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TODAY'S WRAPS: June 15, 2007
A's throw Cards for a loop
Looper shaky in loss
Braden Looper got through the first two innings against the A's without any trouble before unraveling in the third. He ultimately gave up eight runs and left early with shoulder tightness.
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Athletics 14, Cardinals 3
Bobby Crosby connects for a two-run single against the Cardinals in the third inning. (Ben Margot/AP)
Series at a glance:
A's bats sink St. Louis
Down by three, the A's erupted for six runs in the third inning to help lead the A's over the Cardinals in the Interleague series opener. Eric Chavez and Dan Johnson both homered to support Dan Haren, who settled down after giving up three early runs.
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 Crosby's RBI single
STL
St. Louis (28-36)
Lost 2
Oakland 14, St. Louis 3   OAK
Oakland (37-29)
Won 3
June 15, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
St. Louis
0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0   3 7 1
Oakland
0 0 6 1 1 0 6 0 X   14 14 1
Standings thru 6/15/07  |  Gameday  |  Cardinals Stats  |  Athletics Stats
St. LouisABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Miles, SS4011011.274
Taguchi, LF3010101.284
Pujols, 1B4010021.303
Edmonds, CF3100113.238
Rolen, 3B2011002.263
  a-Ludwick, PH1000000.239
Encarnacion, RF4110011.275
Duncan, DH2111210.255
Bennett, C4010022.263
Kennedy, 2B4000014.213
Totals313734915 

a-Popped out for Rolen in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Duncan (11, Haren).
TB: Miles; Taguchi; Pujols; Rolen; Encarnacion; Duncan 2; Bennett.
RBI: Duncan (26), Miles (12), Rolen (26).
2-out RBI: Miles.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Rolen; Kennedy.
SF: Rolen.
GIDP: Edmonds; Encarnacion.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Encarnacion (3, fielding).
DP: 2 (Kennedy-Miles-Pujols, Cavazos-Miles-Pujols).

 
OaklandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Buck, LF4220100.283
Kotsay, CF5123002.236
Swisher, RF4222111.291
Chavez, 3B2211200.247
  a-Scutaro, PH-3B1000002.235
Crosby, SS5012002.237
Johnson, 1B4113102.259
Ellis, 2B4210102.260
Cust, DH4330101.238
Kendall, C4112004.219
Totals371414137116 

a-Flied out for Chavez in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Cust (6, Looper), Kendall (6, Looper), Swisher (15, Looper).
HR: Chavez (12, 5th inning off Looper, 0 on, 0 out), Johnson (6, 7th inning off Cavazos, 2 on, 1 out).
TB: Buck 2; Kotsay 2; Swisher 3; Chavez 4; Crosby; Johnson 4; Ellis; Cust 4; Kendall 2.
RBI: Kendall 2 (19), Kotsay 3 (6), Swisher 2 (38), Crosby 2 (26), Chavez (33), Johnson 3 (25).
2-out RBI: Kotsay 2; Swisher.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ellis; Swisher; Scutaro.
GIDP: Johnson; Kendall.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Kendall (4, throw).
DP: 2 (Johnson-Crosby, Crosby-Ellis-Johnson).

 
St. LouisIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Looper (L, 6-6)4.18872114.66
Cavazos 2.03443015.14
Jimenez 0.232210010.41
Spiezio 1.00001000.00
 
OaklandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Haren (W, 8-2)7.06323801.64
Lugo 1.00000108.49
Ramirez, E 1.01001000.00

WP: Haren.
Pitches-strikes: Looper 83-49, Cavazos 46-27, Jimenez 20-12, Spiezio 20-10, Haren 112-76, Lugo 14-9, Ramirez, E 21-12.
Ground outs-fly outs: Looper 5-7, Cavazos 3-3, Jimenez 0-2, Spiezio 1-2, Haren 8-5, Lugo 1-1, Ramirez, E 1-2.
Batters faced: Looper 23, Cavazos 11, Jimenez 6, Spiezio 4, Haren 28, Lugo 3, Ramirez, E 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Jimenez 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Tim Welke. 1B: Jim Reynolds. 2B: Gary Cederstrom. 3B: Lance Barksdale.
Weather: 60 degrees, clear.
Wind: 20 mph, Out to RF.
T: 2:57.
Att: 24,241.

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