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A's fall to Rangers on game-ending homer

Despite facing arguably the best lefty in the game, the A's scratched out a run in the sixth inning against Cliff Lee and forced extras. But Michael Wuertz allowed a walk-off homer in the 10th in the loss to the Rangers.

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MLB GAME PULSE: Charting the game's top moments with highlights and tweets
One out when winning run scored.
OaklandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Crisp, CF4120010.248
Barton, 1B4000013.276
Suzuki, K, C4011010.263
Kouzmanoff, 3B4010011.272
Cust, DH3000030.294
a-Powell, PH-DH1000001.250
Rosales, SS4010000.273
Gross, RF0000000.243
Ellis, M, 2B3000020.269
Davis, R, LF4010011.266
Carson, M, RF3000031.160
b-Pennington, PH-SS1000011.259
Totals351610148.261
a-Grounded out for Cust in the 9th. b-Struck out for Carson, M in the 10th.
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Andrus, SS4010111.273
Young, M, 3B2110301.303
Kinsler, 2B5000017.298
Guerrero, DH5011020.307
Hamilton, LF4120100.358
Cruz, N, RF5122013.332
Molina, B, C4000012.247
Davis, C, 1B3000120.194
Borbon, CF3010000.273
Totals353836814.278
BATTING
TB: Crisp 2; Suzuki, K; Kouzmanoff; Davis, R; Rosales.
RBI: Suzuki, K (43).
2-out RBI: Suzuki, K.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Barton; Pennington.
SAC: Ellis, M.
Team RISP: 1-for-4.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Crisp (12, 2nd base off Lee, Cl/Molina, B).

BATTING
2B: Guerrero (16, Gonzalez, Gi), Young, M (27, Blevins).
HR: Cruz, N (14, 10th inning off Wuertz, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Andrus; Hamilton 2; Cruz, N 5; Borbon; Young, M 2; Guerrero 2.
RBI: Guerrero (77), Cruz, N 2 (56).
2-out RBI: Guerrero.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cruz, N; Kinsler 4.
SAC: Borbon.
Team RISP: 1-for-6.
Team LOB: 11.

FIELDING
E: Kinsler (6, missed catch).

OaklandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Gonzalez, Gi6.05113603.64
Blevins1.01000103.60
Breslow1.11001002.85
Wuertz(L, 2-2)1.01222115.09
Totals9.18336813.76
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Lee, Cl9.051001302.40
Feliz(W, 2-2)1.01000103.65
Totals10.061001403.80
IBB: Young, M (by Wuertz).
Pitches-strikes: Gonzalez, Gi 111-68, Blevins 16-14, Breslow 19-11, Wuertz 23-9, Lee, Cl 118-88, Feliz 14-8.
Groundouts-flyouts: Gonzalez, Gi 8-2, Blevins 0-2, Breslow 2-1, Wuertz 1-0, Lee, Cl 6-7, Feliz 2-0.
Batters faced: Gonzalez, Gi 26, Blevins 4, Breslow 6, Wuertz 6, Lee, Cl 32, Feliz 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Wuertz 1-0.
Ejections: Oakland Athletics designated hitter Jack Cust ejected by HP umpire Kerwin Danley (7th)
Umpires: HP: Kerwin Danley. 1B: CB Bucknor. 2B: Doug Eddings. 3B: Dana DeMuth.
Weather: 91 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 5 mph, In from RF.
T: 3:02.
Att: 28,124.
Venue: Rangers Ballpark in Arlington.
July 27, 2010
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media