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Sunday, May 18, 2008, 1:37PM
, Turner Field
Attendance: 31,025, Time of Game: 2:47
Athletics
2
24-21
 Lost 1 
2nd, 1½ GB
at Braves
5
22-21
 Won 1 
4th, 2 GB
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Athletics       1  0  0   0  0  1   0  0  0    2 11  0
Braves          1  2  0   0  0  0   0  2  X    5 11  0

Oakland Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Rajai Davis CF 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .185 .211 .241 .451 10 6 -0.129 1.56 0.000 -0.129 -1.3 0 1
   Ryan Sweeney PH-CF 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .292 .355 .396 .750 6 5 -0.117 2.04 0.000 -0.117 -0.8 0 0
Bobby Crosby SS 4 1 1 1 1 0 5 .270 .335 .402 .737 13 8 -0.016 1.16 0.123 -0.139 0.2 1 0 HR
Mike Sweeney 1B 5 0 2 0 0 0 5 .320 .373 .440 .813 15 11 0.033 0.84 0.096 -0.063 -0.1 11 1 2B
Jack Cust LF 5 0 2 0 0 1 5 .246 .418 .410 .828 16 11 -0.062 0.97 0.039 -0.100 -0.5 1 1
Emil Brown RF 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .256 .282 .369 .652 14 8 -0.071 1.47 0.053 -0.124 -0.5 0 0
Jack Hannahan 3B 3 0 1 1 1 1 4 .243 .390 .355 .745 20 15 0.125 1.52 0.204 -0.079 1.2 1 3 2B
Rob Bowen C 4 0 2 0 0 1 4 .227 .261 .318 .579 17 8 0.133 1.54 0.228 -0.095 0.6 6 0 3B
Gregorio Petit 2B 3 0 2 0 1 1 4 .667 .750 1.000 1.750 18 9 0.050 1.81 0.219 -0.170 1.0 3 4 2B
Justin Duchscherer P 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 6 6 -0.102 1.80 0.000 -0.102 -1.1 0 1
   Frank Thomas PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .220 .351 .339 .689 3 3 -0.125 2.53 0.000 -0.125 -0.8
   Chad Gaudin P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 3
   Daric Barton PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .221 .331 .322 .654 6 3 -0.092 3.36 0.000 -0.092 -0.4
   Alan Embree P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 37 2 11 2 3 10 40 .297 .350 .514 .864 144 93 -0.373 1.46 0.962 -1.335 -2.5 24 14
2B: J Hannahan (6, off J Reyes); G Petit (1, off J Bennett); M Sweeney (6, off J Bennett).
3B: R Bowen (1, off B Boyer).
HR: B Crosby (3, off J Reyes, 1st inn, 0 on, 1 out to LF).
TB: R Bowen 4; B Crosby 4; M Sweeney 3; G Petit 3; J Hannahan 2; J Cust 2; E Brown.
RBI: J Hannahan (12); B Crosby (22).
Team LOB: 11.
With RISP: 1 for 12.
Fielding
DP: 1. M Sweeney-B Crosby.
Outfield Assists: J Cust (Y Escobar at 2nd base); R Davis (J Francoeur at home plate).
Baserunning
Pickoffs: G Petit (1st base by B McCann).

