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GAME INFORMATION


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Texas Rangers 12-18W35.541427100 120 000 471
Oakland Athletics 18-13L1--234000 300 000 374
Date of Game:  Friday, May 02, 2008
Stadium:  Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Feats and Milestones


Top Inning 1

Ian Kinsler vs Joe Blanton  M
0-0 (1 pitches)
Reached on error . advancement unknown
Michael Young vs Joe Blanton  M
1-1 (3 pitches)
unknown. Ian Kinsler scored
Josh Hamilton vs Joe Blanton  M
2-1 (4 pitches)
Unknown event FLE2 (13)
Unknown
Milton Bradley vs Joe Blanton  M
3-2 (6 pitches)
Doubled
David Murphy vs Joe Blanton  M
3-2 (6 pitches)
Texas Rangers lead Oakland Athletics 1-0


Bottom Inning 1

Daric Barton vs Vicente Padilla  M
3-2 (6 pitches)
Struck out swinging
Jack Hannahan vs Vicente Padilla  M
0-1 (2 pitches)
Singled
Jack Cust vs Vicente Padilla  M
2-0 (3 pitches)
Texas Rangers lead Oakland Athletics 1-0


Top Inning 2

Brandon Boggs vs Joe Blanton  M
2-2 (5 pitches)
Singled
Ben Broussard vs Joe Blanton  M
0-0 (1 pitches)
Gerald Laird vs Joe Blanton  M
3-2 (8 pitches)
Texas Rangers lead Oakland Athletics 1-0


Bottom Inning 2

Frank Thomas vs Vicente Padilla  M
1-1 (3 pitches)
Emil Brown vs Vicente Padilla  M
2-1 (4 pitches)
Rob Bowen vs Vicente Padilla  M
3-2 (6 pitches)
Struck out swinging
Texas Rangers lead Oakland Athletics 1-0


Top Inning 3

Ramon Vazquez vs Joe Blanton  M
1-1 (3 pitches)
Ian Kinsler vs Joe Blanton  M
3-2 (7 pitches)
Michael Young vs Joe Blanton  M
0-0 (1 pitches)
Texas Rangers lead Oakland Athletics 1-0


Bottom Inning 3

Bobby Crosby vs Vicente Padilla  M
0-1 (2 pitches)
Ryan Sweeney vs Vicente Padilla  M
3-2 (7 pitches)
Walked
Donnie Murphy vs Vicente Padilla  M
2-0 (3 pitches)
Daric Barton vs Vicente Padilla  M
2-2 (5 pitches)
54Flied out to
Texas Rangers lead Oakland Athletics 1-0


Top Inning 4

Josh Hamilton vs Joe Blanton  M
0-0 (1 pitches)
Milton Bradley vs Joe Blanton  M
0-0 (1 pitches)
Singled
David Murphy vs Joe Blanton  M
3-0 (5 pitches)
Singled . Milton Bradley advanced to 3b
Brandon Boggs vs Joe Blanton  M
1-0 (2 pitches)
unknown. Milton Bradley scored, David Murphy advanced to 2b
Ben Broussard vs Joe Blanton  M
1-1 (4 pitches)
Texas Rangers lead Oakland Athletics 2-0


Bottom Inning 4

Jack Hannahan vs Vicente Padilla  M
3-2 (6 pitches)
Struck out swinging
Jack Cust vs Vicente Padilla  M
2-2 (6 pitches)
Homered to left field
Frank Thomas vs Vicente Padilla  M
3-1 (5 pitches)
Walked
Emil Brown vs Vicente Padilla  M
1-1 (3 pitches)
54Flied out to
Rob Bowen vs Vicente Padilla  M
1-0 (2 pitches)
Reached on error . Emil Brown advanced to 3b
Bobby Crosby vs Vicente Padilla  M
2-0 (3 pitches)
Doubled . Emil Brown scored, Rob Bowen scored
Wild pitch by Vicente Padilla
Bobby Crosby advanced to 3b
Ryan Sweeney vs Vicente Padilla  M
3-1 (5 pitches)
Walked
Donnie Murphy vs Vicente Padilla  M
0-2 (3 pitches)
Oakland Athletics lead Texas Rangers 3-2


