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Thursday, September 11, 2008:
Rangers 6, Athletics 1
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Arias, 2B5022003.250
Young, M, SS5010001.280
Hamilton, CF4030012.306
a-Boggs, PH-LF1010000.230
Byrd, LF-CF5010014.293
Cruz, N, RF5110015.316
Blalock, 1B5221003.264
Laird, C4210100.288
Davis, C, 3B5012022.271
Teagarden, DH2110210.385
Totals4161453620.281
a-Singled for Hamilton in the 8th.
OaklandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Davis, R, CF4010000.253
Cunningham, A, LF4000021.273
Sweeney, R, RF3000100.285
Cust, DH4110032.228
Suzuki, K, C3010100.287
Barton, 1B3000102.215
Pennington, SS3011012.250
Baisley, 3B3000123.000
Patterson, E, 2B3000022.195
Totals3014141012.241
BATTING
2B: Hamilton (32, Braden), Cruz, N (3, Braden), Davis, C (19, Braden), Teagarden (3, Saarloos).
HR: Blalock (6, 5th inning off Braden, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Davis, C 2; Hamilton 4; Arias 2; Blalock 5; Boggs; Cruz, N 2; Teagarden 2; Young, M; Laird; Byrd.
RBI: Arias 2 (5), Davis, C 2 (45), Blalock (21).
2-out RBI: Arias 2; Davis, C 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Byrd; Hamilton; Arias 2; Blalock 2; Cruz, N.
Team RISP: 2-for-13.
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING
PO: Arias (1st base by Braden).

BATTING
2B: Davis, R (5, Nippert), Cust (16, Nippert).
TB: Suzuki, K; Cust 2; Davis, R 2; Pennington.
RBI: Pennington (4).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Baisley 2; Cust; Patterson, E.
SF: Pennington.
Team RISP: 1-for-7.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Pennington (2, 2nd base off Nippert/Laird).

FIELDING
E: Davis, R (1, fielding), Patterson, E (8, fielding).
Pickoffs: Braden (Arias at 1st base).

TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Nippert(W, 3-4)5.04114706.20
Wright, J2.00000004.83
White1.000001010.80
Francisco, F1.00000203.38
Totals9.041141005.29
OaklandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Braden(L, 5-4)4.09653214.14
Saarloos3.03000204.30
Foulke1.02000103.30
Gray, J1.00000104.50
Totals9.014653613.92
Nippert pitched to 2 batters in the 6th.
Braden pitched to 1 batter in the 5th.

WP: Nippert.
Pitches-strikes: Nippert 104-56, Wright, J 29-21, White 7-5, Francisco, F 10-7, Braden 96-59, Saarloos 45-29, Foulke 21-15, Gray, J 8-8.
Groundouts-flyouts: Nippert 4-1, Wright, J 2-3, White 1-0, Francisco, F 0-1, Braden 3-5, Saarloos 5-2, Foulke 0-2, Gray, J 1-1.
Batters faced: Nippert 23, Wright, J 6, White 3, Francisco, F 3, Braden 24, Saarloos 12, Foulke 5, Gray, J 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Wright, J 2-1.
Umpires: HP: Mike Everitt. 1B: Mike DiMuro. 2B: Tim McClelland. 3B: Angel Campos.
Weather: 60 degrees, clear.
Wind: 14 mph, L to R.
T: 2:46.
Att: 10,566.
Venue: McAfee Coliseum.
September 11, 2008
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media