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Sunday, May 11, 2008:
Athletics 12, Rangers 6
OaklandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Suzuki, K, C5000105.255
Sweeney, M, 1B4120002.322
Barton, 1B1112000.237
Cust, LF2111301.263
1-Davis, R, PR-CF1100000.190
Thomas, DH4112006.216
Brown, E, RF-LF5124002.283
Crosby, SS5110011.252
Ellis, M, 2B5130010.242
2-Murphy, PR-2B0100000.205
Hannahan, 3B3220201.244
Sweeney, R, CF-RF2101201.262
Totals371213108219.254
1-Ran for Cust in the 8th. 2-Ran for Ellis, M in the 9th.
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Kinsler, 2B5231010.306
Young, M, SS5011013.293
Hamilton, RF5121011.303
Bradley, DH4011111.311
Murphy, Dv, CF5110043.257
Boggs, LF4100120.326
Catalanotto, 1B3010110.260
Saltalamacchia, C2112210.207
Vazquez, R, 3B3010000.310
a-Duran, G, PH-3B1000002.190
Totals37611651210.266
a-Grounded out for Vazquez, R in the 7th.
BATTING
2B: Cust (5, Ponson), Ellis, M 2 (8, Ponson, Guardado), Crosby (12, German, F).
HR: Brown, E (4, 1st inning off Ponson, 2 on, 1 out), Barton (2, 9th inning off Guardado, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Brown, E 5; Ellis, M 5; Barton 4; Thomas; Cust 2; Hannahan 2; Crosby 2; Sweeney, M 2.
RBI: Thomas 2 (21), Brown, E 4 (33), Cust (12), Sweeney, R (16), Barton 2 (15).
2-out RBI: Brown, E; Barton 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hannahan; Thomas 3; Brown, E; Crosby.
SF: Thomas; Sweeney, R.
GIDP: Suzuki, K 2.
Team RISP: 7-for-15.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Crosby (1, home off German, F/Saltalamacchia), Ellis, M (5, 2nd base off German, F/Saltalamacchia), Brown, E (2, 2nd base off Wright, J/Saltalamacchia), Murphy (2, 3rd base off Guardado/Saltalamacchia), Hannahan (1, 2nd base off Guardado/Saltalamacchia).

FIELDING
E: Ellis, M (2, missed catch).
Outfield assists: Brown, E (Saltalamacchia at 2nd base).

BATTING
2B: Hamilton (13, Harden), Bradley (11, Harden), Kinsler (10, Harden).
3B: Hamilton (2, Harden).
TB: Kinsler 4; Hamilton 5; Bradley 2; Catalanotto; Saltalamacchia; Vazquez, R; Young, M; Murphy, Dv.
RBI: Bradley (20), Kinsler (18), Saltalamacchia 2 (3), Hamilton (39), Young, M (17).
2-out RBI: Bradley; Kinsler; Saltalamacchia 2; Hamilton.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Murphy, Dv 2; Young, M 2; Duran, G.
Team RISP: 5-for-10.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Kinsler (9, 2nd base off Casilla, S/Suzuki, K).

FIELDING
E: Vazquez, R (3, fielding), Saltalamacchia (1, throw).
DP: 2 (Vazquez, R-Kinsler-Catalanotto, Young, M-Kinsler-Catalanotto).

OaklandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Harden3.28554503.68
Devine1.21100200.60
Casilla, S(BS, 1)(W, 2-0)1.12000100.47
Embree(H, 8)1.10001202.60
Street1.00000203.86
Totals9.0116551203.29
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Ponson5.17665113.16
German, F(L, 1-1)0.23220001.62
Wright, J2.01111103.57
Guardado1.02332016.14
Totals9.01312128224.81
German, F pitched to 3 batters in the 7th.

WP: Harden, Ponson.
HBP: Sweeney, M (by Ponson).
Pitches-strikes: Harden 90-59, Devine 29-19, Casilla, S 23-15, Embree 22-12, Street 9-7, Ponson 103-59, German, F 25-14, Wright, J 24-12, Guardado 29-15.
Groundouts-flyouts: Harden 0-4, Devine 3-0, Casilla, S 0-1, Embree 1-1, Street 1-0, Ponson 5-9, German, F 0-2, Wright, J 3-1, Guardado 2-0.
Batters faced: Harden 22, Devine 6, Casilla, S 6, Embree 5, Street 3, Ponson 30, German, F 5, Wright, J 7, Guardado 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Devine 2-0, Casilla, S 1-1, Embree 1-0, German, F 3-1, Wright, J 2-1.
Umpires: HP: Mike Everitt. 1B: Tim McClelland. 2B: Mike DiMuro. 3B: Larry Vanover.
Weather: 66 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 12 mph, Out to CF.
T: 3:26.
Att: 23,959.
Venue: Rangers Ballpark in Arlington.
May 11, 2008
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media