threw 78% strikes


  • Top Inning 1

    Gary Matthews vs Barry Zito  M
    3-2 (8 pitches)
    Walked
    Michael Young vs Barry Zito  M
    2-2 (7 pitches)
    . Gary Matthews advanced to 2b
    Mark Teixeira vs Barry Zito  M
    3-2 (6 pitches)
    Walked
    Carlos Lee vs Barry Zito  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Mark DeRosa vs Barry Zito  M
    3-0 (4 pitches)
    Walked. Gary Matthews advanced to 3b, Mark Teixeira advanced to 2b
    Eric Young vs Barry Zito  M
    1-2 (5 pitches)
    Doubled . Gary Matthews scored, Mark Teixeira scored, Mark DeRosa advanced to 3b
    Gerald Laird vs Barry Zito  M
    3-2 (6 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Texas Rangers lead Oakland Athletics 2-0


    Bottom Inning 1

    Jason Kendall vs Robinson Tejeda  M
    3-2 (6 pitches)
    Mark Kotsay vs Robinson Tejeda  M
    2-2 (6 pitches)
    Singled
    Milton Bradley vs Robinson Tejeda  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Texas Rangers lead Oakland Athletics 2-0


    Top Inning 2

    Ian Kinsler vs Barry Zito  M
    2-1 (4 pitches)
    Nelson Cruz vs Barry Zito  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    Homered
    Gary Matthews vs Barry Zito  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Michael Young vs Barry Zito  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Texas Rangers lead Oakland Athletics 3-0


    Bottom Inning 2

    Frank Thomas vs Robinson Tejeda  M
    1-0 (2 pitches)
    Eric Chavez vs Robinson Tejeda  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    Jay Payton vs Robinson Tejeda  M
    1-1 (3 pitches)
    Singled
    Dan Johnson vs Robinson Tejeda  M
    0-1 (2 pitches)
    Texas Rangers lead Oakland Athletics 3-0


    Top Inning 3

    Mark Teixeira vs Barry Zito  M
    2-2 (7 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Carlos Lee vs Barry Zito  M
    0-1 (2 pitches)
    Mark DeRosa vs Barry Zito  M
    1-1 (3 pitches)
    Texas Rangers lead Oakland Athletics 3-0


    Bottom Inning 3

    Mark Ellis vs Robinson Tejeda  M
    0-2 (3 pitches)
    Marco Scutaro vs Robinson Tejeda  M
    1-1 (3 pitches)
    Jason Kendall vs Robinson Tejeda  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    Singled
    Mark Kotsay vs Robinson Tejeda  M
    2-0 (3 pitches)
    Singled . Jason Kendall advanced to 2b
    Milton Bradley vs Robinson Tejeda  M
    1-0 (2 pitches)
    Singled . Jason Kendall advanced to 3b, Mark Kotsay advanced to 2b
    Frank Thomas vs Robinson Tejeda  M
    1-1 (3 pitches)
    Texas Rangers lead Oakland Athletics 3-0


    Top Inning 4

    Eric Young vs Barry Zito  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    Gerald Laird vs Barry Zito  M
    2-0 (3 pitches)
    Doubled
    Ian Kinsler vs Barry Zito  M
    3-1 (5 pitches)
    Nelson Cruz vs Barry Zito  M
    0-1 (2 pitches)
    Singled . Gerald Laird scored
    Gary Matthews vs Barry Zito  M
    1-2 (5 pitches)
    Texas Rangers lead Oakland Athletics 4-0


    Bottom Inning 4

    Eric Chavez vs Robinson Tejeda  M
    0-2 (4 pitches)
    Jay Payton vs Robinson Tejeda  M
    1-2 (5 pitches)
    Dan Johnson vs Robinson Tejeda  M
    1-0 (2 pitches)
    Singled
    Mark Ellis vs Robinson Tejeda  M
    1-0 (2 pitches)
    Texas Rangers lead Oakland Athletics 4-0


    Top Inning 5

    Michael Young vs Barry Zito  M
    3-1 (5 pitches)
    Walked
    Mark Teixeira vs Barry Zito  M
    1-1 (3 pitches)
    Carlos Lee vs Barry Zito  M
    3-1 (5 pitches)
    Walked
    Mark DeRosa vs Barry Zito  M
    2-2 (6 pitches)
    Texas Rangers lead Oakland Athletics 4-0


