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Sunday, August 31, 2008:
Twins 12, Athletics 4
MinnesotaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Span, CF-RF4101121.301
Punto, SS4220012.289
a-Everett, PH-SS1000101.205
Mauer, DH4100104.320
Morneau, 1B5124001.312
Kubel, RF2010111.278
1-Gomez, C, PR-CF1100112.253
Young, D, LF3200211.283
Redmond, M, C4111103.281
Buscher, 3B4121100.312
Casilla, A, 2B4223013.300
Totals361210109719.279
a-Walked for Punto in the 8th.
1-Ran for Kubel in the 6th.
OaklandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Davis, R, CF5020001.242
Sweeney, R, RF4120101.289
Crosby, SS3000014.248
Pennington, SS2110000.161
Cust, DH4110003.228
Suzuki, K, C3010000.287
Bowen, C1000013.167
Barton, 1B3111101.217
Hannahan, 3B4011024.220
Cunningham, A, LF4022021.500
Patterson, E, 2B4000013.204
Totals3741142721.241
BATTING
2B: Punto (16, Smith, G), Kubel (17, Smith, G), Redmond, M (6, Foulke), Buscher (8, Ziegler).
HR: Casilla, A (6, 2nd inning off Smith, G, 1 on, 2 out), Morneau (21, 6th inning off Smith, G, 2 on, 0 out).
TB: Redmond, M 2; Buscher 3; Punto 3; Kubel 2; Morneau 5; Casilla, A 5.
RBI: Morneau 4 (108), Casilla, A 3 (45), Redmond, M (9), Span (34), Buscher (41).
2-out RBI: Morneau; Casilla, A 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Punto; Redmond, M; Gomez, C; Everett.
SF: Span; Casilla, A.
GIDP: Redmond, M.
Team RISP: 4-for-13.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Gomez, C (28, 3rd base off Smith, G/Suzuki, K).

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Young, D (Hannahan at 3rd base).

BATTING
2B: Suzuki, K (22, Baker, S), Hannahan (26, Baker, S), Cunningham, A (1, Reyes, De).
TB: Sweeney, R 2; Barton; Suzuki, K 2; Cunningham, A 3; Cust; Davis, R 2; Hannahan 2; Pennington.
RBI: Hannahan (40), Barton (38), Cunningham, A 2 (2).
2-out RBI: Cunningham, A 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cunningham, A; Cust; Crosby; Davis, R; Patterson, E.
Team RISP: 2-for-14.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Davis, R (24, 2nd base off Baker, S/Redmond, M).

FIELDING
E: Barton (12, fielding), Pennington (3, throw).
DP: (Patterson, E-Crosby-Barton).

MinnesotaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Baker, S(W, 8-4)6.06111403.66
Reyes, De1.01000102.33
Guardado0.24331104.18
Bonser1.10000106.06
Totals9.011442704.12
OaklandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Smith, G(L, 6-14)5.07883424.23
Foulke1.01001203.67
Blevins1.00002002.93
Embree1.01202104.64
Ziegler1.01211000.57
Totals9.0101299723.87
Smith, G pitched to 5 batters in the 6th.

Balk: Smith, G.
Pitches-strikes: Baker, S 96-69, Reyes, De 13-8, Guardado 30-19, Bonser 16-13, Smith, G 93-56, Foulke 32-20, Blevins 26-14, Embree 36-21, Ziegler 14-9.
Groundouts-flyouts: Baker, S 5-3, Reyes, De 2-0, Guardado 0-0, Bonser 1-1, Smith, G 3-3, Foulke 0-1, Blevins 2-1, Embree 1-2, Ziegler 3-1.
Batters faced: Baker, S 24, Reyes, De 4, Guardado 7, Bonser 4, Smith, G 24, Foulke 5, Blevins 5, Embree 7, Ziegler 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Bonser 2-0, Foulke 2-2.
Umpires: HP: Paul Emmel. 1B: Bill Miller. 2B: Jerry Meals. 3B: Gary Darling.
Weather: 67 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 13 mph, Out to RF.
T: 3:13.
Att: 18,427.
Venue: McAfee Coliseum.
August 31, 2008
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media