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A's hold off Rangers to cash in Cahill's gem

A's righty Trevor Cahill delivered eight scoreless innings and Craig Breslow struck out Josh Hamilton and Nelson Cruz to put down the Rangers' ninth-inning rally, earning the save and evening the series.

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OaklandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Crisp, CF5120003.255
Barton, 1B2000120.275
Suzuki, K, C4222012.267
Cust, DH4020022.299
Kouzmanoff, 3B4000024.269
Ellis, M, 2B4000002.264
Watson, M, LF3000010.133
Gross, RF1000000.242
Davis, R, RF-LF4030010.273
Pennington, SS3000101.257
Totals343922914.261
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Andrus, SS4000000.270
Borbon, CF4110000.273
Young, M, 3B4000031.300
Guerrero, DH2011200.308
Hamilton, LF3010112.358
Cruz, N, RF4010024.330
Molina, B, C2000001.245
a-Murphy, Dv, PH1000001.256
Teagarden, C0000000.037
Davis, C, 1B3000010.188
Blanco, 2B3000000.229
Totals30141379.277
a-Grounded out for Molina, B in the 7th.
BATTING
2B: Davis, R (17, Harrison, M).
HR: Suzuki, K (12, 6th inning off Lewis, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Davis, R 4; Cust 2; Crisp 2; Suzuki, K 5.
RBI: Suzuki, K 2 (45).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Kouzmanoff; Crisp 2.
SAC: Barton.
Team RISP: 2-for-8.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Crisp (13, 2nd base off Lewis/Molina, B), Davis, R (30, 2nd base off Lewis/Molina, B), Suzuki, K (3, 2nd base off Oliver, D/Teagarden).
CS: Davis, R (7, 2nd base by Lewis/Molina, B).

FIELDING
E: Pennington (16, throw).
DP: (Ellis, M-Barton).

BATTING
TB: Hamilton; Guerrero; Cruz, N; Borbon.
RBI: Guerrero (78).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Molina, B; Cruz, N; Murphy, Dv.
GIDP: Hamilton.
Team RISP: 1-for-5.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Cruz, N (13, 2nd base off Cahill/Suzuki, K).

FIELDING
E: Molina, B (2, throw), Hamilton (4, fielding), Cruz, N (4, fielding).

OaklandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Cahill(W, 10-4)8.02003402.93
Wuertz(H, 7)0.12100105.01
Breslow(S, 1)0.20000202.81
Totals9.04103703.72
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Lewis(L, 9-7)7.05112813.40
Oliver, D0.13210002.09
Ogando0.20000101.33
Harrison, M1.01000004.08
Totals9.09322913.78
Pitches-strikes: Cahill 113-66, Wuertz 13-10, Breslow 8-6, Lewis 116-74, Oliver, D 11-7, Ogando 6-4, Harrison, M 7-5.
Groundouts-flyouts: Cahill 12-6, Wuertz 0-0, Breslow 0-0, Lewis 6-2, Oliver, D 1-0, Ogando 1-0, Harrison, M 1-2.
Batters faced: Cahill 28, Wuertz 3, Breslow 2, Lewis 27, Oliver, D 4, Ogando 2, Harrison, M 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Breslow 1-0, Ogando 1-0.
Umpires: HP: CB Bucknor. 1B: Doug Eddings. 2B: Dana DeMuth. 3B: Kerwin Danley.
Weather: 83 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 15 mph, In from RF.
T: 2:40.
Att: 38,269.
Venue: Rangers Ballpark in Arlington.
July 28, 2010
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media