    Bottom Inning 5

    Marco Scutaro vs Robinson Tejeda  M
    3-1 (5 pitches)
    Walked
    Jason Kendall vs Robinson Tejeda  M
    0-2 (3 pitches)
    Struck out looking
    Mark Kotsay vs Robinson Tejeda  M
    0-1 (2 pitches)
    Milton Bradley vs Robinson Tejeda  M
    3-2 (8 pitches)
    Singled . Marco Scutaro advanced to 2b
    Frank Thomas vs Robinson Tejeda  M
    1-0 (2 pitches)
    Texas Rangers lead Oakland Athletics 4-0


    Top Inning 6

    Eric Young vs Barry Zito  M
    3-1 (5 pitches)
    Tripled
    Gerald Laird vs Barry Zito  M
    3-0 (4 pitches)
    Ian Kinsler vs Barry Zito  M
    3-1 (5 pitches)
    Walked
    Nelson Cruz vs Barry Zito  M
    2-0 (3 pitches)
    Homered to right-center. Eric Young scored, Ian Kinsler scored
    Gary Matthews vs Kiko Calero  M
    3-2 (6 pitches)
    Walked
    Michael Young vs Kiko Calero  M
    2-2 (5 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Mark Teixeira vs Kiko Calero  M
    2-1 (4 pitches)
    Singled . Gary Matthews advanced to 2b
    Carlos Lee vs Kiko Calero  M
    2-2 (5 pitches)
    Texas Rangers lead Oakland Athletics 7-0


    Bottom Inning 6

    Eric Chavez vs Robinson Tejeda  M
    3-1 (5 pitches)
    Jay Payton vs Robinson Tejeda  M
    1-0 (2 pitches)
    Dan Johnson vs Robinson Tejeda  M
    3-2 (7 pitches)
    Doubled
    Mark Ellis vs Robinson Tejeda  M
    3-1 (5 pitches)
    Texas Rangers lead Oakland Athletics 7-0


    Top Inning 7

    Mark DeRosa vs Ron Flores  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Eric Young vs Ron Flores  M
    1-2 (6 pitches)
    Struck out looking
    Gerald Laird vs Ron Flores  M
    1-2 (6 pitches)
    Texas Rangers lead Oakland Athletics 7-0


    Bottom Inning 7

    Marco Scutaro vs Robinson Tejeda  M
    2-2 (7 pitches)
    Singled
    Jason Kendall vs Robinson Tejeda  M
    0-2 (3 pitches)
    Singled . Marco Scutaro advanced to 2b
    Mark Kotsay vs Robinson Tejeda  M
    0-1 (2 pitches)
    . Marco Scutaro advanced to 3b
    Unknown event FLE2 (13)
    Unknown
    Milton Bradley vs Robinson Tejeda  M
    3-2 (7 pitches)
    Walked
    Frank Thomas vs Joaquin Benoit  M
    2-0 (3 pitches)
    Singled . Marco Scutaro scored, Milton Bradley advanced to 2b
    Eric Chavez vs Joaquin Benoit  M
    2-2 (6 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Texas Rangers lead Oakland Athletics 7-1


    Top Inning 8

    Ian Kinsler vs Jay Witasick  M
    1-0 (2 pitches)
    Homered to left field
    Nelson Cruz vs Jay Witasick  M
    0-2 (3 pitches)
    Struck out looking
    Gary Matthews vs Jay Witasick  M
    2-0 (3 pitches)
    Michael Young vs Jay Witasick  M
    1-2 (4 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Texas Rangers lead Oakland Athletics 8-1


    Bottom Inning 8

    Jay Payton vs Joaquin Benoit  M
    0-2 (4 pitches)
    Dan Johnson vs Joaquin Benoit  M
    3-2 (7 pitches)
    Walked
    Mark Ellis vs Joaquin Benoit  M
    3-2 (7 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Marco Scutaro vs Joaquin Benoit  M
    1-2 (5 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Texas Rangers lead Oakland Athletics 8-1


    Top Inning 9

    Mark Teixeira vs Jay Witasick  M
    0-2 (3 pitches)
    Carlos Lee vs Jay Witasick  M
    2-2 (9 pitches)
    Mark DeRosa vs Jay Witasick  M
    0-1 (2 pitches)
    Singled
    Eric Young vs Jay Witasick  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    64Flied out to
    Texas Rangers lead Oakland Athletics 8-1


    Bottom Inning 9

    Jason Kendall vs Wes Littleton  M
    1-1 (3 pitches)
    Adam Melhuse vs Wes Littleton  M
    0-0 (1 pitches)
    Milton Bradley vs Wes Littleton  M
    3-1 (5 pitches)
    Walked
    Frank Thomas vs Wes Littleton  M
    2-2 (5 pitches)
    Struck out looking
    Texas Rangers beat Oakland Athletics 8-1


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