Top Inning 5

Gerald Laird vs Joe Blanton  M
2-1 (4 pitches)
Doubled
Ramon Vazquez vs Joe Blanton  M
1-1 (3 pitches)
Singled . Gerald Laird advanced to 3b
Ian Kinsler vs Joe Blanton  M
1-0 (2 pitches)
. Gerald Laird scored, Ramon Vazquez advanced to 2b
Michael Young vs Joe Blanton  M
1-0 (2 pitches)
53Grounded out to . Ramon Vazquez scored3 on error by
Josh Hamilton vs Joe Blanton  M
2-0 (3 pitches)
Texas Rangers lead Oakland Athletics 4-3


Bottom Inning 5

Daric Barton vs Vicente Padilla  M
1-2 (4 pitches)
Struck out looking
Jack Hannahan vs Vicente Padilla  M
1-1 (3 pitches)
Jack Cust vs Vicente Padilla  M
2-2 (5 pitches)
Struck out looking
Texas Rangers lead Oakland Athletics 4-3


Top Inning 6

Milton Bradley vs Joe Blanton  M
0-0 (1 pitches)
1Singled (Bunt) to . Milton Bradley advanced to 2b1 on error by
David Murphy vs Joe Blanton  M
3-0 (4 pitches)
Walked
Brandon Boggs vs Joe Blanton  M
1-2 (4 pitches)
Struck out swinging
Ben Broussard vs Joe Blanton  M
0-0 (1 pitches)
Gerald Laird vs Joe Blanton  M
2-1 (4 pitches)
5Flied out to . David Murphy advanced to 2b
Texas Rangers lead Oakland Athletics 4-3


Bottom Inning 6

Frank Thomas vs Vicente Padilla  M
1-2 (5 pitches)
Singled
Emil Brown vs Vicente Padilla  M
2-2 (5 pitches)
Struck out swinging
Rob Bowen vs Vicente Padilla  M
1-1 (3 pitches)
Bobby Crosby vs Vicente Padilla  M
2-1 (4 pitches)
Doubled . Frank Thomas advanced to 3b
Ryan Sweeney vs Vicente Padilla  M
3-1 (5 pitches)
Walked
Donnie Murphy vs Jamey Wright  M
2-0 (3 pitches)
54Flied out to
Texas Rangers lead Oakland Athletics 4-3


Top Inning 7

Ramon Vazquez vs Joe Blanton  M
3-2 (9 pitches)
Ian Kinsler vs Joe Blanton  M
1-2 (5 pitches)
Michael Young vs Joe Blanton  M
0-2 (3 pitches)
Texas Rangers lead Oakland Athletics 4-3


Bottom Inning 7

Daric Barton vs Eddie Guardado  M
1-0 (2 pitches)
Singled
Mark Ellis vs Eddie Guardado  M
1-1 (3 pitches)
Jack Cust vs Eddie Guardado  M
1-2 (5 pitches)
. advancement unknown
Texas Rangers lead Oakland Athletics 4-3


Top Inning 8

Josh Hamilton vs Alan Embree  M
0-1 (2 pitches)
Milton Bradley vs Alan Embree  M
3-2 (6 pitches)
Struck out swinging
David Murphy vs Alan Embree  M
0-0 (1 pitches)
Texas Rangers lead Oakland Athletics 4-3


Bottom Inning 8

Frank Thomas vs Joaquin Benoit  M
3-2 (6 pitches)
Struck out swinging
Emil Brown vs Joaquin Benoit  M
2-0 (3 pitches)
Singled
Mike Sweeney vs Joaquin Benoit  M
1-2 (4 pitches)
Bobby Crosby vs Joaquin Benoit  M
3-1 (6 pitches)
Walked. Emil Brown advanced to 2b
Ryan Sweeney vs Joaquin Benoit  M
2-2 (7 pitches)
Struck out swinging
Texas Rangers lead Oakland Athletics 4-3


Top Inning 9

Brandon Boggs vs Huston Street  M
1-2 (4 pitches)
Struck out swinging
Ben Broussard vs Huston Street  M
0-1 (2 pitches)
Gerald Laird vs Huston Street  M
3-2 (6 pitches)
Struck out looking
Texas Rangers lead Oakland Athletics 4-3


Bottom Inning 9

Donnie Murphy vs C.J. Wilson  M
2-2 (5 pitches)
Daric Barton vs C.J. Wilson  M
3-1 (5 pitches)
Mark Ellis vs C.J. Wilson  M
3-1 (5 pitches)
Texas Rangers beat Oakland Athletics 4-3


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