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Buck, Chavez blast homers
Athletics 5, Rangers 3
Travis Buck connects for his sixth homer of the season on Monday. (Jeff Chiu/AP)
 Buck's solo homer
 Cust's RBI double
 Chavez's three-run blast
Right-hander Chad Gaudin allowed just one unearned run on four hits in
6 2/3 innings to win his fourth straight decision. He got offensive support from Travis Buck, who hit a solo shot in the first inning, and Eric Chavez, who blasted a three-run shot in the third.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: May 28, 2007
TEX
Texas (18-33)
Lost 6
Oakland 5, Texas 3   OAK
Oakland (25-25)
Won 1
May 28, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Texas
0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0   3 7 1
Oakland
1 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 X   5 8 1
Standings thru 5/28/07  |  Gameday  |  Rangers Stats  |  Athletics Stats
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lofton, CF4010100.266
Vazquez, 3B5110012.414
Young, SS5231011.248
Teixeira, 1B2000203.302
Catalanotto, DH3010103.176
Byrd, LF-RF3011013.273
Kinsler, 2B3000001.244
Cruz, RF3000000.199
  a-Sosa, PH1000013.257
  Kata, LF0000000.220
Stewart, C3000000.226
  b-Laird, PH-C1000003.225
Totals333724419 

a-Struck out for Cruz in the 8th. b-Popped out for Stewart in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Vazquez (2, Marshall).
TB: Lofton; Vazquez 2; Young 3; Catalanotto; Byrd.
RBI: Young (26), Byrd (2).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Byrd 2; Catalanotto; Kinsler; Laird 2.
SF: Byrd.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Young (5, 2nd base off Calero/Kendall).

FIELDING
E: Kinsler (11, fielding).
DP: 2 (Stewart-Vazquez, Young-Teixeira).

 
OaklandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Stewart, LF3110112.271
Buck, RF3211111.257
Swisher, CF4010012.297
Johnson, 1B4000004.315
Chavez, 3B4123011.236
Crosby, SS4120001.264
Cust, DH3011122.235
Ellis, 2B3000103.235
Kendall, C3000013.182
Totals315854719 

BATTING
2B: Crosby (9, Tejeda), Cust (4, Tejeda), Swisher (10, Eyre), Chavez (13, Francisco).
HR: Buck (6, 1st inning off Tejeda, 0 on, 1 out), Chavez (6, 3rd inning off Tejeda, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Stewart; Buck 4; Swisher 2; Chavez 6; Crosby 3; Cust 2.
RBI: Buck (16), Cust (21), Chavez 3 (24).
2-out RBI: Chavez 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Kendall; Johnson 2; Ellis.
GIDP: Ellis.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
CS: Cust (1, 3rd base by Eyre/Stewart).

FIELDING
E: Chavez (5, throw).

 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Tejeda (L, 4-5)3.04554025.75
Eyre 4.03000603.18
Francisco 1.01000103.78
 
OaklandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Gaudin (W, 5-1)6.24103202.32
Marshall 0.11110005.57
Calero 0.02111006.16
Lewis (H, 1)1.000001016.88
Embree (S, 3)1.00000103.32

Tejeda pitched to 2 batters in the 4th.
Marshall pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.
Calero pitched to 3 batters in the 8th.

HBP: Kinsler (by Lewis).
Pitches-strikes: Tejeda 79-44, Eyre 54-34, Francisco 24-15, Gaudin 107-68, Marshall 10-6, Calero 12-7, Lewis 15-9, Embree 9-7.
Ground outs-fly outs: Tejeda 3-6, Eyre 3-2, Francisco 2-0, Gaudin 6-12, Marshall 1-0, Calero 0-0, Lewis 0-2, Embree 0-2.
Batters faced: Tejeda 17, Eyre 14, Francisco 4, Gaudin 27, Marshall 2, Calero 3, Lewis 4, Embree 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Eyre 2-0, Calero 1-1, Lewis 3-1.
Umpires: HP: Derryl Cousins. 1B: Kerwin Danley. 2B: Mike Muchlinski. 3B: Dana DeMuth.
Weather: 60 degrees, clear.
Wind: 13 mph, L to R.
T: 3:04.
Att: 18,230.

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