Texas 16, Oakland 9

Boxscore | Recap
Sunday, September 26, 2010 4:05 PM
Location - Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Temperature - 77°
Umpires - Home Plate - Sam Holbrook, First Base - Greg Gibson, Second Base - Brian Knight, Third Base - Gerry Davis,
Attendance - 21030

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 X R H E
Texas 1 2 3 1 0 2 0 0 7 16 22 0
Oakland 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 6 2 9 13 2

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Texas 87-68 48-26 39-42 W3
Oakland 77-78 47-34 30-44 L3

Recap

Mitch Moreland hit two home runs and Jeff Francoeur and David Murphy also went deep as the Texas Rangers routed the host Oakland Athletics 16-9 on Sunday.

Moreland had five RBIs while Francoeur and Murphy drove in four apiece as the Rangers had a season-high 22 hits one day after clinching the American League West crown.

Texas knocked nemesis Trevor Cahill (17-8) out of the game after four innings. The Oakland All-Star was 3-0 against the Rangers this season before being rocked for seven runs and 12 hits.

Francoeur had four hits and Moreland was one of four Rangers who had three hits.

Texas led 9-1 before Oakland tallied six times in the eighth on a two-run single by Gabe Gross, a three-run homer by Steve Tolleson and a bloop single by Josh Donaldson.

The Rangers responded by scoring seven runs in the ninth, capped by Moreland’s three-run homer.

Rangers starter Colby Lewis (12-13) gave up one run and six hits in six innings. Lewis struck out six.

Rajai Davis had four of Oakland’s 13 hits.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Texas   Oakland
Colby Lewis Player Trevor Cahill
Win W/L Loss
6.0 IP 4.0
6 Strikeouts 3
6 Hits 12
1.50 ERA 15.75
Hitting
Texas   Oakland
Jeff Francoeur Player Rajai Davis
4 Hits 4
4 RBI 2
1 HR 0
7 TB 5
.667 Avg .667

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Texas 22 4 34 .440 25 7 16 4 1 0
Oakland 13 2 22 .333 22 7 9 8 0 2

Upcoming Games

  • Oakland will play their next game on the road against LA Angels. The Athletics have a W/L % of .481 after a win and .513 after a loss.
  • Texas will play their next game at home against Seattle. The Rangers have a W/L % of .570 after a win and .551 after a loss.
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