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A's rally late
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Athletics 13, Rangers 8
Greg Smith raised his ERA to 3.56 on Sunday. (Tony Gutierrez/AP)
Greg Smith struggled in his 11th start of the season, but the offense rallied for nine runs in the seventh inning and the bullpen allowed just one run in four innings of relief. Jack Cust, Travis Buck and Mark Ellis each hit home runs in the win.
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Series at a glance:
OAK
Oakland (30-27)
Won 1
Oakland 13, Texas 8   TEX
Texas (29-29)
Lost 1
June 1, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Oakland
0 0 0 1 3 0 9 0 0   13 11 1
Texas
2 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 1   8 9 1
Standings thru 6/1/08  |  Recap: OAK | TEX  |  Gameday  |  Athletics stats  |  Rangers stats
OaklandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Hannahan, 3B4223012.240
Crosby, SS5113022.258
Cust, LF4112010.248
  Davis, CF1000002.182
Chavez, DH5000010.235
Ellis, 2B5221000.245
Buck, RF-LF4211110.169
Gonzalez, C, CF-RF4221010.364
Barton, 1B0200400.213
Suzuki, C3122101.258
Totals35131113677 

BATTING
2B: Hannahan 2 (10, Feldman, Tejeda), Gonzalez, C 2 (4, Feldman, Wright).
HR: Buck (1, 5th inning off Feldman, 0 on, 1 out), Cust (9, 7th inning off Francisco, 1 on, 0 out), Ellis (5, 7th inning off Francisco, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Hannahan 4; Crosby; Cust 4; Ellis 5; Buck 4; Gonzalez, C 4; Suzuki 2.
RBI: Crosby 3 (29), Buck (9), Suzuki 2 (15), Hannahan 3 (21), Gonzalez, C (2), Cust 2 (23), Ellis (17).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Davis.
SF: Hannahan.
GIDP: Suzuki.
Team LOB: 2.

FIELDING
E: Suzuki (3, fielding).

 
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Kinsler, 2B4110000.299
Young, SS4210133.289
Hamilton, RF5222011.328
Bradley, DH5223020.322
Murphy, LF4111010.282
Laird, C4010010.269
Byrd, CF4000013.200
Shelton, 1B2010000.215
  a-Catalanotto, PH-1B1001101.297
Metcalf, 3B4000024.000
Totals3789721112 

a-Reached on a fielder's choice for Shelton in the 6th.

BATTING
2B: Shelton (4, Smith).
HR: Bradley (9, 1st inning off Smith, 1 on, 2 out), Hamilton (15, 9th inning off Street, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Kinsler; Young; Hamilton 5; Bradley 5; Murphy; Laird; Shelton 2.
RBI: Bradley 3 (34), Hamilton 2 (63), Murphy (37), Catalanotto (9).
2-out RBI: Bradley 2; Hamilton.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Metcalf; Young 2.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
E: Murphy (1, fielding).
Outfield assists: Hamilton (Suzuki at 2nd base).
DP: 2 (Young-Kinsler-Shelton, Hamilton-Shelton-Young).

 
OaklandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Smith 5.07771413.56
Gaudin (W, 4-3)1.01000203.66
Embree 1.00000204.13
Calero 1.00001100.00
Street 1.01110213.91
 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Feldman 6.04432214.56
Wright (L, 3-2)0.02442004.05
Tejeda (BS, 1)0.0233100--
Francisco 1.02221223.72
Rupe 2.01000304.13

Smith pitched to 5 batters in the 6th.
Wright pitched to 4 batters in the 7th.
Tejeda pitched to 3 batters in the 7th.
Francisco pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.

WP: Gaudin.
Balk: Feldman.
HBP: Kinsler (by Gaudin).
Pitches-strikes: Smith 99-59, Gaudin 20-13, Embree 15-12, Calero 20-9, Street 18-12, Feldman 85-48, Wright 20-8, Tejeda 16-8, Francisco 37-25, Rupe 26-18.
Ground outs-fly outs: Smith 3-8, Gaudin 0-1, Embree 0-1, Calero 0-2, Street 1-0, Feldman 6-9, Wright 0-0, Tejeda 0-0, Francisco 0-1, Rupe 2-1.
Batters faced: Smith 23, Gaudin 6, Embree 3, Calero 4, Street 4, Feldman 22, Wright 4, Tejeda 3, Francisco 6, Rupe 7.
Inherited runners-scored: Gaudin 2-2, Tejeda 3-3, Francisco 1-1, Rupe 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Mark Wegner. 1B: Chad Fairchild. 2B: Paul Emmel. 3B: Jeff Kellogg.
Weather: 90 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 11 mph, In from CF.
T: 3:17.
Att: 17,661.

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