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Box > Oakland 6, Atlanta 4
Chavez goes deep to top Braves
Danny Haren was clutch on the mound and at the plate, pulling the A's even before Eric Chavez mashed a homer to right field off Roman Colon. Oakland's bullpen pitched two scoreless innings to make the lead stand up.
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Eric Chavez cranked a two-run shot in the seventh to put the Athletics up for good. (Mark Duncan/AP)
Rookie Kyle Davies looked mortal, giving up four runs in 5 2/3 innings as the Braves dropped the first game of their series with the A's. Atlanta got runners on base in the eighth and ninth but couldn't drive them home.
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OAK
Oakland (24-36)
Won 1
Oakland 6, Atlanta 4   ATL
Atlanta (31-29)
Lost 2
June 10, 2005
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Oakland
0 0 0 3 0 1 2 0 0   6 10 0
Atlanta
0 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0   4 9 0
Standings through 6/10/05  |  Gameday  |  Athletics Stats  |  Braves Stats
OaklandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Kendall, C4010103.248
Ellis, 2B5000012.275
Kotsay, CF5110012.282
Chavez, 3B4222011.240
Crosby, SS4222000.326
Scutaro, SS0000000.246
Johnson, 1B4120001.267
Swisher, RF3000112.234
Watson, LF4010003.172
Byrnes, LF0000000.250
Haren, P3012001.400
Calero, P1000010.000
Rincon, P0000000.000
Street, P0000000.000
Totals3761062515 

BATTING
2B: Johnson (3, Davies), Watson (2, Davies), Crosby (5, Davies).
HR: Crosby (2, 4th inning off Davies, 1 on, 0 out), Chavez (8, 7th inning off Colon, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Kendall; Kotsay; Chavez 5; Crosby 6; Johnson 3; Watson 2; Haren.
RBI: Crosby 2 (7), Haren 2 (2), Chavez 2 (33).
2-out RBI: Haren.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Watson; Kendall 2.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Kotsay (Giles at 2nd base).
DP: 2 (Haren-Crosby-Johnson, Chavez-Johnson).

 
AtlantaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Furcal, SS4000113.223
Giles, 2B5121012.279
Betemit, 3B4000020.313
LaRoche, 1B4110000.249
Jones, A, CF3120000.249
Langerhans, LF3000013.241
b-Franco, PH1010000.228
1-Johnson, PR-LF0000000.037
Jordan, RF4111013.231
McCann, C3021100.667
Davies, P1001002.200
Colon, P0000000.000
a-Orr, PH0000100.290
Bernero, P00000001.000
Kolb, P0000000.000
c-Marte, PH1000001.000
Totals334943614 

a-Walked for Colon in the 7th. b-Singled for Langerhans in the 8th. c-Hit into a double play for Kolb in the 9th.
1-Ran for Franco in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: LaRoche (13, Haren).
HR: Giles (4, 5th inning off Haren, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Giles 5; LaRoche 2; Jones, A 2; Franco; Jordan; McCann 2.
RBI: Jordan (20), McCann (1), Davies (1), Giles (15).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Davies; Giles; Jordan.
S: Davies.
GIDP: Furcal.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Jones, A (2, 2nd base off Haren/Kendall), Orr (2, 2nd base off Calero/Kendall).

 
OaklandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Haren (W, 4-7)6.26442414.28
Calero (H, 2)1.01000106.57
Rincon 0.01000003.31
Street (S, 3)1.11001101.67
 
AtlantaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Davies 5.28442411.86
Colon (L, 0-3)1.12220018.50
Bernero 1.00000103.97
Kolb 1.00000007.04

Rincon pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.

IBB: McCann (by Haren).
HBP: Jones, A (by Haren).
Pitches-strikes: Haren 101-56, Calero 21-11, Rincon 4-2, Street 17-11, Davies 111-68, Colon 20-10, Bernero 14-9, Kolb 14-7.
Ground outs-fly outs: Haren 7-9, Calero 0-2, Rincon 0-0, Street 1-2, Davies 6-7, Colon 3-1, Bernero 0-2, Kolb 3-0.
Batters faced: Haren 28, Calero 4, Rincon 1, Street 5, Davies 27, Colon 6, Bernero 3, Kolb 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Calero 1-0, Rincon 1-0, Street 2-0, Colon 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Paul Schrieber. 1B: Mike Reilly. 2B: Andy Fletcher. 3B: Bob Davidson.
Weather: 76 degrees, overcast.
Wind: 12 mph, R to L.
T: 2:56.
Att: 28,535.

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