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Wednesday, September 23, 2009:
Rangers 9, Athletics 8
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Borbon, DH3210101.311
Andrus, SS5110002.270
Murphy, Dv, LF3112101.276
Byrd, CF5322012.282
Blalock, 1B5234010.244
Kinsler, 2B0000000.249
Cruz, N, RF5011021.262
Davis, C, 3B-1B4010001.219
Rodriguez, I, C4000001.251
Vizquel, 2B-3B3010100.269
Totals379119349.260
OaklandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Kennedy, A, 3B5000003.287
Davis, R, CF5121010.319
Sweeney, R, RF5121000.291
Suzuki, K, C5110022.269
Cust, DH3111020.238
a-Garciaparra, PH-DH1000012.276
Ellis, M, 2B4221000.273
Barton, 1B3011002.258
Pennington, SS4012002.283
Patterson, E, LF3221100.238
Totals3881281611.262
a-Struck out for Cust in the 7th.
BATTING
2B: Blalock 2 (21, Mortensen, Kilby).
HR: Blalock (25, 4th inning off Mortensen, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Davis, C; Andrus; Blalock 8; Cruz, N; Borbon; Vizquel; Byrd 2; Murphy, Dv.
RBI: Murphy, Dv 2 (51), Blalock 4 (66), Byrd 2 (81), Cruz, N (74).
2-out RBI: Blalock 2; Byrd 2; Cruz, N; Murphy, Dv.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cruz, N; Byrd; Murphy, Dv.
SAC: Borbon.
SF: Murphy, Dv.
Team RISP: 3-for-8.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Borbon (17, 2nd base off Mortensen/Suzuki, K), Andrus 2 (31, 2nd base off Mortensen/Suzuki, K, 3rd base off Mortensen/Suzuki, K), Murphy, Dv (9, 2nd base off Mortensen/Suzuki, K).
CS: Borbon (2, 2nd base by Mortensen/Suzuki, K).

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Cruz, N (Pennington at 2nd base).

BATTING
2B: Sweeney, R (30, Hunter, T), Ellis, M 2 (23, Hunter, T, Hunter, T), Davis, R (23, O'Day).
HR: Patterson, E (1, 5th inning off Hunter, T, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Sweeney, R 3; Ellis, M 4; Barton; Suzuki, K; Davis, R 3; Cust; Patterson, E 5; Pennington.
RBI: Sweeney, R (52), Cust (64), Ellis, M (57), Pennington 2 (18), Patterson, E (6), Barton (16), Davis, R (46).
2-out RBI: Pennington 2; Barton.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Garciaparra; Kennedy, A.
Team RISP: 6-for-10.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
E: Kennedy, A (16, fielding), Pennington (3, fielding), Ellis, M (4, throw).

TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Hunter, T(W, 9-4)5.29770213.67
Nippert(H, 1)0.10000004.14
O'Day(H, 19)0.12110001.80
Wilson, C(H, 18)1.21001202.94
Francisco, F(S, 24)1.00000203.28
Totals9.012881614.33
OaklandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Mortensen(L, 2-3)4.26731116.07
Kilby0.12100000.00
Gray, J1.02111002.74
Meloan1.01000100.00
Wuertz1.00001002.76
Bailey, A1.00000201.93
Totals9.011943414.24
HBP: Barton (by Wilson, C).
Pitches-strikes: Hunter, T 79-55, Nippert 8-5, O'Day 8-5, Wilson, C 38-20, Francisco, F 18-12, Mortensen 88-58, Kilby 7-5, Gray, J 26-14, Meloan 10-8, Wuertz 17-9, Bailey, A 14-9.
Groundouts-flyouts: Hunter, T 5-5, Nippert 1-0, O'Day 0-1, Wilson, C 1-1, Francisco, F 0-0, Mortensen 9-2, Kilby 1-0, Gray, J 3-0, Meloan 0-2, Wuertz 3-0, Bailey, A 0-1.
Batters faced: Hunter, T 25, Nippert 1, O'Day 3, Wilson, C 8, Francisco, F 3, Mortensen 22, Kilby 3, Gray, J 6, Meloan 4, Wuertz 4, Bailey, A 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Nippert 1-0, Wilson, C 1-0, Kilby 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Mike Reilly. 1B: Chuck Meriwether. 2B: Laz Diaz. 3B: Eric Cooper.
Weather: 59 degrees, clear.
Wind: 11 mph, Out to RF.
T: 3:09.
Att: 18,311.
Venue: Oakland Coliseum.
September 23, 2009
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media