Oakland 8, Baltimore 4

Boxscore | Recap
Tuesday, August 16, 2011 10:05 PM
Location - O.co Coliseum
Temperature - 60°
Umpires - Home Plate - Brian Gorman, First Base - Dan Bellino, Second Base - Tony Randazzo, Third Base - Larry Vanover,
Attendance - 12325

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 X R H E
Baltimore 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 4 8 0
Oakland 0 3 1 0 0 0 3 1 8 12 1

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Baltimore 47-73 29-35 18-38 L1
Oakland 54-68 32-28 22-40 W1

Recap


Josh Willingham hit his 20th homer and Coco Crisp had a two-run double as the Oakland Athletics broke a four-game losing streak with an 8-4 victory over the visiting Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday.

Guillermo Moscoso (6-6) gave up three runs (two earned) and five hits in six innings as the Athletics defeated the Orioles for the 13th time in the last 15 meetings in Oakland.

Cliff Pennington had three of Oakland’s 12 hits.

Oakland took a 3-0 lead in the second on Scott Sizemore’s double, Pennington’s bloop single over first base and Jemile Weeks’ bloop double down the right-field line.

Willingham’s homer in the third gave the Athletics a 4-1 lead.

Baltimore’s Vladimir Guerrero had a run-scoring double in the fourth and Josh Bell added a run-scoring single in the fifth to pull the Orioles within 4-3.

Oakland made it 7-3 in the seventh when Crisp doubled and scored on Hideki Matsui’s single. Kurt Suzuki hit a sacrifice fly in the eighth.

Orioles starter Brian Matusz (1-5) allowed six runs and eight hits in 6 2/3 innings in his first major-league outing since June 30.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Baltimore   Oakland
Brian Matusz Player Guillermo Moscoso
Loss W/L Win
6.2 IP 6.0
5 Strikeouts 4
8 Hits 5
8.10 ERA 3.00
Hitting
Baltimore   Oakland
Robert Andino Player Cliff Pennington
2 Hits 3
1 RBI 1
0 HR 0
2 TB 3
.500 Avg .750

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Baltimore 8 0 11 .229 14 9 4 1 0 0
Oakland 12 1 20 .375 11 7 8 4 0 1

Upcoming Games

  • Oakland will play their next game at home against Baltimore. The Athletics have a W/L % of .434 after a win and .449 after a loss.
  • Baltimore will play their next game on the road against Oakland. The Orioles have a W/L % of .447 after a win and .356 after a loss.
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