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A's make Rangers pay for mistakes

The Rangers looked sloppy from the very beginning, when a popup fell between the four infielders and Colby Lewis, and the A's took advantage, while also belting a pair of homers to back Gio Gonzalez's strong start.

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MLB GAME PULSE: Charting the game's top moments with highlights and tweets
OaklandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Crisp, CF4021121.274
Barton, 1B2101201.279
Suzuki, K, C5000015.245
Cust, DH4110114.275
Kouzmanoff, 3B5121021.262
Ellis, M, 2B5121001.252
Larish, LF3010000.222
1-Gross, PR-RF1100011.236
a-Carson, M, PH-RF0001000.195
Davis, R, RF-LF5220022.274
Pennington, SS2121100.256
Totals3681265916.256
a-Hit a sacrifice fly for Gross in the 9th.
1-Ran for Larish in the 6th.
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Blanco, SS3000010.258
Young, M, 3B4000001.285
Hamilton, LF3122100.359
Guerrero, DH4010002.299
Cantu, 1B4000031.255
Murphy, Dv, RF3010010.274
Molina, B, C3010001.241
Cora, 2B3000001.206
Borbon, CF3110000.267
Totals30262156.274
BATTING
2B: Davis, R (22, Lewis).
HR: Ellis, M (3, 4th inning off Lewis, 0 on, 1 out), Kouzmanoff (12, 6th inning off Lewis, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Crisp 2; Ellis, M 5; Kouzmanoff 5; Larish; Cust; Davis, R 3; Pennington 2.
RBI: Barton (46), Ellis, M (34), Kouzmanoff (65), Pennington (35), Crisp (29), Carson, M (4).
2-out RBI: Crisp.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cust; Suzuki, K; Barton; Davis, R 2.
SAC: Pennington.
SF: Barton; Carson, M.
GIDP: Cust.
Team RISP: 3-for-10.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Pennington (23, 2nd base off Lewis/Molina, B).
CS: Pennington (5, 3rd base by Ogando/Molina, B).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Pennington-Ellis, M-Barton, Kouzmanoff-Ellis, M-Barton).

BATTING
HR: Hamilton (31, 6th inning off Gonzalez, Gi, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Hamilton 5; Guerrero; Molina, B; Borbon; Murphy, Dv.
RBI: Hamilton 2 (95).
2-out RBI: Hamilton.
SAC: Blanco.
GIDP: Molina, B, Cantu.
Team RISP: 1-for-2.
Team LOB: 3.

FIELDING
E: Young, M (19, fielding), Lewis (3, throw).
DP: (Cantu-Blanco).

OaklandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Gonzalez, Gi(W, 12-8)6.05221413.23
Breslow2.00000103.39
Wuertz1.01000004.45
Totals9.06221513.48
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Lewis(L, 9-11)5.28753723.56
Kirkman1.11000100.00
Ogando1.01001101.44
Harrison, M1.02111003.84
Totals9.012865923.90
Pitches-strikes: Gonzalez, Gi 95-65, Breslow 27-17, Wuertz 11-8, Lewis 92-61, Kirkman 16-11, Ogando 21-13, Harrison, M 16-8.
Groundouts-flyouts: Gonzalez, Gi 6-3, Breslow 2-3, Wuertz 2-0, Lewis 6-2, Kirkman 0-2, Ogando 0-1, Harrison, M 1-2.
Batters faced: Gonzalez, Gi 23, Breslow 6, Wuertz 3, Lewis 29, Kirkman 5, Ogando 4, Harrison, M 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Kirkman 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Jim Reynolds. 1B: Bill Welke. 2B: Mike DiMuro. 3B: Tim Welke.
Weather: 92 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 7 mph, In from LF.
T: 2:46.
Att: 37,188.
Venue: Rangers Ballpark in Arlington.
August 29, 2010
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media