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Monday, September 24, 2012:
Rangers 5, Athletics 4
OaklandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Drew, SS4010103.218
Gomes, J, DH3000031.254
a-Smith, S, PH-DH2000021.245
Cespedes, CF4111001.290
Carter, 1B4010021.244
Barton, 1B0000000.200
Moss, LF2210210.275
Donaldson, 3B4112003.243
Reddick, RF3000101.242
Norris, D, C4010011.186
Pennington, 2B4021020.222
Totals3448441112.236
a-Struck out for Gomes, J in the 7th.
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Kinsler, 2B4020112.263
Andrus, SS4000024.287
Hamilton, CF3211211.287
Beltre, A, 3B5133011.316
Cruz, N, RF4010000.259
Young, M, DH2100111.275
Murphy, Dv, LF4000012.311
Napoli, C4000023.229
Moreland, 1B4021001.279
1-Gentry, PR0100000.309
Totals345954915.275
1-Ran for Moreland in the 9th.
BATTING
2B: Pennington (18, Oswalt), Moss (13, Ross, R).
HR: Donaldson (8, 2nd inning off Holland, D, 1 on, 0 out), Cespedes (21, 3rd inning off Holland, D, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Donaldson 4; Moss 2; Drew; Cespedes 4; Norris, D; Carter; Pennington 3.
RBI: Donaldson 2 (28), Cespedes (77), Pennington (28).
2-out RBI: Cespedes; Pennington.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Carter; Donaldson; Drew 3.
Team RISP: 2-for-8.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
CS: Drew (2, 2nd base by Nathan/Napoli).

FIELDING
E: Donaldson (11, throw), Carter (6, fielding).

BATTING
2B: Beltre, A (31, Straily), Cruz, N (41, Straily).
HR: Hamilton (43, 5th inning off Straily, 0 on, 1 out), Beltre, A (35, 7th inning off Neshek, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Kinsler 2; Hamilton 4; Moreland 2; Beltre, A 7; Cruz, N 2.
RBI: Moreland (49), Hamilton (124), Beltre, A 3 (98).
2-out RBI: Moreland; Beltre, A 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Beltre, A; Andrus 2; Kinsler 2; Young, M.
SAC: Andrus.
Team RISP: 2-for-7.
Team LOB: 10.

FIELDING
DP: (Napoli-Andrus).

OaklandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Straily6.25212813.60
Blevins0.00111002.66
Neshek(BS, 2)0.11110011.53
Cook1.00000102.23
Ross, T(L, 2-11)0.13111006.50
Totals8.19544923.51
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Holland, D3.04332424.50
Oswalt2.01000206.07
Ross, R1.03110001.86
Uehara1.00000202.08
Adams, M1.00001102.79
Nathan(W, 3-4)1.00001202.64
Totals9.084441123.87
Blevins pitched to 1 batter in the 7th.

Balk: Ross, R.
IBB: Hamilton (by Ross, T).
HBP: Young, M (by Straily).
Pitches-strikes: Straily 99-59, Blevins 6-2, Neshek 6-5, Cook 13-8, Ross, T 12-6, Holland, D 77-44, Oswalt 29-23, Ross, R 31-23, Uehara 14-8, Adams, M 11-7, Nathan 18-9.
Groundouts-flyouts: Straily 6-2, Blevins 0-0, Neshek 0-1, Cook 1-0, Ross, T 1-0, Holland, D 3-1, Oswalt 3-1, Ross, R 2-0, Uehara 0-1, Adams, M 1-1, Nathan 0-0.
Batters faced: Straily 29, Blevins 1, Neshek 2, Cook 3, Ross, T 5, Holland, D 15, Oswalt 7, Ross, R 6, Uehara 3, Adams, M 4, Nathan 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Neshek 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Ron Kulpa. 1B: Wally Bell. 2B: Jim Wolf. 3B: Paul Emmel.
Weather: 91 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 15 mph, In from RF.
T: 3:13.
Att: 43,044.
Venue: Rangers Ballpark in Arlington.
September 24, 2012
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media