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A's rally to tie, win
Athletics 5, Red Sox 4
Dan Johnson connects on the game-winning hit in the 10th. (Elise Amendola/AP)
 Johnson's game-winning double
 Buck's two-run home run
 Johnson homers
The A's trailed early after Joe Blanton gave up three first-inning runs and the Oakland bats ran into Boston ace Curt Schilling. But Travis Buck belted a game-tying two-run homer in the ninth, and Dan Johnson -- who'd homered in the fourth -- put away the game with an RBI double in the 10th.
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Series at a glance:
OAK
Oakland (13-13)
Won 1
Oakland 5, Boston 4   BOS
Boston (16-9)
Lost 1
May 1, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   R   H   E 
Oakland
0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 1   5 13 0
Boston
3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   4 8 0
Standings thru 5/1/07  |  Gameday  |  Athletics Stats  |  Red Sox Stats
OaklandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Stewart, LF4010102.243
Ellis, 2B5010004.256
Chavez, 3B5000015.257
Piazza, DH5110020.270
Johnson, 1B5122010.300
Crosby, SS5120021.226
Buck, RF5232011.221
Kendall, C5020013.181
Langerhans, CF2000021.065
  a-Walker, PH0001000.233
  Putnam, CF1010000.188
Totals42513511017 

a-Hit a sacrifice fly for Langerhans in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Ellis (6, Schilling), Buck (5, Schilling), Piazza (7, Donnelly), Johnson (1, Donnelly).
HR: Johnson (1, 4th inning off Schilling, 0 on, 1 out), Buck (3, 9th inning off Papelbon, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Stewart; Ellis 2; Piazza 2; Johnson 6; Crosby 2; Buck 7; Kendall 2; Putnam.
RBI: Johnson 2 (4), Walker (3), Buck 2 (12).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Kendall 2; Chavez 3; Ellis.
SF: Walker.
Team LOB: 9.

 
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lugo, SS5000012.242
Crisp, CF4210102.236
Ortiz, DH5120011.302
Ramirez, LF4021011.215
Youkilis, 1B4111001.289
Lowell, 3B3011102.315
Varitek, C4000022.225
Hinske, RF4010011.286
Pedroia, 2B3000000.172
  a-Cora, PH-2B0000100.360
Totals364833612 

a-Intentionally walked for Pedroia in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Hinske (2, Duchscherer).
TB: Crisp; Ortiz 2; Ramirez 2; Youkilis; Lowell; Hinske 2.
RBI: Ramirez (14), Lowell (21), Youkilis (9).
2-out RBI: Lowell.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hinske; Crisp 2.
SF: Ramirez; Youkilis.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Youkilis (1, 2nd base off Blanton/Kendall), Crisp (4, 2nd base off Blanton/Kendall), Lowell (1, 2nd base off Blanton/Kendall).

 
OaklandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Blanton 7.06442403.83
Embree 1.01000003.86
Duchscherer (W, 2-1)1.01001104.63
Street (S, 7)1.00000102.57
 
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Schilling 7.08220713.15
Okajima (H, 6)1.00000100.66
Papelbon (BS, 1)1.03221011.74
Donnelly (L, 0-1)1.02110201.29

IBB: Cora (by Duchscherer).
Pitches-strikes: Blanton 106-70, Embree 12-8, Duchscherer 24-14, Street 14-8, Schilling 101-71, Okajima 17-10, Papelbon 35-24, Donnelly 20-14.
Ground outs-fly outs: Blanton 6-11, Embree 1-2, Duchscherer 2-0, Street 0-2, Schilling 1-13, Okajima 1-1, Papelbon 1-2, Donnelly 0-1.
Batters faced: Blanton 29, Embree 4, Duchscherer 5, Street 3, Schilling 29, Okajima 3, Papelbon 7, Donnelly 5.
EjectionsOakland Athletics Manager Bob Geren ejected by HP umpire Charlie Reliford. (5th).
Umpires: HP: Charlie Reliford. 1B: Larry Vanover. 2B: Greg Gibson. 3B: Tom Hallion.
Weather: 59 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 6 mph, In from LF.
T: 3:16.
Att: 37,052.

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