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Saturday, March 24, 2007:
Athletics 5, Rangers 2
OaklandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Crosby, SS3001011.375
Perez, A, SS1000000.340
Swisher, RF3021110.320
Goleski, RF1000010.146
Bradley, CF3000004.389
Bocachica, CF1000000.129
Piazza, DH3000113.395
a-Barton, PH-DH1010000.440
Johnson, 1B3120101.333
Durazo, 1B1000001.308
Scutaro, 2B3100125.333
Murphy, 2B0000000.417
Melhuse, C4110023.154
Brown, C0000000.250
Buck, T, LF3112100.366
Merloni, 3B3111110.333
Totals335856918.304
a-Singled for Piazza in the 9th.
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lofton, CF1110100.286
Hairston, CF3010003.421
Catalanotto, DH3110113.235
a-Botts, PH-DH1000002.310
Young, M, SS3000001.382
Vazquez, SS1010000.286
Teixeira, 1B3000013.265
West, LF1000001.000
Sosa, RF2001002.409
Cruz, RF1000101.258
Blalock, 3B2021000.250
1-Kata, PR-3B2000002.447
Wilkerson, LF-1B4010014.227
Ojeda, C2010001.385
Stewart, C2000001.500
Kinsler, 2B2010001.420
Fox, 2B20200001.000
Totals3521123325.322
a-Grounded out for Catalanotto in the 9th.
1-Ran for Blalock in the 4th.
BATTING
2B: Swisher 2 (4, McCarthy, McCarthy), Merloni (3, McCarthy).
HR: Buck, T (1, 2nd inning off McCarthy, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Swisher 4; Barton; Johnson 2; Melhuse; Buck, T 4; Merloni 2.
RBI: Buck, T 2 (8), Swisher (15), Merloni (6), Crosby (2).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Scutaro 2; Piazza; Bradley 2.
SF: Crosby.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
E: Crosby (2, fielding).
Outfield assists: Bradley (Catalanotto at 1st base).
DP: 2 (Scutaro-Crosby-Johnson, Bradley-Crosby-Johnson).

BATTING
2B: Fox (1, Duchscherer).
TB: Lofton; Hairston; Catalanotto; Vazquez; Blalock 2; Wilkerson; Ojeda; Kinsler; Fox 3.
RBI: Sosa (14), Blalock (4).
2-out RBI: Blalock.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Wilkerson; Catalanotto; Kata; Botts.
GIDP: Catalanotto.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
CS: Hairston (1, 2nd base by Loaiza/Melhuse).

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Hairston (Piazza at 1st base).
DP: (Hairston-Teixeira-Young, M).

OaklandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Loaiza(W, 1-1)6.07203203.21
Duchscherer(H, 1)1.01000100.00
DiNardo(S, 1)2.03000003.00
Totals9.011203305.49
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
McCarthy(L, 1-1)2.165534110.45
Mahay2.20003102.35
Otsuka1.00000103.00
Wood3.02000301.69
Totals9.08556915.60
HBP: Bradley (by McCarthy).
Ground outs-fly outs: Loaiza 4-10, Duchscherer 1-1, DiNardo 2-4, McCarthy 0-3, Mahay 1-6, Otsuka 0-2, Wood 4-2.
Batters faced: Loaiza 25, Duchscherer 4, DiNardo 9, McCarthy 17, Mahay 10, Otsuka 3, Wood 11.
Inherited runners-scored: Mahay 3-2.
Umpires: HP: Brian Knight. 1B: Travis Reininger. 2B: Todd Tichenor. 3B: Shawn Rakos.
Weather: 67 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 1 mph, Varies.
T: 2:40.
Att: 7,932.
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media