Atlanta Braves

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Yunel Escobar SS 4 1 3 2 0 0 4 .308 .385 .428 .813 11 7 0.051 1.17 0.120 -0.069 0.2 2 3
Mark Kotsay CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .301 .354 .445 .800 11 7 -0.026 0.78 0.022 -0.047 -0.2 0 0
Chipper Jones 3B 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .410 .475 .679 1.154 16 9 0.005 0.83 0.041 -0.036 0.0 1 3
Mark Teixeira 1B 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .247 .335 .411 .747 16 9 -0.035 1.01 0.056 -0.091 -0.1 12 0 2B,GDP
Brian McCann C 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .316 .379 .579 .958 13 10 0.064 0.87 0.118 -0.054 0.2 10 1 2B
Jeff Francoeur RF 3 0 0 0 0 1 4 .263 .307 .400 .707 13 9 -0.096 1.02 0.023 -0.120 -1.2 0 0 HBP
Kelly Johnson 2B 3 1 1 0 0 1 3 .278 .342 .474 .816 8 7 0.004 0.76 0.037 -0.033 -0.1 0 3
   Omar Infante PH-2B 1 0 1 2 0 0 1 .318 .318 .455 .773 1 1 0.100 1.17 0.100 0.000 1.8 0 0 3B
Gregor Blanco LF 3 1 2 0 1 1 4 .308 .421 .359 .780 19 11 0.102 0.82 0.108 -0.005 1.0 2 0
Jo-Jo Reyes P 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 6 4 -0.032 1.60 0.000 -0.032 -0.6 0 1 SH
   Jeff Bennett P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .167 .000 .167 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Greg Norton PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .323 .475 .387 .862 1 1 -0.011 1.15 0.000 -0.011 -0.2
   Blaine Boyer P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Will Ohman P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Manny Acosta P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 31 5 11 5 2 5 35 .355 .412 .484 .896 115 75 0.126 0.97 0.625 -0.498 1.0 27 11
2B: B McCann (17, off J Duchscherer); M Teixeira (11, off A Embree).
3B: O Infante (1, off A Embree).
SH: J Reyes (1, off J Duchscherer).
HBP: J Francoeur (3, by J Duchscherer).
TB: O Infante 3; Y Escobar 3; B McCann 2; M Teixeira 2; G Blanco 2; K Johnson; M Kotsay; C Jones.
GIDP: M Teixeira (7).
RBI: Y Escobar 2 (19); O Infante 2 (2); B McCann (26).
2-out RBI: O Infante 2; B McCann.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 4 for 11.

Oakland Athletics

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Justin Duchscherer, L (3-3) 5 7 3 3 2 2 0 2.67 22 74 47 31 5 11 9 9 5 0 41 -0.118 1.09 -0.5
Chad Gaudin 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.29 7 18 13 9 2 2 6 0 0 0 0 0 0.090 0.79 1.0
Alan Embree 1 3 2 2 0 2 0 4.43 6 23 15 10 2 3 2 2 2 0 0 0 -0.098 0.71 -1.5
Team Totals 8 11 5 5 2 5 0 5.62 35 115 75 50 9 16 17 11 7 0 41 0 0 -0.126 0.97 -1.0

Atlanta Braves

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jo-Jo Reyes, W (2-1) 5 8 2 2 2 6 1 4.12 24 92 61 36 8 17 11 6 3 0 47 -0.054 1.20 -0.1
Jeff Bennett, H (3) 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 3.34 8 22 16 9 2 5 4 3 0 0 1 0 0.274 2.24 1.6
Blaine Boyer, H (7) 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 4.01 4 17 9 4 2 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.121 2.62 0.5
Will Ohman, H (6) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.50 1 3 3 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.019 0.75 0.2
Manny Acosta 0.2 0 0 0 1 0 0 3.48 3 13 6 2 0 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.014 0.55 0.3
Team Totals 9 11 2 2 3 10 1 2.00 40 147 95 52 12 31 17 11 3 0 47 1 0 0.374 1.46 2.5
J Reyes faced 2 batters in the 6th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: J Duchscherer (2; J Francoeur).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Damien Beal, 1B - Dale Scott, 2B - Bill Hohn, 3B - Dan Iassogna.
Time of Game: 2:47.
Attendance: 31,025.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 76° F, Wind 19mph from Left to Right.

