Oakland 4, Texas 2

Boxscore | Recap
Thursday, April 30, 2009 2:05 PM
Location - Rangers Ballpark in Arlington
Temperature - 75°
Umpires - Home Plate - Angel Campos, First Base - Mike Reilly, Second Base - Lazaro Diaz, Third Base - Eric Cooper,
Attendance - 13802

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oakland 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 4 11 0
Texas 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 9 0

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Oakland 8-11 4-5 4-6 W1
Texas 10-11 6-5 4-6 L1

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this loss, the Texas Rangers have a 6-5 record at home this season. The Oakland Athletics have a 4-6 record on the road.
  • Texas has a streak of 1 straight up loss. The Rangers have won 6 of their last 10 games.
  • Oakland has a streak of 1 straight up win. The Athletics have won 4 of their last 10 games.
  • Dallas Braden pitched 5.0 innings for the win and now has an ERA of 2.10. Michael Wuertz closed out the game to get the save and has 1 save for the season. Vicente Padilla took the loss for Texas.
  • Andruw Jones, Hank Blalock hit homeruns for Texas. Matt Holliday had the only homerun for Oakland.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Oakland   Texas
Dallas Braden Player Vicente Padilla
Win W/L Loss
5.0 IP 6.0
6 Strikeouts 4
5 Hits 8
0.00 ERA 4.50
Hitting
Oakland   Texas
Kurt Suzuki Player Marlon Byrd
2 Hits 2
1 RBI 0
0 HR 0
3 TB 3
.667 Avg .400

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Oakland 11 1 16 .314 22 4 4 3 0 0
Texas 9 2 17 .257 23 11 2 6 0 0

Upcoming Games

  • Texas will play their next game at home against Chi. White Sox. The Rangers have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .455 after a loss.
  • Oakland will play their next game on the road against Seattle. The Athletics have a W/L % of .375 after a win and .455 after a loss.
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