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Box > San Francisco 3, Oakland 1
Lefty battle goes to Giants
Barry Zito nearly matched his San Francisco counterpart in a duel of southpaws, but the two earned runs Zito allowed were enough to send him to defeat. Bobby Kielty's RBI double accounted for all of Oakland's run support for Zito.
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Noah Lowry matched his longest outing of the year while tallying his second win. (Ben Margot/AP)
The Giants claimed the first round of this year's Bay Bridge Series thanks to a strong effort from left-hander Noah Lowry, who won for the first time since April 15, and Moises Alou's two-run homer.
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OAK
Oakland (17-26)
Lost 2
San Francisco 3, Oakland 1   SF
San Francisco (21-22)
Won 2
May 22, 2005
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Oakland
0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   1 8 2
San Francisco
0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 X   3 6 0
Standings through 5/22/05  |  Gameday  |  Athletics Stats  |  Giants Stats
OaklandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Kotsay, CF3010100.285
Byrnes, LF3010011.263
a-Watson, PH-LF1000001.222
Street, P0000000.000
Kendall, C4130001.234
Chavez, 3B4010013.213
Kielty, RF4021000.322
Durazo, 1B4000003.243
Ginter, 2B3000110.167
Scutaro, SS3000003.234
Zito, P3000010.000
Thomas, LF0000000.103
Totals321812412 

a-Grounded into a double play for Byrnes in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Kielty (6, Lowry).
TB: Kotsay; Byrnes; Kendall 3; Chavez; Kielty 3.
RBI: Kielty (17).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Scutaro 2.
GIDP: Chavez; Durazo; Watson.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Ginter 2 (3, fielding, fielding).
DP: 2 (Scutaro-Ginter-Durazo, Ginter-Durazo).
Pickoffs: Street (Cruz at 2nd base).

 
San FranciscoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Ellison, CF4100002.313
Cruz, SS3110111.324
Walker, P0000000.000
Niekro, 1B4010022.284
Alou, RF4122002.260
Feliz, LF3000001.289
Alfonzo, 3B2000100.304
Dallimore, 2B3000001.000
Matheny, C3010010.248
Lowry, P2010001.286
Munter, P0000000.000
Christiansen, P0000000.000
a-Tucker, PH1000000.212
Vizquel, SS0000000.272
Totals293622410 

a-Reached on error for Christiansen in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Niekro (4, Zito), Lowry (1, Zito).
HR: Alou (5, 6th inning off Zito, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Cruz; Niekro 2; Alou 5; Matheny; Lowry 2.
RBI: Alou 2 (17).
2-out RBI: Alou 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Alou; Cruz.
GIDP: Feliz; Dallimore.
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING
PO: Cruz (2nd base by Street).

FIELDING
DP: 3 (Dallimore-Cruz-Niekro 3).

 
OaklandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Zito (L, 1-5)7.16322415.17
Street 0.20000001.88
 
San FranciscoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Lowry (W, 2-5)7.07112405.75
Munter (H, 2)0.21000001.93
Christiansen (H, 7)0.10000005.02
Walker (S, 6)1.00000003.54

Lowry pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.

Pitches-strikes: Zito 108-73, Street 3-3, Lowry 116-74, Munter 9-6, Christiansen 3-3, Walker 12-10.
Ground outs-fly outs: Zito 12-6, Street 0-1, Lowry 10-7, Munter 2-0, Christiansen 0-1, Walker 1-2.
Batters faced: Zito 30, Street 1, Lowry 28, Munter 2, Christiansen 1, Walker 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Street 2-0, Munter 1-0, Christiansen 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Jim Wolf. 1B: Brian Knight. 2B: Randy Marsh. 3B: Larry Vanover.
Weather: 65 degrees, clear.
Wind: 31 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:27.
Att: 42,452.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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