Starting Lineups

Oakland Athletics         Atlanta Braves
1 Rajai Davis CF 1 Yunel Escobar SS
2 Bobby Crosby SS 2 Mark Kotsay CF
3 Mike Sweeney 1B 3 Chipper Jones 3B
4 Jack Cust LF 4 Mark Teixeira 1B
5 Emil Brown RF 5 Brian McCann C
6 Jack Hannahan 3B 6 Jeff Francoeur RF
7 Rob Bowen C 7 Kelly Johnson 2B
8 Gregorio Petit 2B 8 Gregor Blanco LF
9 Justin Duchscherer P 9 Jo-Jo Reyes P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t8 2-3 1 --- 3,(2-0)  OAK R. Bowen B. Boyer -17% 63% Triple to RF (Ground Ball)
t6 1-3 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  R OAK J. Hannahan J. Reyes -17% 56% Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Brown Scores
t8 2-3 1 --3 6,(3-2)  O OAK G. Petit B. Boyer 14% 78% Strikeout Looking
t6 2-3 1 -23 3,(0-2)  O OAK F. Thomas J. Bennett 13% 64% Strikeout Swinging
b1 0-1 2 12- 5,(2-2)  R ATL B. McCann J. Duchscherer 12% 56% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF Line); Escobar Scores; Jones to 3B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' Jo-Jo Reyes facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O OAK R. Davis J. Reyes 2% 52% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
t1 0-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  R OAK B. Crosby J. Reyes -10% 42% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
t1 1-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O OAK M. Sweeney J. Reyes 1% 44% Groundout: P-1B
t1 1-0 2 --- 2,(1-0)  OAK J. Cust J. Reyes -1% 42% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t1 1-0 2 1-- 3,(2-0)  O OAK E. Brown J. Reyes 2% 45% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 1, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Braves Batting, Behind 0-1, Athletics' Justin Duchscherer facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  ATL Y. Escobar J. Duchscherer 4% 48% Single to LF (Line Drive to LF-CF)
b1 0-1 0 1-- 7,(3-2)  O ATL M. Kotsay J. Duchscherer -2% 46% Groundout: 2B-1B; Escobar to 2B
b1 0-1 1 -2- 6,(3-2)  ATL C. Jones J. Duchscherer 2% 49% Walk
b1 0-1 1 12- 5,(2-2)  O ATL M. Teixeira J. Duchscherer -5% 44% Strikeout Looking
b1 0-1 2 12- 5,(2-2)  R ATL B. McCann J. Duchscherer 12% 56% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF Line); Escobar Scores; Jones to 3B
b1 1-1 2 -23 2,(0-1)  O ATL J. Francoeur J. Duchscherer -6% 50% Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B-1B)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 1, Braves 1.
Top of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Tied 1-1, Braves' Jo-Jo Reyes facing 6-7-8
t2 1-1 0 --- 11,(3-2)  OAK J. Hannahan J. Reyes -4% 46% Walk
t2 1-1 0 1-- 4,(2-1)  OAK R. Bowen J. Reyes -6% 40% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Hannahan to 2B
t2 1-1 0 12- 7,(3-2)  OAK G. Petit J. Reyes -8% 33% Walk; Hannahan to 3B; Bowen to 2B
t2 1-1 0 123 3,(0-2)  O OAK J. Duchscherer J. Reyes 7% 40% Strikeout Swinging
t2 1-1 1 123 3,(0-2)  O OAK R. Davis J. Reyes 8% 47% Strikeout Looking
t2 1-1 2 123 1,(0-0)  O OAK B. Crosby J. Reyes 8% 55% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Athletics 1, Braves 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Braves Batting, Tied 1-1, Athletics' Justin Duchscherer facing 7-8-9
b2 1-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  ATL K. Johnson J. Duchscherer 4% 59% Single to 3B/Bunt (Bunt to Weak 3B)
b2 1-1 0 1-- 3,(0-2)  ATL G. Blanco J. Duchscherer 6% 64% Single to CF (Fly Ball to LF-CF); Johnson to 2B
b2 1-1 0 12- 1,(0-0)  O ATL J. Reyes J. Duchscherer -0% 64% Bunt Groundout: 3B-2B/Sacrifice (Weak 3B); Johnson to 3B; Blanco to 2B
b2 1-1 1 -23 4,(1-2)  RRO ATL Y. Escobar J. Duchscherer 8% 72% Single to LF (Line Drive to LF Line); Johnson Scores; Blanco Scores; Escobar out at 2B/LF-2B
b2 3-1 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O ATL M. Kotsay J. Duchscherer -1% 72% Lineout: 1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Braves 3.
Top of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Behind 1-3, Braves' Jo-Jo Reyes facing 3-4-5
t3 1-3 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O OAK M. Sweeney J. Reyes 2% 74% Groundout: 3B-1B
t3 1-3 1 --- 2,(0-1)  OAK J. Cust J. Reyes -3% 71% Single to RF (Line Drive)
