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Oakland Athletics 3 Minnesota Twins 2

+ Boxscore: Mon, August 18,2008
2008-08-17 - 2008-08-19
  123 456 789  R H E
Oakland Athletics (57-67)100 200 000 371
Minnesota Twins (70-54)000 000 020 2102
Date of Game: Mon, August 18,2008
Stadium: Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
Attendance: 25,024
Time of Game: 2:42

Winning Pitcher: Kirk Saarloos (1-0)
Losing Pitcher: Nick Blackburn (9-7)
Save: Brad Ziegler (3)

Home Runs: Mark Ellis (12)
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AL Central Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
CHA7154.568--63954099W3
MIN7054.5650.562557649L1
DET6164.48810.063262210W1
CLE5667.45514.05775725W1
KCA5569.44415.5510619-109L2
AL West Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
ANA7647.618--58052060L2
TEX6264.49215.5702765-63L2
OAK5767.46019.5491498-7W1
SEA4678.37130.5521623-102L4
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    Oakland Athletics Batting
    OAKPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Mark Ellis2b31.0733
    11110.233759124114
    Eric Pattersonlf25.1324
    01001.19728193
    Bobby Crosbyss28.2194
    00001.2485487516
    Frank Thomasdh40.0833
    10010.24123128290
    Jack Custrf29.2143
    12000.23330722540
    Rajai Daviscf27.3031
    01000.22018211012
    Kurt Suzukic24.3193
    01210.2901836352
    Carlos Gonzalezcf-rf22.3054
    00000.258684214
    Jack Hannahan3b28.1674
    01000.2211595362
    Daric Barton1b23.0024
    00001.2091245320
    Kirk Saarloosp29.087000000--109000
    Alan Embreep38.207000000--827000
    Huston Streetp25.016000000--234000
    Brad Zieglerp28.313000000--31000
    Totals3337333.24010495871-
    Minnesota Twins Batting
    MINPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Denard Spancf24.1734
    12000.319542208
    Nick Punto2b30.2834
    01002.2705732237
    Joe Mauerc25.1214
    13101.3255248601
    Justin Morneau1b27.0954
    01000.30569319960
    Jason Kubelrf26.0854
    01001.27833017640
    Delmon Younglf22.3384
    00002.28830875313
    Brian Buscher3b27.1224
    01001.302773330
    Randy Ruizdh30.3033
    01001.3608030
    Mike Lambph33.0090
    00010.2379211320
    Carlos Gomezpr22.257000000.25017353525
    Adam Everettss31.1972
    00000.2116872160
    Brendan Harrisss27.3572
    00001.2642966411
    Jesse Crainp27.044000000--235000
    Craig Breslowp28.010000000--59000
    Totals35210119.28210434938-
    Game Stats
    2B: Jack Cust (12), Randy Ruiz (2)
    3B: Joe Mauer (2)
    HR: Mark Ellis (12)
    RBI: Mark Ellis (41), Kurt Suzuki (35), Joe Mauer (60)
    SB: Rajai Davis (12)
    GDP: Carlos Gonzalez (5), Frank Thomas (8), Jason Kubel (6), Justin Morneau (14)
    Oakland Athletics Pitching
    OAKAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Justin Duchscherer30.272-2.23000302.540.022221927
    Kirk Saarloos29.087W 1-03.23000301.640.27316072
    Alan Embree38.207-0.10000104.980.00558314
    Huston Street25.016-0.12110004.500.04502340
    Brad Ziegler28.313SV 322011200.430.0731310
    Totals9.01012190--
    Minnesota Twins Pitching
    MINAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Nick Blackburn26.175L 9-786332213.710.05253125
    Jesse Crain27.044-01001003.600.04522350
    Craig Breslow28.010-10000102.380.0032590
    Totals9.0733331--
    Other Game Information

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Justin Duchscherer 33-23-10, Kirk Saarloos 45-31-14, Alan Embree 11-8-3, Huston Street 8-6-2, Brad Ziegler 31-18-13, Nick Blackburn 98-65-33, Jesse Crain 12-6-6, Craig Breslow 13-9-4
    Total Batters Faced: Justin Duchscherer 11, Kirk Saarloos 13, Alan Embree 1, Huston Street 3, Brad Ziegler 8, Nick Blackburn 31, Jesse Crain 2, Craig Breslow 3
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Justin Duchscherer 4-4, Kirk Saarloos 4-6, Alan Embree 0-0, Huston Street 0-3, Brad Ziegler 2-3, Nick Blackburn 14-13, Jesse Crain 1-0, Craig Breslow 1-1

    Umpires: HP: Phil Cuzzi 1B: Jerry Layne 2B: Brian Knight 3B: Rob Drake


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