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Boxscore > Oakland 9, Texas 4
Dye hard to keep in The Ballpark
When the A's said goodbye to Miguel Tejada, there was much hand-wringing about how they'd replace the All-Star's offensive production. Wring no more. Jermaine Dye, a former All-Star himself who'd been slowed to a crawl offensively by injuries for most of the previous two seasons, is healthy and on a Tejada-like tear.
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• Notes: New papa Kotsay returns
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Jermaine Dye connects on the first of his two home runs on Wednesday night. (Tony Gutierrez/AP)
The A's touched up starter R.A. Dickey for three home runs, including two by right fielder Jermaine Dye, in a Texas loss on Wednesday night at The Ballpark in Arlington. The Rangers, who open the season with 19 games against AL West opponents, have now lost two series against the A's in as many weeks.
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Oakland (6-2)
Won 2
Oakland 9, Texas 4  
Texas (4-5)
Lost 2
April 14, 2004
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Oakland
0 1 5 0 3 0 0 0 0   9 11 0
Texas
0 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 0   4 12 0
Standings through 4/14/04  |  Gameday  |  Athletics Stats  |  Rangers Stats
OaklandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Kotsay, CF4120101.345
Kielty, LF4100113.290
Chavez, 3B4112000.333
Dye, RF4224010.344
Durazo, DH4110010.304
Hatteberg, 1B4110010.250
Crosby, SS3123100.222
Melhuse, C4000012.000
Scutaro, 2B4120000.321
Totals359119356 

BATTING
2B: Durazo (1, Dickey).
HR: Dye 2 (5, 2nd inning off Dickey, 0 on, 0 out; 3rd inning off Dickey, 2 on, 0 out), Crosby (1, 5th inning off Dickey, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Kotsay 2; Chavez; Dye 8; Durazo 2; Hatteberg; Crosby 5; Scutaro 2.
RBI: Dye 4 (12), Chavez 2 (5), Crosby 3 (6).
2-out RBI: Crosby 3.
GIDP: Kielty.
Team LOB: 2.

BASERUNNING
CS: Kotsay (1, 2nd base by Drese/Laird).
PO: Kotsay (1st base by Dickey).

FIELDING
Pickoffs: Redman (Young, E at 1st base).

 
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Young, M, SS4120100.375
Blalock, 3B5010002.368
Soriano, 2B5122013.342
Perry, 1B5120013.267
Mench, RF5000023.282
Fullmer, DH4120000.333
Young, E, LF3021101.471
Laird, C2011101.360
Nivar, CF4000014.250
Totals3741243517 

BATTING
2B: Young, E (2, Redman), Blalock (3, Redman), Fullmer 2 (5, Redman, Harville), Laird (3, Redman).
HR: Soriano (1, 5th inning off Redman, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Young, M 2; Blalock 2; Soriano 5; Perry 2; Fullmer 4; Young, E 3; Laird 2.
RBI: Laird (3), Soriano 2 (3), Young, E (2).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Perry 2, Laird, Nivar 2, Mench.
SF: Laird.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
SB: Young, M (2, 2nd base off Redman/Melhuse).
CS: Young, E (2, 2nd base by Redman/Melhuse).
PO: Young, E (1st base by Redman).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Laird-Young, M, Drese-Young, M-Perry).
Pickoffs: Dickey (Kotsay at 1st base).

 
OaklandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Redman (W, 1-0)6.08332413.75
Harville 2.02111003.38
Rincon 1.02000109.00
 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Dickey (L, 1-1)4.29993136.94
Drese 4.12000400.00

Pitches-strikes: Redman 107-63, Harville 26-19, Rincon 21-14, Dickey 96-53, Drese 44-29.
Ground outs-fly outs: Redman 5-8, Harville 4-2, Rincon 1-1, Dickey 6-6, Drese 7-1.
Batters faced: Redman 27, Harville 9, Rincon 5, Dickey 25, Drese 13.
Umpires: HP: Chris Guccione. 1B: Ron Kulpa. 2B: Brian Gorman. 3B: Bill Miller.
Weather: 67 degrees, clear.
Wind: 17 mph, In from RF.
T: 2:38.
Att: 24,093.

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