t3 1-3 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O OAK E. Brown J. Reyes 3% 74% Groundout: SS unassisted/Forceout at 2B (Weak SS)
t3 1-3 2 1-- 5,(1-2)  O OAK J. Hannahan J. Reyes 2% 77% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 1, Braves 3.
Bottom of the 3rd, Braves Batting, Ahead 3-1, Athletics' Justin Duchscherer facing 3-4-5
b3 3-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O ATL C. Jones J. Duchscherer -2% 75% Groundout: P-1B (Weak SS-2B)
b3 3-1 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O ATL M. Teixeira J. Duchscherer -1% 74% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak SS)
b3 3-1 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O ATL B. McCann J. Duchscherer -1% 73% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Braves 3.
Top of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Behind 1-3, Braves' Jo-Jo Reyes facing 7-8-9
t4 1-3 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O OAK R. Bowen J. Reyes 3% 76% Strikeout Looking
t4 1-3 1 --- 1,(0-0)  OAK G. Petit J. Reyes -3% 73% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B)
t4 1-3 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  O OAK J. Duchscherer J. Reyes 3% 76% Strikeout (foul bunt)
t4 1-3 2 1-- 3,(1-2)  O OAK R. Davis J. Reyes 3% 79% Petit Picked off 1B (C-1B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Braves 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Braves Batting, Ahead 3-1, Athletics' Justin Duchscherer facing 6-7-8
b4 3-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  ATL J. Francoeur J. Duchscherer 2% 81% Hit By Pitch
b4 3-1 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  O ATL K. Johnson J. Duchscherer -2% 79% Flyball: LF (LF-CF)
b4 3-1 1 1-- 6,(3-2)  ATL G. Blanco J. Duchscherer 2% 81% Walk; Francoeur to 2B
b4 3-1 1 12- 5,(2-2)  O ATL J. Reyes J. Duchscherer -3% 78% Strikeout (foul bunt)
b4 3-1 2 12- 4,(2-1)  O ATL Y. Escobar J. Duchscherer -3% 75% Single to CF (Line Drive); Francoeur out at Hm/CF-C; Blanco to 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 1, Braves 3.
Top of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Behind 1-3, Braves' Jo-Jo Reyes facing 1-2-3
t5 1-3 0 --- 5,(3-1)  O OAK R. Davis J. Reyes 3% 78% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
t5 1-3 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O OAK B. Crosby J. Reyes 2% 80% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
t5 1-3 2 --- 6,(2-2)  OAK M. Sweeney J. Reyes -2% 79% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t5 1-3 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O OAK J. Cust J. Reyes 3% 82% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 1, Braves 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Braves Batting, Ahead 3-1, Athletics' Justin Duchscherer facing 2-3-4
b5 3-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  ATL M. Kotsay J. Duchscherer 2% 84% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
b5 3-1 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  O ATL C. Jones J. Duchscherer -2% 82% Foul Popfly: 3B (3B Foul)
b5 3-1 1 1-- 5,(3-1)  OO ATL M. Teixeira J. Duchscherer -3% 78% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-SS (2B-1B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Braves 3.
Top of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Behind 1-3, Braves' Jo-Jo Reyes facing 5-6-7
t6 1-3 0 --- 5,(2-2)  OAK E. Brown J. Reyes -5% 73% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t6 1-3 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  R OAK J. Hannahan J. Reyes -17% 56% Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Brown Scores
Jeff Bennett replaces Jo-Jo Reyes pitching and batting 9th
t6 2-3 0 -2- 4,(2-1)  O OAK R. Bowen J. Bennett 7% 63% Foul Popfly: 3B (3B Foul)
t6 2-3 1 -2- 4,(2-1)  OAK G. Petit J. Bennett -11% 52% Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF); Hannahan to 3B
Frank Thomas pinch hits for Justin Duchscherer (P) batting 9th
t6 2-3 1 -23 3,(0-2)  O OAK F. Thomas J. Bennett 13% 64% Strikeout Swinging
Ryan Sweeney pinch hits for Rajai Davis (CF) batting 1st
t6 2-3 2 -23 3,(1-1)  O OAK R. Sweeney J. Bennett 10% 74% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak SS)
