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Feldman hit in seventh
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Athletics 3, Rangers 1
German Duran (right) is congratulated after his solo homer. (Ben Margot/AP)
Right-hander Scott Feldman allowed just three singles in six shutout innings, then gave up three runs on three hits in the seventh frame, as the inning started with a fly ball lost in the sun. Rookie German Duran hit his first Major League homer, a solo shot in the third inning.
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Series at a glance:
TEX
Texas (13-19)
Lost 1
Oakland 3, Texas 1   OAK
Oakland (19-14)
Won 1
May 4, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Texas
0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0   1 4 0
Oakland
0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 X   3 7 0
Standings thru 5/4/08  |  Recap: TEX  |  Gameday  |  Rangers stats  |  Athletics stats
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Vazquez, 3B3000111.256
Young, SS4010003.296
Hamilton, CF4000032.300
Bradley, DH4000041.320
Murphy, RF4000030.269
Boggs, LF4010000.400
Laird, C4010001.267
Shelton, 1B2000111.077
Duran, 2B2111101.240
Totals3114131210 

BATTING
2B: Boggs (1, Street).
HR: Duran (1, 3rd inning off Smith, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Young; Boggs 2; Laird; Duran 4.
RBI: Duran (1).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Young; Hamilton; Laird.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
DP: (Duran-Young-Shelton).

 
OaklandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Suzuki, C4010012.286
Ellis, 2B3000103.237
Barton, 1B3000111.259
Thomas, DH3020010.206
  1-Davis, PR-DH1100011.188
Cust, LF3122010.244
  Denorfia, LF1000001.260
Brown, E, RF4000003.271
Crosby, SS3110012.268
Hannahan, 3B2000102.205
Sweeney, R, CF3011000.267
Totals303733615 


1-Ran for Thomas in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Thomas (3, Feldman), Crosby (11, Feldman).
HR: Cust (4, 7th inning off Feldman, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Suzuki; Thomas 3; Cust 5; Crosby 2; Sweeney, R.
RBI: Cust 2 (11), Sweeney, R (14).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hannahan; Ellis; Brown, E.
GIDP: Ellis.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
PB: Suzuki (2).

 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Feldman (L, 0-1)6.16331515.40
Francisco 0.21001004.50
German 1.00001100.73
 
OaklandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Smith 6.031121012.54
Casilla (W, 1-0)1.00000000.00
Embree (H, 5)1.00001003.21
Street (S, 9)1.01000203.77

WP: German.
Pitches-strikes: Feldman 100-59, Francisco 10-4, German 15-7, Smith 103-59, Casilla 12-7, Embree 16-8, Street 21-12.
Ground outs-fly outs: Feldman 8-6, Francisco 0-2, German 2-0, Smith 3-5, Casilla 1-2, Embree 0-3, Street 1-0.
Batters faced: Feldman 25, Francisco 4, German 4, Smith 23, Casilla 3, Embree 4, Street 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Francisco 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Jeff Nelson. 1B: Adrian Johnson. 2B: Tim Tschida. 3B: Jim Joyce.
Weather: 55 degrees, overcast.
Wind: 17 mph, Varies.
T: 2:33.
Att: 31,673.

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