Oakland 8, Boston 6

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, July 29, 2009 7:10 PM
Location - Fenway Park
Temperature - 79°
Umpires - Home Plate - Fieldin Culbreth, First Base - Jim Wolf, Second Base - Gary Cederstrom, Third Base - Adrian Johnson,
Attendance - 38193

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oakland 5 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 8 10 2
Boston 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 6 9 1

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Oakland 43-57 22-25 21-32 W2
Boston 58-42 34-17 24-25 L2

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this loss, the Boston Red Sox have a 34-17 record at home this season. The Oakland Athletics have a 21-32 record on the road.
  • Boston has a streak of 2 straight up losses. The Red Sox have won 3 of their last 10 games.
  • Oakland has a streak of 2 straight up wins. The Athletics have won 5 of their last 10 games.
  • Brett Anderson pitched 6.0 innings for the win and now has an ERA of 4.33. Andrew Bailey closed out the game to get the save and has 13 save s for the season. Brad Penny took the loss for Boston.
  • Mike Lowell had the only homerun for Boston. Adam Kennedy, Kurt Suzuki hit homeruns for Oakland.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Oakland   Boston
Brett Anderson Player Brad Penny
Win W/L Loss
6.0 IP 5.0
8 Strikeouts 3
4 Hits 7
4.50 ERA 12.60
Hitting
Oakland   Boston
Adam KennedyPlayer Mike Lowell
2 Hits 2
1 RBI 5
1 HR 1
5 TB 5
.400 Avg .667

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Oakland 10 2 19 .278 22 7 8 6 1 2
Boston 9 1 14 .250 22 12 6 5 1 1

Upcoming Games

  • Boston will play their next game at home against Oakland. The Red Sox have a W/L % of .576 after a win and .585 after a loss.
  • Oakland will play their next game on the road against Boston. The Athletics have a W/L % of .419 after a win and .439 after a loss.
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