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Monday, August 18, 2008:
Athletics 3, Twins 2
OaklandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Ellis, M, 2B3111100.233
Patterson, E, LF4010012.197
Crosby, SS4000013.248
Thomas, DH3100101.241
Cust, RF3120000.233
Davis, R, CF1010000.220
Suzuki, K, C3012101.290
Gonzalez, C, CF-RF4000005.258
Hannahan, 3B4010003.221
Barton, 1B4000013.209
Totals333733318.242
MinnesotaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Span, CF4120000.319
Punto, 2B4010022.271
Mauer, C4131011.325
Morneau, 1B4010004.305
Kubel, RF4010011.278
Young, D, LF4000021.288
Buscher, 3B4010011.302
Ruiz, R, DH3010011.360
a-Lamb, PH-DH0000100.236
1-Gomez, C, PR-DH0000000.250
Everett, SS2000000.211
Harris, B, SS2000013.264
Totals3521011914.279
a-Walked for Ruiz, R in the 9th.
1-Ran for Lamb in the 9th.
BATTING
2B: Cust (12, Blackburn).
HR: Ellis, M (12, 1st inning off Blackburn, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Ellis, M 4; Suzuki, K; Davis, R; Cust 3; Hannahan; Patterson, E.
RBI: Ellis, M (41), Suzuki, K 2 (35).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Crosby; Gonzalez, C; Barton.
GIDP: Gonzalez, C, Thomas.
Team RISP: 1-for-8.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Davis, R (19, 2nd base off Crain/Mauer).

FIELDING
E: Patterson, E (4, throw).
DP: 2 (Hannahan-Ellis, M-Barton, Ellis, M-Crosby-Barton).

BATTING
2B: Ruiz, R (2, Street).
3B: Mauer (2, Ziegler).
TB: Ruiz, R 2; Span 2; Buscher; Punto; Kubel; Morneau; Mauer 5.
RBI: Mauer (60).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Morneau; Harris, B 2.
GIDP: Morneau, Kubel.
Team RISP: 0-for-2.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
E: Everett (7, throw), Young, D (8, fielding).
DP: 2 (Everett-Punto-Morneau, Punto-Harris, B-Morneau).

OaklandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Duchscherer2.23000302.54
Saarloos(W, 1-0)3.23000301.59
Embree(H, 17)0.10000105.01
Street(H, 1)0.12110004.53
Ziegler(S, 3)2.02111200.43
Totals9.010221903.77
MinnesotaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Blackburn(L, 9-7)8.06332213.71
Crain0.01001003.60
Breslow1.00000102.41
Totals9.07333314.28
Street pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.
Crain pitched to 2 batters in the 9th.

Pitches-strikes: Duchscherer 36-24, Saarloos 42-30, Embree 11-8, Street 8-6, Ziegler 31-18, Blackburn 99-66, Crain 12-6, Breslow 13-9.
Groundouts-flyouts: Duchscherer 3-2, Saarloos 4-3, Embree 0-0, Street 0-0, Ziegler 2-1, Blackburn 13-7, Crain 0-0, Breslow 1-0.
Batters faced: Duchscherer 11, Saarloos 13, Embree 1, Street 3, Ziegler 8, Blackburn 31, Crain 2, Breslow 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Saarloos 1-0, Embree 1-0, Street 1-0, Ziegler 1-1, Breslow 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Phil Cuzzi. 1B: Jerry Layne. 2B: Brian Knight. 3B: Rob Drake.
Weather: 70 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 2:42.
Att: 25,024.
Venue: Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome.
August 18, 2008
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media