Oakland 9, Seattle 2

Boxscore | Recap
Friday, September 2, 2011 10:05 PM
Location - O.co Coliseum
Temperature - 69°
Umpires - Home Plate - Marty Foster, First Base - Bill Welke, Second Base - Tim Tschida, Third Base - Jeff Nelson,
Attendance - 14972

Final Scoring Summary

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

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Seattle 58-79 32-36 26-43 L2
Oakland 62-76 36-30 26-46 W2

Recap


Hideki Matsui had two hits, three RBIs and scored three times to support seven strong innings from Guillermo Moscoso as the Oakland Athletics cruised to a 9-2 victory over the visiting Seattle Mariners on Friday.
 
Matsui belted a three-run double to the left-center field gap to give Oakland a 3-2 lead in the third and later scored on Brandon Allen’s infield single.
 
Moscoso (7-8), who had lost his previous two starts, retired the last 13 batters he faced. He gave up five hits, two runs - one earned - and struck out six.
 
Cliff Pennington added a three-run homer as the Athletics sealed it with a four-run seventh. Pennington has six RBIs in the last two games.
 
Scott Sizemore, who was 1-for-16 in his previous four games, had two hits and an RBI for Oakland.
 
Brendan Ryan’s infield single gave Seattle a 2-0 lead in the second. Justin Smoak had two hits for the Mariners, who have lost six of eight.
 
Seattle starter Jason Vargas (7-13) allowed five runs - four earned - in six innings to lose for the eighth time in nine decisions.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Seattle   Oakland
Jason Vargas Player Guillermo Moscoso
Loss W/L Win
5.0 IP 7.0
4 Strikeouts 6
6 Hits 5
7.20 ERA 1.29
Hitting
Seattle   Oakland
Justin Smoak Player Scott Sizemore
2 Hits 2
0 RBI 1
0 HR 0
2 TB 2
.500 Avg .667

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Seattle 6 0 7 .182 7 9 2 1 0 1
Oakland 10 1 15 .303 17 5 8 8 0 1

Upcoming Games

  • Oakland will play their next game at home against Seattle. The Athletics have a W/L % of .443 after a win and .455 after a loss.
  • Seattle will play their next game on the road against Oakland. The Mariners have a W/L % of .431 after a win and .418 after a loss.
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