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 2, Braves 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Braves Batting, Ahead 3-2, Athletics' Chad Gaudin facing 5-6-7
Chad Gaudin replaces Frank Thomas (PH) pitching and batting 9th
Ryan Sweeney moves from PH to CF
b6 3-2 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O ATL B. McCann C. Gaudin -2% 72% Groundout: P-1B (Front of Home)
b6 3-2 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O ATL J. Francoeur C. Gaudin -2% 71% Groundout: P-1B
b6 3-2 2 --- 5,(1-2)  O ATL K. Johnson C. Gaudin -1% 70% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 2, Braves 3.
Top of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Behind 2-3, Braves' Jeff Bennett facing 2-3-4
t7 2-3 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O OAK B. Crosby J. Bennett 4% 74% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
t7 2-3 1 --- 1,(0-0)  OAK M. Sweeney J. Bennett -8% 66% Double to RF (Fly Ball to Deep RF Line)
t7 2-3 1 -2- 2,(0-1)  O OAK J. Cust J. Bennett 6% 72% Groundout: 2B-1B; Sweeney to 3B
t7 2-3 2 --3 2,(1-0)  O OAK E. Brown J. Bennett 7% 79% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 2, Braves 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Braves Batting, Ahead 3-2, Athletics' Chad Gaudin facing 8-9-1
b7 3-2 0 --- 5,(2-2)  ATL G. Blanco C. Gaudin 3% 82% Single to SS (Ground Ball to Weak 3B)
Greg Norton pinch hits for Jeff Bennett (P) batting 9th
b7 3-2 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O ATL G. Norton C. Gaudin -1% 81% Groundout: P-2B-1B; Blanco to 2B
b7 3-2 1 -2- 2,(1-0)  O ATL Y. Escobar C. Gaudin -4% 77% Fielder's Choice P unassisted; Blanco out at 3B/P
b7 3-2 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O ATL M. Kotsay C. Gaudin -2% 75% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 2, Braves 3.
Top of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Behind 2-3, Braves' Blaine Boyer facing 6-7-8
Blaine Boyer replaces Greg Norton (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t8 2-3 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O OAK J. Hannahan B. Boyer 5% 80% Groundout: 2B-1B
t8 2-3 1 --- 3,(2-0)  OAK R. Bowen B. Boyer -17% 63% Triple to RF (Ground Ball)
t8 2-3 1 --3 6,(3-2)  O OAK G. Petit B. Boyer 14% 78% Strikeout Looking
Daric Barton pinch hits for Chad Gaudin (P) batting 9th
t8 2-3 2 --3 6,(3-2)  O OAK D. Barton B. Boyer 9% 87% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 2, Braves 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Braves Batting, Ahead 3-2, Athletics' Alan Embree facing 3-4-5
Alan Embree replaces Daric Barton (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 3-2 0 --- 7,(3-2)  ATL C. Jones A. Embree 2% 89% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
b8 3-2 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  ATL M. Teixeira A. Embree 6% 94% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF); Jones to 3B
b8 3-2 0 -23 4,(1-2)  O ATL B. McCann A. Embree -3% 92% Groundout: 2B-1B
b8 3-2 1 -23 4,(1-2)  O ATL J. Francoeur A. Embree -5% 87% Strikeout Swinging
Omar Infante pinch hits for Kelly Johnson (2B) batting 7th
b8 3-2 2 -23 1,(0-0)  RR ATL O. Infante A. Embree 10% 97% Triple to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF Line); Jones Scores; Teixeira Scores
b8 5-2 2 --3 5,(2-2)  O ATL G. Blanco A. Embree -1% 97% Strikeout Swinging
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 2, Braves 5.
Top of the 9th, Athletics Batting, Behind 2-5, Braves' Will Ohman facing 1-2-3
Will Ohman replaces Blaine Boyer pitching and batting 9th
Omar Infante moves from PH to 2B
t9 2-5 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O OAK R. Sweeney W. Ohman 2% 99% Strikeout Looking
Manny Acosta replaces Will Ohman pitching and batting 9th
t9 2-5 1 --- 5,(3-1)  OAK B. Crosby M. Acosta -2% 96% Walk
t9 2-5 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  O OAK M. Sweeney M. Acosta 2% 99% Flyball: LF
t9 2-5 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  OAK J. Cust M. Acosta -0% 99% Defensive Indifference; Crosby to 2B
t9 2-5 2 -2- 6,(3-2)  O OAK J. Cust M. Acosta 1% 100% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 2, Braves 5.

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