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Box > Oakland 6, San Francisco 3
Haren brings his 'A' game
Mike Matheny and Moises Alou hit solo home runs, but the Giants once again had trouble cracking one of the A's improving young starters on Saturday. Starter Noah Lowry was solid, but was victimized by a couple of big innings.
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Danny Haren reacts after striking out Todd Linden to end the game. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
Danny Haren continued to show impressive stuff, allowing three runs in a complete-game effort to win his fifth straight decision. Nick Swisher led the offense with a three-run homer, while Mark Ellis added an RBI double.
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SF
San Francisco (30-43)
Lost 3
Oakland 6, San Francisco 3   OAK
Oakland (34-40)
Won 3
June 25, 2005
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
San Francisco
0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1   3 7 5
Oakland
0 3 0 0 2 0 0 1 X   6 6 0
Standings through 6/25/05  |  Gameday  |  Giants Stats  |  Athletics Stats
San FranciscoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Sanchez, RF3000000.338
Vizquel, SS4000021.295
Feliz, 3B4000001.283
Alou, DH4231000.319
Niekro, 1B4010001.294
Durham, 2B4000012.272
Linden, LF4011020.200
Matheny, C3111002.245
Ellison, CF3010002.304
Totals33373059 

BATTING
2B: Alou (8, Haren), Linden (3, Haren).
HR: Matheny (8, 3rd inning off Haren, 0 on, 1 out), Alou (12, 9th inning off Haren, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Alou 7; Niekro; Linden 2; Matheny 4; Ellison.
RBI: Matheny (34), Linden (7), Alou (33).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Niekro; Feliz; Ellison 2.
S: Sanchez.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
E: Feliz (4, fielding), Linden (1, fielding), Niekro (3, throw), Sanchez (4, fielding), Ellison (7, fielding).
Outfield assists: Sanchez (Byrnes at 2nd base).
DP: 2 (Vizquel-Durham-Niekro, Feliz-Durham-Niekro).

 
OaklandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Kendall, C3000101.260
Kotsay, CF4111011.273
Crosby, SS4010011.292
Chavez, 3B4111022.263
Kielty, DH3110111.276
Byrnes, LF4000007.257
Johnson, 1B2100210.278
Swisher, RF4113003.236
Ellis, 2B3110000.288
Totals316654616 

BATTING
2B: Kotsay (17, Lowry), Chavez (17, Taschner).
HR: Swisher (6, 2nd inning off Lowry, 2 on, 1 out).
TB: Kotsay 2; Crosby; Chavez 2; Kielty; Swisher 4; Ellis.
RBI: Swisher 3 (27), Kotsay (39), Chavez (41).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Swisher.
GIDP: Swisher; Byrnes.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
CS: Ellis (1, 2nd base by Lowry/Matheny).

 
San FranciscoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Lowry (L, 4-7)6.05544515.25
Taschner 2.01100102.08
 
OaklandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Haren (W, 6-7)9.07330523.89

Pitches-strikes: Lowry 101-59, Taschner 33-24, Haren 109-79.
Ground outs-fly outs: Lowry 7-5, Taschner 0-4, Haren 14-8.
Batters faced: Lowry 27, Taschner 8, Haren 34.
Umpires: HP: Dan Iassogna. 1B: Dale Scott. 2B: Tim Tschida. 3B: Ron Kulpa.
Weather: 65 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 13 mph, In from LF.
T: 2:17.
Att: 46,763.

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