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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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 Bobby Kielty doubles home a run
 Moises Alou hits a two-run homer
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 
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
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

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

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.

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

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

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

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.

PO: Cruz (2nd base by Street).

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

Zito (L, 1-5)7.16322415.17
Street 0.20000001.88
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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