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Cain sharp in defeat
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Athletics 4, Giants 0
Matt Cain fell to 3-5 in the defeat on Saturday.  (Ben Margot/AP)
Matt Cain was saddled with yet another hard-luck loss, allowing just two runs in an otherwise brilliant outing. The hard-throwing righty fanned 11 batters in seven-plus innings of work, but the offense could not find the big hit to back him.
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Series at a glance:
OAK
Oakland (37-31)
Won 2
Oakland 4, San Francisco 0   SF
San Francisco (30-39)
Lost 2
June 14, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Oakland
1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1   4 9 1
San Francisco
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 6 0
Standings thru 6/14/08  |  Recap: OAK | SF  |  Gameday  |  Athletics stats  |  Giants stats
OaklandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Ellis, 2B5120022.258
Sweeney, R, RF-LF4120011.295
Cust, LF3011112.258
  1-Davis, PR-CF0000000.188
Chavez, 3B4000022.255
Crosby, SS4000011.256
Gonzalez, C, CF-RF4110010.259
Suzuki, C4130000.258
Barton, 1B2001111.233
Harden, P2000011.250
  a-Brown, E, PH1000010.243
  Ziegler, P0000000.000
  Embree, P0000000.000
  Foulke, P0000000.000
  b-Hannahan, PH1000012.229
  Street, P0000000.000
Totals3449221212 

a-Struck out for Harden in the 7th. b-Struck out for Foulke in the 9th.
1-Ran for Cust in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Cust (8, Cain).
3B: Suzuki (1, Cain).
TB: Ellis 2; Sweeney, R 2; Cust 2; Gonzalez, C; Suzuki 5.
RBI: Cust (32), Barton (21).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Crosby; Ellis.
SF: Barton.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
CS: Davis (2, 3rd base by Taschner/Molina).
PO: Davis (2nd base by Taschner).

FIELDING
E: Chavez (1, throw).
DP: 2 (Crosby-Ellis-Barton, Chavez-Ellis-Barton).

 
San FranciscoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lewis, LF3010120.278
Durham, 2B4000021.298
Winn, RF2020200.302
Molina, C4000004.311
Rowand, CF4010011.313
Bowker, 1B2000010.256
  a-Aurilia, PH-1B2020000.269
Castillo, 3B4000024.263
Vizquel, SS3000010.194
Cain, P2000020.172
  Taschner, P0000000.000
  b-Horwitz, PH1000000.333
  Sadler, P0000000.000
Totals3106031110 

a-Singled for Bowker in the 7th. b-Flied out for Taschner in the 8th.

BATTING
TB: Lewis; Winn 2; Rowand; Aurilia 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Castillo 2.
GIDP: Molina 2.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
CS: Lewis (3, 2nd base by Harden/Suzuki).

FIELDING
Pickoffs: Taschner (Davis at 2nd base).

 
OaklandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Harden (W, 4-0)6.01002902.53
Ziegler (H, 1)0.21000000.00
Embree (H, 12)0.11000103.86
Foulke (H, 6)1.01000102.82
Street 1.02001003.26
 
San FranciscoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Cain (L, 3-5)7.063311104.39
Taschner 1.01000002.66
Sadler 1.02111104.41

Cain pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.

WP: Taschner, Sadler.
Pitches-strikes: Harden 95-61, Ziegler 9-8, Embree 5-5, Foulke 22-15, Street 19-12, Cain 108-73, Taschner 16-9, Sadler 23-12.
Ground outs-fly outs: Harden 4-4, Ziegler 2-0, Embree 0-0, Foulke 0-2, Street 3-0, Cain 4-6, Taschner 1-1, Sadler 0-2.
Batters faced: Harden 20, Ziegler 3, Embree 2, Foulke 4, Street 5, Cain 28, Taschner 3, Sadler 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Embree 1-0, Taschner 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Laz Diaz. 1B: Wally Bell. 2B: Paul Schrieber. 3B: Kerwin Danley.
Weather: 63 degrees, clear.
Wind: 15 mph, Out to RF.
T: 2:45.
Att: 40,873.

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