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Saturday, May 31, 2008:
Rangers 8, Athletics 4
OaklandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Hannahan, 1B4012010.233
Crosby, SS4000023.259
Cust, DH4000010.248
Chavez, Er, 3B4130000.333
Brown, E, LF4110002.255
Ellis, M, 2B4120001.240
Buck, RF4022002.164
Gonzalez, C, CF4000003.286
Suzuki, K, C4120000.251
Totals3641140411.251
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Kinsler, 2B5132001.300
Young, M, SS4231002.290
Hamilton, CF4113001.326
Bradley, DH4000001.320
Murphy, Dv, RF4000001.283
Laird, C4220000.270
Catalanotto, 1B4231000.299
Boggs, LF3011101.276
Vazquez, R, 3B4010004.330
Totals3681481011.280
BATTING
2B: Chavez, Er (1, Ponson), Hannahan (8, Ponson).
TB: Brown, E; Chavez, Er 4; Hannahan 2; Ellis, M 2; Suzuki, K 2; Buck 2.
RBI: Buck 2 (8), Hannahan 2 (18).
2-out RBI: Hannahan.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Crosby 2; Ellis, M; Buck.
SF: Hannahan.
GIDP: Gonzalez, C.
Team RISP: 3-for-9.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Buck (Catalanotto at 2nd base).
Pickoffs: Ziegler (Kinsler at 1st base).

BATTING
2B: Kinsler (14, Blanton), Vazquez, R (10, Blanton), Laird (6, Gaudin), Catalanotto (12, Gaudin).
3B: Young, M (1, Blanton).
HR: Hamilton (14, 5th inning off Blanton, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Kinsler 4; Hamilton 4; Vazquez, R 2; Catalanotto 4; Young, M 5; Laird 3; Boggs.
RBI: Hamilton 3 (61), Boggs (17), Kinsler 2 (34), Young, M (25), Catalanotto (8).
2-out RBI: Kinsler 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Young, M; Kinsler.
Team RISP: 5-for-11.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
PO: Kinsler (1st base by Ziegler).

FIELDING
DP: (Kinsler-Young, M-Catalanotto).

OaklandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Blanton(L, 3-7)6.010661014.27
Gaudin1.23220003.74
Ziegler0.11000000.00
Totals8.014881013.46
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Ponson(W, 4-1)7.09440403.83
Guardado(H, 5)0.11000002.93
Benoit(H, 10)0.21000004.39
Wright, J1.00000002.97
Totals9.011440404.73
Pitches-strikes: Blanton 95-60, Gaudin 28-20, Ziegler 5-3, Ponson 101-70, Guardado 7-6, Benoit 7-6, Wright, J 11-8.
Groundouts-flyouts: Blanton 6-9, Gaudin 3-2, Ziegler 0-0, Ponson 10-5, Guardado 0-0, Benoit 0-2, Wright, J 2-0.
Batters faced: Blanton 28, Gaudin 8, Ziegler 1, Ponson 29, Guardado 2, Benoit 3, Wright, J 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Ziegler 1-1, Benoit 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Jeff Kellogg. 1B: Mark Wegner. 2B: Chad Fairchild. 3B: Paul Emmel.
Weather: 90 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 15 mph, In from RF.
T: 2:21.
Att: 36,798.
Venue: Rangers Ballpark in Arlington.
May 31, 2008
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media